Caving Campout (9/9/2022 to 9/11/2022)

Activity: 

Caving (Wild Cave Tour and Standard Tour)

Location: 

Cave Location:

War Eagle Caverns
21494 Cavern Dr
Rogers, AR 72756
https://g.page/WarEagleCavern?share

Campsite:

Beaver lake Hide-A-Way Campground
8369 Campground Cir
Rogers, AR 72756
https://goo.gl/maps/LCNxc1WjxN6xy4KF6

Departure Time:  

Friday.  Meet at 5:30 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Depart at 6:00

Return Time:  

Sunday at 1:30 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Watch email for time changes.

Cost:  

$95 Wild Cave or Standard Tour ($56 if over 13 or $47 if under 13)
$12 Grub Money (Cash).  Paid to your Grub Master.
Money for McDonalds or Snacks on the way home.  If time allows.

Packing List: 

If going on the Wild Cave Tour, you MUST bring the following.  If you do not have the items below, you will not be allowed to participate in the Wild Cave experience.

  1. Long Sleeve Shirt
  2. Long Pants
  3. Lace Up Shoes
  4. Full change of clothes for ride back to camp

Everyone must complete attached waiver.

See Campout Checklist.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2022/01/13/campout-checklist/

Food: 

Eat supper before you arrive on Friday. 

Patrol Cooking
Saturday
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Sunday
Lunch – Cold
Bring money for McDonalds or Snacks on way home.

Weather: 

High of 85 Degrees, Low of 53. 

Water Weekend (8/12/2022 to 8/15/2022)

Activity: 

Lake Activities (Tubing, Canoeing, Fishing, Swimming, etc)

Location: 

Mountain Harbor
Lake Ouachita

Departure Time:  

Friday.  Meet at 5:30 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Depart at 6:00

Late Shuttle. Scouts that are in the band will depart from the Band Hall after evening practice on Friday.  Mr. Metcalf will be driving you to Lake Ouachita.   Please arrange to have your gear at the church by 5:30 so it can travel with the troop.

Return Time:  

Sunday at 12:00 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Watch email for time changes.

Cost:  

$35 plus $12 CASH paid to Mr. Douglas 

Packing List: 

Life Jacket – Everyone is required to have one.  If you need a Life Jacket, please contact Mr. Douglas.
Closed Toe Water Shoes. 
Water Guns
Fishing Gear and Bait

See Campout Checklist.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2022/01/13/campout-checklist/

Food: 

Eat supper before you arrive on Friday. 

The Adults will be doing the cooking

Weather: 

Hot, High 92, Low 67 

Lake Degray Campout (7/15/2022 to 7/17/2022)

Activity: 

Lake Activities (Canoeing, Fishing, Swimming, Water Gun Wars, etc)

Location: 

Ross Rhodes Reservation (Campsite 1.  Behind the Wayerhaeuser Building)
987 Chestnut Dr
Bismarck, AR 71929

Departure Time:  

Friday.  Meet at 5:30 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Depart at 6:00

Return Time:  

Sunday at 12:00 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Watch email for time changes.

Cost:  

$20 plus $12 CASH paid to your Grub Master.  Contact the SPL if you do not know who your Grub Master is.

Packing List: 

Life Jacket – Everyone is required to have one.  If you need a Life Jacket, please contact Mr. Douglas.
Closed Toe Water Shoes. 
Water Guns
Fishing Gear and Bait
Kayak (Contact Mr. Douglas to ensure there is enough room)

See Campout Checklist.  https://www.bentontroop99.org/2022/01/13/campout-checklist/

Food: 

Eat supper before you arrive on Friday. 

Patrol Cooking:  $12 CASH paid to Grub Master.

Plan for the following meals:

  1. Sat Breakfast
  2. Sat Lunch
  3. Sat Supper
  4. Sun Breakfast

Weather: 

Hot, High 98, Low 72. 

Buffalo River Canoe Trip (5/20/2022 to 5/22/2022)

Activity: 

Canoeing

Location: 

Revised plan is to camp at Woolum Campground Friday and Saturday night.  On Saturday, we will do a day float from Woolum to Baker Ford. 

Woolum Campground: https://goo.gl/maps/HE1jXDMnYNvFJKHJA

Baker Ford: https://goo.gl/maps/bsc5XmjQvh6iKQse7

Departure Time:  

Friday.  Meet at 5:30 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Depart at 6:00

Return Time:  

Sunday at 1:30 at Salem United Methodist Church.  Watch email for time changes.

Cost:  

$35 plus $12 CASH paid to your Grub Master plus money for McDonalds on Sunday if time allows.

Packing List: 

See Canoe Camping Checklist on our website.

Everyone needs to bring the following: 

Life Jacket (Class II or III).  If you need a Life Jacket, please contact Mr. Douglas.

Closed Toe Water Shoes. 

The only gear that we will bring on the water is the gear you need for the day float.  This includes lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, bailing buckets/sponges, etc.  Everything that goes in the canoe that you want to keep dry should be in a Dry Bag.  Garbage bags and Ziploc bags do not work as a dry bag.

Food: 

Eat supper before you arrive on Friday. 
Patrol Cooking:  $12 CASH paid to Grub Master.

Plan for the following meals:

  1. Sat Breakfast
  2. Sat Lunch on the river
  3. Sat Supper
  4. Sun Breakfast
  5. Money for McDonalds (if time allows)

Weather: 

Low 50s high 83.  57% chance of Rain.

Camporee (4/22/2022 to 4/24/2022)

Activity: 

Pioneering

Location: 

Camp Rockefeller (Short-Term Campsite)
408 Scout Dr, Damascus, AR 72039

Departure Time:  

Friday (3/11) at 5:30 from Bryant First United Methodist Church (Across from Bryant High School)
508 N Reynolds Rd, Bryant, AR 72022
We are riding with Troop 17 on their Bus.

Return Time:  

Sunday (3/13) at 12:00 at Bryant First United Methodist Church (Across from Bryant High School)  Watch email for time changes.

Cost:  

$25 plus $12 CASH paid to your Grub Master.

Packing List: 

See Campout Checklist on our website.
https://www.bentontroop99.org/2020/02/16/campout-checklist/

Food: 

Eat supper before you arrive on Friday. 
Patrol Cooking:  $12 CASH paid to Grub Master.

Plan for the following meals:

  1. Sat Breakfast
  2. Sat Lunch Provided by Camporee Staff
  3. Sat Supper
  4. Sun Breakfast

Weather: 

Low 60s high 82.  Rain Sunday