"A Call to Serve" Salvation Army Service Weekend

Post date: Feb 6, 2011 1:57:25 AM

Pack 325 will be participating again this year in the Pioneer District "A Call to Serve" Salvation Army Service Weekend at Redwood Glen Camp.

The Redwood Glen Camp is in great need of assistances, and they have turned to the Boy Scouts of America for help. This camp is critical to both Santa Clara County, and Santa Cruz County because of the work with At Risk, Inter-city, and homeless kids from both counties and the greater Bay Area.

The SERVICE WEEKEND is March 18th to 20th.

Sign-up for this event will be at the Blue and Gold dinner.

A one-page flyer, facility map and driving directions are available at the bottom of this page as attachments.

Key points:

  • Free Cabins Lodging or Units can sleep in Tents on the Ball Field
  • Free Food
  • Campfire Program
  • Flag Retirement
  • Units should bring the tools based on their project

Tentative Weekend Quick Schedule


4:30PM Registration Opens

6:15PM Dinner

8:30PM Cracker Barrel starts

9:00PM Registration Closes for the evening

10:30PM Lights Out


7:30AM Opening Flag Ceremony

8:00AM Breakfast

8:45AM Work begins

12:30PM Lunch

1:05PM Work Continues

4:00PM Wrap up Days work & Clean Up

5:00PM Flags (if not Lighted)

5:10PM Capture the Flag or Free Time

6:15PM Dinner

7:00PM Campfire

8:30PM Cracker Barrel

10:30PM Lights Out


7:15AM Opening Flags

7:30AM Breakfast

8:15AM Scouts Own

9:00AM Work Begins

12:15PM Lunch

12:45PM Finalize Work sites

2:15PM Closing Flags

2:30PM Dismiss

Work Activities for the Service Weekends

Not all activities need to be assigned, this simply is the list of available projects.

  • Build Ohlone Village
  • Trail Maintenance - Install Water Bars
  • Rebuild Glen Oaks Shed
  • Foley Farm - Goat Corral changes, cement floors and foundation
  • Repair & repaint fence above campfire Pit
  • Build Wood Storage, Split, stack and clean Wood Pile at Campfire
  • Build Benches for Outdoor Adventure Camp
  • Spread wood chips along prayer walk trail
  • Rebuild fire pit at Outdoor Adventure Camp, spread new rock
  • Install in conduit new electric supply to Redwood grove Campfire Pit
  • Finish stairs to Director Cabin and Build handrail
  • Build deck at OAC Cabins that links the cabins together
  • Construct a shooting platform at the Slingshot Range
  • Build additional trail benches and anchor them in place
  • Paint exterior of Craft House and Canteen
  • Paint exterior of Meadow view Cabin
  • Rebuild Horseshoe Pits
  • Repair Fence at Outdoor Chapel
  • Repaint Bridge Railings