The forecast for Camp Attakapass looks to be a touch of Louisiana winter meaning lows in the mid-30s and highs in the 60s. Rain is expected our last day, so rain gear is essentials. Pack for cold evenings. Use the following checklist to make sure you have the right equipment.
See you Friday night at 6:30 at the troop trailer to stow your gear.
Winter Camp Gear List
Troop 10 has had a history of scheduling high adventure trips for its older scouts, either on its own or through council summer camps from all over the South. In the past, our scouts have enjoyed numerous whitewater trips on the Ocoee River in Tennessee/Georgia, the Nantahala in North Carolina, the Lower Mt Fork in Oklahoma, and the Caddo in Arkansas.
Troop 10 scouts have enjoyed a weekend long trip around the Florida panhandle, including a canoe trip down the Coldwater Creek, and an overnight visit to the Pensacola Naval Air Station. Our scouts like climbing, so in addition to troop meetings at The Rok Haus in Lafayette and the Texas Rock Gym in Houston, we have also taken the older scouts to Enchanted Rock in 2010, 2011, and 2016 for caving, climbing and hiking trips.
A little high adventure for a tiny crew at Enchanted Rock. Even though the rock climbing got rained out, in addition to a couple of Scouts, you can share in four minutes of the fun!
First Class Scout Aaron Landry assumes the duties of webmaster as assigned by Scoutmaster Mr. Barry.
Troop 10 Scouts competed for the pick of the secret ingredients for their Saturday night feast. Yes, we studied knots, but how we put them to use is a whole other matter! A one-handed bowline to “rescue” the stranded patrol member across the “tarp” water? Sure, why not?
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Here is a very apt reminder of why we have the Polaris/Ranger games. The skills we learn today are not just for today.