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Hiawatha Derby Track Rentals Scheduled
2022-2023 Season

The following Dates are taken for renting Pinewood Derby Track for 2022-2023 Season

  • January 28, 2023- Saturday, Pack 083 - Joel Reid

  • February 11, 2023- Saturday, Pack 110- Brian Chicos

  • February 19, 2023- Sunday- Pack 047 - Marie Ferguson

  • March 11, 2023, Saturday- Pack 082 - Dan Cozine

  • March 12, 2023 Sunday, Pack 43- Tracy Holets

  • March 19, 2023, Sunday - Pack 231- Josh Wallenstein

  • March 25, 2023- Saturday/Sunday - Pack 186- Brendon McMenomy

If your unit has not reserved the PWD track for 2023, Please complete the PWD Form and email it to Barbara.

Updated PWD Rules as of 01.25.2023

Pinewood Derby Rules 2023.

Scout Training 2023

MAY TRAINING

INTRO to OUTDOOR LOEADER SKILLS TRAINING (IOLS) 

  • Pre-course meeting- Tuesday-May 9th @ 7pm.

  • Course: May 19-20 (5pm Friday- 6pm Saturday)

Cost: $15

Location: Gamehaven Scout Camp

To get all the details and to register click  on button

Baloo Training -Info To Come

JANUARY/ FEBRUARY 2023

HEY PACKS!

OPERATION ICICLE - Cub Scouts

WHEN: January 20-22nd OR February 3-5th (Friday 5pm-Sunday noon)

WHERE: Gamehaven Scout Reservation

TIME: Check-in is 5pm on Friday - Check-out at noon on Sunday. 

COST: $75/Scout & $50/Adult

QUESTIONS: Regarding program please call John Medcraft@ 651-442-9179. Any registration questions call Barbara@507-361-5340.        

Each participant will also receive a sweatshirt and patch from the event. 

Operation Icicle is the greatest, most challenging, and fun weekend of Scouting in the winter you will ever have!

  • The program is designed to achieve several goals related to character development. Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to work on electives based on rank. Each weekend offers a different theme and different electives.

  • January 20th-22nd

Theme: Pokemon

Electives: Lions- Build it up, knock it down, Tigers- Tiger Tag, Wolf- Yo-Yo, Bears- Bears go fishing, Webelos – First Responder

  • February 3rd-5th

Theme: Minecraft

Electives: Lions- Rumble in the jungle, Tigers- Stories in Shapes, Wolf- Adventures in coins, Bears- Marble Madness, Webelos –Art Explosion

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HEY PACKS!

POLAR CUB DAYS

Polar Cub Days are happening three Saturdays in January  & February 2023.

WHEN: January 21, February 4th and February 11th.

              If a date needs to be cancelled due to weather, Scouts will have the                          option to pick another Saturday, or attend on February 18th.

WHERE: Gamehaven Scout Reservation

TIME: Check-in 9am-9:45am, Programs begins at 10am, Closing at 4:30pm. 

COST: Cub Scouts- Free,  Siblings- $20 and Adults- $15.

We will have some new activities this year: Snowshoe trail, winter bingo, ice bowling, branding available, ice fishing, sledding and tubing, Frozen treasures (geocaching), and Dutch oven donuts.  Also, we will have sleigh and horse Don't forget the Card Board Sled Challenge will take place as well. 

NEW UPDATED POLICY- For all those who want to do sledding during Polar Days please bring a helmet. We will not let anyone go down the hill without one. Please label your helmets prior to the event, in case they get misplaced. IF you don't have a helmet Gamehaven Council will have a few on hand to borrow. 

Registration is now open

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Join Us for Winter Fun!

HIAWATHA & WAKPAOTA WINTER CAMPOREE

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WHEN: January 27-29, 2023

WHERE: Camp Phillipo- 30654 32nd Ave Way, Cannon Falls

TIME:  Arrive on Friday 4pm or so - Break Camp Sunday morning

QUESTIONS: Click on the flyer details

Red Wing Fundraiser

Red Wing Coffee & Cobbler

WHEN: February 8, 2023 - Wednesday evening

WHERE: Goodhue County Historical Society

TIME:  5pm-6:30pm

COST: $10/person

We also have opportunity to be a Table Sponsor or a Title Sponsor and invite others to join you. Click on register button to get all the details.

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APRIL 2023

ALL DISTRICT PINEWOOD DERBY RACE 

Save The Date
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We just Confirmed the date for the Annual District Pinewood Derby race at Apache Mall, Rochester, MN

Saturday, April 15, 2023

More Information and Sign-up to come next week.

JUNE- JULY- AUGUST  2023
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Our Summer Family Adventure theme this year is "Off to the Races"!  We will take your family on an adventure as you run, drive, sled and fly toward the winner's circle. We will be offering three different sessions with the option to do a day event only or add overnight camping to your stay. Some of the activities will be swimming, archery, BB guns, racing model cars, and more.

Family Adventure is open to Cubs, siblings, adults,  and community members alike. So start your engines and register today for our 2023 Summer Family Adventure!

SESSIONS AVAILABLE:

  • June Family Adventure - Saturday June 17, 2023 - 9:30am- 5:00pm - with an option to camp overnight on Saturday and dismiss at 10am on Sunday

  • July family adventure - Saturday, July 15, 2023 - 9:30am-5pm - with option to camp overnight on Saturday and dismiss at 10am on Sunday.

  • August Family Adventure - Saturday, August 19th- 9:30am-5pm - with option to camp overnight on Saturday and dismiss at 10am on Sunday.

 

COST: 

  • CUB SCOUTS  Youth - $25/ Day Option - $45/ overnight option

  • SIBLINGS (5 and older) - $25/ Day Option - $45/overnight options

  • NON-SCOUT YOUTH (5 and older)  $40 Day Option only

  • ADULT/ PARENT  $15/ Day Option  - $35/overnight option

For those who may not want to pitch a tent, and would prefer to rent a cabin the cost is $50

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