Alpha Lupus BSA Winter Camp 2023
New this year! Updated program and activities! There will be time for participating in Winter Sports Activities this year - we are bringing back the campfire with the Cubs - More fun! More learning! Come check it out!!
Alpha Lupus is a weekend winter camping school designed to teach Scouts, Scouters and Venturers the basic skills needed to operate a safe outdoor winter program for your own unit. (adult leadership is required.)
Alpha Lupus is open to any registered Scout, Scouter or Venturer who desires to learn how to have safe fun during Minnesota's best 6 months of camping (participants must be second class and 12 years of age or older, and should have some winter activity experience as a Webelos Scout, or with other group programs).
Alpha Lupus is for first time campers. Novice instruction, with winter camping training provided. "You will learn how to include winter camping in your troop's program for "fun" not for survival," (Maximum - 40 per weekend).
Friday night you will stay indoors and learn the ins and outs of cold weather camping. Sessions include information about clothing, shelters, food, and gear that will keep you warm and dry and can also be fun! Saturday night you will sleep in a shelter you have built yourself!
Planned activites include shelter building, games, and a campfire program. Other activities may include skiiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and broomball!
All fees include facilities, training, supplies, meals and snacks.
Adult leadership is required. Adults will be building their own shelter and sleeping outside alongside the youth. If you do not wish to do so, please email after registering to make arrangements.
Health forms will be required of all attendees, youth and adult.