Pack-in 2012

March 21, 2012 at 5:46 pm 2 comments

UPDATE:  Please note that we are leaving at 7:30am or thereabouts – not 6:30am as originally planned.

There is a weather front moving through on Saturday so please dress warmly.

Here are the registration forms:  CVS Pack-in 2012 Registration &  CVS Pack-in info packet 2012


We are getting ready for pack-in and couldn’t be more excited.  April 14th and 15th.

We leave at 6:30 am 7:30 am on Saturday morning to head up to the Dugas site.

Please remember to pack:

• Backpack large enough to carry your own gear and food
• Your own food
• Bible and your grade handbook
• Compass
• Hiking shoes or a good pair of tennis shoes
• 30 degree sleeping bag or better
• Flashlight with new batteries
• At least one quart of water in a canteen or water bottle more if you can carry it
• Mess kit with spoon & fork
• Ground cloth and sleeping pad
• Rain poncho
• Coat, it will get cold at night and in the morning
• Hat
• Personal toilet paper (j-john or equalevant on sight)
• Tooth brush and tooth paste
• Camp soap/biodegradable
• Change of clothes and underwear
• Two changes of socks
• Pajamas
• Sunscreen

Please DON’T bring:
• Radios or MP3 players
• Game boys
• Lasers
• Anything similar to the above
• Beepers or cell phones (what’s a beeper?)
• Matches (survival kits accepted)
• Sheath knives
• Hand axe
• No ice chest, lawn chairs, canopies, etc. It must fit in or on your back pack

Finally – remember that you need to bring your own food.  Some great ideas include:

  • Granola or cereal bars
  • Water  ( quart size water bottles )
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Raisins
  • Oranges
  • Cup of soup
  • Ramen noodles
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Pop tarts
  • Pre-frozen “meal-in-a- foil”
  • Baked potato
  • Beef jerky
  • Instant oat meal
  • Hot cocoa
  • Freeze dry food (m r e)
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