2021 Dog Sledding
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2021 Dog Sledding

Winter adventure, driving a team of dogs

Registration Open!

**Program Registration OPENS August 1st at Noon**

You may have heard dogsledding is opening July 1st. It is not. Sorry for the confusion. Dog sledding registration will open on a first come first served basis on August 1st at 12pm (noon). 

Program Highlights

Spend a weekend at our mushers camp where participants all about the sport of dog sledding with trained sled dogs and experience everything it takes to live and work with sled dogs under the guidance of an experienced musher. Each youth will ride in and drive a dog sled through the trails of Tomahawk.

Possible activities: Dog Sledding, Orienteering, Cross Country Skiing, Winter Shelter Building, Tubing

Grade Levels and Requirements to attend

Must be in 8th grade or higher to participate. Scouts should also have gone through a winter program at North Wind, Snow Base, OKPIK, or another winter program equivalent before they attend the dog sledding program. 

Cost

$235/youth, $67/adult (adults don't ride). There is a non-refundable deposit of $50 upon registration to hold your spot.

Registration Notes

Registration is on a first come first served basis. 

Sleeping Arrangements

Sleep inside Friday night with the option to sleep outside Saturday night.

Schedule

Friday:
7:30-8 pm Check-in, assign bunks, check out gear, winter weather training.
8:30 pm Go to Mushers Camp
9:00 pm Welcome and introductions
9:15 pm Feed dogs/Cracker Barrel
11:00 pm Lights out, all quiet

Saturday:
8:00 am Feed dogs
8:30 am Breakfast
9:30 am Group 1 mushing
12:30 pm Lunch at mushing camp
1:00 pm Group 2 mushing
3:00 pm Afternoon hike/ski
5:00 pm Dinner preparation
6:00 pm Evening meal and campfire
8:00 pm Evening star gazing/trek
9:00 pm Return to Mushing Camp or prepare for sleeping outside

Sunday:
8:00 am Feed dogs
8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Short Dog Sledding Runs
11:00 am Return to Base Camp, return gear/checkout
12:00 pm Banquet
Trading Post open 11-12 am & 1-1:30 pm
1:30 pm Depart for Home

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