2/4 Klondike

Post date: Dec 29, 2016 11:54:39 PM

The 2017 Klondike will be held on 2/4 at Watchung Reservation.

Competition Details:

Informational Flyer

Klondike Packet

Itinerary: Klondike Derby. Looking for max. participation!

When: 7:30am Oak Springs Camp Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017

  • Departing promptly at 8am for the Watchung Reservation.

Where: Watchung Reservation


From Oak springs:


Directions (from US 22 East):

  1. In Scotch Plains, just past Blue Star Shopping Center, take exit on right to Scotch

  2. Plains/New Providence (also has sign for US78)

  3. Follow US78 sign (bear right) to go back over US22

  4. Go through first light (crosses Bonnie Burn Road)

  5. At next light (@0.9 mile) – turn RIGHT onto Valley Road

  6. Take a quick LEFT (couple hundred yards) onto Glenside Ave(see Watchung Reserv. signs)

  7. Go @2.1 miles, take RIGHT onto CR645 (W.R. Tracy Drive)

  8. Go @0.7 miles to "The Loop" – will see "One Way" sign to Headquarters/dropoff .

Directions (from US 78W):


  2. Turn LEFT onto CR-527/GLENSIDE AVE

  3. Go 1.2 miles, take RIGHT onto CR-645 (W R TRACY DR)

  4. Go @0.7 miles to "The Loop" – will see "One Way" sign to Headquarters/dropoff.

Note: If using a GPS from US 78 only, you can enter the address of the Trailside Nature Center, 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside. You do not want to go all the way to the Center, but it will take you to the circle ("The Loop") on CR645/Tracy Drive. YOU CAN NOT USE THIS ADDRESS WITH GPS IF COMING FROM US 22 – IT WILL TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE.

Patrol Check-in: 9:15am

Return: 4PM Oak Spring Camp Saturday, Feb. 2, 2017 (Time is approx.)

Cost: $15 per Scout. Registration is due by January 17th.

Payment: Cash or Check made payable to Troop 154

Meals: Cooked by each patrol. Eat breakfast before attending.

Donations: the following items will be collected as a part of a food drive collection

  • Velveeta cheese

  • Peanut butter/jelly

  • Spaghetti sauce

  • Pasta

  • Cut o Noodle soup or Raman noodles

  • Canned peaches, pears, soups, chili, ravioli

  • SPAM

  • Pork and Beans

  • Tuna in a can

  • Chicken in a can

  • Pancake "All in One" mix (just add water)

  • Syrup

  • Crackers

  • Cheerios or Corn Flakes

  • Toiletries are collected as well: toothbrushes, toothpast, deodorant, soap/body wash, disposable razors


  • This is a winter event. Please dressed accordingly. Read the information Klondike Packet for more details.