Klondike Derbies 2018





January 19-21

==> PERSONAL WINTER CAMPING CHECKLIST HERE <==

SECOND YEAR SCOUTS AND UP ONLY

Shackleton Antarctic Adventure Klondike - Connecticut

==> CONNECTICUT RSVP HERE <==

Recreate the amazing feats of endurance from the Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914 at the Shackleton Klondike Derby in Connecticut!  

This event is being hosted by Troop 22, Mr. Trejo's old troop, and the same guys that came to help us set up the Star Wars Camporee. Some of these Scouts will be traveling alongside Troop 98 to Philmont this coming Summer. 

Your patrol will pull its sled from event to event competing in various Scout skills.  The event will be held at Webster Scout Reservation in Ashford, Connecticut. We'll be staying in one or two heated cabins.
  • Location:  We're arriving at and camping at JN Webster Scout Reservation, [MAP] [DIRECTIONS

  • Depart:  From St. John's at 5:00PM on Friday (arrive by 4:45).  Check in with the Registrar Scout, get your car assignment, and put your things in that car immediately.

  • Return:  To St. John's around 4:00PM on Sunday (we'll call home on the way to let you know an exact time)

  • See below for what should you bring.

  • To learn more about the Shackleton expedition SEE THIS.


January 12-14

==> PERSONAL WINTER CAMPING CHECKLIST HERE <==

==> CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF REQUIRED GEAR ON EACH SLED <==

==> COMPLETE LEADER'S GUIDE HERE<==

First Year Scouts should go to the PA Klondike.

Return of the Pharaoh Klondike - Pennsylvania

==> PENNSYLVANIA RSVP HERE <==
 

Winter fun and competition at the 
Continental District Klondike Derby!  You patrol will pull its sled from event to event competing in various Scout skills.  The event will be held at Camp Hart but we'll be camping next door at Camp Delmont (in the Dan Beard cabin).

The theme this year is "Return of the Pharaoh" with each event having an ancient Egypt connection.
  • Location:  We're arriving at and camping at Camp Delmont, directions here ==>  DIRECTIONS (GPS 40.353797, -75.445857).  We'll be camping in the Dan Beard cabin (and not sharing with any other troops).  See the additional details on how to get to Dan Beard on the Directions page.

  • The Klondike Derby is at Camp Hart.  If you arrive after 8AM Saturday you should go directly to Camp Hart ==> DIRECTIONS (GPS: 40.36458,-75.426915).  Call a Troop 98 leader's cell phone if you can't find us right away.

  • Depart:  From St. John's at 5:45PM on Friday (arrive by 5:30).  Check in with the Registrar Scout, get your car assignment, and put your things in that car immediately.  If there's no room, put your things in the trailer.

  • Return:  To St. John's at Noon on Sunday

  • See below for what should you bring.