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2019 Scouts BSA/ Webelos Klondike Derby


2019 Scouts BSA/ Webelos Klondike Derby
Date
Registration Begins
11/1/2018
Last Day To Register
1/31/2019
Location
288 Camp Trexler Rd
Kunkletown, PA 18058, US
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Forks of the Delaware 2019 Klondike

Iditarod

                 

 

 “Trexler Scout Reservation, Akelaland,”   February 1-2- 2019

                       Jonas Pa. - Minsi Trails Council. 

 

Klondike Committee

Chris Miller

Rich Yatchyshyn

Dave Kisch

Mark Roth

 

 

 

 

                   

  Program Notes                   ________________________________

BSA Requirements

Youth must be a registered Webelo, Scout, or Venture to participate in Klondike for insurance purposes. Arrow of Light scouts may be invited to participate with your troop but must be included as part of a Scout Patrol or Crew.

Webelos Dens are welcome.

 

 

 

Sleds:

 

Sled must be built or put back in shape and don’t forget to wax up runners!

There are plans available to build sleds online and if you ask around you may even find a sled to borrow.

 

 Sled Requirements (Required and Inspected at Check-in)

 

 1 The sled must be a minimum of 4 feet long and 18 inches wide.

 2 Each sled must display a patrol flag.

 3 No commercially built sleds may be used. Real skis may be used for runners.

 4 The sleds must be strong enough to complete course with gear stored on aboard.

 5 (Sorry), no wheels, to keep sleds on equal playing field.

 6 Sled used for competition is sled used for race.

          

 

 

2019 Klondike Derby- Registration

 

Registration is $10.00 per scout $10.00 adult (after 1/19/19 $2.00)

Please register at www.minsitrails.org  and send payment along with registration form to- Minsi Trails Council, 991 Postal Rd, Allentown Pa, 18109 attn: FOD Klondike

 

 

ALSO!! “Saturday Spaghetti Dinner”, (during awards presentation) to benefit

A charity in the Lehigh Valley, cost is $5.00 a scout/adult (due 1/19/19).

Please send 1 Troop check payable to: Troop 3, and send payment to-

Chris Miller 3940 Kenneth Dr Walnutport PA 18088

 

Station Volunteers, just pick a station and shoot an email to Chris Miller chrisandhelen78@gmail.com for details.

 

And as ALWAYS your help is GREATLY appreciated.

 

 All other question or concerns just contact any committee member below:                                       

          

Chris Miller Troop 44                       Rich Yatchyshyn  Troop 34

Chrisandhelen78@gmail.com       yatchrc@gmail.com

      (610)-751-0289 cell                  (267)-966-7500

 

Mark Roth   Troop 44

mdroth91@gmail.com

(484)-627-3641 cell                             

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Awards Up for Grabs will include:

 

  • Top 3 in Scouting Skills

 

  • Top 3 in Sledding Race

 

  • Best Dressed Patrol

 

  • Scout Spirit Award

 

And this year along with the 1st place skills plaque there will also be the presentation of the

          

    “Forks of the Delaware Klondike Derby Cup “

 

The Forks “K D Cup” will be presented (along with plaque) to the patrol that takes 1st place in Klondike Derby, (scouting skills). The unit will hold the cup until following KD event.  The Cup will be returned to be presented to the next winner

 

 

 

Equipment Roster

  • Klondike Sled
  •  Tarp                                                                           
  •   Lashing Twine
  •   Firewood supply, enough to fill a 5 gallon bucket
  •   Fire starting device, matches, flint steel, bow and drill,etc,
  •    2 - 6 ft staves and  3 - 5 ft staves 
  •    6 - 6 ft lengths of rope and 1 - 50 ft x ¼  nylon or hemp
  •   Blanket
  •   Scout handbook 
  •   First aid kit that Includes- 3 triangular bandages and 2 splints    
  •    Hand axe   
  •    Patrol flag  
  •    Pencil, Paper, Clipboard   ( Plastic Gallon Bag to protect paper)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  •   Mess kit/cup/spork for each Scout
  •   Compass                             
  •   Camp shovel                                       
  •   Can of Soup (no cream) per scout to be turned in at registration 
  •   Lunch to warm up                        
  •  Garbage Bag
  •  Water bottle for each Scout - plus 1 gallon water
  •  Towels or paper towels for clean up
  •  American Flag
  • Whistle or Signal Mirror

  •  Total 23 items

 

 

 

 

 

Stations:

There will be approximately 20 -25 stations; They will include

Inspection

Fire Building

Nature Identification

Knots

Lashings

Height Distance

Compass

First Aid

 

Webelos will be participating at approximately 10 of the stations. There will be a couple of Webelos only stations

 

Lunch

We strongly encourage a hot meal for lunch to give the boys some additional warmth

 

Soup Pot will be available outside the dining hall. This is not a replacement for hot lunch but additional. You must provide a cup / bowl and a spoon, but this should not be a problem as all boys should have a mess kit already on the sled

 

Fires

We encourage all stations to have warming fires that can also be used to heat lunches

Schedule

Friday February 1

18:00 – 22:00               Check in at A/B building

22:30                                      Taps

 

Saturday February 2

06:30                                      Reveille

07:30                                      Sled Registration in Dining Hall

08:30                                      Judges Meeting in Dining Hall

09:00                                      Opening Ceremony at Dining Hall

09:15                                      Sled Race and opening of stations

12:00                                      Lunch; all stations close

12:45                                      Stations re-open

16:00                                      Close of all stations

16:30                                      Spaghetti Dinner & Awards

 

                                     

Contact E-mail
Cost
$10.00 per Adult
$10.00 per Scout
$10.00 per Webelos/ AOL
Late fee
After 1/19/2019 a fee of $2.00 will apply to all Adult Registrants.
After 1/19/2019 a fee of $2.00 will apply to all Scout Registrants.
After 1/19/2019 a fee of $2.00 will apply to all Webelos/ AOL Registrants.

MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)
 

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues., & Thurs.)
9:00am - 3:00pm (Sat.)