Manatee Springs SP
December 6-8, 2019

The Details



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

What - Activities and Agenda

Canoeing on the Suwanee River, Badge Work, Campfire Fun, Opportunity to Jump in the Cold Springs.


11650 NW 115 St

Chiefland, FL 32626

Park Phone:  352-493-6072


December 6-8, 2019

Check in Time:  4:00 PM

How Much

Price Per Navigator, Adventure and Adult Camping with

this age group is $ 40

This price includes :Campsites, Food and Canoe Rental

Price Per Woodlands (Fox, Hawk, Mt Lion) and Adult Camping with

this age group is $ 25

This price includes: Campsites and Canoe Rental (Food is not included)

Please note this difference...

Woodlands aged boys (K-5 / Foxes, Hawks & Mt Lions) and adults camping with this age group need to bring your own food on this trip.

At each campsite, there is a fire ring with a flip over grill grate for cooking hot food.  This is also a picnic table, water and electric.

Be sure to select the correct number

The Forecast

Hopefully cool and no rain.

The Facilities

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

We will be on campsites 10-20 (excluding 15).

Saturday, the Adventurers will pack up their camp and hike to Youth Area 2 to spend the night.  Navigators will join them.  Parents with either the Navigators or Adventurers can stay at the main campsite or join the Navigators and Adventurers at the Youth Area.  We will then hike back Sunday morning to break camp.


All Woodlands Aged boys and the adults camping with this group will need to bring their own food.

Navigator Aged boys will be supplied food items to continue working on their individual cooking badges.

Adventurer Aged boys will be supplied food items to continue honing their trail cooking skills.

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

  • Your own water bottle (Everyone)

  • Camp Stove/Mess Kit (Adventurers only)

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:

UF Health Shands Hospital

1600 SW Archer Rd

Gainesville, FL 32608


Emergency - 911

Poison Control   1-800-222-1222

Other Items of Note

There is a downloadable pdf agenda on this page.

<<< Do not click on Submit unless you are prepared to pay via PayPal or Credit Card.

© 2020 by Trail Life USA Troop FL-0007, Messiah Lutheran Church, Tampa, Florida

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon