PIVOT! Lake Morena Campout March 2023
We are watching the weather report: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=32.87328000000008&lon=-116.42054999999999#.ZBiVNLTMIbY
We are in contact with the campground to ensure that the continued weather condition will not prevent us from camping. We will make the final decision after another call Friday morning. We have been told that the campsites are inundated with water, and some snow was expected today. It is our hope that slightly warmer temperatures and sunny skies between now and Friday morning will give us the green light for camping.
In the meantime we are making plans as though everything is a go for this weekend. Final instructions will be sent out once we get the final word Friday morning:
— Latest Update! —
We’ve had to make an adjustment because there is still snow and tons of water on Mt. Laguna, so we’ve moved the campout to Lake Morena, just down the mountain and across the highway from Mt. Laguna. AND, there’s fishing and hiking!!! Even better, the high temperature Saturday will be near 60 and the low Saturday night will be above freezing (35 degrees.) So, dress in layers, but the temperatures should be much more comfortable than on Mt. Laguna.
Be at the scout shed
(Via de la Valle West of the 5 > North on Del Mar Downs > West on Peppertree Lane)
at 9:00 Saturday morning. Bring the following things with you.
- Fishing pole and tackle (if you want to fish) THERE ARE MASSIVE TROUT IN THIS LAKE
- Spending cash (Must pay to fish $2 scouts, $5 adults + state fishing license if 16 or over)
- Pack or Day Pack
- Tent (you can check out one of the troop’s tents)
- Ground tarp (troop has a few)
- Sleeping bag (32 degrees or lower)
- Sleeping pad (important, troop has a few to check out)
- Mess kit (basically a plate, spoon/fork, cup)
- Cup for cocoa
- Class B shirt (if you don’t have one tell Mr. Fritz and he’ll give you one)
- Long pants
- Warm jacket
- Ski cap (for sleeping)
- Gloves/mittens (optional but recommended)
- Change of socks/underwear
- Thermal pants and shirt (undergear, recommended)
- Sleeping clothes (non cotton, optional but recommended)
- Personal first aid kit
- Sun protection
- 1 liter of water
- Pocket knife
- Camp chair (recommended)
- Two pair waterproof boots/shoes
See you tomorrow morning!!