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Gold Rush - October 11, 2019

What:
 Gold Rush
When: October 11 - 13, 2019
Where: Boulder Creek Scout Reservation, 250 Scout Ranch Rd, Boulder Creek, CA 95006, USA   Map
Campsite location:  Mafeking 
Who: All Troop 33 Scouts and invited Webelo guests (Webelos must be accompanied by a parent)
Cost: $65 check ($67.5 for online payment) plus food. Free for invited Webelo guests.
Dress: Class A for all Travel and Saturday Morning Flags - Class B during the day. 
SIC: Daniel Casares
SMIC: Alice Tong
Activity Coordinator: Maud Calegari


PLEASE NOTE -  If you sign up to this event and later decide you can't make it, you are responsible for the fees or for finding another scout to take your place. 

Reminders for Drivers

  • Parking
    • Parking will be extremely limited, please plan on carpooling or have adults drop-off/pick-up
    • Each unit will be expected to have some cars park offsite (Mountain Mechanic, see attached map)
    • There will be a shuttle to take drivers back to BCSR
    • There will be parking attendants in the parking lot directing traffic, please pay attention to their directions
    • All parking is back-in only per BSA requirements
    • No cars allowed in camp without permission from the Ranger
  • Arrival
    • If a driver is staying for the weekend, please park as directed then unload
    • If a driver is dropping off, please unload all Scouts and gear and then take off (NO LOITERING!)

Reminders for Scouts/Participants

  • Dutch Oven competition
    • Scouts and Adults will compete separately this year
    • Turn in your entries at the Dutch Oven station by 3:00pm
    • There will be prizes for Scout entries (adults get bragging rights)
  • Money
    • Scouts may want to bring some cash (quarters and dollar bills) to purchase snacks
    • Saloon – Bring $0.50 for root beer, $0.50 for popcorn
    • General Store – Snacks from $0.50-$1.00, t-shirts for $5.00, other items $5-20
  • T-shirts
    • Tell your Scouts to bring a blank t-shirt to be silk-screened
    • We will have some t-shirts for sale for $5 in the General Store
  • Weather
    • The forecast is showing highs in the mid-70’s and lows in the 50’s
    • Be Prepared – bring layers since the evenings and mornings are cool and you never know when it will rain
  • Bathrooms
    • The toilets in Cubland and Central (near the kitchen) are DOWN
    • We will be using port-a-potties this year, please be considerate of others and keep them clean!

 

Details


Experience the "gold fever" of pioneers flocking West to find their fame and fortune!
This is our Troop's biggest recruiting event of the year, where we invite prospective Webelos candidates. Webelos candidates must be accompanied by a parent.

 


...NEWS FLASH... Gold has been discovered in Boulder Creek! 


Join Gold Rush Adventure at Boulder Creek Reservation 


DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO STAKE AND WORK YOUR CLAIM?

PAN FOR GOLD

ROPE A STEER

SHOOT A BOW & ARROW…

THROW TOMAHAWKS & SHOOT MUZZLELOADING RIFLES

(YOUNG ‘UNS SHOOT PELLET GUNS AT THE SHOOTIN’GALLERY)

MAKE CANDLES, ROPES, AND BULLETS

BRAND LEATHER AND WOOD…

COOK YOUR OWN JERKY, DONUTS, & BREAD

START YOUR FIRE WITH FLINT & STEEL

CUT WOOD FOR YOUR CABIN WITH A TWO-MAN BUCKSAW

DRINK SARSAPARILLA & PLAY CARDS AT THE SALOON…

VISIT THE GENERAL STORE…

AND MUCH MUCH MORE!


We will also have a custom silk-screen with the 2019 Gold Rush Adventure! Logo. Please bring a plain T-shirt (in whatever size you want, white or light colors work best - the ink is black and white) and take home a custom T-shirt!


Cost includes two nights camping, cracker barrel, a patch, and all event materials. There will also be BB range time for Webelos, and events suitable for their participation.

See you there, partner!

Activities

The activities you can participate in depend on if you are a Boy Scout or a Webelo:
  • Scouts - archery, hawk throwing, muzzleloading rifle, slingshots
  • Webelos - archery, BB guns, slingshots
  • All - candle making, rope making, gold panning, flint-n-steel, dutch oven cooking, bullet casting, jerky making, steer roping, branding, beadwork, leatherwork, and more!
  • All - bead projects, branding, bucksaw, bullet casting, candle making, donut making, Dutch Ovens, fire making, flint-n-steel, gold panning, jerky making, leatherworking, log pull, rope making, steer roping, stick bread, and custom silkscreened t-shirts!

.What to Do
  • Sign up!
  • Have your parents sign the following forms (see below)
    • Activity Consent Form
    • Pacific Skyline Council Shooting Sports Waiver: Three (3) Original Signed Forms Required Per Scout or Webelo 
      • Print two-sided
      • Front-side: must fill out for Boy Scouts who want to shoot muzzleloading rifles AND Webelos who want to shoot air/pellet rifles (considered a “BB device”).
      • Back-side: must fill out by Boy Scouts AND Cub Scouts and checked off for those items from archery, tomahawk, and/or slingshot which are permitted by the BSA and approved by the parent or guardian.  Boy Scouts can do all three and Webelos can do archery/slingshot.
      • Confused? Check out this page: http://www.pacsky.org/ShootingSportsByAge
  • Bring the completed forms and a check for $65/person payable to "BSA Troop 33" to Ms. Maud Calegari (or pay via Paypal below) 


What to Bring

Agenda

Friday, October 11

  • Meet at LAUMC by 4:00pm, Leave by 5:00pm (Los Altos United Methodist Church. 655 Magdalena Avenue in Los Altos Hills)
  • Arrive at Boulder Creek and setup camp
  • Dinner will be pizza at the campsite
  • Campfire activities within campsite hosted by TBD
  • Lights out

Saturday, October 12

  • Patrols cook breakfast
  • 8:30am - Opening ceremony - Class A uniform for Flags's
  • 9:00am - Events open (buddy pairs enjoy the activities)
  • 12:00pm - Lunch at the campsite (all activities closed till 1pm)
  • 1:00pm - Events open
  • 4:30pm - Gold Rush Challenge starts
  • 5:00pm - Events close
  • 5:30pm - Patrols cook dinner at the campsite
  • 6:00pm - Gold Rush Challenge ends
  • 8:00pm - Campfire at campfire circle
  • 9:00pm - Ice cream social
  • 10:00pm - Lights out/Quiet Hours 

Sunday, October 13


Payment  


* For invited Webelo guest & their parent: Free

* For Scouts and adults: 

$65 per person (check) 
Checks made out to "BSA Troop 33" can also be given to the Activity Coordinator (no payment fee needed).

OR

Pay Online

Scout/Adult Payment ($65 + $2.50 payment fee)

 



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Maud Calegari,
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