"Iím bored! Thereís nothing to do!"
Check out Pine Tree Councilís Winter Camp 2018.
During the deep snows of February school vacation,
28 lucky Boy Scouts will be able to stay warm and cozy at the Rotary Training
Center at Camp Hinds. Pine Tree Council will be hosting Winter Camp
2018 February 18th Ė 23rd. Check-in is at 3:00pm
on the 18th.
Winter Camp is a weeklong provisional resident
camp program designed for Scouts 13 years and older and at least First
Class Rank. Provisional means you sign-up as an individual Scout.
You don't need to come with your troop or patrol - camp provides adult
leaders, patrol leaders, and merit badge counselors. Come alone or
with a buddy.
Scouts age 12 and at least First Class Rank may register
after January 12th if space is still available.
Scouts can earn 4 merit badges, participate in outdoor
winter skills, meet new friends and have fun! Planned activities
include an Orienteering & GPS patrol challenge, patrol winter Olympics,
building and sleeping in qunizees (snow shelters), along with a biathlon,
blast car construction and racing, service project (building benches) ,
and other indoor and outdoor activities.
There will be 15 merit badges offered. Animation,
Architecture, Citizenship in the Community, Communications, Disability
Awareness, Energy, Engineering, Exploration, Forestry, Home Repairs, Scouting
Heritage, Shotgun Shooting, Snow Sports, Sustainability, and Woodwork.
Some sessions will meet in the STEAM center in the new dining hall.
Cost for Winter Camp is $330.00 per person (early bird
is $300 if paid in full by January 12th.). A $50.00 deposit holds
your space. A limited amount of campership money is available.
Enrollment is limited to the first 28 Scouts who signup. Sign up at https://scoutingevent.com/218-2018WinterCamp
or send in the registration form below! Mark your calendars for Winter
Camp 2018! What a great way to spend February school vacation!
Questions ? Contact Winter Camp Scoutmaster, Dean
B. Zaharis at email@example.com