Baylor Cru | Everglades Spring Break 2016
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Everglades Spring Break 2016

Trip Overview

Gentlemen, this Spring Break we taking an epic trip to the middle of the Florida Everglades. We will road tripping to South Florida. Once there we will be taking a boat shuttle an hour into the middle of the everglades to our campsite. They will drop us off with all of our kayaks and gear. From there we will take day trips by kayak to explore and fish. During the mornings and evenings we will be spending time in the word and reading a several great articles by famous pastors and theologians. This will be a great time to connect with other guys in Cru, grow in your walk with God, and go on the adventure of a lifetime.

Trip Details


  • March 5th-12th


  • $400


  • Friday the 4th
    • Assemble gear and pack that night
  • Saturday the 5th
    • Leave Waco at 8am
    • Arrive East Florida at 8pm
  • Sunday the 6th
    • Leave West Florida at 8am
    • Arrive Everglades City at 8pm
    • Sleep at a park
  • Monday the 7th
    • Get shuttled that morning
    • Unpack gear at campsite
    • Fish/explore
  • Tuesday the 8th
    • Fish/explore
  • Wednesday the 9th
    • Fish/explore
  • Thursday the 10th
    • Get off water
    • Leave for West Florida
    • Arrive that night
  • Friday the 11th
    • West Florida relax day
  • Saturday the 12th
    • Leave West Florida for home
    • Arrive home

Packing List

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • A few large dry bags for tents and sleeping bags and what not
  • Small dry bag
  • Compass
  • Polarized glasses
  • Shoes that can get wet (chacos/keens/old tennis shoes)
  • Camping stove
  • Fishing gear
    • I’m going to be throwing 20lb test braid with a 70 lb fluorocarbon leader
    • Swim baits
    • Spooks
    • Plugs – LARGE; silver and red
    • Long skinny soft plastics (pink, yellow, white, black
    • Shrimp
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repelent
  • Fleece or jacket to keep you warm at night
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen/lipbalm
  • Headlamp
  • Pants/shirts
  • Shirt
  • Water bottle/camel back
  • Toilet paper
  • Knife; large, locked blade
  • Bible
  • Book
  • Fishing license (will buy online Friday night)

Everglades Spring Break 2012