Winter Solstice Campout Registration
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Winter Solstice Campout
Registration Begins
9/23/2019 12:00 PM
Last Day To Register
12/15/2019 11:55 PM
525 Camp Hohn Drive
Gravois Mills, MO, US
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What makes this event Exclusive? 

This event is limited to 52 youth participants only, first-come, first-serve. Registrations will close once capacity is reached. There are also 20 adult participant spaces open, first-come, first-serve.

Why the Winter Solstice?

The Winter Solstice is a phenomenon that happens once a year in the Northern Hemisphere; where the Earth's poles tilt maximally away from the Sun.  Hence, we get the shortest day and longest night.  Historically, this event has been celebrated with great feasts, festivals, & fellowship across the world.  To read more about the cultural, historical, and scientific significance of the Winter Solstice, click here.  The next time the December Winter Solstice falls on a weekend will be in 5 years!  So, this is truly a once-in-a Scouting Lifetime event.  Register today!


Who is teaching?

Art - Local, world-renowned artist Paul Jackson will be instructing this badge - link to his website to learn more about him: https://www.pauljackson.com

Astronomy - Astronomy & Geoscience teacher at Rock Bridge High School, Rex Beltz

Animation - Invention Scouts Executive, Thomas Yang

Painting - Instructor will be announced soon

Worried about the cost?

We will have limited, need-based scholarships available to help cover the cost of youth registrants. In order to apply, please complete the scholarship application found HERE, and email it to charles.wood@scouting.org with "Solstice Scholarship" in the subject line. Note: Scholarship applications are due by December 1st in order to be considered.

Want your name engraved on a stone in the Solstice Plaza? 

You can sponsor a stone in the Solstice Plaza for a small donation. With donation, your name can be forever etched in stone at the Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation. Interested? Link to the form will be posted soon!

The numbers you use are weird. Why?

52 (the total scout slots available & adult leader cost) - there are 52 weeks in a year

182 (the scout cost (at the early bird rate)) - there are approximately 182 days until the next solstice - the summer solstice (June 20th 2020)


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$52.00 per Adult
$200.00 per Scout
Early Discount
Before 12/1/2019 a discount of $18.00 will apply to all Scout Registrants.
Cancellation Policy
GRC Cancellation & Refund Policy: Event coordinators reserve the right to postpone/cancel an event if registrations are insufficient to cover expenses five days prior to the event. If an event is postponed/canceled, the registrant will have the option to receive a full refund or transfer fees to a future or different event. All refund requests must be submitted to the council office via the approved refund request form no later than 7 days following the event A unit leader, scout, or parent may request a refund of fees under the following conditions only: a) Illness or serious accident of scout prevents their attendance at the event. b) Family illness or emergency prevents the scout from attending the event. If a refund is granted, a 25% readiness fee will be withheld. However, if your unit wants your refundable fees transferred to your unit shop account, the readiness fee will be reduced to 15%