TROOP 1719, Philadelphia. PA

Camp Minsi, Feb 1-3, 2019

The Wakanda Trials Weekend of activities for teamwork, skill and fun!

What can you climb!

What can you build?

What targets can you hit?

How fast can your team complete a challenge?

How do you build a giant bonfire?

What you need to know about the Feb 1-3 Winter Camping Trip

SignUp Genius Link

Cost: $35

Pay by cash or check at the Wed Meeting, indicate to Ms. Joelen that you are using the Scout's account, sent money via or the cash app$Troop1719?


We need to inspect, in person, every piece of essential gear EVERY CAMPER is bringing on the weekend. Come to Wednesday's meeting with all of these items. Check thrift stores for ski pants, ask to borrow a sleeping bag from a Scout who is not attending, hit the dollar store for hats/gloves/socks/leggings.

  • Five plus pairs of socks
  • Gloves
  • Extra dry gloves
  • Emergency backup gloves
  • Two working flashlights
  • Two winter hats that cover the ears
  • Five layers of clothes on torso
  • PLUS wind-proof insulated coat
  • One of the layers must have a hood
  • Three layers on legs
  • Plus insulated wind proof ski pants
  • Insulated snow boots
  • Two sleeping bags
  • And a blanket

Phase Zero: Wednesday, Jan 30 bring winter essentials to the Troop Meeting to be inspected (see above). This is mandatory for everyone's safety.

Phase 1: Friday, Feb 1. Bring your gear and bring your own dinner. Be AT THE CHURCH no later than 6PM. Load troop gear and leave for Save-A-Lot at 6:30. We are sleeping over at the church.

Phase 2: Sat Feb 2 make a breakfast, pack a lunch. Drive up to Minsi Saturday morning and make camp in daylight. One nighe camping at Camp Minsi. (106 Camp Minsi Rd., Pocono Summit, PA 18346). Winter camping, but with four sided heated shelters with wood stoves. Enclosed cooking area nearby.

Phase 3: Have challenge activities, earn rewards. Make a hot dinner and a bonfire.

Phase 4: Sun Feb 3 make a quick breakfast and head home.

Welcome to BSA Troop 1719

Meetings Wednesdays

7:15 pm - 8:45 pm

First United Methodist Church of Germantown,

6001 Germantown Ave (corner of High Street)

Get Directions to FUMCOGWe Serve Youth in Germantown/NW Philadelphia our Troop specialty is Quarterstaff Drill