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NITRO CYCLE

An Older Boy Trek Program

NEW 2017!

 

    Nitro Cycle is an older by High Adventure Trek program that will be offered this summer as part of our summer camping program.

    Qualifications
         - at least 15 years old by June 1, 2017
         - at least a First Class rank

    Date:  June 10-16, 2017

    Cost:  $350

 

    Program Highlights Include:

         - Zip Line Tour in Brainerd

         -  Croft Mine Tour

         - Mountain Biking in Cuyuna State Recreation Area
           Over 100 miles of cycling on paved roads and bike trails.

         - Shotgun Shooting at Lakeshore Conservation Area

         - Horseback Riding   Trail rides at Outback Trail Rides

                                                                                              - Snorkeling, Canoeing and Trout Fishing at Cuyuna                                                                                                                      Lakes Recreation Area.                                                    
  

    Scouts will need to provide

         - Bike (mountain bikes preferred)
           You can rent on in Crosby if necessary for an additional fee.

         - Bike Helmet

         - Personal camping gear including tent

         - Medical Form - parts A, B, C

         - Firearm Permission Form

         - Fishing license and Trout Stamp

                                                                                              - Signed Horseback Riding Waiver

                                                                                              - Being physically fit for the trip.  The ability to bike over 100 miles
                                                                                                in a week.

 

General Information

  • Scout register individually on-line by March 31, 2017, with $100 deposit.  Remaining $250 due by May 5, 2017.
  • Participation in a pre-trek meeting at Center for Scouting on April 8, 2017 from 1-3 p.m.
  • Limited to the first 16 youth who register
  • Plan on arriving at Camp Cuyuna by 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  Eat before arriving.
  • Will arrive back at Camp Cuyuna by 5 p.m. Friday, June, 16, 2017 and can be picked up at that time.
  • For more information contact Joe Wallschlaeger at 507-469-4319 or j.wallsch@vetterstone.com
  • Scout will earn the Cycling Merit Badge as part of this program
  • Meals are provided as part of the cost. 
  • Scout will also receive a Camp Cuyuna T-shirt and patch.

Nitro Cycle RouteExternal Link 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What if I also wants to attend Cuyuna with my troop?

A. No problem, Scouts can attend camp with their troop and qualify for the “2nd week of camp” rate of $125.

Q. Does the unit have to provide adult leadership for youth that attend Nitro Cycle?

A. No, leadership will be provided for youth that attend.

Q. How do I become an adult leader for this event?

A.  Contact Joe Wallschlaeger at 507-469-4319 or j.wallsch@vetterstone.com

Q. How do I get personal gear and bikes to Cuyuna?

A. Each participant will be responsible for getting their own gear and bikes to and from Camp Cuyuna.

Q. Why is cost higher than the regular Cuyuna Summer Camp fees?

A. The high adventure activities that you will be participating in including horseback riding, zip line, trap shooting, and camping/riding in Cuyuna Recreation area cost more money than the typical week at Cuyuna.

Q. What if more than 16 youth apply to attend Nitro Cycle?

A.  We will begin a waiting list and fill from a first come, first serve basis.

 

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