Young men 14+ are invited to this Catholic Retreat in the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness near Shaver Lake, with the theme of Saint George and Holy Martyrs of our Faith, on July 25-28, 2018.
Scouts should have some hiking and camping experience. Several Adult Catholic Scout Leaders will participate. There will be a daily mass, along with prayers and activities. We will be departing from Kingsburg on Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. and returning Saturday at 2:00 p.m. or you may arrange when and where to meet us.
Hiking will be easy to moderate and can be handled by beginners. We will cover about 10 miles is the three days we are there, at elevations between 7,500 and 9,000 feet. We will visit 6 spectacular high sierra mountain lakes. Camping is b y permit only in this wilderness area. Reserved Permit price will be included. Group size is limited to 15, space is limited, please register ASAP.
Price: $55 per Participant. This covers the wilderness permit and all food for shared meals. Each hiker should have a good backpack, sleeping bag, hiking shoes or boots, and a lightweight tent or arrange to share one.
For more information or to request a registration/ permission form, please contact Scout Chaplain Rev. Greg Beaumont, Holy Family Church, PO Box 798, Kingsburg, CA 93631 or email email@example.com or Tel: (559) 707-4280.