Klondike Derby at Freedom Park

01/23/2010 - 08:30
01/23/2010 - 15:30
Etc/GMT-4

This Saturday is the annual Klondike Derby at Freedom Park.  Attached is a picture of where all the packs will be setting up.  We're in the same location as last year.  When you enter Freedom Park, drive to the very end of the park.  There will be folks on hand directing you where to park.
Here's the order of events:
Cub Scout Schedule
8:30 AM Inspection Station and Registration open for Cub Scouts10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies & Competition on the trail for Cub Scouts3:00 PM Klondike ends for Cub Scouts.3:15 PM All score tally strings must be at the Registration Tent3:30 PM Cub Scouts Awards Ceremony and Closing; location TBA
What to bring:

  • A water bottle - filled with water
  • A non-disposable mug for hot chocolate
  • Each den needs a den flag and a den cheer.

What to wear:

  • Very important.  You will be sent home if not appropriately dressed.
  • Mandatory: Winter coat
  • Mandatory: Boots.  No tennis shoes or other light weight footware is allowed.
  • Mandatory: Appropriate layering.  No shorts allowed.
  • Mandatory: Hat, gloves.  optional: scarf
  • Recommended: Rain / Foul weather gear
  • Recommended: Heavy socks.  Also, consider bringing an extra pair of socks.
  • Optional: Snow pants.  (Personally, I highly recommend snow pants.   If it's cold and windy, you're going to be cold in a pair of jeans)
  • Optional: Trash bags, for wet and muddy clothes
  • Scout Uniforms are not required.

The original 2010 Cub Scout Klondike Derby rules can be found here: http://www.bsacarroll.org/activities/klondike/2010_Rules_CubScout.doc