2014 White Water Kayaking and Camp Sam Wood

Revision Date:

04/08/14    

Brief Description:

White water kayaking trip at Letchworth and camping at Camp Sam Wood. Younger Scouts will camp, hike, work on Scout skills and advancement, and possibly fish or swim in the creek.

Start Date and Time:

Friday April 25 2014

End Date and Time:

Sunday April 27 2014

Departure & Return Location:

Barker Road middle School parking lot to the right of the school. Leave at 6:00

Scout Leader

WWK - David Petrison

CSW - Ben Petrison

Adult Advisor

WWK - Mr. McNiffe

CSW - Mr. Petrison

Permission slip

Generic Permission Slip

Cost per scout

White Water Kayaking - 150.00

Camp Sam Wood - 20.00

Sign Up Deadline:

WWK -March 17th

Camp Sam Wood - April 21

Late fee:

NA

General Overview

We will leave on Friday and drive to camp Samwood. We will bring a dinner. When we get to camp we will set up tents and get to bed. In the morning on Saturday we will eat breakfast and make lunch. We will drive to Letchworth and start kayaking at 8:30 am. The first day we will work on wet exits and under water rolls. We will end kayaking around 3 pm. When we get back to camp we will have some spare time before we start cooking dinner. Next morning we will eat breakfast, make lunch, and break camp. We will drive to Letch worth and begin at 8:30 am. We will kayak and leave around 3:00 pm and head home from Letchworth.

The Scouts that are not kayaking will have activities and fun at Camp Sam Wood

Related Merit Badges

Rafting

Rank Requirements

Need to be a BSA Swimmer

Map to the event

Map to Camp Sam Wood

Trail map(s) of the event location

Camp Sam Wood map (jpg)     Camp Sm Wood map (pdf)

Suggested Packing List

Link to weekend packing list on web site

FOR PADDLING BRING LONG JOHN TOPS AND BOTTOMS, FLEECE/PILE SHIRT/JACKET,
WATER BOTTLE.  SHOES OR WET SUIT BOOTIES THAT WILL GET WET. LOW VOLUME BECAUSE RUNNING SHOES TOO BIG TO FIT IN KAYAK, SO LIKE A SANDAL, REEF RUNNER SHOES IDEAL.  FLEECE OR WOOL SOCK

Schedule of Events

Friday   Leave at 5:00pm. Bring dinner. Arrive at camp around 6:30. Unpack and setup tents. Campfire. Cook desserts.
Saturday Wake up at 7:00, eat quick breakfast, leave camp by 8:00 at latest. Arrive at the administration building 8:30. Finish kayaking at 3:00 and leave to head back to camp 3:15. Arrive back at camp 3:45. Hang out for a bit. Eat dinner 6:00 and finish cleanup 7:30.  Go to bed at reasonable hour.
 Sunday Wake up 6:00, pack up tents and bags. Eat quick breakfast leave by 8:00 at latest. Arrive at administration building at 8:30. End around 3:00. Leave at 3:15. Leave from Letchworth and return to BRMS around 4:45pm.

 Schedule - Camp Sam Wood
 

Friday   leave BRMS at 6 pm, eat on road.  Campfire? 

Saturday cook breakfast; make bagged lunch/trail mix to bring.  Hike Letchworth gorge.  Eat lunch.  Drive back to Samwood.  Games/advancement activates. 4 o clock fishing.  Start dinner and eat, camp fire, go to bed.

Sunday eat breakfast. Scouts own/ break down camp then leave.

Suggestions and specific details:

Bring sunscreen and cameras if waterproof. Bring a bag dinner for in the car to Camp Sam Wood.

Bitmaps & Graphics

Optional. Please include small jpegs as appropriate

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Gregory Krapf,
Apr 9, 2014, 6:31 PM
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Gregory Krapf,
Apr 9, 2014, 6:31 PM
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Gregory Krapf,
Apr 9, 2014, 6:38 PM
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Gregory Krapf,
Apr 9, 2014, 6:38 PM
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Gregory Krapf,
Apr 9, 2014, 6:24 PM
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