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T-27 Capital Area Night Hike 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017 - Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Capital Area District's almost world famous “Night Hike” is now open to registration. You won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity for your Scouts. You will show up, check-in, go through pack-check to make sure you are Prepared, eat a hot meal, and then your adventure begins.

You will hike through the night covering approximately 11 miles, stopping at 10 stations to show off your Scouting skills and being tested in your scout-crafts. Upon arrival back at beautiful Camp Thunderbird, your hot breakfast will be waiting. Without a doubt, this is a premier activity.

Don’t let your boys miss out on this year’s “Night Hike”, they may never let you forget it.

The event is on Friday, November 17th - Saturday, November 18th at Camp Thunderbird in Olympia. Check in starts at 5:30 PM.
The Hike will occur in all kinds of weather so come prepared. It is a ten mile hike with activity stations. Scouts are scored on their performance as a team. Scouts get a patch and breakfast. There will be troop award ribbons for the top three teams.

MUST BRING: Day pack, hiking boots, all components of the backpacking 10 essentials, and a complete set of extra clothes. Pack checks will be made prior to heading up the trail.

Registration Fee Includes: A patch, dinner and breakfast.

Download the 2016 Night Hike Flyer

Some FAQ's:
The night hike is a 10 mile course that begins at Camp Thunderbird and goes east along the road to the Simpson property around a logging road and back to Camp Thunderbird. There are 10 challenge activities along the way.

This is a unique opportunity for scouts to experience all the elements one might encounter if lost in the woods or faced with a disaster. This includes weather, fatigue, dark, stress and the need to problem solve. The hike is unique in that Troops may let a team of scouts complete the course without an adult.

Scouts are forever hungry. Scouts may not have eaten prior to arriving. A small dinner will be provided or you can bring a dinner. Oven and microwave are available. There is plenty of time to eat while waiting to begin the hike.

Event ID: T-27-NightHike  
Event Dates: Friday, November 17, 2017
To: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Location: Camp Thunderbird, Summit Lake, WA

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