Category Archives: Camping

2018 “Cold Toes” Registration

Category : Activities , Camping , News

Time to start getting your camping gear ready!

The “Cold Toes” Spring Campout is scheduled for April 14-15 … so make sure you get your taxes done early so you can join us for some fun in the outdoors!  Click the link above for more information, recommended gear, and everything you need to get prepared.

Registration and payment is available in the Shop under Activities now!

Thunderbase 2018 Early Registration Closes Soon!

Greetings Pack 197 Families!

The pack is participating in Thunderbase 2018.  What is Thuderbase?  From the official event flyer:

Thuderbase is THE largest party in the area for all Scouts, Scouters, and their families!

Our leaders are ready to help our new and existing members get the most out of this unforgettable experience!

Here is more from the official event announcement from Simon Kenton Council:

Thunderbase is the ultimate Scouting experience for your Scouts. This weekend-long event that starts on Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6 at the Ross County Fairgrounds brings all the excitement Scouting has to offer in one location.

Visit the Thunderbase Page for Full Details

Over three days Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Seas Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, and their friends will enjoy:

BB Shooting
5K Run
Obstacle Course
Bungy Activities
Rock Climbing
Fireworks Show
Zip Line
Military Demos
Conservation Area
Pinewood Derby
Scout Store
OA Dancers
Food Trucks
Geo Caching
Monkey Bridge
GaGa Ball
Nature Hikes
Trading Post
Clay Shooting
and More!

Early Bird Rate
$35 until Oct. 31, 2017
Regular Rate
$45 from Nov. 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018
Walk-In Rate
$50 from April 1, 2018 – May 4, 2018

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COSI Camp-In 2017

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See you at COSI Camp-In!

2015 Cold Toes Camp Out

Category : Activities , Camping , News


The 2015 Cold Toes camp out will be on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at Camp Lazarus.

  • Register for $5/person. Cash or check payable to Pack 197
  • Camp Lazarus
  • Check In 4:00 PM
  • Activities: Hiking, Skits, Belt loops, Knot tying, Fire starting, Songs and smores!
  • Dinner and movie in the cabin.
  • Camping in a huge log cabin with facilities
  • Or bring your own tent!