Beyond the Basics





If you are looking for an adventure filled weekend where you'll grow physically and spiritually you have come to the right place. Beyond the basics is geared towards Pathfinders & their friends. For those who are Pathfinders, the classes able to participate are Voyagers, Guides, TLT's, Master Guides & Staff. It will be a refreshing spiritual weekend you won't want to miss. We hope to see you there!

This year we'll be at Wisconsin River in Boscobel, WI. It will be a 2 day Canoe trip where we'll do 16 miles of canoeing. 

Date: September 3 - 4, 2022

Location: Wisconsin River Outings 

                 715 Wisconsin Ave, Boscobel, WI 53805

Registration: $55 per person, additional $20 for those needing transportation to and from Wisconsin


Onsite arrival time: 8:00 am on Saturday morning


Registration includes the use of a 17 ft river canoe (2 person/canoe. Please pre-plan your canoe partner), paddles, life jackets, campsite for Saturday night, and transportation to the canoe trip departure point on the Wisconsin River (provided by WI River Outings).


  • Worship and fellowship throughout the weekend. 
  • Canoeing/Paddling
  • Water Survival 


**PLEASE NOTE: This trip is designed to be more of a survival trip and is not for those new to canoeing/paddling or camping in general. 



All individuals (with the exception of married couples) must sleep in their own shelters. 

CAMPING EQUIPMENT TO BRING ON THE 2022 BEYOND THE BASISC CANOE TRIP /please notice the items that will not be allowed during this trip

Keep in mind, you will have space constraints as everything will need to fit in your canoe. Be sure to keep things dry by using dry bags, garbage bags, zip locks, and dry bags.


  • Participants will be required to build their own individual shelter/tent with a 10x12 tarp. Please come prepared for this. Tents may be brought, but every participant must construct their own shelter. 
  • No metal/plastic tent stakes will be allowed, instead every participant will be required to carve their own tent pegs for their shelters during the trip
  • Sleeping bag (lightweight)
  • Sleeping Pad (but not required)
  • Flashlight
  • Machete (1/canoe)
  • Survival/Camping Folding Hand Saw
  • Multipurpose Knife with tools: Never go camping without one
  • Thermal Safety Blanket: It’s always good to be prepared
  • Waterproof Matches (no lighters will be allowed)
  • Zip Lock Bags
  • Garbage Bags: These are the poor man's dry bags
  • Cell Phone (pack in ziplock bag)
  • 2 Gallons of Water per person
  • Rope (1/4 Manila Rope/100 feet minimum)
  • Duct Tape
  • Individual First Aid Kit (add Sunblock & ChapStick)
  • Biodegradable Toilet Paper
  • Be sure to pack clothes for the type of conditions you will be facing during the day, the night, and on the water. You will need to pack things so that they stay dry
  • Shoes for water
  • Bathing Suit (bring a bathing suit to paddle in or to wear while swimming or bathing)
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • No Portable Stove of any kind will be allowed, instead you will be required to cook over the fire
  • Cookware: Determine what you need based on the items you’ll be heating up
  • Dry Food Bars: Plenty of Power Bars, Boulder Bars, and Granola Bars will get you through the trip
  • No can food will be allowed, plan enough food for every meal
  • Bible