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2013-11-15 Peace River Fossil Dig Campout

posted Oct 31, 2013, 2:45 PM by Dan Walton   [ updated Jun 16, 2017, 3:05 PM ]
November 15th - 17th, 2013

Canoeing, Swimming, Wilderness Camping, and DIGGING FOR FOSSILS!   This is Troop 337's first trip to Peace River, but likely not the last!

We'll be camping in the wilderness area of a campground in Arcadia, FL, at the Base of the Peace River - Click Here for more info and photos. 

Be sure to do your job to read and explore all information about this campout, so that you can prepare yourself and your Patrol.


TO ATTEND THIS CAMPOUT SCOUTS (NOT PARENTS) MUST DO THE FOLLOWING 6 STEPS:
  1. INFORMATION SHEET - Print it, READ IT, and put it in your Troop notebook  Use it to prepare/pack for the trip.   
  2. PERMISSION FORM  - Print it, have your parents sign it, and bring it to the Troop Meeting with payment on November 4th
  3. Print this CANOE TRAIL MAP, study it, put it in a plastic bag or dry bag, and bring it canoeing! 
    • On this map, UP is the way the river flows, which is South (not North)
    • Our campsite is at the top and is called "Peace River Campground".  
    • On Saturday, we'll go from Brownville Park, back to our Peace River Campground (8 miles).
    • On Sunday, we'll go from the Gardner Boat Ramp to Brownville Park (4 miles)
    • If you want to, you can print maps 5 & 6 from this Full Map of the Peace River!  We're using access points 11, 12, and 13.
  4. AGENDA - Print it, and bring it on the campout.
  5. Print out a PACKING LIST.  Save it to your drive and make your own.  Use your Scout Book Too!
  6. Explore everything on this web page (Campground information above, and other information below).  A Scout Is Prepared!  
LINKS TO EXPLORE

CANOE MAPS

Use map to zoom and pan and explore!   You can zoom in on our campground to see the primitive area where we will be camping.  Pick out a spot!
  • Saturday Trek - Yellow - 8 miles - Brownville back to our camp in Arcadia
  • Sunday Trek - Green - 4 miles - Gardner to Brownville
  • View Peace River Canoe Run & Fossil Dig in a larger map



DRIVING MAP - We're travelling to the WEST Coast (almost 3 hours)

View Larger Map


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Dan Walton,
Nov 3, 2013, 3:29 AM
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Dan Walton,
Nov 4, 2013, 6:39 PM
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Dan Walton,
Nov 12, 2013, 5:57 PM
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