Archery, BB guns and canoeing are just some of the feats Boy Scouts of all ages can conquer during the California Inland Empire Council’s annual Adventure Weekend Sept. 16-18.
The camping-style experience is open to all Scouts —Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers — to event a weekend of camaraderie, teamwork and citizenship. As part of Adventure Weekend, Scouts will participate in a series of events:
Cub Scouts can participate in archery, BB guns, canoeing, wall climbing, and an obstacle course.
Boy Scouts will compete in several categories; Tomahawk Throwing, map and compass, fire building, rapid transit, lashings, Dutch Oven cooking and campsite inspection. The top patrol will earn the inaugural Adventure Weekend Cup.
Venturers will have a go at a human foosball game.
Among other highlights will be jousting, food, overnight camping, and exhibits including Search and Rescue, Emergency Vehicles, Lego exhibits, and the Order of the Arrow Island complete with exhibits and the Indian Lore Merit Badge.
An Order of the Arrow Pancake breakfast is set for Saturday morning before opening ceremonies, cost is for the breakfast is $5 per person.
Registration for the Scout event is still available. To register or to learn more, visit www.bsa-ciec.org.
Adventure Weekend is held in coordination with the annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo at the Glen Helen Regional Park, 2555 Glen Helen Pkwy in Devore.
Proceeds from the 17th Annual Sheriff’s P.R.C.A. will support youth in Inland-area communities. Cash donations will be given to the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, the Challenged Children’s Rodeo, Children’s Fund, the 4H Club of San Bernardino, the Yucaipa Equestrian Center, the California State Horsemen’s Association, Loma Linda University Hospital for breast cancer research, Man Up Crusade – bringing awareness to Domestic Violence, East Valley Second Chance, and several service clubs.
Tickets to the rodeo are available online www.sheriffsrodeo.org.