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Winter IceFest at Camp Minsi

Saturday of Presidents' Day Weekend

February 15, 2020

Come experience winter at Camp Minsi with a day of fun on the frozen water of Stillwater Lake.

Units are responsible for securing their own accommodations, meals, and leadership. Units can reserve overnight accommodations at Camp Minsi in our online registration system or come just for the day.

The IceFest programs includes: our annual ice fishing extravaganza; exciting ice games and competitions (such as ice bowling, auger drilling, sled pull races, and snowshoe relays); winter hikes; special presentations and more. Programs will run from 9 AM to 4PM on Saturday.

The program costs $7 per person -- and includes refreshments and a collectible patch. Additional food and drinks, along with Trading Post merchandise, will be available for sale in the Dining Hall throughout the day.

Note: This event is weather permitting based on the thickness of the ice and winter conditions on Stillwater Lake. 

   ICE  THICKNESS  REPORT   

  Minimum Thickness - 7 inches 

   Current Thickness - "stop back February 1st for updates"   

Last thickness update: November 24, 2019

Register Now! -

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ice fishing demos on Stillwater Lake
     
  • Ice safety and rescue tutorials
     
  • Special presentations and displays
     
  • Winter snow and ice games
     
  • Learn about the historic ice harvesting industry of the Poconos
     
  • Winter hikes and camp tours
     
  • Refreshments, fellowship and fireplace
     
  • Camp Minsi Trading Post
     
  • Lunch available for purchase (or bring and cook your own)
     
  • Collectible patch for all participants!

 

 

MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon.,Wed.,Thur.,Fri.)
10:00am - 5:00pm(Tues)
CLOSED: Thursday, November 28th
CLOSED: Friday, November 29th
 

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon.,Wed.,Fri.)
10:00am - 7:00pm (Tues)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Thur)
9:00am - 3:00pm (Sat.)