Briar Bottom Campground
June 7-14, 2020

The Details



This trip is for Trailmen of all ages, all Registered Adults, and Parents of Woodlands aged boys.


What - Activities and Agenda

Every youth and adult attending must turn in a completed Medical Form and High Adventure Form.  Each participant must have their own health insurance coverage.  You cannot attend the event without these forms or health insurance.  Also, you must sign the Waiver and Release of Liability and Claims for you and your dependents.

With sad heart, we have decided to cancel this trip due to the recent virus outbreak.

Briar Bottom Campground

50 Black Mountain Campground Road

Burnsville, NC 28714

Park Phone: 828-675-5616


June 7-14, 2020

Check in Time:  Anytime after 3 PM

How Much

Price Per Person is $ 250

This price includes:  Campsite, All Meals (Dinner June 7 through Breakfast June 14), and all activities

$100 Deposit per person is due by April 14th to reserve your spot.

The Forecast

Temperatures can range anywhere from mid 40s at night to 80s during the daytime.  And rain can occur.  Come prepared for all types of weather.

The Facilities

Showers, Fire Ring, Benches, Picnic Tables, Water Bib.  There is No Electric in the group site.  You might be able to find a plug in one of the restrooms, but if you have to keep your phone charged, bring a battery pack or make some other arrangements.


The troop will be providing the meals.  If you have particular food allergies, get with Steve Jones to make arrangements.

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)

  • Towels

  • Headlamp / Flashlight

  • Toiletries

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

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Pillow

  • Water Bottle

  • Camp Stove/Mess Kit (Adventurers only)

In Case of Cold Weather

  • Jacket/Sweatshirt/Layers

  • Long Underwear (if really cold)

  • Hat or Knit Cap

  • Gloves

  • Sleeping Pad (barrier between cold ground)

  • Extra Blanket


  • Extra Towel

  • Swimsuit

  • Water Shoes (Optional)

  • Sun Protection

Other Optional Items

  • Flip Flops

  • Pajamas

  • Bug Spray

  • Chair

Emergency Preparedness

Closest major hospital:

Mission Hospital

509 Biltmore Ave

Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 213-1111

Emergency - 911

Poison Control - 1-800-222-1222

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