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11. Work Party May 31- June 2

Let's Get Camp Ready!

Come help get Tomahawk Scout Reservation ready for this coming summer camp season.  Food, lodging, fellowship and a special recognition are provided.  Both skilled and general labor is needed.  Open to adults and youth. It’s fun!


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Dates

Friday May 31st to Sunday June 2nd

Schedule

The White Pine Program Building will be the main headquarters for this event. 

Friday Night

  1. Arrival, White Pine Program Building: 8 PM to 9 PM
  2. Cracker Barrel, White Pine Program Building: 9 PM

Saturday 

  1. Morning Flags: 7:55 AM
  2. Breakfast: 8 AM
  3. Break into work groups: 8:30 AM
  4. Work Begins: 9:30 AM
  5. Break for Lunch: 12:00 PM
  6. Afternoon Work: 1:00 PM
  7. Activities and Root Beer Floats: 4:00 PM
  8. Clean Up for Supper: 5:30 PM
  9. Flags: 5:55 PM
  10. Supper: 6:00 PM
  11. Movie and Games: 8:00 PM

Sunday Morning

  1. Morning Flags 7:55 AM
  2. Breakfast: 8 AM
  3. Break into work groups: 8:30 AM
  4. Work Begins: 9:00 AM
  5. Break for Lunch: 11:30 PM
  6. Depart Tomahawk: 1:00 PM

**Friday and Sunday participation is optional**

Lodging

  • Tenting: Participants are allowed to pitch a tent anywhere in camp. Availability to water varies in spring. We recommend tenting in White Pine. 
  • Bunkrooms: The bunkrooms used for Snow Base are available for anyone to use. Access to flush toilets and showers nearby.

Cost

No cost for this event. We ask that everyone pitch in and help get us ready for this summer. 

Projects

Canvas Setup

  • Set up Navajo Tents
  • Set up White Pine Tents
  • inspect canvas
  • Set up Staff Tenting
  • Put up Baker’s Tents

Aquatics

  • Move boats to racks
  • Put in small docks
  • Assemble beach signage
  • Put out lifejackets and paddles

 

Campsite overview

  • Clear branches/limbs 
  • Cut back brush in campsites and roads
  • Harvest spars and strip bark for pioneering projects
  • Clean out bear boxes and latrines

Dining Hall

  • Move all stored items out
  • Clean surfaces and window sills/screens/windows
  • Set up tables
  • Set up the White Pine Dining Shelter tables
  • Sand and varnish Dining Shelter Tables

 

Other

  • Assemble logs for Tomahawk Ranges
  • Clean around the outside of buildings
  • Stack firewood at campfire rings

 

 


11. Work Party May 31- June 2

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