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CAMPING
NEW LOCATION
Cub Family Cam
ping at Camp Bullowa
Activities from 9am to 4:45pm
including Adventure Zone, Archery, BB Guns, Crafts, Fishing, Nature, Scout Skills, Special Needs Awareness Station

Costs (includes an Adventure Patch and Lunch)
Youth:  $37
Adult:  $7

Camping: $10 per family (Dinner NOT included. Pack 6 to collect $10pp for dinner)

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Info Packet including Parking info, Camping Details, Overnight Packing List

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June 1, 2024 (+ optional tent camping Saturday night)

Camp Bullowa

15 Franck Road

Stony Point NY

Sign up at the Greater Hudson Valley BSA website:

https://mycouncil.ghvbsa.org/Event/7068

Email pack6crestwood@gmail.com if you have any questions with the registration system

 

First-Time Users:  Go to https://mycouncil.ghvbsa.org/ and create an account with a username and password BEFORE signing up for Cub Family Camping.

Cub Family Camping Program Agenda

Saturday, June 1, 2024

6:10am                            

Depart Yonkers for Durland Scout Reservation (allow 50 minute drive time)

7:00 am - 8:00am        

Check in; Set up tents at campsite if sleeping overnight on Saturday. NOTE:  You can arrive later and set your tent up during lunch or before dinner.

 

8:00 am - 8:15am        

Park car at Sperling if parking is full at our campsite

 

9:00am         

Opening Ceremony at Sperling Center

9:15am - 5:00pm         

ACTIVITIES 

5:00pm                            

Pack 6 parents help start cooking at campsite. $10 per person for hot dogs, hamburgers, etc. 

 

8:00pm           

Council Campfire at the fire ring.

Bring a flashlight, skits and songs!

 

Approx. 8:45pm           

Pack 6 Campfire at our assigned campsite.  S’mores, skits and songs!

 

10:00pm - 7am             

Quiet Hours. NO ELECTRONICS on Cub Scout events.

Sunday, June 4, 2023

6:00 am - 8:00am        

Bug out (pack up tents and gear and head back home)

Address

Durland Scout Reservation, 1 Clear Lake, Putnam Valley NY 10579 (approx. 50-minute drive from Yonkers)

Parking & Carpooling

Drivers should then drive down and park at Sperling Center. 

 

Driving Directions

  • Sprain Brook Parkway North to Taconic State Parkway North. Exit the Taconic at the Bryant Pond Road exit.

  • Turn Left at end of exit. Cross over the parkway and turn right to remain on Bryant Pond Road.

  • At the end of the road, turn right onto Peekskill Hollow Road (Palumbo Soccer Camp on your left).

  • Turn Left onto Wiccopee Road.

  • 6/10 mile to Oscawana Heights Road. Turn Left onto Oscawana Heights Road.

  • 1-7/10 miles to Northshore Road. Turn Right onto Northshore Road.

  • 0.4 miles to Camp Entrance on Right. You will now be on a dirt road.

  • Drive past the Campmaster and cabins (approx. 1 mile).

  • Park in the Sperling Parking Lot. Walk back to the cabins.

Tent Camping Location, Sleeping Arrangements 

Pack 6 will be assigned to one  campsite.

 

BSA's Youth Protection rules apply. Scouts may only tent with other youth or their parents. Scouts may NOT be in a tent with an adult that is not their parent/guardian.


PACKING TIPS--WHAT TO BRING

 

GEAR FOR CAMPSITE:  Pack 6 has tents to loan to any Cub Scout family who needs one

  • Tent (for 3 people you want a 4-man tent, for 4 people you want a 5-man tent, and so on)

  • Ground cloth (heavy-duty plastic sheet that goes underneath your tent (should be same dimension/footprint as your tent; provides moisture barrier and protects bottom of your tent from rocks, pebbles)

  • Roll/Pad to put inside the tent and underneath your sleeping bag (provides moisture/temperature barrier). Can get a foam roll or inflatable.

  • Sleeping bag

  • Pillow

 

DAYPACK FOR SATURDAY

  • Bagged lunches

  • Extra food to eat after lunch/before dinner

  • Bottled water

  • Snacks

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen

  • Bug repellent (no aerosol sprays allowed)

  • Poncho

  • Personal first aid kit

  • Whistle (in case you get lost)

  • Camera

OVERNIGHT PERSONAL GEAR

  • Flashlight

  • Folding chair (optional)

  • Sweatshirt/sweater

  • Extra pair of shoes (in case other pair gets wet)

  • Toiletries and Pajamas

  • 2 pairs of socks

  • 2 sets of underwear

  • Extra pants/shirt

  • Change of clothes for Sunday

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