Northern Star Scouting - 2016 Snow Base

2016 Snow Base

REGISTRATION CLOSED
Event Details

Snow Huskies

  • Fun activities including snowshoeing, xc skiing, nature activities, initiative games
  • 7:30 Friday to 2:00 pm Sunday

Spearhead

  • Activities include shelter building, toboggan shoot, games, GPS navigation, cooking, ice climbing, snow kitting, xc skiing, broomball, snowshoeing.
  • 7:30 pm Friday to 2:00 pm Sunday
  • Sleep inside Friday night.

Expedition

  • 7:30 pm Friday to 2:00 pm Monday
  • An advanced trek featuring 2 nights sleeping outside. Explore the entire Tomahawk Property while participating in winter survival, winter games and challenges - The ultimate crew winter camping skills test.

Dog Sledding

NOTE: All submissions received on opening day for Dog Sledding would go into a “pending” status.  We will review based on age and rank and those that are accepted into the program would receive an acceptance email from the system by the end of the week.

  • Scouts will learn all about the sport of dog sledding with trained sled dogs and experience everything it takes to live and work with sled dogs under the guidance of an experienced musher.
  • The weekend will consist of a full training program culminating in a solo sled dog run through the forest.
  • Check in is between 7:30 and 8:00 Friday night; check-out is 2:00 pm on Sunday.
  • Sleep and eat inside. Outdoor sleeping is optional.

Dogsledding dates: January 8-10,15-17, 22-24  and February 5-6,12-14, 19-21

Winter Camp School: December 18-20, 2015

Our training will focus specifically in skills related to winter camping, outdoor first aid, cold weather food preparation, equipment selection and operation, snow shelter construction, emergency communications, outdoor nutrition, crew leadership, cold weather dress, emergency survival, and youth protection. This training session will include an outdoor overnight experience.

Winter Camp School training is available to adults and older youth. Learn how to run your own weekend winter camp from our experienced volunteer trainers. Prepares you to camp at any of our council weekend camps in the winter, or enroll as a limited service unit at Snow Base.

Leader Information (what we provide and what you should bring)

Equipment List (what we provide and what you should bring)

Roster (record of who will be at Snow Base and their elligibility)

Short term medical form

Northern Star Council - Severe Winter Weather Closing Policies

Map to Snow Base/Tomahawk Scout Reservation

Sample Schedule

 

 


Kris Burbank
Camping Assistant
kburbank@northernstar.org
651-254-9158
Hulings Center
6202 Bloomington Rd
Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111
Phone: 612-261-2300


Attachments
When & Where
Multiple sessions to choose from

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 1
Friday 01-08-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-10-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 1
Friday 01-08-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-10-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base-Dog Sledding-Session 1
Friday 01-08-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-10-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Expedition - Session 2
Friday 01-15-2016 7:00 PM to
Monday 01-18-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 2
Friday 01-15-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-17-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 2
Friday 01-15-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-17-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base-Dog Sledding-Session 2
Friday 01-15-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-17-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snowmobile Pilot
Sunday 01-17-2016 12:00 AM to
Monday 01-18-2016 11:59 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 3
Friday 01-22-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-24-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 3
Friday 01-22-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-24-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base-Dog Sledding-Session 3
Friday 01-22-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-24-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Dog Sledding - Session 4
Friday 01-29-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-31-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 4
Friday 01-29-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-31-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 4
Friday 01-29-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 01-31-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 5
Friday 02-05-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-07-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 5
Friday 02-05-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-07-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base-Dog Sledding-Session 5
Friday 02-05-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-07-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Expedition - Session 6
Friday 02-12-2016 7:00 PM to
Monday 02-15-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 6
Friday 02-12-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-14-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 6
Friday 02-12-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-14-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base-Dog Sledding-Session 6
Friday 02-12-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-14-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Logging Pilot - Session 7
Friday 02-19-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-21-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 7
Friday 02-19-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-21-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 7
Friday 02-19-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-21-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base-Dog Sledding-Session 7
Friday 02-19-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-21-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Snow Huskies - Session 8
Friday 02-26-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-28-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817

Snow Base - Spearhead - Session 8
Friday 02-26-2016 7:00 PM to
Sunday 02-28-2016 2:00 PM Past
Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Map this session
Coords: 45.7045588, -91.6788074
N1910 Scout Rd
Birchwood, Wisconsin 54817