Carlsbad Caverns 2017

posted Jul 25, 2017, 6:48 PM by Jill Douglass   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 6:57 AM ]
When:  October 7-9, 2017

Itinerary

Saturday, October 7th

  • Meet at annex at 5:30 am or 6:00 am at  (First United Methodist Church, 1004 N Mays St, Round Rock, TX 78664)
  • At first church (157's place) parking lot  (First United Methodist Church, 1004 N Mays St, Round Rock, TX 78664)
  • Destination:  Whites City RV Park (17 Carlsbad Cavern Hwy, Whites City, NM 88268)
Sunday, October 8th
  • Spend the day at the caverns.
  • Individuals will be purchasing lunch from the canteen at the park.  Bring money.  

October 9th

  • Departure Monday(Columbus day)
  • 8:00am
  • Returning at church parking lot
  • Around 4:00 pm to 6:00pm 


Financial

Campsite:  $2.78/person

Gas:  ~$24-$30/person

Eating on the road (4 meals):  $20 - $60

  • Buy on the road Options (Crew 157 is doing this).
    • estimate about $15/meal (if you eat at restaurants).
    • This is for meals on the road and lunch at the park.
    • This is cash you spend yourself for meals at fast food type restaurants.  If you eat less, go cheaper, pack your food, etc, you will not have to spend $60.
  • Bring food option  (Crew 1409 is doing this):  Groceries ~$10
    • Breakfast:  granola bar, muffins, fruit
    • Lunch:  Sandwiches and chips
    • Lunch:  Sandwiches and chips
    • You will  need CASH for lunch on Sunday at Carlsbad Caverns.  Estimate $15.

Groceries for campsite meals: $15

  • 4 meals

General Cave Admission:  $10

Guided Tour:  $8

Optional Spelunking (tbd):  $20

Total: ~$120

Meals

Food parents will eat separate from scouts

Saturday 

  • B:  Granola bars, hard boiled eggs, muffins, and fruit
  • : Sandwiches and chips
  • D camp hamburgers and condiments 

Sunday

  • B camp pancakes and eggs
  • L cafeteria at cavern $
  • D camp hotdogs (beef) and condiments 

Monday

  • B: camp pancakes and eggs 
  • L:  Sandwiches and chips
  • D home

Packing List

  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Pillows
  • Clothes  (3 Pairs Temp: Hot)
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Mess Kit
  • Bathroom Kit
  • Shower Supplies
  • Towel
  • Comfortable Tennis Shoes (Lots of Walking!!!)
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Knife
  • Sunscreen + Bugspray
  • Flashlights


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