VIGIL FIRE CAMPOUT - $ FREE
January 31-Feb 1, 2014.
A winter overnight is spent at Sycamore Sportsman's Club in Sycamore. This is the night before the Klondike Derby. It's a polar bear camping event where you can meet the challenge of winter. Following that overnight is the Klondike Derby event the next morning
Friday night begins with camp set-up. A Vigil Fire ceremony is conducted by the Order of the Arrow Friday night. Each troop should bring a decorated log for the fire. A cracker barrel follows inside the main building. Then it's time to sleep outdoors overnight.
In the morning a quick breakfast in the campsite before meeting our other Scouts for the opening ceremony of the Klondike Derby. Scouts can camp and do the Klondike Derby, or just come out Saturday for the Klondike Derby day only.
Bring the right clothes and sleeping bag for a cold night. If you have the right gear, you'll be warm. If you don't have the right gear, it will be long night.
Cost - $ FREE.
Meet - Meet at church garage
Start - 5:00 p.m. Friday January 31
Finish - 3:00 p.m. Saturday February 1
Bring - Warm non-cotton clothes, sleeping bag, snow boots.
Also bring a plastic fork, knife, spoon, cup, can of soup.
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