Northern Lights Council - D8 Spring Camporee & Outdoor Leaders Training

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D8 Spring Camporee & Outdoor Leaders Training

Event Details

“Scouts of the Lake Agassiz District depart for their annual Spring Camporee, but as they travel begin a storm over takes the scouts and their leaders. Upon waking the scouts and their leaders have been transported 150 years into the past and wake up at a Civil War fort. To survive in this world, they have but one choice to live the lives of soldiers in 1864….”


Scouts will get to experience the daily routine of Civil War soldiers.

Experiences Include:

Infantry Drill
Guard Duty
Artillery Drill
Food of the period
Medicine and Surgery
Period Meal Contest
Period Baseball game
And more!

All scouts and leaders are welcome to attend.



$20.00 per scout covers cracker-barrel, program materials, and patch

$5.00 per adult covers cracker-barrel, program materials, and patch


Registration Closes on the 15th of May!


We will also be offering the combine Combined Outdoor Leader Skills Training. See attached flier.



You are invited to participant in the Combined Outdoor Leader Skills Training course, a fun-filled program of hands-on skills training in the outdoors, designed to help you master basic camp skills required for pacts to go camping and to meet the fully qualified requirements for Scoutmasters and their assistants.

This training combines the Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO), Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders (OWL) training, and the Outdoor Leadership Skills training. Upon completion of this training, you will have met the requirements for all three courses.


WHERE: Heritage Village, EGF

DATE:  May 17-19, 2019

TIME 7:00 pm Friday – Noon Sunday

Run in conjunction with the Spring Camporee

COST $20.00 (If participant is eating all meals with the course).

$10.00 (If participant is eating meals with their unit).

Completion of the course will take the entire weekend, and participants will not be able to take part in their unit’s activities.



Outdoor Cooking (Not just Hot Dogs and beans), Safety and Sanitation, Basic Wilderness First Aid.  How to Rough it in Comfort.  Outdoor Games.  Maps Compasses and GPS.  How not to turn your propane stove into a rocket.  Choosing the right tent.  Sleeping at +90 to -40.  Wildlife and plants.  Campfires and planning a campout.  How to have fun if it rains.




When & Where
D8 Spring Camporee
Heritage Village
Friday 05-17-2019 6:00 PM CT to
Sunday 05-19-2019 12:00 PM CT Past
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