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Arctic Adventure

Event Details

Arctic Adventure, a winter adventure program for Venturers and Scouts BSA with a variety of outdoor and indoor activities. The Okpik winter camping program is an option for Arctic Adventure participants. A virtual day of Okpik winter camping training is being planned and more information (date & zoom link) will be sent to registration contacts.  Participants can practice Okpik winter camping skills during their winter camping adventure at Arctic Adventure!

GARDNER DAM ADVENTURE BASE     Feb. 2-4   |   Feb. 16-18

Program Highlights

  • Indoor lodging & dining
  • Snowshoeing
  • OKPIK winter camping option
  • Quinzhee / Winter Shelter Building
  • Snow Sculptures
  • Jerky making and dehydrating foods
  • Indoor bouldering wall
  • Snowshoe construction
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Downhill skiing on Saturday (day trip from Gardner Dam with additional cost | option based on interest)
  • Sew fleece items (neck gaiters & more)
  • Food & winter cooking
  • Winter activities and games
  • Ice fishing (option based on interest)
  • Hearty meals and trail snacks to keep you well-fed for winter activities
  • Board games, card games, movie
  • Optional overnight outdoor camping Sat. night
Participants are required to have BSA medical and consent form, part A&B, upon arrival in camp and are responsible for their personal clothing, bedding, and personal care items. Additional information with suggested list of items to bring, will be sent prior to the event and posted to this registration.
Estimated costs:
Arctic Adventure weekend | $55 base fee (includes lodging, food, standard program)
Arctic Adventure Saturday only participants $40
**Potential** Downhill skiing option on Sat. with housing at Gardner Dam pending | additional cost to be determined
For more information contact Mike Mailand at or (920) 915-7901.
When & Where
Session 1
Gardner Dam Adventure Base
Friday 02-02-2024 6:00 PM CT to
Sunday 02-04-2024 10:00 AM CT Past
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Session 2
Gardner Dam Adventure Base
Friday 02-16-2024 6:00 PM CT to
Sunday 02-18-2024 10:00 AM CT Past
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