Garden of the Gods - October 2018

Troop 9 is heading down to the Garden of the Gods on Saturday October 6 to go hiking and ziplining.

Image result for garden of the gods il

Each scout participating should reserve their spot by September 25. Each participant should complete their registration by returning the permission slip, release form, and $50 participation fee.


0700 Pack and Load
0800 Depart
1200 Arrive at Garden of the Gods, eat packed lunch
1600 Depart Garden of the Gods
1610 Arrive at campsite
1700 Finish camp setup and start dinner preparation
1800 Cook supper

0630 Wake up, breakfast, pack-up gear
0900 Depart for Cave-in-Rock
0930 Arrive Cave-in-Rock
1100 Depart Cave-in-Rock
1300 Arrive at American Obstacle, eat packed lunch
1400 Zipline
1600 Depart zipline
1800 Arrive at HCS


The trip will be around a 4 hour drive with stop from Champaign to Garden of the Gods.

The troop will be staying in the Saline County Fish and Wildlife campground for one night.  We will prearrange car and tent arrangements before the trip.

Contact Info:

  • Cave-in-Rock
    • 1 New State Park Rd., Cave-in-Rock, IL 62919
    • Phone: 618-289-4325
How to dress for ziplining:
  • Ensure to wear closed toed shoes ( No Sandals or Five Fingered Toed Shoes )
How to dress for hiking:
  • T-shirt (wicking is best)
  • Wool or wicking socks
  • Shorts
  • Sturdy, broken-in tennis shoes or hiking boots
  • Backpack
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Two 32 oz water bottles
  • TBA
Packing List

You Might Also Like