Posted by Daniel on Jan 8th 2016


SHINDIGis our annual Steam Crow Monster Scouts campout!

We couldn't be more excited to share some adventure with our Monster Scout pals!

As we prepare for our very first SHINDIG, we figured that we should offer some tips to maximize fun.


  • Flashlight / Headlamp
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent
  • Tarp 
  • Camping Chairs
  • Rope/Twine/Paracord
  • Paper plates/bowls/cups
  • Disposable spoon/fork/knife
  • Blanket
  • Crockpot (If you need it for your meal plans)
  • Surge protector (in case you're cooking with electricity.)
  • Matches
  • Dry newspaper (for fires if they're allowed)

Eats & Drinks

  • Bring water. Something to drink is essential.
  • Saturday Night Potluck; bring a dish to share (Desert or Main)
  • We'll have limited power.


  • The temperature in Mesa is going to be chilly, expect lows in the 40s.
  • Wear layers
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Put down a tarp and padding beneath your sleeping area to stay warmer.
  • Extra socks.

Wet Weather

  • It's been raining a lot lately; plan for rain.
  • Bring large garbage bags to make classy ponchos.
  • Umbrella might be nice.

Pets & Kids

  • Dogs are welcome!
  • Kids are welcome!
  • Please watch and clean up after them.
  • Please keep track of your Kids/Pets; This is a SHINDIG party, not a SEARCH party!

A few Shindig Campsites are still available, reserve one now!