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Spooky-Ree


Come to Stearns Scout Camp for a scary-good time. We'll scare your socks off while you play games, eat candy, enjoy hay rides learn camp skills, and have fun. Don't forget to bring a costume!

Some Activities You'll Do At This Event

Crafts

Crafty things to do at our camps

Crafty things to do at our camps

Fire Building Techniques

Start and stop a fire the right way.

Start and stop a fire the right way.

Climbing

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

BB Gun Shooting

Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun

Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun

Tent Camping

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

Camp Store

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Pumpkin Decorating

Will it be spooky or funny? You're the artist and the pumpkin is your canvas!

Will it be spooky or funny? You're the artist and the pumpkin is your canvas!

Pedal Carts

All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!

All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!

Spooky Trail

A little bit spooky and a whole lot of fun. Where will our haunted trail lead you?

A little bit spooky and a whole lot of fun. Where will our haunted trail lead you?

Hayride

Join in on the fun! Our 20 minute hayrides are the perfect way to explore camp.

Join in on the fun! Our 20 minute hayrides are the perfect way to explore camp.

Creepy-Crawly Animal Show

Learn about the fascinating creatures of Minnesota during this fun and interactive animal show led by a local naturalist.

Learn about the fascinating creatures of Minnesota during this fun and interactive animal show led by a local naturalist.

Stargazing

There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!

There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!

Carnival Games

Test your skills and win prizes with our exciting carnival games!

Test your skills and win prizes with our exciting carnival games!

Archery

Take up a bow and arrow and fire a few toward the bullseye

Take up a bow and arrow and fire a few toward the bullseye

Board Games

Spend time together and build learning skills.

Spend time together and build learning skills.

Bounce Pillow

It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.

It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.

Program Highlights

The popular Spooky-Trail is a fun opportunity to have some spooky fun with your pack. Bring your costume and be ready for a spooky-good time.

We are busy thinking about ways to make 2018 even better. Watch for details in late summer!

Schedule

Friday
6:00 p.m. - Check-in and Registration at Tonkawa Lodge
6:30 - 10:00 - Campsite Set-Up and Pack Time

Saturday
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 - 11:50 - Morning Program
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 - 4:50 - Afternoon Program
5:00 - Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 - Spooky Trail and Skits

Sunday
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
Pack up and head home after breakfast

Advancement

Spooky-Ree is designed to be an activity based program instead of advancement based. Scouts will not complete adventures during the scheduled activities. There will be time during the weekend for the pack to organize their own rank advancement activities if desired.

Who Can go to the Spooky-Ree?

Cub Scouts (Lions to Arrow of Light Scouts), Parents, and Siblings

How much does it cost?

Fees for 2018 are below.

  • Cub Scouts $30
  • Siblings age 5-11 $15
  • Adults $5
  • Siblings 4 & under are free
  • $5 per person per meal (optional - See Food Service Below)

You may choose to cook your own food or eat in our dining hall. If you choose to cook your own food, a propane stove with fuel will be provided at no charge. Eating in the dining hall is $5 per person per meal.

How do I register?

Registration opens the day after Labor Day each year! Mark your calendars now so you don't forget! Click the Register tab on this page to pick your location.

What should I bring to Camp?

Spooky-Ree is a full weekend event. Make sure you are prepared for an entire weekend away from home. Use this checklist as a baseline as you get packed.

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Warm Layers (October can be cold in Minnesota)
  • Rain Gear
  • Flashlight
  • Eating Utensils and Cooking Supplies (If cooking in your own campsite)
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Halloween Costume!

What forms do I need to bring to camp?

Every participant (youth and adult) must have a completed health form - parts A and B. You also need to bring a shooting sports waiver for every child participating bb guns, archery, or slingshots.

What should I do if I have dietary restrictions?

We do our best to provide safe and healthy meals for all of our participants. We ask that you complete the medical information section of your online registration to inform us of any dietary needs. You can also contact via phone or email to discuss a particular need. Common restrictions that we are usually able to handle are: nut allergies, lactose free, gluten free, and vegetarian. If you have other needs please be sure to contact us 2 weeks prior to attending Spooky-Ree.

Spooky-Ree takes is an annual event, so choose yours below once registrations are open.

2018 Spooky-Ree at Camp Stearns

2018 Spooky-Ree at Camp Stearns

Camp Phone: 651-254-9135
Reservation Questions: 651-287-3699


 Stearns Scout Camp
South Haven, Minnesota

Opens 9/4/2018

This Year's Dates

  • 10/12/2018 - 10/14/2018


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