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Capstone Campout

The final campout of the year for the whole pack is our Shenandoah Springs Campout (3-5 June 2023).

For the Webelos 2 Scouts, this is their final event as a Cub Scout, capped with a memorable “bridging” ceremony to Boy Scouts for those scouts who are continuing the Scouting adventure.

What to bring (whether camping or not):

If camping, see additional gear list.

Every child and adult must have good shoes and a good flashlight.  It will be very dark after the campfire.

  • Cub scout uniforms
  • Camp chairs – there are some logs to sit on but they are limited.
  • Trail snacks
  • Water bottle filled with water
  • Rain jacket/pancho

Device policy: We want the scouts to enjoy the outdoors with friends. Scouts and other children may not use electronic devices outside of their tent.

Facilities: Latrines are available near the campsite.  There are no showers. 

Suggested Camping Gear List

  • Tent
    • Ensure your tent will hold up in rain.
    • Adults may not share a tent with children outside their family, so please do not plan to share a tent with another family. Children can share tents with their friends.
  • Waterproof ground tarp
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad / air mattress / cot / hammock.
  • Pillow
  • Flashlight, head lamp, and/or lantern
  • Water bottle filled with water
  • Camp chairs
  • Outdoors recreational items – soccerball, frisbees, ball and glove, football, etc.
  • Sun screen, bug spray, hats
  • Backpack
  • For coffee drinkers: we plan on some campfire-style coffee, but you may wish to bring your own French press and coffee mugs to make your own
  • Trail snacks
  • Cub Scout Hat & Uniform
  • Rain jacket/pancho
  • Warm jacket
  • 3 changes of clothes (in case of messes)
  • Shorts and long pants
  • Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes.
  • Night clothes, warm extra clothes (It can get chillier than you expect at night)
  • Toiletries (There are no showers onsite)
  • Hand sanitizer, wet wipes
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