TR14603-Camping Adventures-Candlewood Program Center

Deadline Date 4/9/2014. Prerequisite Fire, Food, & Fun. Part One: Planning Session -Wednesday 4/16/2014 6:30pm-9:30pm at the Wilton Service Center. Part Two: Overnight Session Saturday, 4/26/2014 12:00pm to Sunday, 4/27/2014 12:00pm at Candlewood Program Center. Attendance at both the indicated Planning Session and the associated Weekend is required for certification. Camping Adventures prepares volunteers to take girls overnight camping and cooking in the outdoors. Camping Adventures needs to be completed two (2) months prior to camping in a backyard, platform tent, shelter, cabin, or lean-to, doing simple outdoor cooking (i.e., one-pot meals and Dutch oven cooking, or use of a portable stove), using wood fires, doing outdoor food preparation, outdoor dishwashing. There is a $15 registration fee. Additional costs of food and supplies will be determined at the Planning Session.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR PRE-REQUISITES PRIOR TO ATTENDING THIS COURSE! This course includes a planning session 4/16/14 6:30pm-9:30pm and a weekend training from 4/26/2014 at 12:00pm through 4/27/2014 at 12:00pm. The planning session will be held at the Wilton Service Center, 529 Danbury Road, Wilton. The overnight sessio will be held at Candlewood Program Center, 28 Bogus Hill Road in New Fairfield. Camping Adventures prepares volunteers to take the girls overnight camping and cooking in the outdoors. Topics will include progression in camping, outdoor food preparation, sleeping in the outdoors, and how to pack. Be ready to work, learn, laugh and EAT! Camping Adventures needs to be completed two (2) months prior to participating in a camporee, camping in a backyard, platform tent, shelter, cabin, or lean-to, doing simple outdoor cooking (i.e., one-pot meals and Dutch oven cooking, or use of a portable stove), using wood fires, doing outdoor food preparation, and outdoor dishwashing. * Prerequisite -Fire, Food and Fun Attendance is required at both the Planning Session and the associated Weekend for all taking training. Course length: Planning session - 3 hours, Weekend - 24 hours. There is a $15.00 registration fee for Camping Adventures. Additional costs of food and supplies will be determined at the planning session. Things to bring: Flashligh for the meeting at a program center. You will create the packing list for the overnight session at the planning session.

Start Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
End Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Coordinators: Contact Jane Bielefield at 800-922-2770, x3616 or at jbielefield@gsofct.org.
Address: Wilton Service Center
529 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897
Directions: The overnight portion will be held at Candlewood Program Center, 28 Bogus Hill Road, New Fairfield, 06812

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