Summit Service Update

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As you may have heard, this Spring, the council has the opportunity to have our Spring Camporee at The Summit Bechtel Reserve. The council has asked us to help make sure the weekend is running smoothly for the 500-1,000 scouts we are expecting. This includes helping in the following areas:

  • Troop Guides: these people will take a troop to their campsite and help them settle in.
  • Parking Attendant: as the name implies, you will help people park their car as no cars are allowed in their campsite.
  • Saturday AM and PM roving staff. These people will help run activities and programs on Saturday. In order to make sure you are able to enjoy the weekend and everything The Summit has to offer, we have split this activity into two groups so you still will have have half a day to roam around the summit (though you are allowed to sign up for both).

All those that volunteer will get a free t shirt and patch for your service.

If you want to sign up to help us, please sign up on our form at takhonek.org/summit-service.

If you have any questions, please email camporee@takhonek.org.

Hope to see you there!

2 thoughts on “Summit Service Update

  1. Activities INCLUDE: Sustainability Treehouse touring, Consol Energy Bridge access, Sakteboard Park (your own board can be brought to be inspected for use), Mountain Biking (bikes provided), Kayaking (SBR Kayaks provided), Fishing (BYOGear), Climbing & Bouldering at Boulder Cove, Ziplines, River Raft Rescue Competition & Hungry Hippos outdoor version game by Districts…..plus more entries for exciting fun! Register early, price goes up after April 22nd from $25 to $40 ea Adult or youth. Volunteers are still needed to help Summit Staff on events Saturday as well…harnessing and such. We need OA members to register and sign up for Summit Service as a priority….ASAP!

  2. There were 84 Takhonek OA staffers that worked the Buckskin Council’s Summit Camporee on April 29-1 May, 2016…Friday from 3pm through Sunday noon.
    There were 1,847 participants served…and the weather held off through-out!!!
    The Great Spirit was good to us. Many thanks to those who joined us to make it possible.

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