2021 Greene Valley Camping Trip

by Jason Johns in Camping, Overnight, Pack

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Fall foliage at Greene Valley

Sign up is open for the fall camping trip to Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville!

Greene Valley Camping Trip: Friday, October 22nd – Sunday, October 24th

Pack 24 Cub Scouts are traveling to Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville for a tent camping trip. We will spend time playing games and making crafts at the campsite as well as exploring the trails. One trail includes a 190-foot-tall scenic overlook offering views of the surrounding area and possibly even the Chicago skyline! All Cub Scouts and their entire family are welcome to attend this outing.

Stay tuned for a volunteer sign up sheet. We will need parents to help with meal preparation as well as some of the activities.

Here’s a summary of what we have planned…

Friday night: Check in, set up, dinner on your own, night hike, campfire.

Saturday:

  • Breakfast
  • Crafts, games, and skit planning at the campsite
  • Lunch
  • Group hike to the scenic overlook
  • Dinner
  • We’ll end the evening with skits and songs around the campfire

Sunday morning: Breakfast, camp breakdown/cleanup (check out by noon)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the cost?

A:  Scouts and siblings under 16 are $25 each, adults are $40 each, yes – the entire family is welcome to attend.

Q:  Do I have to camp for two nights? 

A:  No, you are free to arrive Saturday morning or leave late Saturday if your schedule is constrained.

Q: Where is it? 

A: The Youth Campground is a 23-mile drive from Riverside and is located on 79th Street, 0.5 mile west of Greene Road. Campsite numbers will be provided at a later time to those who register. Here is a link to the Thunderbird Road parking lot: Parking Lot – Green Valley Forest Preserve West

https://goo.gl/maps/kasdCNJxjoDCM3au9

Q:  What are we going to eat? 

A: Meal planning is still in process. Plenty of nutritious fruits and veggies will be served with each meal. Note: Food is included, but if you have dietary restrictions, you’re welcome to bring any food you like. Please let us know if anyone in your family has food allergies.

Here is the sign up! If you cannot see the form on your mobile phone, please click here to register. Reminder: no refunds can be issued.

Sorry, sign up for the Greene Valley camping trip is closed.

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