2018 Snow Base

Event Details

 

 

 

Snow Huskies

Recommended for all grade levels. Webelos welcome!

  • Fun activities including snowshoeing, xc skiing, nature activities, initiative games

  • 7:30 Friday to 2:00 pm Sunday

Spearhead

Recommended for 7th grade and above.

  • Activities include shelter building, toboggan shoot, games, GPS navigation, cooking, ice climbing, snow kitting, xc skiing, broomball, snowshoeing.

  • 7:30 pm Friday to 2:00 pm Sunday
  • Sleep inside Friday night.

Expedition

Recommended for 8th grade and above and half of your crew will need to have already participated in the Spearhead program.

  • 7:30 pm Friday to 2:00 pm Monday

  • An advanced trek featuring 2 nights sleeping outside. Explore the entire Tomahawk Property while participating in winter survival, winter games and challenges - The ultimate crew winter camping skills test.

Draft Horse Logging Camp

Recommended for 7th grade and older.

Each Scout will limb a tree, and use a two-person saw to cut the tree into 16' sections. Scouts will then take turns driving a team of draft horses as they pull their log out of the woods. Scouts will cook hardy meals, blacksmith, and learn the legends of Logging in Wisconsin over a hundred years ago. 

Dates: January 19-21, January 26-28, February 2-4, February 9-11, February 23-25
Sleeping Outside: Both Friday and Saturday night will be spent in the wood heated cabin.

Dog Sledding

Recommended for 8th grade and older.

NOTE: All submissions received on opening day for Dog Sledding are a request and will be in a “pending” status to be reviewed by the Director based on previous Snow Base attendance, age and rank and notified by the end of the week of their status.

  • Scouts will learn all about the sport of dog sledding with trained sled dogs and experience everything it takes to live and work with sled dogs under the guidance of an experienced musher.
  • The weekend will consist of a full training program culminating in a solo sled dog run through the forest.
  • Check in is between 7:30 and 8:00 Friday night; check-out is 2:00 pm on Sunday.
  • Sleep and eat inside. Outdoor sleeping is optional.

Dog Sledding dates: January 5-7,12-14,19-21,26-28 & February 9-11,16-18,23-25

Snow Mobiling  

Must be 16 years old on day of riding, Registered in a Venture Crew, and have a valid drivers license before event. 

Safe and fun, riders will practice skills in the morning and put on approximately 70 miles riding on County groomed trails that surround camp.

Dates: February 2-4, 2018 

Sleeping Outside: Inside on day of riding.Option for outside the other two nights.  

Grade Level: Must be 16 with valid drivers license to participate                                                        

Cost:$260 per participant

Leader Information (what we provide and what you should bring)

Equipment List (what we provide and what you should bring)

Short term medical form

Northern Star Council - Severe Winter Weather Closing Policies

Map to Snow Base/Tomahawk Scout Reservation

Sample Schedule


Kris Burbank
Camping Assistant
kburbank@nsbsa.org
651-254-9158
Hulings Center
393 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102
Phone: 763-231-7201
When & Where
Multiple sessions to choose from

Snow Base - Session 8

Friday 02-23-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 02-25-2018 2:00 PM
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 1
Friday 01-05-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 01-07-2018 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 2
Friday 01-12-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 01-14-2018 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 3
Friday 01-19-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 01-21-2018 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 4
Friday 01-26-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 01-28-2018 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 5
Friday 02-02-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 02-04-2018 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 6
Friday 02-09-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 02-11-2018 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Session 7
Registration closed
Friday 02-16-2018 7:30 PM to
Sunday 02-18-2018 2:00 PM
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
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Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

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