Entries by Stuart Borie

Peace River 2017

The Peace river is traditionally the best campout of the year and 2017 was no different.  With temperatures from the mid-50s at night and low 80s during the day it was perfect weather for camping.  Many campers arrived on Thursday afternoon to enjoy the chance to experience the camp ground before the rush of the […]

Spring Training Baseball Game

On March 26 over 40 members of the Great Sun Nation descended upon the brand new Ball Park of the Palm Beaches to watch the Nationals take on the Astros.   The ballpark was a fantastic site and the facilities top notch.   We have beautiful weather with a cooling breeze and $6 craftbrews!   […]

Caloosahatchee Campout

Caloosahatchee River Park, Alva, FL, February 10-12, 2017,    Bicycle paradise!  If you like bikes, this was the campout for you.   As Friday afternoon led into the cooler evening, the GSN tribes had a chance to settle into their sites for dinner, dessert, campfires and a rare astronomical triple play of full moon, lunar […]

Circle F 2017

On January 13-15 over 250 members of the Great Sun Nation descended on Circle F Dude Ranch in Lake Wales, FL for our biggest campout.    On Friday when everyone arrived, they were greeted by their new flags with their tribe name on it.    No question which cabin you were at.    Friday nights’ […]

Boca Raton Holiday Parade

On Dec 7th, over 30 members of the Great Sun Nation participated in the 45th annual Boca Raton Holiday Parade.   We had an incredible float with a tee-pee, tent, fire, and of course Chief Chupacabra and the Spirit Stick.    The float was led by our children holding our banner while other the other kids […]

Shriek Week 2016

On October 27-28-29 the Great Sun Nation participated in Shriek Week at Sugar Sands Park.    This was a great event put on by the City of Boca Raton, with haunted houses and other Halloween activities.    The highlight for the kids is to go through the Trick-or-Treat Trail.   The GSN had a table […]

Blue Springs Campout

On October 21st 46 families traveled north to the beautiful Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, Fl.    We were treated to one of the most beautiful natural springs.    The water was crystal clear and cold.   We saw manatees and many other fish enjoying the clean waters.     The highlight was […]

Museum Overnight

On Saturday Sept 10th – 133 dads and kids invaded the Museum of Discovery and Science in Ft. Lauderdale.   We started off with a pizza dinner and then had went to our lab.   We built roller coasters out of foam tubes and masking tape.    There were some amazing designs and some even […]

Great Sun Nation in the news

The Great Sun Nation got some good press today in the Sun Sentinel.   Click on link to read the story about Chief Chupacabra. http://eedition.sun-sentinel.com/olive/ODE/FloridaSunSentinel2/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=RlNTLzIwMTYvMDkvMTE.&pageno=MTI0&entity=QXIxMjQwOA..&view=ZW50aXR5