Friday, February 6 -
Troop 54 will participate in the Mohegan Council Klondike Derby at Treasure Valley Scout Reservation, our first Klondike there since 2011.
A Klondike Derby is a Boy Scout winter skill and camping event. Each patrol will pull a sled, loaded with personal and patrol equipment. The Scouts will journey across the snow, stopping at different activity stations. At these stations, they will be tested on their Scouting knowledge, team work, and problem solving skills, competing against other patrols. Usually, one activity is a sled race. Depending on weather conditions, this can be on snow, ice (on a frozen lake) dirt or mud. Remember - a Scout is Prepared.
Note: The weather can be quite cold this time of year. Be sure to wear warm clothing in layers and to bring spare clothing, especially socks. Ensure that sleeping bags are suitable for the expected temperatures.
Use our Backwoods Camping List to make sure you don't forget anything. Be sure to include plenty of water. See other camping information on our Camping page.
Meet at the Epworth United Methodist Church parking lot at 6:30 PM Friday for departure by 6:45 PM.
Travel from the church to Treasure Valley is about 30 minutes.
Estimated return to the church is 5:00 PM Saturday.
Page updated 12/29/14.