Who can attend North Wind?
Boy Scouts, Venturing Scouts, and Adults
When are programs offered?
Weekends in January and February
What is provided?
North Wind will provide the equipment (sleds, sleeping
bags, cooking, etc...), most of all the cold weather clothing (bring
your own long underwear and jacket) and all meals (they're tastey!). See related content for a packing list.
What should I pack for camp?
Participants will need to bring some clothing items to wear under the
cold weather gear we provide as well as some personal items. See related content for a full packing list.
- Indoor Sleeping Bag, pillow, etc.
- Long Underwear (not cotton)
- Non absorbing upper body layers such as wool or polyester
- Outer Shell – A winter jacket with hood works great.
- Plastic bowl, mug, spoon, and fork.
- Personal items – Toothbrush, toothpaste, chapstick, handi-wipes, deodorant, etc.
Meals are provided, what if I have a food allergy?
We will do our best to meet the special dietary needs of the participants in
your unit. We have alternative menu items for those with special
dietary restrictions due to medical or religious reasons. See related content for more information on dietary restrictions. We
will not be able to meet the special dietary needs of any participant
without advance notice. Special dietary restrictions must be entered
into the reservations system online roster two weeks prior to your
What if weather conditions are severe?
Information regarding current weather conditions and Northern Star
Council Winter Camp Programs will be available at 651-254-9134 the week
Where do I check in?
At North Wind check in occurs at Heritage Lodge. See your unique program options schedule for arrival time.
What forms should I bring?
Each participant will need to have completed a health history (parts