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Tomahawk Work Party

Event Details

Come help get Tomahawk Scout Reservation ready for this coming summer camp season.  Food, lodging, fellowship and a special recognition are provided.  Both skilled and general labor is needed.  Open to adults and youth. It’s fun!


Friday May 31st to Sunday June 2nd


The White Pine Program Building will be the main headquarters for this event. 

Friday Night

Arrival, White Pine Program Building: 8 PM to 9 PM
Cracker Barrel, White Pine Program Building: 9 PM


Morning Flags: 7:55 AM
Breakfast: 8 AM
Break into work groups: 8:30 AM
Work Begins: 9:30 AM
Break for Lunch: 12:00 PM
Afternoon Work: 1:00 PM
Activities and Root Beer Floats: 4:00 PM
Clean Up for Supper: 5:30 PM
Flags: 5:55 PM
Supper: 6:00 PM
Movie and Games: 8:00 PM

Sunday Morning

Morning Flags 7:55 AM
Breakfast: 8 AM
Break into work groups: 8:30 AM
Work Begins: 9:00 AM
Break for Lunch: 11:30 PM
Depart Tomahawk: 1:00 PM

**Friday and Sunday participation is optional**


Tenting: Participants are allowed to pitch a tent anywhere in camp. Availability to water varies in spring. We recommend tenting in White Pine. 
Bunkrooms: The bunkrooms used for Snow Base are available for anyone to use. Access to flush toilets and showers nearby.


No cost for this event. We ask that everyone pitch in and help get us ready for this summer. 


Set up Navajo Tents
Set up White Pine Tents
inspect canvas
Set up Staff Tenting
Put up Baker’s Tents


Move boats to racks
Put in small docks
Assemble beach signage
Put out lifejackets and paddles



Clear branches/limbs 
Cut back brush in campsites and roads
Harvest spars and strip bark for pioneering projects
Clean out bear boxes and latrines


Move all stored items out
Clean surfaces and window sills/screens/windows
Set up tables
Set up the White Pine Dining Shelter tables
Sand and varnish Dining Shelter Tables


Assemble logs for Tomahawk Ranges
Clean around the outside of buildings
Stack firewood at campfire rings

When & Where
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Friday 05-31-2019 8:00 PM CT to
Sunday 06-02-2019 1:00 PM CT Past
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