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Whitsett - Sunday, June 17 to Saturday, June 23 2018

What: Camp Whitsett - Philmont alternative

When: June 17 - 23, 2018
Where: Forest Rte 22S82, Kernville, CA 93238, USA
                http://www.campwhitsett.org/
Who: Scouts who were signed up to go to Philmont
Dress Code: Class A for Travel
Cost: TBD (Will come out of refund from Philmont trip.)
SIC: Robert Stanley Crew #1 / Jack Crane Crew #2
Activity Coordinator: Tanya Raschke
How: You are already singed up if you were going to Philmont

Directions:

FROM THE NORTH (HWY 65 THROUGH PORTERVILLE)
From Porterville, head South on Highway 65 to the DUCOR exit. Go east through
DUCOR and wind up through California Hot Springs and on toward Johnsondale.
You will travel over Parker Pass, past the Western Divide highway turnoff, and
down, once again, toward Johnsondale. Take the LEFT FORK onto Forest Route
22S82 (follow the signs for Camp Whitsett, if you get to R-Ranch at Johnsondale,
turn back). Follow Forest Route 22S82 for about 3 miles, and Camp Whitsett is on
the right, just past public campsite 3 and the turnoff for the Western Divide Highway.

Details

Since Philmont was Cancelled we are doing something different.
we will hike a days, spend a few days in camp, and end with White Water Rafting.

Packing

Pack as you were for Philmont nothing changes.
We will still do a gear check and impound your backpack on Saturday.
For Sunday when we leave pack In a small backpack or bag put a swim suit and towel and any other "camp" items/clothes that you don't want on the trail.

Crew 1,
This Saturday, June 16, we will do the final Whitsett backpack/crew gear inspection and impound Crew 1's backpacks.  The schedule for Saturday June 16 is from 5PM to 6:30PM.
I have signed you up for 30 minute slots to do the inspection at my house as follows:
 
Robert and Alec              5:00-5:30PM
Ameen and Daniel          5:30-6:00PM
Ryan and Trevor             6:00-6:30PM (after HHS Marching band minicamp)
Location: 1326 Richardson Avenue, Los Altos.

Crew 2

8-8:30am:  Josh / Zach / Danny
8:30-9am:  Jack / Cam
9:30-10am:  Harrison / Peter

@ Crane House1570 Wisteria Lane (Near Trader Joes on South side of Los Altos)

Los Altos, 94024

Agenda

Sunday June 17
  • 7am Meet @ LAUMC
  • Early Lunch @ in-N-Out Burger 33464 Bernard Dr, Kettleman City, CA 93239 (Bring Money)
  • 1pm (ish) Arrive at camp
  • Meet Troop Guide at parking lot
  • one gear car can go into camp
  • Swim Test - All scouts participate
  • 5:30 Dinner (full Class A for all dinners)
  • 6:30 Fire Drill
  • 8:15 Camp Fire
Monday June 18
  • Get used to altitude of camp
  • TBD in camp activities
Tuesday June 19 - Thursday June 21
  • Hit the trail for three days two nights of backpacking led by our camp ranger
  • We will hike as one group, but cook and camp as the two crews that we had for Philmont
Thursday PM
  •    Back in Camp hopefully by Dinner
Friday
  • In camp activities TBD
Saturday
  • Early Leave Camp
  • 11:30 Sierra South Mountain Adventures in Kernville to go white water rafting
    • Lickety Blaster – This is our most popular trip. If you're itchin' for a longer Kern River
      whitewater escapade, try our Lickety Blaster. First, "get your feet wet" on a Lickety Split
      run. Then, head back up river once more to put your newly honed whitewater skills to the
      test on a second Lickety Split run.
  • 4pm Drive home
Camp Map


Roster

PeterArnold
DanielCasares
CharlesCrane
JackCrane
CameronCummins
DannyDonahue
JoshKim
RhettLivengood
RyanLivengood
AmeenQureshi
ZacharyRaschke
HarrisonSchachter
AlecSong
PeterStanley
RobertStanley
TrevorStick


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Peter Stanley,
Jun 16, 2018, 7:30 AM
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Peter Stanley,
Jun 11, 2018, 9:53 PM
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Peter Stanley,
Jun 11, 2018, 10:31 PM
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Peter Stanley,
Jun 16, 2018, 7:34 AM