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Frolic in the Forest

Friday June 13th, 2014 to Sunday June 15th, 2014

The Hunt is on! Come hunt the Horned One as he or she cavorts through the mysterious woods of Chena Lakes as Winter's Gate celebrates its Court Changeover from the Holly Court to the Oak Court. Our hunt will include the Stag and several Hunting Dogs. Be warned of mysterious beasts such as squirrels and dragons that have been known to inhabit the Chena Lake Recreation Area.

We will set up a community tent upon the Green where children of all ages may play on the playground. Viking Long Boats (PDFs, kayaks, and canoes) will be provided for those who are brave enough to battle the Sea Monsters in the Chena Lakes. Fun and games will ensue throughout the weekend. Whims and more information will be forthcoming and the many of the specifics will be provided via updates to our website, yahoo group, and Book of Faces.


Site Information: Chena Lake Recreation Area, 37800 Laurance Road, North Pole, AK

We will be camping at Chena Lake Recreation Area and have 9 tent sites reserved (tents only please). Each site can have 3 pavilions or tents. We will also make merry upon the Green and have access to the Lake. We will have games and frivolity as we say good-by to Winter's Holly Court and enter into our new court, the Oak Court. All are invited to tent camp and enjoy the late night festivities. A Saturday Night pot-luck will be available for all. Please bring a side dish. Please RSVP on the Book of Faces event.

Site Opens: Friday 13 June 2014 @ 4:00 PM, & closes Sunday 15 June 2014 @ 4:00PM.

Site Fee: The Recreation Area will be collecting a camping/usage fee at their gate.

Day trippers: $5/carload/day (military is $1/carload/day).

Campers: (tents only) $10/night.

Winter’s Gate is not charging a site fee for this event. We will gleefully accept any monetary or canned goods donation (food will go to a local food bank).


Autocrat: Lady Cemper, Baroness of Winter’s Gate


Directions: Take your best route to AK2, Richarson Highway, North Pole. From Fairbanks & points north: take the Dawson Rd. exit, go left crossing under the highway, then take a right turn onto Laurance Rd. From Eilson AFB and points south: take the Laurance Rd. exit and turn right. The Recreation area is app. 5.5 miles from the exits- watch for the brown Chena Lake Recreation Area signs. Park entrance will be on your left. Direction to our specific location with the park will be available via updates to our various internet sites, and by following maps and signage in the park.

Start Time: 
Friday 13 June 2014 @ 4:00 PM & closes Sunday 15 June 2014 @ 4:00PM.