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Venturing Activities for 2000 - 2001


September 23                   Venturing Caving Weekend-Following the theme “Bringing high adventure to a new low”, our adventure in Karst studies will take place at Spring Valley Caves near Rochester.  Fulfill many of your Cave Exploration requirements for the Ranger Award and outdoor Bronze Award.


October 20                         Holloween Dance Cruise-An evening of Rockin’
                                                and Rollin’ on the Mississippi.  Tickets include a 3 hour
                                                scenic paddle boat ride, a DJ for dancing on the boat
                                                and door prizes.


October 21                         Orienteering Day- At Camp Stearns you will learn how to navigate using a map and compass.  Sponsored by Crew 180, this event will help you to compete the Land Navigation requirements of the Ranger Award and Outdoor Bronze Award.







January 27                         Winter Event-At Camp Stearns.  Participants will learn a variety of new winter outdoor skills such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, sliding and a medallion hunt.  Activities start at 9:00 am.  A warming building will be available.


February 2-4                     Winter Camping-OKPIK-You’ve heard the hype,
                                                 thought you’d like to try it, but you don’t have the
                                                 equipment.  Now is your chance to learn the skills, cold
                                                 weather camping equipment is provided.  This event
                                                 will take place at the Charles Sommers High
                                                 Adventure Base in Ely, Minnesota. You will be able to
                                                 work toward the Wilderness Survival requirement of
                                                 the Ranger and Outdoor Bronze Award.


March 16                             Twin Cities After Dark-Don’t miss the all night
                                                 rolling party.  Activities include cosmic bowling, laser
                                                 tag, Cinema Café Movies and a whole lot more! 
Transportation is provided.  Guaranteed fun!


June 19-22                          The Getaway Camp-Loads of outdoor high
                                                 adventure fun!  Activities wll include canoeing and
                                                 kayaking, COPE, Climbing Tower, Mountain Biking,
                                                 horseback riding and much more!


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