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Pack 23 Spring Family Campout - May 16-17

posted May 10, 2015, 9:20 PM by Derek Janu-Chossek
Hi Everyone!
Our Spring Family campout is coming up quickly!  It will be at the Kankakee River State Park in Bourbonnais, IL
See the directions to get to our camp site below.  We will be in site 006.  

Directions: I-290 E to I-90 E (to Indiana). Keep left to I-94 E (to Indiana). Take exit 63 to I-57 S (to Memphis). Take that 43 miles to exit 315 onto IL-50 toward Bradley, Bourbonnais. 0.3 miles, right on E Armour Rd. 1.3 miles, continue onto William R Latham Sr Dr. 0.7 miles turn right onto Main Street NW. 0.9 miles turn left onto Sportsman Club road. 1.1 miles turn left onto County Road N 224 W. 

Some notes from our Camping Coordinator, Tara:  
Campers will need to bring their own plates, mugs, and silverware. They need their own tents and sleeping bags/blankets. Camping chairs are good to bring if people want to sit around a campfire. Families can sleep together, and boys can share tents, but if a boy comes along with another family (not his own), he cannot sleep in their family tent, he must be in his own tent or share with another boy. The boys can bring pocketknives if they are are Bear level or above.

It is tick season. So people should be prepared to do body checks before bed. It is also morel season, so maybe some lucky people will find some mushrooms!

The cost is $15 per family.  Please sign up on the form linked here before Thursday, May 14.  You can pay any time.

The Girl Scout Brownie troop who are sisters to some of our Cub Scouts, will be camping right next to us.  So we will have plenty of Oak Park families in camp!

Kankakee River State Park, Group Campground



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