Louisiana Hiking Club presents
CAMP FEST 2023
A weekend of socializing with friends old and new, hiking & learning new skills!
Friday, March 3 - Sunday, March 5
Chicot State Park – Group Camp
REGISTRATION: Register at: https://www.louisianahikingclub.org/campfestregistration
Early Bird - $30 if paid by February 18
($35 after February 18)
Children 12 and under - $5
>Senior Discount (65+) - $25<
Camp Fest is for Current Members Only
Dormitories with bunk beds and showers – included in Camp Fest fee - must be reserved
Primitive Camping Area – included in Camp Fest fee - must be reserved
Space is limited for both dormitories and primitive camping area!
Traditional Camp Sites – reservations must be made through the park website
Glamping - reservations must be made through the park website
Cabins – reservations must be made through the park website
Saturday night: pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, and potato salad - furnished by LHC
Sunday morning: pancakes prepared by the LHC Pancake Crew
Members are responsible for all other meals/snacks and beverages. Please make arrangements
for food/beverages requiring refrigeration, as space is not available for personal items in
the Group Camp kitchen.
Check-in opens at 3:00 PM
Food Dehydration - part one
Campfire & S’mores
Stop the Bleed - class size is limited - must pre-register
Planning a Section Hike on the Appalachian Trail
Food Dehydration - part two
Camp Stove Cooking - Demonstration & Sampling
Beginning Birding – pre-download Merlin Birding App
FIRST ANNUAL LHC HIKING-THEMED DESSERT CONTEST!!!! To participate, bring a
prepared hiking-themed dessert. (Onsite kitchen unavailable.) After the winner is
announced, desserts will be served with dinner.
Long-Distance Hiking Presentation
Silent Auction / Door Prizes
Bird Walk – bring your binoculars
Canoeing – must pre-register – $12 per person – can also bring your own canoe/kayak
Guided Arboretum Hike
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
*Bring enough water/sports drinks/etc. to stay hydrated.
*State Park policy requires pets to be always on a leash (no longer than 6 feet). No pets in buildings.
*At gate, let park attendant know you are there to attend Camp Fest located at the GROUP CAMP.
*Kitchen access limited to kitchen crew volunteers.
*Chicot State Park prohibits tents, hammocks, and RVs of any size at the Group Camp area.
*USED GEAR SALE!! Please pre-label gear with your name, contact information and asking price.
*Map of park: https://www.lastateparks.com/sites/default/files/2020-04/chicot_parkmap.pdf
*Feel free to bring firewood for the group campfires.