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2018-01-05 Snow Base

Event name: Snow Base
Youth Event Coordinator Name:
Sean K.
Adult Event Coordinator Name: Chris Kopinski
Adult Event Coordinator Phone: 501-553-4755
Adult Event Coordinator Email: chris.kopinski@yahoo.com
Event Date: Friday, January 5th, 2017 - Sunday January 7th, 2017 Event Time: 8:00 AM Friday – ~10 PM Sunday Event Starting Location: Crossroads Parking Lot Link to Map Click Here Event Location: Camp Tomahawk (Birchwood, WI) Link to Map Click Here Event Ending Location: Crossroads Parking Lot Event Cost: 2018 pricing due in full by 12/04 to reserve spot: $67 Snow Huskies, $79 Spearhead, Dog sledding $225 .
Dress: Field Uniform & Activity Uniform (Scout T-Shirt) Items to Bring:
  • Field Uniform to be worn while traveling.
  • Clothes, Weather related items (rain gear, coat, etc.), spare set of clothes
  • Boy Scout handbook
  • Mess kit, utensils
  • Sleeping bag and pillow (for indoor sleeping)
  • Personal items (bathroom supplies)
  • Medicine
  • Money for meals on Friday breakfast and lunch and Sunday dinner
  • Winter gear is fully provided for adults and scouts, including sleeping bags/system for those sleeping outdoors Saturday. For a full list of provided gear, see: http://camptomahawk.org/snowbase/forms#gear snow
  • You will need to bring some things, listed here: http://camptomahawk.org/snowbase/forms#gear them
  • A printable list of gear is available here: http://camptomahawk.org/sites/default/files/resources/Equipment%20List17.pdf
Event Description: Snow Base is a great opportunity to learn about winter camping from experts.
There are 3 programs being offered at this event but we have to have enough scouts and adult leaders to do both areas.
Snow Huskies = 6th grade and older scouts sleep indoors and have activities outdoors on Saturday. Activities Available: Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing, Broomball, Winter Nature Hike, Tubing, Team Building Games, Orienteering, Winter Cooking, Parachute Shelter.

Spearhead = 7th grade and older scouts sleep indoors the first night and spend Saturday morning through Sunday morning outdoors applying their winter knowledge and training. Build Quinzee's and play games outdoors. Activities Available: Winter Shelter Building, Ice Climbing, Kite Flying, Geocaching, Cross Country Skiing, Tubing, Snow Shoeing, Broomball, Team Building Games, Orienteering, Winter Cooking

Dog Sledding = Stay at our mushers camp located near the south end of camp.  There, you will drive and ride a sled dog team, care for the dogs, and have some winter adventures. (Only five spots are available).
 
Scouts will be taught Introduction to Winter Camping by experienced scouts and then get to practice their skills.
Other activities include snow shoeing, cross country skiing, sledding, ice games, skiing, ice climbing, outdoor cooking, power kiting, shelter building, GPS and orienteering.
Check out the website for more details about the event. - http://www.camptomahawk.org/snowbase

Please note: Any sign ups after 12/4 are not a guaranteed a spot until payment is received (or sufficient funds exist in scout account) and your individual registration has been processed by Camp Tomahawk. The earlier you sign up the better chance you have of being able to go.

Sign Up Available BELOW (Troop website:http://troop163.net)