2019-11-02 Bikepacking Campout

Event name: Bikepacking Campout

Youth Event Leader Name: Levi Downing

Adult Event Advisor Name: Scott Borlin

Adult Event Advisor Phone: (309)648-6604

Adult Event Advisor Email: scottborlin@gmail.com

Event Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Sunday, November 3, 2019

Event Time: 7:30 AM Saturday - 10:30 AM Sunday

Event Starting Location: Crossroads Parking Lot

Event Location: Rock Island Trail

Link to Map (Parking Area)

Link to Map (Camping Area)

Event Ending Location: Crossroads Parking Lot

Event Cost: $10-15 (Event Food) / $2 - Campsite Cost

Dress: Field Uniform & Activity Uniform (Scout T-Shirt)

Items to Bring: Field Uniform to be worn while traveling.

Clothes layers & Jacket/Raincoat

Hat & Gloves

Extra Socks

Mess Kit / Water Bottle

Sleeping bag / Pad

Small Tent / Groundcloth

Personal items (bathroom supplies)

Small Snack for the bike ride (Optional)


Event Description:

We will go to the trash pick up first. We will then drive to the rock island trail overnight parking lot. We will travel by bike to our campsite, ditch the gear at the campsite and then do a 13-14 mile bike ride on Saturday. (This will total over 15 miles) We will pack after eating breakfast and drive home.

On 10/28 will will have a bike / helmet / backpack inspection to be sure scouts can transport their equipment. They should be prepared to carry their sleeping bag, clothes, pad and personal items. Tents will be pulled on Bike Trailers.

Registration for this event is closed.