Camping

This page is where you'll find information about camping opportunities. Come back here frequently for updates and additions.

Webelos Invitational - 11/10/17 - 11/12/17

posted Sep 20, 2017, 3:27 PM by MILW261 Fanatic   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 5:23 PM ]

Webelos Invitational

Want to know what it is like to be in a Boy Scout Troop?  Find out by attending the Webelos invitational hosted by Troop 350. 

When: November 10-12
Where:  Camp Durant - Loblolly Campsite
Cost:  No charge for Webelos and their parent  - Cost for Boy Scouts is TBD


What will we be doing?
Webelos will be doing everything the troop does (camp, cook, cleanup, lashings etc) but we will also have wilderness survival and other fun activities.

More details to follow





sign up here

Sea Kayaking Campout 10/13/17-10/15/17

posted Sep 5, 2017, 5:49 PM by MILW261 Fanatic   [ updated Sep 16, 2017, 1:10 PM ]

Where: Carro Island, Beaufort, NC and Cape Lookout National Seashore
Activities
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Camping - Croatan National Forest and Shackleford Banks 
  • Orienteering around Carro Island
  • Fishing
  • Swiming
  • Bird Watching 
  • Service Project with the US Park Service
Approximate cost: $30 - includes grub 
 

Sign ups close 10/6/17

must have passed BSA swim test to participate

sign up here

Rock Climbing Campout - 9/8/17 - 9/10/17

posted Aug 9, 2017, 4:58 PM by MILW261 Fanatic   [ updated Aug 13, 2017, 5:20 PM ]

Where: Pilot Mountain State Park

Activities
  • Repelling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hiking

Every scout under 18 needs a parent to sign the following form:

http://occopeclimb.org/Portals/5/Forms/Hold_Harmless_2011.pdf?ver=2015-06-26-124622

Each scout must turn in this form in order to go on the trip

sign up ends at midnight August 30

sign up here

Aquatics Day Campout - 8/11/17 - 8/13/17

posted Jun 21, 2017, 4:46 PM by MILW261 Fanatic   [ updated Jul 29, 2017, 5:24 AM ]

When: August 11-13/17
Where: Falls Lake-Rollingview Camp ground
What: Weekend on Water
Work on Watersports,Canoeing,Kayaking, and Sailing Merit Badges

SIGNUP BY MIDNIGHT 8/1/2017


June Whitewater Rafting Trip: 6/9/17 - 6/11/17

posted Apr 25, 2017, 10:43 AM by Carl Ely   [ updated May 17, 2017, 4:13 PM ]


Meet at Asbury 6/9 at 5pm. Leave by 5:30pm. sharp

Max. 40 people

Cost $90-95 estimate

Full day of whitewater rafting on French Broad River in Hot Springs, NC.
See more details on rafting here: http://www.blueheronwhitewater.com
Must have passed the Swimmers Test to go.

Signup closes at midnight 5/31

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May Canoe Trip: 5/12/17 - 5/14/17

posted Mar 26, 2017, 7:03 AM by hal smith   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 1:25 PM by Carl Ely ]

We will be canoeing on the New River, May 12-13.  

All Scouts going on this trip MUST be a BSA Swimmer with a current Swim Test, and will need to attend one of the canoe practice days.  

Swim tests will be given on May 2 at Optimist Park Pool

april camp out-camping for fun 28-30

posted Feb 15, 2017, 11:58 AM by hal smith   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 12:15 PM ]

April 28-30 Camping for Fun

Where: Kerr Lake, Hibernia Camp Ground
When: Friday April 28th (5:00pm) through Sunday April 30th (@ 1:30pm)
Activities: Work on (or help teach): Fireman's Chit, Tot'em Chip.  Also, Canoes will be available for those who have passed the BSA Swim Test in the prior 12 months.  If you haven't, we may be able to certify you while we are there!  Learn some great knots and lashings, taught by the Sea Base Crews as they lash together the Canoes for their Sea Base Activity on Sunday.  
Who: Available to ALL of Troop 350 (Sea Base Crews, this trip is required).  

First Year Scouts!!  This is a great opportunity to start building relationships with your other First Year Scouts and older scouts in the Troop, work on your Tot'em Chip and Fireman's Chit, and get some Rank Advancement signed off on.

Any questions, contact Michael Lawson or Sandy Smith.


March Camp Out - Caving - 3/10/2017 - 3/12/2017

posted Jan 25, 2017, 12:06 PM by hal smith   [ updated Feb 14, 2017, 4:37 PM by Carl Ely ]

Worley’s Cave 

links to videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shfQxceWCVc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7i5y-ocYPQ&feature=player_embedded#!


What to bring


You will need to bring clothes appropriate for caving:

long pants, 

long/short sleeve t-shirt or light sweatshirt, 

and close toed shoes), 

and you will also need a dry change of clothes for the end of the trip.


River and Earth Adventure Waiver Form needs to be signed by your parent and turned in on Tuesday March 7, 2017. 

http://raftcavehike.com/wp-content/uploads/rea_release_form.pdf


Camping

Roan Mountain State Park: 35.9591723,-82.0232172 ( ~ 222 miles from Asbury )

River Earth Adventures Base Camp: 36.2588401,-82.2933755 (~ 24 Miles from Camping )


Costs: 

      Camping: ~ $3.0 - $5.0 per person

      Caving: $55.00 per person

      Gas: determined once signups have closed

      Grub: $10 - $12 per scout



Sign up here  Signup closes at midnight 2/28/2017

February camp out

posted Jan 18, 2017, 12:27 PM by hal smith   [ updated Jan 18, 2017, 12:41 PM ]

camp out details
When:  Feb 10-Feb 12.
What:  Backpacking.  We will be hiking approximately 12 mile loop,
carrying all of our gear while hiking.
Where:  Birkhead Wilderness (near Asheboro NC, about 90 minutes from
Raleigh)
Prerequisite:  Pass a backpack inspection.  Show you have all of the
gear to safely backpack in the winter.
Inspection:  There will be a demo of gear to bring at 1/31 meeting.
Backpack inspections on 2/7.  See Scout handbook for packing lists.
Costs:  Only for gas and food, no campsite fees.  Actual costs TBD,
should be inexpensive.
Questions: Contact Rich Kolbush, ASM.  rk7395@gmail.com

Winter Campout - 1/13/17 to 1/15/17

posted Dec 27, 2016, 5:03 AM by Carl Ely

Winter Campout  -  1/13/17 - 1/15/17 (For those not attending Winter Sports trip)

Where:  Falls Lake - Rollingview Campground, Raleigh NC

Activities:
Backpacking Skills - These are essential preps for the Feb backpacking trip:
- Packing - How to pack light, where to pack everything.
- Clothes - What to consider when picking clothing.
- Water filters - Choices and how to use.
- Cooking - Food and stove choices.  Cook in small groups using backpacking stoves and lightweight foods.
- Sleeping - How to sleep warmer.
Hiking:
- Hiking on the Mountains to Sea trail.
Navigation:
- Basic topographic map reading and smart phone apps to aid in backpacking.
- Use compass on Mountain to Sea hike for rank requirements.
Fire Building Skills:
- Learn how to start and maintain a fire.
Fun:
- Free time including Capture the Flag.

 Questions: Contact ASM - Rich Kolbush, rk7395@gmail.com

Sign up here

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