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Activity Trail Cards

Trail Cards are a great way to explore new ideas and activities at Camp Woods. Below are links to Trail Cards for some of our most popular activities!

Introductory Archery Course.

Stance, posture, anchor, aiming, and many other proper archery techniques are learned, then targets are bulls-eyed!

Section: Cubs and up
Location: Archery Range. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of six
Time Scheduled: 1 - 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Closed-toe shoes

Archery Trail Card

Introductory Bouldering.

Bouldering is an exciting way to try and test rock climbing. Participants can learn different rock climbing holds, technique for climbing, and gain basic physical training in an easy environment.

Section: All Sections
Location: Bouldering Wall. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of 3 to 5
Time Scheduled: 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Closed-toe shoes

Bouldering Trail Card

Introductory Water Course.

Canoeing and Kayaking on Sylvan Lake is an experience to remember. Feel the wind and waves as you navigate the waters. You are in control!

Section: All Sections
Location: Boat House. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of 2 or 3
Time Scheduled: 3 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Appropriate clothing, sunscreen, PFDs

Canoeing/Kayaking Trail Card

Learn the basics of building a fire and fire safety. Come away with a better understanding of kindling, fuel, ignitors, the "fire triangle", and of course proper extinguishing techniques.

Section: Cubs +
Location: Fire pit or gravelled area
Number of Participants: Groups of 4 to 6
Time Scheduled: 1 to 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Closed-toe shoes, water

Firelighting Trail Card

Fort and Shelter Building is an essential skill to have when adventuring into the back country. Learn what materials to seek and which to avoid, then be creative--design and build your fort!

Section: All Sections
Location: Anywhere
Number of Participants: Any
Time Scheduled: n/a
Specific Safety Requirements: Closed-toe shoes

Fort/Shelter Building Trail Card

Introductory to Geocaching.

Learn about GPS units and coordinates, then go and find what treasures await!

Section: All Sections
Location: McEwan's Landing. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of 2 - 5
Time Scheduled: n/a
Specific Safety Requirements: Sunscreen, jackets, water, etc

Geocaching Trail Card

Non-Permit Knife Safety.

Learn proper care and handling of knives then practice under supervision, soap carving.

Section: Cubs
Location: Anywhere
Number of Participants: 5 to 10
Time Scheduled: .5 to 1.5 hours
Specific Safety Requirements: First Aid Kit

Knife Safety Trail Card

Nature Identification Course.

Hike, sketch, and collect. After your gathering, return to the group and show what you discovered!

Section: Beavers, Cubs, Scouts
Location: McEwan's Landing
Number of Participants: Groups of 2 to 6
Time Scheduled: 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Hat, water, sunscreen, hiking shoes

Nature Hike Trail Card

Challenge yourself and your team to complete the course against other teams records.

Section: All Sections
Location: Obstacle Course. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of 4 to 6
Time Scheduled: 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Closed-toe shoes

Obstacle Course Trail Card

Orienteering is the challenge of navigation using a detailed map to pick and then follow the best route from one control marker to the next. Explore Camp Woods from top to bottom with this exciting course that will have you walking through the woods and trails to locate as many of the markers as possible.

Section: Cubs, Scouts, Venturers
Location: McEwan's Landing
Number of Participants: Groups of 2 - 3
Time Scheduled: 2 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: hiking shoes, hat, sunscreen

Orienteering Trail Card

Introductory to Pioneering.

Learn some of the basic pioneering skills like Reef Knot, Sheep Bend, Bowline, etc. Now, go build your project then return to the group to present what your group accomplished!

Section: All Sections
Location: McEwan's Landing. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of 3 to 5
Time Scheduled: 1 to 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: Closed-toe shoes

Pioneering Trail Card

Star Gazing/Identifying.

When the sun goes down the stars come out. Now, grab your lantern and Star Hike booklet and let's go hike to a preferred vantage point to see a million stars!

Section: All Sections
Location: McEwan's Landing - Boat House. Refer to camp map for exact location.
Number of Participants: Groups of 2
Time Scheduled: .5 & 1.5 hrs
Specific Safety Requirements: warm clothes, hiking shoes

Star Hike Trail Card