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Spring Camp 2022 (April 22-24)

Hello Pack 1 Families!


Wow, that was a long, challenging, and COLD winter! I, for one, am really looking forward to seeing green grass, flowers and leaves on the trees. And I’m looking forward to seeing you all again! (It was such a bummer that yet another Covid surge forced us to cancel Winter Camp ). That’s why I’m so excited to invite you all to Pack 1’s Spring Camp “Bring a Friend Weekend,” April 22-24, at Phillippo Scout Reservation near Cannon Falls.


Register for Spring Camp here:


As was the case in our Fall Camp “Bring a Friend Weekend” in September, every Pack 1 Scout who brings a non-Scout friend to Spring Camp can attend for FREE! ... And your invited friends can attend for free also!


Invite a friend or two from your neighborhood, school, church, sports team, etc. Our hope is that your friends will have so much fun with us at Spring Camp that they will join Pack 1 in the Fall! And we will have A LOT OF FUN at Spring Camp – archery & BB range sessions, fishing, disc golf, obstacle course, gaga ball, hiking, s’mores and a Campfire Program with skits, jokes and songs!




Already scheduled for a sports game or other activity on the afternoon of Saturday, April 23? … No problem!


Get your Camp On Friday night and Saturday through lunch! ... Roast marshmallows, sing songs and tell stories around the campfire Friday night ... Sleep in your tent for the first time in 2022 ... Wake up and go fishing! ... Cook and eat camp breakfast in the morning sunshine ... Scramble over the Obstacle Course ... Bullseye targets in Archery & B.B. Gun Session #1, from 10 a.m. to Noon ... Hit the road Saturday before we lunch on hotdogs cooked over hot coals.


Already booked to be somewhere the morning of Saturday April 23? … No worries!


Join us Saturday afternoon before or after lunch ... Scramble over the Obstacle Course ... Go fishing! ... Bullseye targets in Archery & B.B. Session #2, from 2 to 4 p.m. ... Cook and eat a delicious camp dinner as the sun begins to set ... Act in a skit, tell a joke or sing a song in our Saturday Night formal Campfire Program ... Sleep snug in your tent Saturday night ... Head home Sunday morning.


Register for Spring Camp at THIS LINK:


Multiple Camp Packages to Fit Your Family’s Busy Schedule:

·       Friday & Saturday Overnight ($20) – ALL* activities & meals, Friday night through Sunday morning (*Archery/BB-Gun Session #1 OR #2)

·       Friday Overnight, Half-Day Saturday ($15) – Friday-night activities & Saturday-morning Archery/BB-Gun Session #1 (10 a.m. to Noon); Friday-night Snack, Saturday Breakfast & Lunch

·       Full-Day Saturday + Overnight ($15) – ALL* Saturday activities (*Archery/BB-Gun Session #1 OR #2); Saturday Lunch & Dinner; Sunday Breakfast

·       Full-Day Saturday, NO Overnight ($10) – All* daylight activities Saturday (*Archery/BB-Gun Session #1 OR #2); depart prior to Campfire Program); Lunch & Dinner

·       Half-Day Saturday + Overnight ($15) – Saturday-afternoon Archery/BB-Gun Session #2 (2 to 4 p.m.) & Campfire Program; Saturday Dinner; Sunday Breakfast

·       Half Day Saturday, NO Overnight ($5) – Saturday-afternoon Archery/BB-Gun Session #2 (2 to 4 p.m.), No Campfire Program; Lunch only (Depart prior to Dinner)


Camp Registration Deadline & Parent Volunteers

The camp-registration deadline is Wednesday, April 20, at Noon. Meals, dishes and utensils will be provided during camp. Parent Volunteers will help prep and cook meals, and clean up after. We will be tent-camping and cooking outdoors. We will not have access to a Dining Hall, Bunk House or flush toliets.


Tent Camping: Latrines, Fire Ring, Nearby Water

You will need a tent to sleep in. If you’d like to borrow a tent, email me at and I will help you find a tent to borrow. Only members of the same family/household can share a tent. Female Scouts can share a tent with a male parent; male Scouts can share a tent with a female parent.

We have reserved two spacious campsites. As of yet, however, we have not received word on which specific campsites we’ve been assigned (unlike at Rum River Scout Camp, you don’t sign up for a particular, numbered campsite at Phillipo -- they assign campsites in a first-come, first-serve manner). In our campsites, we will group up in Den-specific pods, as per current state and Northern Star Council Covid-19 mitigation protocols. Each “pod” will have a fire ring, picnic table and nearby water spigot and latrine.


Parent/Chaperone Policy
* Note: Friends of Pack 1 Scouts who will camp overnight with us must attend with a parent or parent-approved guardian and must bunk in their own tent. Friends who will attend just for the daytime activities, but will not camp overnight, can be chaperoned by the parent/guardian of the Pack 1 Scout who invited them, if they are

in 2nd grade or above; K-1 youth must attend with their own parent/guardian. Pack 1 Scout Siblings who have never been

a Scout are eligible to attend for free,

and can bunk with their family members.


Phillippo Scout Camp is located at:
30600 32nd Avenue Way,
Cannon Falls, MN 55009


Register for Spring Camp at THIS LINK:


Link to Spring Camp Payment Form 

If your Scout does not have a FREE CAMP CREDIT,

pay for Spring Camp here:


Required Paperwork

Parents of Scouts who will not be attending Spring Camp must complete a permission slip for their Scout, available below. Please fill it out completely and make sure that it is given to the adult driving your Scout to Camp.

You must complete a Health Form and bring it with you to camp. Health forms are valid for one year and available at: Health Form (Short Term Medical Record)

All Scouts and youth guests must complete and bring to camp a Shooting Sports permission slip in order to shoot on the archery and/or BB-gun range. Shooting Sports forms, valid for one year, are available at the link below:


Directions to Phillippo Scout Reservation:

From Minneapolis, take Hwy. 62 (Crosstown) to MN Hwy. 55, which will merge into MN Hwy. 52. Go south on Hwy. 52 and continue to MN Hwy. 19 (Cannon Falls/Northfield). Go west on  MN Hwy. 19  to 310th Street (see sign to Scout Reservation). Go north on 310th Street to Camp Main Entrance.


Map to Phillippo Scout Reservation:


Map of Phillippo Scout Reservation:


Well, that’s all for now! I’ll follow up in a week or so with more information about our plans for the 2021 Pack 1 Mpls. Spring Camp “Bring A Friend Weekend.”


Yours in Scouting,

Greg Huff

Cub Master,
Pack 1 Minneapolis

Photos from Spring Camp 2021