Operation Zero winter adventure

Sold Out - Waiting list applications are being accepted!

Adirondack Winter Adventure Weekend

Presidents Weekend - February 13-15, 2016

Operation Zero - Winter Adventure

OpZero PatchEmbark 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.

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!
  • Free training
  • Open to all Boy Scouts and Venturers 14+ by the event
  • Co-ed Venturing crews welcomed
  • 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
  • Trained and experienced adult staff
  • Hot beverages, energy snacks and warming hut available throughout the day




Waiting list only

Online registration for the waiting list is now available for Scouts and advisors. Register as an individual, not through your troop or crew.

Cold Weather Training - 12/6/2015 at Winnebago Scout Reservation

Training isrecommended 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.

Training Registration

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, the online registration system will let you register for just the training.

For More Information

Please contact John Dorn at john.dorn@scouting.org - 973-765-9322 x238 or
Bob Morris at robert.morris@scouting.org - 973-765-9322 x223.

2013 Group Photo

Page last updated: 11-19-2015 12:53 pm