Carmichael Pathfinder Pinecar Derby

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This year’s Pinecar Derby will be hosted by the Carmichael Pathfinder Club on March 4, 2018

There are four categories to win medals and trophies in each class ( junior, teen, adult):
1)  Craftsmanship: For level of difficulty in building the car.
“WOW” factor plays a large part in this award.  A medal is awarded.
2)  Looks Most Like:  As in, “That looks so much like a banana, I think I could eat it!”
A medal is awarded.
3)  Best in Class:  The best in overall “WOW” factor for that class.
A Trophy is awarded.
4)  Speed:  A 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place Trophy in each class is awarded to the top three fastest Pinecars. Track-times are measured to the nearest one-hundredth of a second.

Good Luck Racers!

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Teen Caving ~ Nov 10-12

IMG_20131109_200014_208Teen Caving at Lava Beds National Monument will be Nov. 10 – 12.

  10 hours of cave exploration are required to complete the Pathfinder Caving Honor.

  We will be camping at the Lava Beds Campground, and the teens will be cooking their own food. Be prepared for cold weather as it sometimes snows there in early Nov.
See our guide to cold weather camping here.

Please call the Redding Pathfinder Hotline for more info: (530) 629-6005

Pacific Union Pathfinder Camporee

The Pacific Union Pathfinder Camporee will be held at Lake Skinner in Southern CA. on Oct. 4 – 9.

   Pathfinders from Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah will be camping under the stars to share The Pathfinder Experience.
Twelve hours of driving each way are required for Redding Pathfinders to attend this event, thus Wed.-Oct 4 and Mon.-Oct 9 will be spent in travel.
It will be a busy schedule with a lot of fun activities.
We are hoping there will be time to visit the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles on the way home.

For more info, please call the Redding Pathfinders Hotline:  (530) 629-6005

Redding Pathfinders Camping Skills Week

Redding Pathfinders Camping Skills Week  –  July 5 – 11i-483-7db-6-18

Redding Pathfinders is hosting a camping skills week in Lassen National Park on July 5 – 11

Kids will learn camping and survival skills in this immersive training program to foster leadership and self-dependence in the wilderness.

This program is made possible by a grant from The Lassen Foundation.

To apply, contact MiguelChambers@ReddingRangers.org
or call: (530) 629-6005

Permission Slip  (Print and bring with child)

Camping Gear List

Honors List

Teen Mountaineering on Mt. Shasta

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Pathfinder Teens will be learning Mountaineering Basics on a overnight, and day-hike to Lake Helen Base Camp on Mt Shasta. Elevation 10,400ft.

–June 10-afternoon, drive to Bunny Flat Trailhead and   find ideal location to camp overnight.
–June 11, 3am :), gear up and start 5 mile hike to base   camp with headlamps and crampons.
–Lunch at Lake Helen.
Self-arrest and ropes training on the Heart of Mt.   Shasta.  Elevation 11,500ft.
Glasading back down the mountain.

All climbers will be paired in groups of two or three. Each group must have a tent, ice axe, helmet, snow-melting gear, shovel.

Hermit’s Hut Outfitters is sponsoring this event for Pathfinders with discount rentals on needed equipment.

For more info, please contact Miguel Chambers  (530) 510-1226
This event is open to all NorCal Pathfinders, staff and guests.