Our program gives you and your child a chance to enhance the one-on-one relationship
with each other, at an age that can never be recaptured.
- Nation Chief

Bowling (Jan 15)


The West Shore Indian Guides and Princesses will be hosting a bowling party at  Nautical Lanes in Avon Lake. This will take place on Sunday, January 15th.  Check in will begin at 1:30 pm (which will allow enough time for the staff to explain the rules and pass out the appropriate balls and shoes for everyone so please show up early!).  Unlimited bowling will begin as soon as everyone is checked in from 2:00 - 4:30 pm. Costs for this event are $8.00 per person. Pay at the door - no registration is required.  We have all lanes booked just for us.

There will be Cosmic Bowling for the kids and dads are welcomed to join in, too. Pizza and soda will be provided for all the bowlers, plus other drinks and snacks can be purchased at the snack counter for the Dads.

Spevok's Nautical Lanes is located at 184 Miller Road, Avon Lake, OH  44012.

NOTE - if you have more than six attending from your Tribe and want to bowl with each other it is recommended to show up as close to 1:30 p.m. as possible.


Guides Maumee Bay (Feb 3-5)

altThe Guides will be going to Maumee Bay State Park February 3-5. Accommodations are in the beautiful, fully-furnished cabins or two-story lofts in the Main Lodge. Cost are only $130 per dad/son and $30 per additional son. Check-in starts Friday at 5:00pm. The Nation will be hosting a Swim Party Friday starting around 8:00pm at the Main Lodge. Ice cream will be provided. Saturday Night at 6:30 the Nation will host a Movie Night in the Ballroom at the Main Lodge. Pizza, wings, ice cream and refreshments will be provided for all. All other meals are are on your own (only the cabins have fully stocked kitchens). Activities Saturday afternoon include: indoor swimming pool and hot tub, wallyball, video games, scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, and a nice nature center. Outdoor activities include a sledding hill, cross-country skiing, ice skating (bring your own skates) and nature trail hiking. 

Registration is now CLOSED. 

Maumee Bay Directions and Information (click here) 


Tobogganing (Feb 12)

altTobagganing at the Cleveland Metroparks Strongsville Chalet on Sunday, Feburary 12, 8:00 - 11:00 am. We've rented out the facility for just the Princesses and Guides, their fathers, mothers and siblings! Costs are only $8 per person. No need to pre-register, just show up and pay at the door. Riders must be at least 42" tall and must have gloves or mittens. The Nation will be selling hot chocolate, coffee, donuts, and snacks for the kids. Host - Catawba Brian Yappel.

Dads, there is a toboggan lift at the Chalet ! No more carrying the sleds up 109 steps. You still have to walk to the top, though. 

Due to the high numbers we've had in years past, we are limiting this to just our members and their immediate families - sorry, no friends (good time to have them join our nation.....)

Note: Chutes may be closed if weather is above 45F (yeah, right!). Call the Chalet in the morning if you aren't sure (440) 572-9990.

Directions - The Chalet is located off the Valley Parkway between Pearl Rd. and Rt. 82. Take I-71 South to Rt. 82 East Exit. Turn left at Valley Parkway (bottom of the hill). Follow North, look for Chalet extrance on left side after you pass under I-71. Click here for a map.


Camp Fitch (Feb 24-26)

Back to wonderful Camp Fitch on Lake Erie for a Winter camp-out February 24 - 26th.. This is a combined camp-out for both Princesses and Guides. There will be a Guides cabin, a Princess cabin and a combined cabin with separate quarters.

Costs will be $150 per dad/child, $40 for each additional child.

Check-in starts Friday at 6:00pm. Activities include: Horseback riding, snow tubing, .22 rifles, BB guns, cross-country skiing, crafts, hiking, nature center, and an indoor rock climbing wall.

Registration for this camp will open SOON.

Camp Fitch Information and Directions


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