Colt Creek State Park
Nov 22-24, 2019

The Details

 

Who

This trip is for just Navigators and Adventurers and any Registered Adult.

What - Activities and Agenda

Navigators will involve various badge work, including camping and cooking.

 

Adventurers will be practicing skills that will prepare them for longer term, wilderness backpacking.  They will be utilizing their backpacks and stoves on this trip.  We will be breaking down camp and putting everything in our backpacks and hiking with our backpacks loaded with our sleeping bags, tents, clothes, food and equipment.  We will also be working on our Survival Skills badge.

Where

16000 SR 471

Lakeland, FL 33809

Park Phone:  863-815-6761

When

November 22-24, 2019

Check in Time:  3:00 PM

How Much

Price Per Person is $ 25

This price includes:  Camping Sites, Food & Activities

The Forecast

Highs in the upper 70's and Lows in the lower 60's.  Late Sunday showers.

The Facilities

Showers, Fire Ring, Benches, Picnic Tables, Electric and Water.

We have sites 14, 15, 16 & 17 reserved.  Site 14 is wheelchair accessible.  Each site can have up to 8 people on it with no more than 2 tents.  This means this trip is limited to 32 people, so don't wait to reserve your spot and miss out.

Food

Navigators will be cooking food for themselves and adults as a part of their cooking badge using the troops equipment.

Adventurers will be cooking food for themselves on their individual propane stoves to practice for trail cooking.

Bare Minimum Camping Checklist
  • Closed Toe Shoes

  • Pair of Socks for Every Day +1

  • Pair of Underwear for Every Day +1

  • Shirts

  • Shorts or Pants (Switchback pants work well)

  • Towel

  • Headlamp / Flashlight

  • Toiletries

  • Tent (We have enough tents for Navigator and Adventurer boys only)

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Pillow (Adventurers, if you pack it, you have to fit it into your backpack, so consider taking a small pillow)

  • Backpack (Adventurers only)

  • Camp Stove/Mess Kit (Adventurers only)

Other Optional Items

  • Flip Flops

  • Pajamas

  • Bug Spray

  • Chair

  • Sleeping Pad

 

 

Emergency Preparedness

Closest major hospital:

AdventHealth Zephyrhills

7050 Gall Blvd

Zephyrhills, FL 33541

813-788-0411

Emergency - 911

Poison Control   1-800-222-1222

 

 

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