Friday, November 15th - Sunday, November 17th 2019
7506 Ross Rd. Madison, OH 44057
I knew there were more of you out there! We are currently at 42 campers and 80 for dinner!! Not sure if the snow will stick around … but it's still going to be a little chilly. Please ensure to be prepared for the cold, wet, and MUD. With the snow this week, I doubt the mud will freeze over.
Some important items … but not ALL of them, so make sure you read to the END!
- Park in Main Parking Lot and carry gear in. Check-In at pavilion next to Trading Post. (see map below)
- Friday Night Campers: Arrive anytime after 6pm.
- Saturday (Dinner Only and campers): Arrive anytime. We will be starting activities promptly after breakfast. See itinerary for more info so you don't miss anything.
- Be Prepared!
Note: All times are approx. and subject to change. Friday Night
- Put gear in cabins, start your fire, come hang out at pavilion area
- Dinner is on your own, but we will be having a night time snack
- Possible Night Hike (bring flashlight or lantern)
- 7am Breakfast and Cleanup
- Prepare for Saturday night campers (organize cabins, haul firewood)
- 9am Service Projects: Repair Gaga Ball Pit, Install firewood racks in cabins.
- 9am Work on Honors Camper Requirements
- 12pm Teams will work to prepare our Campsgiving Meal and start cooking
- Finish Service Projects, Work on Honors Camper Requirements
- 3pm (ISH) Campsgiving Feast. This is approx. based on cook time and weather.
- Clean up
- 5pm (ISH) Brief Meeting. Bobcat Ceremony
- 7pm (ISH) Light Dinner/snack
- Campfire/Cabin games/fun
- Possible Flag Retirement Ceremony
- 7am Breakfast
- Prepare for Check out (clean up cabins/camp, replenish firewood)
** You will not be permitted to leave until Campmaster has checked our site (approx. 10am). We will do our best to get you out as early as possible.
What to Bring
Weather is slated to be COLD. Precipitation should be minimal, but will still be wet/muddy from this weeks snow. Coats, hats, gloves, boots .... will be necessary. If a child is un-prepared for the weather, we will ask you to take them home. Here are a few more ideas: ** All Scouts encouraged to bring back pack with the Essential 6.
- Extra clothes is a good idea (especially socks, and gloves)
- Flashlight (with good batteries)
- Boots -WILL be muddy
- Water Bottle (may want to bring filled) - even when it's cold, you need to stay hydrated.
- Your appetite
- Sleeping Bag (or blankets if you don't have a bag)
- PJ's (if you prefer)
- Slippers/Sandals to wear in the cabin (or just plan on throwing your socks away)
- Personal Toiletries
- Card games/small board games (electronics will be permitted for a short period of time before lights out - with the approval of the Cabin Master)
- Wagon (if you have one) - to haul gear back to camp. Save your arms.
Other important details and notes
Just in case I didn't say it already:
- Please dress to be outside. Proper cold weather, rain gear, and boots are a must! Once a Scout gets cold and wet, they will no longer be having fun ... and they will let you know about it all day long. We will NOT be hanging out in the Cabins all day, they are reserved for emergencies only.
- I always encourage Class A uniforms ... but Class B is fine too. If you don't have either, then just wear clothes. Clothes are better than naked.
- All should bring a change of clothes, and EXTRA SOCKS! Even if you're just coming for the day
- Flashlights are recommended. It gets dark early, and navigating camp without them may prove difficult.
- "Be Prepared"
When you arrive at camp, you can bring your gear back and put in your cabin.
If all parties involved are ok with it - you may rearrange assignments amongst yourselves. It's hard to make ALL 41 of you happy.
Any questions, don't hesitate to ask ....
440.479.4271 (text works best)