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2020-01-24 KLONDIKE 2020 EVENT


Event name: Klondike 2020
Youth Event Coordinator Name: TBD

Adult Event Coordinator Name: Ken Rose
Adult Event Coordinator Phone: 309-397-6030
Adult Event Coordinator Email: knd.rose1@gmail.com
Event Date:  Friday, January 24, 2020 - Sunday, January 26, 2020
Event Time:  5:00 PM on Friday – 11:00 AM on Sunday (There is also an option to come for the day Saturday)
Event Starting Location: Crossroads Parking Lot
Event Location: Camp Wokanda (Mossville, IL)
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Event Ending Location: Crossroads Parking Lot
Event Cost:
TBD
Dress: Class A uniform for travel and parts of the event
Items to Bring:
  • Sack lunch for Friday dinner (or eat before coming to the church)
  • Sleeping bag/Pad (If you are in the cabin - we just have a small cabin this year)
  • Tent/Ground Cloth if you would like to sleep outside with a tent buddy.  (See Ken Rose or Scott Borlin if you plan this)  
  • Warm footwear! DO NOT plan on wearing gym shoes outdoors. If there is snow, plan on wearing snow boots or warm hiking boots. If there is no snow, wear hiking boots or other, very sturdy (and ideally waterproof) shoes or boots.
  • Warm clothes in layers. We will be outside all day.  Avoid things made of cotton.  (shirts, pants, socks, etc.)! Make sure all clothing and gear has your name on it / in it somewhere.
  • Bring a hat and warm gloves. Yes, you need these.
  • Extra clothes, gloves, and socks. There is a good chance that clothes will get wet during the day. Do not forget extra, warm socks!
  • Pajamas or other sleepware (t-shirt and sweatpants work just fine)
  • Light shoes (crocks, moccasins, slippers, etc.) to wear inside the cabin
  • Water bottle (yes, even in winter you need to drink water to stay hydrated)
  • Mess and chow kit
  • Scout Book (plan ahead - get some requirements signed-off!)
  • Cards, games
  • Signed Camp Wokanda waiver form. Every scout and parent attending needs to fill one out. Download Link: Camp Wokanda Waiver
Event Description:  
This year Troop 163 hosting so we will have the opportunity to help run the stations and overall event. We'll be staying in the Cabin accross from the dining lodge. This is a great event for new and experienced Scouts alike, as the experience is different every time.
We will meet at the church on Friday evening and drive out to Camp Wokanda. After getting gear unloaded, etc. we'll have some prep for the morning's events then probably have a Cracker Barrel or other light snack. Saturday we'll have breakfast, run the event, then have dinner. Later in the evening will be free time for games, etc. On Sunday, we'll have a quick breakfast, finish packing-up, and head back to the church, planning to be back by around 11AM (weather and other circumstances permitting).
Don't worry about winter weather -- if you dress warmly (see packing list), this will be one of the most fun events of the year. If it is not possible to attend the whole weekend, you could come out for just Saturday. We need at least 12 adults, including the two designated Adult Leaders (but more would be helpful) and 20 Scouts to be able to run our share of the stations, etc. Don't miss this opportunity to help make the 2020 Klondike the best ever.... and enjoy the best event of the year!

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