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Zomb-o-Ree - May 3-5, 2013

What: Zomb-o-Ree
When: May 3-5, 2013
Where: Cutter Scout Reservation
Who: First Class Scouts and above
Cost: $60, includes food, patch, T-Shirt and loads of FUN!
SIC: Cole Cummins


Unsure of how you’ll fare in a battle with the Undead?  Learn and practice your fire building, first aid, and a host of other wilderness survival skills at our Invasion Training Stations. Then team up with your fellow Scouts and compete in contests to hone your skills even further. But beware - you may become infected with the Zombie Contagion during the day - when it counts, will you be FRIEND or FOE?!

Featured Activities and Events

  • Invasion Training Stations - First Aid, Fire Building, Rope and Wilderness Survival
  • Zombie Defense Centers - Rifle, Shotgun and Archery
  • Zombie Chop (Tomahawk Toss)
  • Zombie Capture (Capture the Flag)
  • Dead Leg Lift (Rope Lift)
  • Run For Your Life (Obstacle Course)
  • Zombieland Twinkie Turn (Geocaching)
  • Mountain Board Massacre
  • COrPsE Course (Zipline)
  • Friday 5/3
    • 4:15pm - Meet at LAUMC
    • 4:30pm - Depart for Cutter Scout Reservation
  • Sunday 5/5
    • 11:30am - Arrive at LAUMC


  1. Pack using standard T33 packing list – keep it simple – no need to over pack.
  2. Make sure to have a daypack with your 10 essentials and a water bottle. (There is a 30% change of rain on Sunday so don’t forget rain gear)
  3. Class-B attire (Any Scout related t-shirt) to travel to camp - Class-A uniforms ARE NOT required/suggested for this weekend.
  4. Bring a Grubby shirt/clothes to camp this weekend, things may get stained if the zombie’s get out of control.
  5. Lunch on Saturday is a lip smacking good MRE.
  6. All our meals are being cooked in camp “Troop Jamboree Style” (i.e. We supply the food and the Patrols are preparing it)
  7. On Saturday the majority of activities are competitive, prizes will be given out to the best patrols.
  8. A flashlight with fresh batteries is a must!!!
  9. Sun protection recommended
  10. We will bring our Troop 33 Tarps and Rope to build Zombie Protection Shelter
  11. Arrive at LAUMC BY 4:15 for a 4:30 departure.
  12. Bug repellent is recommended (mosquito season is full swing)
  13. There is poison oak around the camp, if you are allergic (and know it) bring some Tecnu or other means to wash off the oils.
  14. Make sure you bring your mess kit (Minimally a bowl, a plate, a spork and a cup) – Make sure your name is on each.
  15. If you have not signed the activity release form or paid the fee, you must do so when you arrive on Friday.


Q: What is a Zomb-O-Ree?
A: Pacific Skyline Council’s Zomb-O-Ree 2013 is back and better than ever! Zomb-O-Ree is a camporee-styled event happening at Cutter Scout Reservation on May 3-5, 2013 - all of the event’s activities will highlight Scouting skills that you would use to survive a Zombie Apocalypse, in addition to a bunch of other cool stuff, like our Zipline!

Q: Where is Zomb-O-Ree being held?
A: Cutter Scout Reservation is the perfect spot for an event like this! Relatively isolated, Cutter would naturally be one of the last safe havens in our area from an army of hungry, reanimated corpses. One way in, one way out; sufficiently stocked with food and a supply of fresh water, not to mention plenty of ammunition! Is there a place that you’d rather be?

Q: I better get to Cutter as soon as possible! When can I get there?
A: Event check-in starts on Friday, May 3 @ 1730 hrs and ends at 2100 hrs (5:30 pm -9:00 pm for civilians). Once you’ve been cleared by our Medical Staff – we need to make sure that no one in your contingent has been infected with the Zombie Contagion – then you may proceed to
the Harkson Lodge for final processing.

Q: What are some of the activities that I can participate in?
A: Activities are divided into three main areas:
  • . Invasion Training Stations: Practice your first aid, knots & lashings, fire building and a host of other skills on the morning of April 28.
  • Zombie Defense Centers: Look SHARP! Your favorite rifle or shotgun may be your last hope against a pending Zombie attack. Or, you might want to use a bow instead – a silvertipped arrow flying swift, silent and sure might be just as effective!
  • Team Response and Execution: There is safety in numbers! For these events, teamwork will be your only hope for survival!
A detailed list of the activity stations is contained in the Zomb-O-Ree Leaders’ Guide (available after March 15).

Q: Will I need my uniform to identify me as a non-Zombie?
A: No! This isn’t your father’s Zomb-O-Ree! Come in a white t-shirt and your “grubbies.”  Zombies are known for not being able to maintain their cellular integrity for very long – we wouldn’t want your “Court of Honor best” to get stained by Zombie drool.

Q: Do I need to bring any special equipment?
A: You can never go wrong with your 10 Essentials! There is an equipment checklist in the Zomb-O-Ree Leaders Guide (available after March 15). Depending on whether your unit is cooking its own grub (for fear of Zombie contamination), you may or may not need cooking equipment and provisions. Talk to your Scoutmaster to be sure!

Q: This sounds great! How much does it cost?
A: Zomb-O-Ree 2013 FOOD OPTION costs $45.00/Scout or Scout Leader and includes all meals (Friday dinner to Sunday lunch) and a commemorative event patch. If your unit wishes to cook its own food, then there is a LIMITED FOOD OPTION available that costs $35.00/Scout
or Scout Leader (includes SATURDAY MRE only). A late fee of $10.00 will be charged for all registrations after April 26.

Q: Just a patch?! You couldn’t do better than that?
A: A Special Zomb-O-Ree t-shirt is available for purchase at and is customizable with your Unit # and location at no extra charge. Order them now and you’ll be able to wear the coolest Scouting T at summer camp!  (Due to the shipping capabilities of our supplier, please order shirts as a unit, not as individual participants.)

Q: I’m an Adult Scouter and don’t want to miss the fun. Can I come too?
A: Of course! Scouters can share the risk with their units – two deep leadership is required. Scouters can also participate as Dedicated Staff at a special registration fee of $25.00/Scouter.  This fee includes all meals (Friday dinner to Sunday lunch), a commemorative patch, and a special edition Staff t-shirt!

Q: Can Cub Scouts attend?
A: Webelos Scouts may attend as embedded members of a troop, at their leaders’ and parents’ discretion.

Q: I am totally excited! How do I register?
A: That’s the easy part! You can register online (by unit) at If your troop is not attending, individual scouts can register as “Provisional Scouts” (FOOD Option Only) and will be grouped into a patrol.

Q: I have a question that’s not on this list. What do I do now?
A: Contact ASM Ted Marcopulos 650-960-4025
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