SPRING WESTERN DAYS CAMPOREE 

It's time for the annual Round-Up for the Spring Western Days Camporee partners. Registration is now available online. Need all you-yall to hitch up and register. Plans are being made now fer a real fun time. And don't forget to bring some western duds during Saturday's events. Weblows II are also invited to come out and join in on the fun. Must be hosted by a Troop. We also plan to host Lake Pleasant District at this here camporee. Camporee Packet should also be available at time of registration and will also have them available at Roundtable.

 

Cost is $15 per Youth/Adult.

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Registration:

Registration will only be available online.

 

If you prefer not to pay online you have the option of printing an invoice and paying at council office. We are not able to refund any fees, but you may substitute attendees. The Camporee registration fee is $15.00 per individual (Scout or Adult). Fees cover camp cost, patches, ribbons, awards as well as cracker barrel and other necessary expenses. Online registration closes midnight the day betore the Camgporee. For any changes in the Troop Roster, you must check with the District

Camporee Director at Headquarters.

 

Walk-ins - There will be a $25.00 Troop late fee plus the normal $15.00 per person. A troop can register and pay later with-in 90 days before the Camporee without a late fee. All Troops must have 2 deep Leadership staying at camp for the duration of the Camporee. For any changes to your roster in any way, please report changes to the Camp Director.

 

Arrival & Camp Site Assignments:

Upon arrival at camp, the Scoutrnaster and SPL only will be welcomed at check in. Units completed online registration form continuation, roster of attendees, New Medical Forms permission slips for medical treatment and talent/photo release form, as well as a copy of your unit’s Tour Permit. - At this time a campsite will be assigned.

 

Tour Permits:

Tour Permits are required for each unit attending Camporee. Permits are due into council oflice by Friday

(two weeks ahead). Turn in your tour permit at the check in point for the camp. Tour permits will be returned to the unit during the check out process.

 

First Aid:

First Aid will be available at the First Aid station. Serious injuries or health problems should be immediately

reported. For any reason a person is down, do NOT move him/her. Send a runner for medical Staff.

 

Uniform :

Class “A” unifonns are required to be worn for Flag Raising/F lag Lowering and Campfire. Shirt tails must be tucked in. N0 EXCEPTl( QNS Class “B” is recommended during the day events.

 

Parking:

Follow signs - No on-site parking of Cars, Vans, Trucks, Trailers or other motorized modes of transportation.

Only exception is for First Aid Station, Camp Staff Cook, Chairman, Co-Chairman, Camp Directors and Trading Post.

 

Campsite Setup:

Only one (1) vehicle will be permitted into the camp site area per unit. All others must park in the parking lot. Any other equipment the scouts walk it in. Due to the dust and other Scouts in the area, a 5 MPH speed limit is set. Only exception is FIRST AID EMERGENCIES. No individuals may ride in the bed of trucks or in trailers per BSA mlicy. No vehicles will be allowed to remain in campsite areas.

 

Trash Disposal:

There is no dumpsters available, so each unit must take all their trash with them when they leave. What you pack in you must pack out.

 

Checkout Instructions:

Each unit campsite must be inspected by the Camporee Staff before departing. Upon getting an inspection approval, the Camporce Staff and SPL will return to Headquarters to be checked off and pickup your unit’s patches and forms. If a [mop does not checkout with headquarters you will NOT get any patches, awards.

Early Checkouts will be done only after Saturday Night Campfire. You will need to let Staff know in advance.

 

Fires and Firewood:

Wood will not be provided so bring your own for site campfires. Remember the BSA requirements for designated campfire area must be elevated. If there is a no burn alert, it will be observed. NO EXCEPTIONS. Fires must be above ground.

 

Flag Ceremony:

Saturday morning and evening: Need to have two (2) Troops to do the ceremony. You must check in at headquarters ‘/2 hour before for instructions and to pick up the flag. Must have no fewer than 5 Scouts, one of which will be in charge of the color guard.

 

 

 

 

If any questions please contact: 

Richard Miller 

Camelback District Camporee

Camp Director 

Likekeusa@centurylink.net 480-984-4961 

 

FRIDAY:

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

 

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 

10:30 PM

 

SATURDAY:

6:30 AM

 

 

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

 

 

 

 

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

 

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

 

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

 

4:00 PM

 

 

4:45 PM — 5:00 PM

 

 

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

6:45 PM

 

 

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

 

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

 

 

 

SUNDAY:

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

 

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

 

9:00 AM -10:00 AM

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

CAMPOREE SCHEDULE

 

UNIT ARRIVAL AND CHECK-IN

See information in packet

 

CRACKER BARREL & LEADERS MEETING

 

TAPS - All Camp areas should be Quiet.

 

Reveille, breakfast & cleanup

Event sponsors should set up the Event Areas.

 

Opening Ceremony

Flag Raising

All units should bring Unit & Patrol Flags

CLASS “A ” UNIFORMS

 

UNIT CAPMSITE INSPECTION

Refer to inspection Form.

 

Camporee Events

Class “B” Uniforms

Scouting Spirit Activities

 

Lunch at Unit Campsites & Cleanup

 

Camporee Events Continued

Scouting Spirit Activities

 

Dutch Oven Contest

Entries due to judges at headquarters

 

Flag Lowering

Class “A” Uniform

 

Dinner, cleanup & free time in camp

Gather for Campfire at Headquarters

Everyone in Class “A” Uniform

 

Campfire

All troops are REQUIRED to stay (or Campfire

All Event awards will be presented

 

Early Departures

SPL will report to Headquarters requesting camp Site inspection. After approval they will be given Back their Forms and Patches.

 

Reveille, breakfast & cleanup.

 

EARLY CHECKOUT

 

Non-Denominational Religious Service

 

CHECKOUT

Must be checked out by authorized personnel.

Your packet and Patches will be given at that time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latrines:

Latrines will be provided. Please be courteous and leave it clean for the next person.

 

Campsite Inspection:

Look at he camp inspection sheet carefiilly as this is how your camp site area will bejudged. Troops are requested to erect a campsite gateway. These gateways will designate unit and campsite numbers. If you have any questions, please see your camp director. There is a Gateway Contest. Use of Flags must be in proper location. Must use proper BSA lashing only. NO Nails permitted. No Exception.

 

Campfire Program:

Entertainment will be provided by Staff and participating units. Please notify Headquarters staff that your unit would like to be considered for performing. Campfire skits, songs etc. must be submitted in writing for approval and demonstrated.

 

Scout Spirit Award:

All Staff Members will pay special attention to all Troops and their Scout Spirit. This will include not only their time doing the Patrol Competitions, but throughout Friday and Saturday. In addition, to receive the award, your unit must perform a song, skit or lead a cheer at the campfire Saturday Night. Remember, It’s your Campfire, make it a fun

one.

 

Awards:

1. Camporee Patch for all participants.

2. Ribbons for top three places in events.

3. Best Campsite. (See Campsite Inspection sheet)

4. Scout Spirit Award. (See Scout Spirit Award #15)

5. Gateway Contest. (See number 13)

6. Scoutmaster Award.

7. Point Award System. (See below for Point Award System)

 

Early Registration points will be awarded as follows;

Those who Register 120 days before the Camp get 90 Points.

Those who Register 90 days before the Camp get 60 Points.

Those who Register 60 days before the Camp get 30 Points

Those who Register half way through 30 days before the Campget 15 Points.

Those who Register on the second half 30 days before Camp  get 0 Points.

 

Order of the Arrow:

1. Trading Post: Water, Sodas & Candy. Dispose trash properly.

2. Escorts Scouts to Campfire.

3. Opening Ceremony at Campfire.

 

 

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