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2017 Activity Details

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Congregate At Bollman's House

Description: Everyone meets at the ancestral home of the Bollmen to arrange carpooling to camp.
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Card Draft

Description: Pick cards to be used in the market game.
Basics: There will be a pool of cards available and the teams will select them for use in creating their market inventions.
Equipment: Market cards.

4-Way Dodgeball

Description: Dodgeball is an easy activity where everyone can feel like they have a chance.
Basics: If a ball bounces it is dead -- it can't cause an out.
If you are hit by a ball, you are out.
If your thrown ball is caught, you are out.
You can block a ball with a ball in your hand.
The court is divided into quadrants and teams can't leave their quadrant.
Equipment: Balls

Will It Stick?

Description: Throw all manner of sharp objects at a target in hopes of sticking them.
Basics: Throw all manner of sharp objects at a target in hopes of sticking them so they don't bounce off or fall to the ground.
Equipment: None Available

Blind Hike

Description: Destination Unknown
Basics: Members don blindfolds for this annual Handicapped Awareness experience. All members are blindfolded.
Equipment: Blindfolds

Baking

Description: Mixing, kneading, and waiting for the bread to be ready to bake.
Basics: Campers work in teams to prepare and bake loaves of bread and possibly other baked goods like cookies or cakes. This time is used to knead bread, wait for it to rise, knead more, let rise again, and finally bake. There is some waiting in htis process.
Equipment: None Available

Papier Mache

Description: Teams create constructs using wet newspaper.
Basics: Teams create constructs using wet newspaper.
Equipment: None Available

That's a Wrap!

Description: Every night there comes a time when the lights are mostly off and people should speak in hushed voices. This is that time.
Basics: Participants turn off lights in the sleeping areas and prepare for bed. Those who choose not to participate must speak in hushed tones and avoid using noisy equipment.
Equipment: None Available

Cross-Country Golf

Description: The Winter Camp classic par 62 hole
Basics: Test your skills on our Par 62 course. Teams tee off at the Beaver Creek Skills building and attempt to put the ball in the cup, which is located at the nearby BC Field Sports area.
Equipment: Golf Balls
Golf Clubs
Tees
Golf Bag

Quest For The Grail

Description: Players follow directions to find the holy grail.
Basics: Players follow directions to find the holy grail.
Equipment: None Available

Uncle Ethan's Craft Hour

Description: We make something cool with guidance from Uncle Ethan.
Basics: We make something cool with guidance from Uncle Ethan.
Equipment: Depends on the project.

Capture The Objective

Description: he classic Winter Camp sized game of Capture the Flag is back. Plays much like Capture the Flag except we add additional treasures to be stolen and if you're caught, it just costs your team points. After two hours of play, whichever has scored the most (or least) points is the winning team.
Basics: This game is played with points.
Getting captured costs your team points.
Stealing a treasure earns you points.
Making a capture earns points.
Stealing the objective is a lot of points.
Equipment: Objects to serve as treasure.
Object to be the objective.
Hole punch to mark captures.
ID card to get punched if caught.

Market Game

Description: Players use their resources to barter for lunch.
Basics: Players use their resources to barter for lunch
Equipment: None Available

CUT!

Description: Every night there comes a time when the lights are mostly off and people should speak in hushed voices. This is that time.
Basics: Participants turn off lights in the sleeping areas and prepare for bed. Those who choose not to participate must speak in hushed tones and avoid using noisy equipment.
Equipment: None Available

Service Project

Description: Provide labor for a project to improve camp as designated by the ranger staff
Basics: Stay safe. Don't use dangerous tools. Try to watch out for the person next to you too. Do what the rangers ask (or better).
Equipment: Rangers will let us know if there are any tools they recommend.

Service Project

Description: Provide labor for a project to improve camp as designated by the ranger staff
Basics: Stay safe. Don't use dangerous tools. Try to watch out for the person next to you too. Do what the rangers ask (or better).
Equipment: Rangers will let us know if there are any tools they recommend.

Table Top Games

Description: We make space and time available to play a variety of tabletop board and role-playing games.
Basics: Various games, no real structure
Equipment: Boardgames
RPG Rulebooks

Everybody Take 9 (or so)

Description: Every night there comes a time when the lights are mostly off and people should speak in hushed voices. This is that time.
Basics: Participants turn off lights in the sleeping areas and prepare for bed. Those who choose not to participate must speak in hushed tones and avoid using noisy equipment.
Equipment: None Available

Raw Deal Readiness

Description: Unsure
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Silly Walk

Description: Who has the silliest walk? (Python-themed).
Basics: Who has the silliest walk? (Python-themed).
Equipment: None Available

Not Being Seen

Description: Players attempt not to be seen and are marked with smoke bombs when found.
Basics: Players attempt not to be seen and are marked with flour if spotted. Later, there are ground flames in spots where people were found.
Equipment: None Available

Time Capsule Loading

Description: There are several parts to this activity, but the core is that we bury something and several years later we dig it up
Basics: We find some items we think would be significant, including perhaps a letter to your future self. They are loaded in the capsule which is buried with some pomp and circumstance.
Hopefully 5 years later, we dig it up so you can see what you sent yourself.
Equipment: Tape
Wrench
Capsule
Things to bury

Time Capsul Hike

Description: There are several parts to this activity, but the core is that we bury something and several years later we dig it up
Basics: We find some items we think would be significant, including perhaps a letter to your future self. They are loaded in the capsule which is buried with some pomp and circumstance.
Hopefully 5 years later, we dig it up so you can see what you sent yourself.
Equipment: Tape
Wrench
Capsule
Things to bury

Casino Night

Description: Players are issued chips and then get a chance to test their skill at a variety of gambling tables. Usually, we include blackjack, roulette, poker, craps, and Volkswagen racing. We even had Banco one year (pretty much like blackjack, but cool enough for James Bond).
Basics: Rules are based on Casino games. The evening rules are that you can gamble until the casino closes or you go broke.
Equipment: Table Layouts
chips
cards
roulette wheel
deck shoes
plenty of dealers.

We'll Fix It in Post

Description: Every night there comes a time when the lights are mostly off and people should speak in hushed voices. This is that time.
Basics: Participants turn off lights in the sleeping areas and prepare for bed. Those who choose not to participate must speak in hushed tones and avoid using noisy equipment.
Equipment: None Available

Scout's Own

Description: A Scout is Reverent
Basics: Everyone who wants to should attend. Those not attending should not interfere with the activity.
Equipment: Winter Camp Book of Worship.

Burn The Witch!

Description: Set creations from earlier in the week ablaze.
Basics: Earlier in the week we created papier-mache constructs and for this event, we set them ablaze.
Equipment: Accelerants might make it more fun.

Strike the Set!

Description: Clean the cabins and put away camp and personal gear in preparation for departure.
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Denouement

Description: Pack your things, we're headed home!
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available