Northern Lights Scouts BSA Klondike Derby

Northern Lights Klondike has been RESCHEDULED for

February 18-20, 2022

 

We have been to Medieval Times and went back to the Stone Age...

What's next????? What is left for the Klondike Derby to conquer???

To boldly go where no Klondike Derby has gone before.... OUTERSPACE!!!

 

Your Troop can pick a skill and/or fun Space related event to host! Please contact Jim McGuire, with your event details and site selection - first come, first served! Must be done before registering for event!

 

WHAT?  Troop 6 and Troop 600 proudly presents “Klondike Travels to OUTERSPACE” at Citta Scout Reservation on February 18-20, 2022.  Scouts will move around to stations run by their leaders, so all scouts can participate. Locations of events will be by compass directions and distance. We would like all Troops to have a decorated Space Themed sled. Beware of Space Aliens. Each Troop hopefully will run a station based on scout skills and fun, with a Space twist. We will assemble on the parade field Saturday morning at 8:30 am. Events will begin at 9:00 am and go until 4:00 pm, with an hour for lunch at noon. All troops will reassemble on the parade field for the assembly of your Alien Defense Mechanism ballista toss at the Parade Field.Make sure to bring your Asteroids and Meteors!  (Bring 3-6 dozen decorated eggs).  Must be catapult design, not sling shot. The Troops will have until 4:30 to build their Alien Defense Mechanism. The toss will begin at 4:30. Sites and events will be on a first call basis. Please call Jim McGuire Scoutmaster Troop 6 at 908-783-7193.  There will be a Dutch oven dessert contest with entry due to Kewe at 6:30 pm. Yes, winner gets a nice prize. 8:00 pm will be a campfire with skits, songs and ribbons for the event winners. Cowboy action will open at 5:00 for additional $5.00 per person. Sign up additionally. Can accommodate 60 adults and youth, 14 and above.

 

Webelos are invited to set up their own events, run by the Packs. They can camp and eat with Troops or on their own. Ask a troop to invite you. Webelos will be able to participate in their own events but they can visit Troop events where appropriate for them to participate. Please reach out to Dan Dantoni at Dnc525@yahoo.com to coordinate an event that your pack can run. Be sure to register your webleos online!

Once you have chosen your event to run, please reach to a troop or to Jim McGuire (contact below) to arrange for a camp site.

 

When: February 18-20, 2022
Where: Joseph A. Citta Scout Reservation (229 Brookville Rd. Barnegat, NJ)
Check In Time: Starts at 6:00p.m. Friday February 18th 
Cost: 

  • Unit  Fee = $25 per unit
  • Adults = $5 per Leader
  • Boy Scouts/Venturers = $15 per Scout
  • Webelos = $10 per Scout
  • Extra Patches = $3 per patch
  • Extra: Cowboy Action Shooting (ages 14 plus) - $5 per scout.  Signup in the classes section of the event.  Open to first 60 adults and youth.
  • Late Fee (after January 10, 2022) = $5 per person

Before Registering- You must first contact Jim McGuire to reserve your camp site and event. This is first come first serve!  Jim McGuire at (908)-783-7193 or fox2124@hotmail.com

Once you have made your reservation- register for the event here!

 

Friday February 18th, you can begin to set up camp after 4pm. Please check in at Kewe after 4pm. Bring roster (can be downloaded below) and any final payments to check in. 

There will be a Leader and SPL meeting at 9pm at Kewe on Friday.

Saturday February 19th-

8:30am Parade field for opening

9:00am Event begins

4:00-4:30pm build your Alien Defense Mechanism on Parade Field

4:30-5:00pm Destroy the Aliens with your Asteroids and Meteors (decorated eggs)

6:30pm Enter Dutch Oven dessert competition

8:00pm Campfire and awards

 

Event will be judged on Patrol leadership, Participation, Ingenuity to solve tasks and Actual skill completion!

Directions for the event will be by compass barings and distance- so be sure to brush up on your compass and orienteering skills!!

 

Any further questions, please Contact Jim McGuire at (908)-783-7193 or fox2124@hotmail.com

 

  • Northern Lights District Klondike Derby
    January 27, 2023 to January 29

File Name Description
2022 OC Klondike Download