Carlsbad Caverns 2017

Post date: Jul 26, 2017 1:48:09 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