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Cub Scout Pack 135, Roswell Georgia
Chartered by Christ United Methodist Church and serving Mountain Park Elementary (Est. 1985)

Pack 135 Fall Chill Out September 15-17

Pack 135!

It's time for our Fall Chill-Out. We are going to have a great time at High Valley Resort in Suches, GA. We will be camping in the field between Frank's Place (a small lodge with bathrooms we can use) and the grass runway. Here is a pin https://goo.gl/maps/nRHySr2dWNG2. Please set up camp along the woodline between Frank's place and the runway, then move your cars so we are not camping in a field full of cars. The first people should be arriving around 4pm. The cost of the trip includes all 5 meals on the trip from our amazing Quartermaster. 

Activities:

  • Hike to Preachers Rock
  • Black Mountain Trout Farm
  • Campifire with Skits and Songs
  • Telescopes for the stars and moon
  • Dick's Creek Falls (if it is very hot we can jump in, if not you will know where the best swimming hole in North Georgia is.

What to bring:

Required

  • Firewood (Everyone should bring 2 to 3 pieces)
  • Tent (practice setting up a new tent prior to coming out to camp)
  • Ground Tarp (footprint) to put underneath the tent
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Pillows
  • Chairs (one for every person)
  • Class-A uniform to wear to Saturday night campfire
  • Class-B uniform (Pack 135 t-shirt) to wear on Saturday
  • Toilet Paper (always be prepared!)
  • Soap and Shampoo
  • Towels (for shower)
  • Toiletries
  • Flash Light
  • Handy Wipes
  • Plastic Bags (for dirty/wet clothes, tent trash)
  • Water Bottle (required for hikes)

Highly Recommended for Cold Weather Camping

  • Stocking cap (sleep in it)
  • Heavy blanket (over your sleeping bags)
  • Do NOT use an air mattress (makes you cold). Thermarest-type sleeping pads or foam sleeping pads are recommended.

Recommended

  • Camera
  • Lantern
  • Hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock lotion
  • Shower shoes
  • Ear Plugs (to cope with snorers)
  • Snacks (if you want them)
  • Rainy day activities (playing cards, games, etc.)

What Not To Bring!

  • Tablets/Electronic games
  • Alcohol (BSA rules forbid alcohol at BSA-sponsored events)
  • Tigers and Wolves cannot bring knives. Bears can bring knives if they have their Whittling Chip.

Directions

From Atlanta, take GA Hwy. 400 N to GA Hwy. 60 N through Dahlonega to Suches. In Suches, turn right onto GA Hwy. 180 and drive .8 miles to High Valley Rd.

What is Cub Scouts?

Cub Scouting is Adventurous Learning for boys 1st through 5th grade. Scouting is learning by doing.  Here's just a few of the fun things we do:

  • Camp
  • Shoot BB Guns and Bow & Arrows
  • Play soccer, basketball and other sports
  • Learn to use tools and build items with wood
  • Learn to cook homemade pasta noodles and spaghetti sauce
  • Go hiking and learn survival skills and outdoor responsibilities
  • Tour and sleep on an Aircraft Carrier and Rocket Center
  • Sleep at the Aquarium and Museum
  • Tour the police station, fire department, TV station, and bank
  • Build and launch model rockets and race pinewood derby cars
  • Slide down a giant water slide
  • Have lots and lots of fun!

How do I sign-up?

Contact Cubmaster and Parent, Craig Baltes, for more information.

Your Pack needs you

The quality of our program counts on volunteers caring enough to help make everything work.  Please see the list of Volunteers for this school year and help make our Pack even better for the boys by choosing a position.  

Contact Cubmaster Craig Baltes for more information on these positions.

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