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Glacier’s Edge Backpack Camporee

April 26-28, 2013

Woodman Center for Camping and Education, Richland Center

Come experience HIGH ADVENTURE in the fullest

BackPackCamporee_2013 PDF
Bouldersgym youth waiver PDF

New: 2013 PATROL GUIDE

Join us in filling the valley with scouts from the Glacier Edge Council where the Woodman Center will host the sixth annual Glacier’s Edge Council-wide Backpack Camporee. This camporee will give scouts/scouters a chance to learn basic to advanced backpacking skills (water filtration, light weight stove usage and backpack food demonstration), Basic to ultra light equipment demonstrations, Leave No Trace camping, Wilderness First aid and Geocaching. All 7 geocaches will be in new locations this year! We will have the “Boulders” climbing wall again this year!  There will be adult training and High Adventure information regarding preparation/ planning and conditioning. We encourage sharing your troop’s/crew’s adventures with other scouts/scouters.

 Activity session choices include:

  • Conservation Service
  • Geocaching
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • LEAVE NO TRACE
  • PLANNING/EXPERIENCING THE BP TREK
  • Backpacking Stoves
  • Guided Hiking treks of the Woodman Valley
  • WILDERNESS SAFETY
  • “Hard” Gear Demo
  • “Soft” Gear Demo
  • GROCERY STORE BP FOODS
  • BOUNDARY WATER CHALLENGE
  • Climbing Wall
  • Water Purification
  • ULTRA-LIGHT BACKPACKING
  • TOPO MAP/ORIENTEERING
  • MAKING YOUR OWN BP FOODS

NOTE: With early registration, each patrol can pre-register for 3 activity sessions. Email dsobczak@amfam.com by April 20, 2013 the session name, time slot, & number of youth in the patrol. All remaining sessions will be scheduled Friday night at SPL/SM meeting.

 

The Backpack Camporee is designed for Boy Scout Troops and Venture crews, please no Cub Scout packs

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