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2019 Activity Details

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2019 Activity Details

Organizational/Orientation Meeting

Description: Explain camp to the new and remind the old of the rules.
Basics: Explain camp to the new and remind the old of the rules. Introduce everyone and divide into teams for the week. Create Duty Roster.
Equipment: None Available

4-way Volleyball

Description: 2 Nets criss-cross creating a nice X. One team is in each side and the game is played much like volleyball
Basics: Mostly plays just like volleyball, with the following changes

1)There are four teams instead of two, and two nets are placed across each other to form an X
2)Scoring starts at 0 and teams get a point every time they make a mistake
3)Score fifteen points and you're out
4)Dead courts are out of bounds
5)Service is by the team counter-clockwise from the team making the error
6)We rotate courts any time any team reaches a score divisible evenly by four

Yep, just like regular volleyball.
Equipment: Nets
Volleyball
Stakes
Hammer
Rope

Craft Hour

Description: We make something cool with guidance from Uncle Ethan.
Basics: We make something cool with guidance from Uncle Et...
Equipment: None Available

Open Time Capsule

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

Blind Experience

Description: The Blind Hike and more!
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

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

Lights Out

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

Camp Set-up

Description: We organize our personal gear and make the camp ready for use by bringing things in and organizing them.
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Rocket Building

Description: Build both model and water rockets
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Movie

Description: Project a movie onto the side of a building
Basics: Project a movie onto the side of a building
Equipment: None Available

Quiet Time

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.

Satellite Recovery

Description: Using GPS locate the parts of a missing satellite and create something using the salvage
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Free Time

Description: Nap, play games, whatever; it's free time!
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Rocket Launch

Description: Build & launch model rockets
Basics: Build & launch model rockets
Equipment: None Available

Competition

Description: People compete in a variety of ways.
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Board Gaming

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

Hello Darkness My Old Friend

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

Spacewalk

Description: Teams have to accomplish some task while tethered to each other and to a fixed point (the ship). Could involve reaching several different points on a fairly long line which might require winding and unwinding
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Time Capsule Ceremony

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 J
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.

Busted - Can't pay for lights.

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

Re-Entry

Description: Participants take a quiz to see who has learned the most about other campers during the weekette.
Basics: None Available
Equipment: None Available

Cabin Cleaning

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