Once a month during the school year (except December when the Troop goes on a one day Bike Ride), the Troop goes on an overnight Campout. Some campouts are Backpacking trips where the Scouts hike and carry all their belongings and food in a backpack. Other campouts have Day hikes where the Scouts hike with a day pack and the rest of their gear and food is driven in by car. Other campouts are Car camps where there is no hike involved. The Troop usually leaves for campouts at 6:00 or 7:00 a.m. on Saturdays and returns on Sundays in the early afternoon. Occasionally, the Troop leaves on Friday nights.
CAMP CONRAD CHINNOCK
In February, the Troop has its annual Family Snow Camp at Camp Conrad Chinnock. The camp usually has snow to play and sled in. The Troop also plans activities related to snow for the Scouts to participate in. The camp has heated cabins, a Lodge, a fun game room, and is a great place for families to attend.
The Crescent Bay District of the West L. A. County County Council holds it’s annual Camporee every April. The Camporee gives all the Troops in the district the opportunity to compete against each other in Scout Skills. Our Troop traditionally places very high in this yearly competition.