Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Family Camping @ Slate Run

WHERE: Slate Run Metro Park
1375 State Route 674 N.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Click for: Website, Trail Map

General Directions:
From I-270, take U.S. 33 east toward Lancaster to the Canal Winchester/S.R. 674 exit. Turn right onto Gender Road/S.R. 674 and go about 2 miles until it dead-ends into Lithopolis Road. Turn left and go about 1/2 mile to S.R. 674. Turn right and go about 4 miles to the entrance on the right...

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:
  • Friday - 
    • Arrival & Set-Up 3-6:00 or so...
    • Bring-your-own dinner 
    • Lights Out, 10PM
  • Saturday -
    • Bring-your-own breakfast
    • Early Morning - Pack Flag Ceremony (Class A Uniforms) 
    • ??? At 10:00 AM, there is a "Shale and Salamanders" program available...
    • Late Morning- Pack Hike (before it gets too hot?)
    • Bring-your-own Lunch
    • ???Early Afternoon - Nearby Historical Farm Tour (if available)?
    • Late Afternoon - Free time/Fun & Games/Have dens prepare & practice skits, songs, jokes?
    • Early Evening - Pack dinner (Campfire Hot Dogs & Hamburgers)
    • Evening- Pack Campfire w/ skits, jokes, & songs
    • Late Evening- If the sky is clear, astronomy (Friday or Saturday)
    • Lights out, 10:00pm
  • Sunday- 
    • Bring-your-own breakfast
    • Tear-Down
    • LEAVE NO TRACE
Note: our affiliate Boy Scout Troop will also be at the adjacent camp area, so there may be several joint activities throughout the day, especially for our Webelos.
    A FEW THINGS TO BRING:
    • Your own food & drinks, with the exception of Saturday dinner
    • Plenty of Water (Water may be not be readily available)
    • Binoculars and/or Telescopes
    • Class A & B Uniforms
    • Camping Gear, Games, etc.
    Hope to see everyone there!

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