Scout Day at Lime Rock 2012

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sep 21 2012 until Sep 22 2012
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location
Lime Rock Park

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Come to Lime Rock Park for a Friday evening of camping prior to an all-day program of amateur racing on Saturday.  This event is held rain or shine.  The fee includes event patch for the first 1700 registrants, Friday night camping, Friday evening adult leader social and Saturday races

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Click here for the Lime Rock Park website.

For the GPS users, the main entrance is 60 White Hollow Road Lakeville, CT 06039. There are different ways of getting there (Route 7 North provides a more scenic route, but takes a little longer). The track website provides the following:

  • Take I-684 north to the end and continue north onto RT-22 (do not take any earlier exits. I-684 will turn into RT-22).
  • Take RT-22 north for 45mi to Millerton.
  • Take a right (east) onto US-44 for 2mi and bear right onto CT-112 into Connecticut.
  • Continue for approx. 6mi to Main Entrance on right, located on White Hollow Road.

If you plan on coming up in the morning the races start at 10:00. The boys can walk around the pit area which is a fun activity to do prior to the races.

Suggested Packing List:

  • Clothing appropriate for the day/season – sweater or sweatshirt, long pants, coat,  warm socks and shoes or boots
  • Complete change of clothes and shoes/boots appropriate for the day
  • Marshmallow roasting sticks
  • Folding chairs – for sitting around the campfire and on the lawn for watching the races
  • *Depending on Weather Rain Gear (Coat/Pants/Poncho/Rubber Boots)
  • Tent and Ground Cloth – many questions about tents – cheap is good and figure 2-3 people in a 4 man tent and 4 people in a 6 man tent
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Flashlight
  • Sleeping Pads (provides insulation from cold/damp ground)- blow up mattresses are permitted
  • Complete change of warm clothes (and socks) camping over sleep – change prior to going to sleep [consider Long Johns/Long underwear; warm socks; sweatpants; hooded (or regular)
  • sweatshirt or fleece, have warm hat and gloves/mittens on hand in case it is cooler than expected
  • Warm coat (to wear during dinner/campfire in case it gets cool at night)
  • Pillows
  • Lantern (battery operated is recommended Extra batteries)
  • Light Sticks (for use as a night light)
  • Personal Toiletries (Toothbrush; Toothpaste; baby wipes, purell, etc)
  • Cold breakfast – snack bar opens at 10

The pack will be providing a fire pit, chocolate bars, marshmallows and graham crackers for all to enjoy Friday evening once we’ve setup camp.  Just make sure to bring sticks/skewers to use as there won’t be sticks easily found around the infield of the track.

There will be port a potties near where we will be camping – flushing toilets are available but not very close.  See map below, flushing toilets are near concession stands which are close to the viewing area (#2) on the map.  Area #1 is our approximate camp site if available, look for our Pack 11 Banner.  Area #3 is the pit area where you can go prior to and during the races.  Click on the link below for the map of the track, click the link again on the next page to launch the PDF.

Limerock Map

Bookings

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