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Spooky-Ree


Come to Stearns Scout Camp or Phillippo Scout Reservation for a scary-good time. We'll scare your socks off while you play games, eat candy, enjoy hay rides, learn camp skills, and have fun. Don't forget to bring a costume!

Some Activities You'll Do

Tent Camping

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

BB Gun Shooting

Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun

Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun

Camp Store

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Stargazing

There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!

There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!

Hayride

Join in on the fun! Our 20 minute hayrides are the perfect way to explore camp.

Join in on the fun! Our 20 minute hayrides are the perfect way to explore camp.

Climbing

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

Trunk-or-Treat

Load up your trunk with candy and fun!

Load up your trunk with candy and fun!

Movie Night

Spend the night with your family watching a Spooky Classic!

Spend the night with your family watching a Spooky Classic!

Archery

Take up a bow and fire a few arrows toward the bullseye

Take up a bow and fire a few arrows toward the bullseye

Crafts

Crafty things to do at our camps

Crafty things to do at our camps

Creepy-Crawly Animal Show

Learn about the fascinating creatures of Minnesota during this fun and interactive animal show led by a local naturalist.

Learn about the fascinating creatures of Minnesota during this fun and interactive animal show led by a local naturalist.

Pedal Carts

All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!

All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!

Fire Building Techniques

Start and stop a fire the right way.

Start and stop a fire the right way.

Carnival Games

Test your skills and win prizes with our exciting carnival games!

Test your skills and win prizes with our exciting carnival games!

Spooky Trail

A little bit spooky and a whole lot of fun. Where will our haunted trail lead you?

A little bit spooky and a whole lot of fun. Where will our haunted trail lead you?

Board Games

Spend time together and build learning skills.

Spend time together and build learning skills.

Bounce Pillow

It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.

It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.

Caramel Apples

Decorate your own delicious fall treat.

Decorate your own delicious fall treat.

Program Highlights

The popular Spooky-Trail is a fun opportunity to have some spooky fun with your pack. Bring your costume and be ready for a spooky-good time.

Coming New in 2019! Ride along cowboys, at Camp Stearns we'll have ponies and we're keeping Trunk or Treat! And, for the first time ever, Spooky-Ree is expanding by one location - coming to Phillippo Scout Reservation.

Schedule

Friday
6:00 p.m. - Check-in and Registration
6:30 - 10:00 - Campsite Set-Up and Pack Time

Saturday
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 - 11:50 - Morning Program
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 - 4:50 - Afternoon Program
5:00 - Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 - Spooky Trail and Skits

Sunday
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
Pack up and head home after breakfast

Advancement

Spooky-Ree is designed to be an activity based program instead of advancement based. Scouts will not complete adventures during the scheduled activities. There will be time during the weekend for the pack to organize their own rank advancement activities if desired.

Location Details

2019 Spooky-Ree at Camp Stearns

2019 Spooky-Ree at Camp Stearns

Camp Phone: 320-236-7879
Reservation Questions: 612-261-2303

2019 Spooky-Ree at Phillippo

2019 Spooky-Ree at Phillippo

Camp Phone: 507-263-4324
Reservation Questions: 612-261-2303

Who Can go to the Spooky-Ree?

Cub Scouts (Lions to Arrow of Light Scouts), Parents, and Siblings

How much does it cost?

2019 Fees

  • Cub Scouts $30
  • Siblings age 5-11 $15
  • Adults $5
  • Siblings 4 & under are free
  • $5 per person per meal (optional - See Food Service Below)

You may choose to cook your own food or eat in our dining hall. If you choose to cook your own food, a propane stove with fuel will be provided at no charge. Eating in the dining hall is $5 per person per meal.

How do I register?

Registration opens the day after Labor Day each year! Mark your calendars now so you don't forget! Click the Register tab on this page to pick your location.

What should I bring to Camp?

Spooky-Ree is a full weekend event. Make sure you are prepared for an entire weekend away from home. Use this checklist as a baseline as you get packed.

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Warm Layers (October can be cold in Minnesota)
  • Rain Gear
  • Flashlight
  • Eating Utensils and Cooking Supplies (If cooking in your own campsite)
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Optional supplies for Trunk-or-Treat (remember there is a prize for best decorated trunk!)
  • Halloween Costume!

What forms do I need to bring to camp?

Every participant (youth and adult) must have a completed health form - parts A and B. You also need to bring a shooting sports waiver for every child participating bb guns and archery..

What should I do if I have dietary restrictions?

We do our best to provide safe and healthy meals for all of our participants. We ask that you complete the medical information section of your online registration to inform us of any dietary needs. You can also contact via phone or email to discuss a particular need. Common restrictions that we are usually able to handle are: nut allergies, lactose free, gluten free, and vegetarian. If you have other needs please be sure to contact us 2 weeks prior to attending Spooky-Ree.

Spooky-Ree is an annual event, so choose yours below once registrations are open.

2019 Spooky-Ree at Camp Stearns

2019 Spooky-Ree at Camp Stearns

Camp Phone: 320-236-7879
Reservation Questions: 612-261-2303


 Stearns Scout Camp
South Haven, Minnesota

Opens 9/3/2019

This Year's Dates

  • 10/11/2019 - 10/13/2019

2019 Spooky-Ree at Phillippo

2019 Spooky-Ree at Phillippo

Camp Phone: 507-263-4324
Reservation Questions: 612-261-2303


 Phillippo Scout Reservation
Cannon Falls, Minnesota

Opens 9/3/2019

This Year's Dates

  • 10/4/2019 - 10/6/2019


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