Seneca Waterways Council - Massawepie Outdoor Challenges: Trail Days

Massawepie Outdoor Challenges: Trail Days

10-05-2018 4:00 PM
Event Details

Massawepie Outdoor Challenges
Trail Days

"Give wilderness camping a try and stay at one of Massawepie's many outposts."

Where: Massawepie Scout Camp- Camp Mountaineer

When:  October 5th – 8th, 2018 (Columbus Day Weekend)

What: Massawepie’s introduction to treks and wilderness camping
Massawepie’s Camp Mountaineer will serve as base camp. Troops will be able to tent camp in Mountaineer and move to one of the more than 15 wilderness outposts on the Massawepie property.

There will be a Saturday morning information sessions to demonstrate different outdoor skills. Troops will be encouraged to move out on trail into an outpost campsite which is pre-assigned/registered for on Saturday. There will be a list of items to be completed while out on trial. Groups will come back to Mountaineer base camp on Sunday mid-morning for a group brunch. Units will also have the opportunity to use Camp Mountaineer as a base camp for outside of camp adventures.       

Examples of some of the weekend trail list:

  • Purify drinking water for group
  • Start a fire using alternative methods
  • Prepare a meal
  • Complete a service project at outpost.
  • Hike a loop trail
  • And much more

Registration includes weekend registration, tent site, event gift, and Sunday Brunch. Troops are responsible for the rest of their meals the remainder of the weekend.

Interested groups register online through the event registration website.

Need help with registration or need your unit login information? Send us an e-mail

Questions regarding the program should be sent to Ben Geiger, Massawepie Ranger, at 518-359-3900 or

Benjamin Geiger
Property Superintendent - Massawepie Scout Camps
Deborah Swift
Camping & Program Support / Assistant to the Director of Support Services
Burt & Chuck August Scout Service Center
2320 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd
Rochester, New York 14623
Phone: 585.244.4210
When & Where
Massawepie Scout Camps
Friday 10-05-2018 5:00 PM to
Monday 10-08-2018 10:00 AM Past
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