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  • Camporee 2017

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  • Registration:

    Registration Fees (Early Registration closes 1/15/2017)

     

     Reg. Fee 

    Saturday Only (Cubs & Adults) early Registration

     

     6.00

    Saturday only (Cubs & Adults)

     

     7.00

    Overnight (Scout, Cubs & Leaders) early Registration

     

     12.00 

    Overnight (Scout, Cubs & Leaders)

     

     15.00

     

    Please register online at: Online Registration Link:  http://longhorn.kintera.org/2017CrossTimbersCamporee

    Note: there is a $5.00 gate fee (per vehicle) to enter the park.

    Sites will be pre-assigned for those registered one week prior to Camporee. Units that are pre-registered will be able to go directly to their site to setup camp.  The Unit leader & SPL (for Troops) and still  need to come to check-in complete their check-in as the remainder of their units setup camp.

    1. At least one adult with current YPT – Must bring proof.
    2. Registration opens at 4:00 PM Friday 2/17
    3. Unit Rosters with patrol or den assignments will be collected at this time (typed rosters are easier to read).
    4. Participation fees will be finalized (settled) at this time (Checks please).
    5. Campsites will be assigned at check-in (except for pre-registered units)
    6. Patches will be distributed to each paid participate at this time.

     

    Unit Gateway/Entryway Challenge:  Sponsor: Tara Brecht

    The First Challenge for Scouts is to create an entryway for your unit’s site. Prizes will be awarded to Scout Units based on the following:

    • Youth designed & built
    • Incorporating Event Theme
    • Creative/Originality
    • Positive presentation of Scouting
    • Presentation (looks)

     

    Judging will begin following the Morning Assembly Saturday approximately 9:30 AM and should be completed by 3:00 PM.  Awards will be presented at the Campfire.

     

    Onondaga Award– to be administered by OA – for Scout Troops Only

    • Need write-up on scoring/judging

    Schedule:

    Friday

     4:00 – 9:00 Check -IN/Registration

    8:00-9:00 Possible Flag Retirement ceremony

    9:00 Cracker barrel (SPL’s & SM’s)

    11:00 Taps (all quiet)

    Saturday

    6:00 Reveille

    7:00 -8:30 Saturday morning Check-in

    9:00 Morning Assembly

    9:30 The Amazing Race Begins

    ***Scout Challenges*** - more detail on each of these challenges see appendix B

    Challenges

    Sponsor(s):

    4 leg Challenge

     

    Fire Building Challenge

     

    First Aid & Stretcher carry

     

    Flag Challenge

     

    Kim’s Games Challenge

     

    Knot Tying Challenge

    Charlie Oliver

    Log Rolling Relay Challenge

     

    Over the River Challenge

     

    Plant ID Challenge

    Greg Schadt

    Radioactive Isotope Challenge

     

    Talent Challenge

     

    Tire Roll Challenge

     

     

    ***Cub Challenges*** - more detail on each of these challenges see appendix C

    Challenges

    Sponsor(s):

    Airplane Race Challenge

     

    Caterpillar Race Challenge

     

    Crocodile Challenge

     

    Duck, Duck, Goose Challenge

     

    Fire Brigade Challenge

     

    Giants, Elf’s, & Wizards Challenge

     

    Hunker Down Challenge

     

    Kim’s Game Challenge

     

    T-Shirt Relay Challenge

     

    Tin Can Relay Challenge

     

    T-Shirt Relay Challenge

     

     

    12:00 -1:00 Lunch break for Cubs. / Scouts have Lunch on the trail, as in all part of the Amazing Race.

    3:00 – 4:45 Free time

     Jenga

     [Need a few more items here]

    4:45 -5:00 Evening Assembly - Lowering the Colors

    5:00 – 7:00 Dinner

    7:30 – 9:00 Campfire – Use the John boat launch area.  Everyone should bring their own chair or something to sit on.

    OA to MC/Run Campfire

    1. Park History by retired park ranger
    2. Awards
      1. Cub
      2. Scout
      3. Onondaga Award
      4. gateway
    3. 3-4 items from Talent Challenge – skits songs …

    4.OA Callout

    9:00 LDS Units depart

    11:00 Taps (all quiet)

    Rules & Information:

    General

    1. Have FUN!
    2. Follow the Scout Oath & Law.
    3. Follow Outdoor Code & Leave No Trace.
    4.  Follow the Guidelines of Safe Scouting http://www.usscouts.org/safety/g2ss.pdf
    5. Leave Camp better and cleaner than when you arrived (pick up trash).
    6. Have Fun!

    ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

    Most Scouting events have opportunities for advancement. The camporee staff would like to encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities and will support your unit as much as possible.  However, it is the unit’s responsibility to be prepared for the sign off, documentation, or recognition of these advancement opportunities.

    DRUGS AND ALCOHOL:

    Drugs are not permitted at any time.  Standard rules from the Guide to Safe Scouting apply with respect to prescription medications.  The presence of illegal drugs or alcohol may necessitate a call to local law enforcement.

    Fireworks:

    No fireworks of any type are allow.

    Medical/First Aid:

    1. If an emergency does arise do not hesitate to call 9-1-1, then notify Park and Camporee staff.
    2. Each unit leader is responsible for having, in their possession, permission slips, medical releases, and medical histories of all participants from their unit. Medical forms and permission slips will not be collected by the camporee staff, they are your responsibility. 
    3. Each unit should have its own First Aid Kit.
    4. There will be a First Aid Station available at the Camporee Headquarters

    5.The nearest Medical Facilities is: ____________________________________

    Uniforms: 

    Each Boy Scout is strongly encouraged to wear his Field uniform (Class A) during general assemblies (opening, closing, Flag Raising/Lowering and Campfire).  Activity uniform (Class B, i.e. Troop T-shirt) are recommended at all other times during the camporee. 

    Facilities and Logistics

    Latrines

    The Bathroom building on our loop has both men’s & Women’s facilities. Additional latrines will be provided near our camping sites.

    Water  - each campsite has a water spigot.  Do not wash your dishes, pots and pans at the water spigots.

    Electricity – each campsite does have electrical power.

    Sewer hook-ups – some of the sites we are using do have sewer hook-up.  We will not be using these hook-ups allowing RV in the sites reserved for the camporee.

    Park fees:

    While we have gotten a couple of small breaks from the park ranger we (David Shuford) is contacting some city officials to see if we can get some more concessions

    • Car fee is now $5.00 (no per person charge)
    • Site fees will be paid out of Camporee Registration Fee.

    Camporee Headquarters:

    Will be located at Campsite(s)______________ and will be staffed at all times

    Campsites: 

    1. Loop A Campsites will be used at Loyd Park.
    2. Campsites will be pre-assigned for those registering online or assigned at check-in time
    3. Do not wander through campsites of other units, request permission to enter.

    Fires - Fire Conditions may change (become more restrictive)

    1. We expect to be able to have small cooking and warming fires in campsites.
    2. Use only designated fire rings. Do not create new fire rings
    3. Have shovel handy to help control fire.
    4. Do not leave fires unattended.

    Garbage/Sanitation

    1. Pack your garbage/trash out (bring your own trash bags).
    2. Do not use Latrine to dispose of anything except body fluids and toilet paper.
    3. Dispose of wash water properly. Cool it, strain it, and fling in in a safe area – outside of all campsites (Leave -No-Trace)
    4. Do Not wash dishes at or near the water distribution area. All dishwashing should take place in your camping area.

    Vehicles & Parking

    1. Park Speed limit is 20 MPH – Please drive slower when around pedestrian traffic in camp i.e.5 MPH.
    2. Park only in designated areas (not on the side of the road) use parking lots as needed.

     

    What to bring:  In addition to the gear/items you would “normally” bring to support an outing of this nature and weather we could encounter, we would request you also bring the following items in order to fully participate in all activities:

    • 4-6 Triangular bandages per patrol for first Aid and 4 legged challenges
    • Knife, hand-axe, Firestarter (quart zip lock bag or smaller) for fire building challenge
    • Twine or rope for Over the River challenge
    • Pencil & paper / or writing pens
    • Talent Challenge props and determined by your group
    • Scout Spirit (everyone)

    ITEMS that Should be left home (This is not a complete list – just a reminder /this is common sense stuff):

    • Fireworks, Guns, Long Knifes & Weapons…..
    • Radios, Boom Boxes , TV etc. (Cell phones and personal listening devises are up to each Unit)

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