Three Reasons to Plan Your Memorial Day the Scouting Way
Ah, the joys of Memorial Day, that three day weekend that signals the imminent end of the â€œgrindâ€ of the school year for all us parents of young kids. But how do you make Memorial Day a blast for the whole family? Here are three reasons that camping Oso Lake or Lost Valley this Memorial Day is worth a look. These two BSA properties are open to families of Scouts and non-Scouts with staffed program areas. Here's why it's just about the best three-day vacation a family can plan:
1. No crowds.
Trying camping at a state or regional park on a holiday weekend â€“ if you can get a reservation on one of their often postage stamp-sized camping spots, you always run the risk of rowdy, noisy neighbors and alcohol that makes this choice not so family-friendly.