Adirondack Winter Adventure Weekend
Presidents Weekend – February 17-19, 2018

Embark on the greatest winter camping adventure that will ever challenge you as a Boy Scout or Venturer! Operation Zero at Sabattis Adventure Camp in Long Lake, NY offers a beautiful setting for your exciting winter adventure. This premier winter event always sells out, so be sure to register early. Registration is only open to Patriots’ Path Council participants until October 31. Out of council youth and advisors may register after that date. Bus service from New Jersey is included

Cold Weather Training – 12/3/2017 at Winnebago Scout Reservation

Training is recommended for everyone and mandatory for all Operation Zero participants who have not completed the this course within the past 2 years. Training is free for Operation Zero participants. The winter camping training class is also open to anyone interested in winter camping. If you are not participating in Operation Zero, the cost for the training is $10 per person. Operation Zero attendees can confirm they will attend the training session when they register for Operation Zero. If you wish to come to the training sessions, but you are not attending Operation Zero, you can register for just the training.

Countdown to Operation Zero 2018!








Cold Weather Camping

Highlights and Expected Activities

  • High-adventure winter camping expedition
  • Build and sleep in quinzhees
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sledding
  • Ice fishing
  • Winter games
  • Curling
  • Snowmobiling
  • Winter tracking
  • Snow measured in feet!
  • Open to all Boy Scouts and Venturers 14+ by the event
  • Co-ed Venturing crews welcomed
  • Trained and experienced adult staff
  • Hot beverages, energy snacks and warming hut available throughout the day