Archive for the ‘Camping’ Category

April Campout – Sand Dunes Signup is Closed

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on April 6, 2018


 

The April campout will be to one of Colorado’s finest National Parks, The Great Sand Dunes. Join the troop on a weekend that will get sand in your shoes and take a hike to a nice waterfall. For information about the campout and the signup can be found on the informational page.

 

First Year Scouts Campout is Closed

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on March 27, 2018

You’ve crossed over to Troop 16, you’ve signed the paperwork, now it is time to have your first Outing of Scouting. Join us for the first year overnighter where boys will start down their path of scouting and learn the fundamentals of scout skills. There will also be plenty of information for the new adults. Please refer to the informational page for details and the signup.

Summer Camp 2018

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on March 14, 2018

Bartlett Scout Camp Idaho 


     Troop 16 will be attending Bartlett Scout Camp Idaho July 8th-14th
     for our 2018 Summer Camp.
     More details and signup: HERE

      Payment #2 is due March 27 th $100
      Final Payment is due April 17 th of $115 for scouts
 
 
 

March 2018 – Ski and Snowboard Campout

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on March 5, 2018


skicooper

 

 

Colorado has some of the finest slopes for skiing or shredding.

Join the troop on the slopes at Ski Cooper during the March campout.

Signups are now open for the weekend.

Check out the March 2018 – Snow Sports informational page to get signed up.

Families are welcome to join us on the mountain, it is one of the few camp outs that we can have families join us on our activity.

February 2017 – Winter Survival and Tubing

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on February 6, 2018

   
The signup is now open to attend the February 2018 campout. The troop will be spending the weekend near Fraser, Colorado. We will be at the St. Louis Creek Campground (link). If there is enough snow, quinzee building will be started Saturday morning, and tubing at Colorado Adventure Park in the evening. Please view the signup page for more information.

Don’t be this guy when your out in the cold.               

  

             Have FUN and learn to survive in the cold.

Okpik Registration is open

Posted by Sonya Lipman on January 23, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be trained in building snow shelters, spending the weekend having fun in the snow, or meeting new scouts and scouters?  Then you need to sign up for Okpik.

Okpik is state-of-the-art training to give leaders, (both youth and adult), confidence in taking groups into a cold environment and support a year-round camping program. Our cold weather training is appropriate only for those leaders and campers who already have basic Scouting skills and mild weather camping experience. Our training includes skills that can ensure a successful, fun and safe cold weather camping experience. The signup link for this fun training experience is below.

Information and Registration

If you decide to join a session, please email Mrs. Lipman as we are still looking for trained Quinzee builders to assist during winter camping.  To become trained you must attend Okpik twice.  Once as a participant and once as a leader.

The 2018 Polar Bear campout signup is now closed

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on January 1, 2018

The January 2018 campout signup is now open: HERE
The camp weekend will be January 19-21, signups close January 9th, at midnight. We will be going back to YMCA of the Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch near Winter Park to brave the cold weather and try to earn the Polar Bear patch for camping in sub-zero degree temperatures. Everyone will stay warm by having lots of fun during the day using the indoor facilities (basketball, rollerskating, ping pong, etc.). Please see the information page for more details and to signup.

November 2017 Campout – The Adventure Race

Posted by Chris Fournier on October 7, 2017

After being vanquished for 2 years, the Black Knight has risen again! He has come to wreak havoc and exact his revenge on those who challenge him.

While Troop 16 has slept, the Black Knight has come and given the Guardian more power! The Adventure Race – Quest for the Holy Grail is back! Can your patrol defeat the Guardian to send the Black Knight back to his lair? Click here for more information and to sign up!

Shooting Sports camp out and Fire Arms Safety Course Sign up now Live

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on October 4, 2017

The signup for the Outober campout, shooting sports is now open. Boys will be able to work on their rifle and shotgun shooting for the merit badges, or to improve their skills. Each boy attending the campout to shoot, must have been through one of Troop 16’s Home Firearm Safety courses. Signup links for both the campout and the HFS course are available from the campout’s information page. Signup for the campout closes October 10th, at midnight.

Direct link to sign ups (must login first) : Campout , FHS Course

 

September 15-17th Backpacking Campout

Posted by Jeff Gibbs on September 1, 2017

Back by popular demand, the September campout will be a backpacking trip. We will travel to Lost Creek Wilderness area and hike approximately 3 miles along the Wigwam trail for an amazing weekend experience. Scouts will hike through the valley with views of nearby Bison and Windy Peak and work on skills such as fire starting, water filtration/purification, land navigation and how to properly set up/break down camp in the back country. Signup: Here

Troop 16 - Parker's High Adventure Troop