Winter camp program ideas in Summer Camp Posted Friday at 08:59 PM 1 hour ago, MikeS72 said: That could be funny indeed! By the time that 8 foot stack burns down to 1, it will be time to do swimming merit badge.🤣 Nope. It only melted the ice less than 2" at the hottest point of the fire. Water and ice are good insulators. The next morning everything had burned down to the water level and stopped. We built a platform of logs that we stacked everything on top of. We had scouts working all day collecting logs in several feet of snow. That was a great camp fire.