2013 Hurricane Lake Promo

posted Aug 4, 2013, 11:30 AM by Pack848 Packeightfoureight   [ updated Mar 6, 2014, 6:24 AM ]

HURRICANE LAKE FAMILY AND FRIENDS CAMPOUT AND JAMBOREE

SPONSORED BY BSA Troop 649 and CUB SCOUT pack 848

COME, AND GET OUT OF THE HEAT !!

WHAT: DON’T MISS THIS CHANCE TO PRIVATELY VISIT ARIZONA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL LAKE AND ENJOY A FABULOUS TIME!
This site will be reserved just for our group. Enjoy a holiday weekend campout by the lake without having to hunt for a site!
WHERE: Hurricane Lake in the White Mountains
WHEN: LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND - Friday Aug. 30-Monday Sept. 2
SIGN UP REQUIRED ASAP: On the Troop 649 website
COST: $75 per person

THE DETAILS: Full Breakfasts and Dinners will be provided on Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning. Planned activities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing on a fully stocked trophy trout lake, canoeing & kayaking on the lake, rifle range contest, archery range contest, the All-Camp Capture the Flag game, famous "Camp In Movie Nite" under stars on the big screen, campfires and of course marshmallows and s’mores.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE: Full cooked breakfast and dinner meals for the days listed above including campfire snacks and the associated plates, cups, utensils, cooking supplies, picnic tables, vault toilets, lanterns, water for portable showers and clean up. A large community covered ramada is available for meals/gathering time. Campsites have picnic tables, a community potable water source and firewood. Generated electric power if needed. We will provide all shooting and archery supplies, canoes and kayaks, all fishing and camping permits as required by the White Mountain Apache Tribe and of course a beautiful 5000-acre wilderness and lake which is reserved just for our group!

IMPORTANT- WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING: The last 15 miles to the lake is on good dirt roads and so RV campers, pull behind trailers, popup campers and any medium ground clearance vehicle including minivans can make the trip. Very low clearance passenger and sports cars are not advised.

Bring: tent or RV. Standard camping supplies that YOU may want that are not included above such as sleeping bags, mattress, blankets for movie nite, camp chairs/tables, flashlights/lanterns, bug spray, hammocks, warm clothes, jacket, gloves**, toiletries, rain gear, hiking

boots, Mountain bikes, fishing gear including poles, line, lures and weights, sporting equipment, football etc., lunch meals, ice/ice chest, personal drinks (this is a Scouting event, no alcohol), snacks, additional drinking water. DOGS ARE ALLOWED- PLEASE BRING YOUR LEASH and CLEAN UP. There is no cell phone service at the lake. We will have the troop satellite phone with us at the lake and can be reached at 602-325-5584 should anyone get lost or have an emergency.

**A WORD ABOUT THE WEATHER: Daytime high in the mid 70s and night time lows of 50 are common - dress appropriately. Rain can be expected in the afternoons so rain gear is advised.

What you CAN NOT bring per Tribal Regulations: ATV’s or off-road 4 wheelers of ANY TYPE, Personal Firearms (the troop has been preapproved for bringing its target rifles only) or Fireworks.

****The  cost includes ALL FOOD, ACTIVITIES and CAMPING/FISHING PERMITS is $75.00 per person total for the 3-day weekend. PLEASE BRING THIS MONEY WITH YOU TO THE OUTING.

***PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE - if you are going to attend this event go the BSA Troop Website: http://www.troop649bsa.org/ and go to Sign Ups in the top left corner of the home page and follow the directions to sign up for the Hurricane Lake Trip - whether you are a Boy Scout, Cub Scout, Family or Friend, it is very important for our food purchase to get an accurate count!

ANY QUESTIONS????? EMAIL THE EVENT ORGANIZERS AT ANY TIME- Chris Denny: FlyFishBoy@Cox.net or Rick Kovach: RickK@KovGroup.com

Download our file below for all the details!

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Pack848 Packeightfoureight,
Aug 11, 2013, 7:43 PM
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