Troop 330 Summer Camp 2017

Many Point 

Dates: Saturday, June 25, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017.

Address: 41408 Many Point Scout Camp Rd.  Pondsford, MN 56575

Food: We will be eating in the dining hall, all meals are included.

Scout Cost: The full week costs is TBD + MB Fees if applicable to the Scout.

Adult Cost: TBD

Additional fees: Possible… Merit Badges, Special programs, transportation costs, etc. TBA.

Money Due: Final payment by  TBD.

Merit Badge Selection Form Due Date: NOTE – Please have your form ready and turn in by the Parent meeting. No changes are possible after this date. Why so early? Because Mr. Jesse will register our Scouts as a Troop for MB’s prior to camp.

Parent Meeting: *All parents with a Scout going to Summer Camp MUST attend this meeting. This is where you will have the chance to ask questions and receive the answers you need. Parents, if you are only considering sending your Scout to camp and you need this meeting to help you make up your mind, please bring all items required and be prepared to sign up after your questions are answered by the end of this meeting… Be Prepared! This is the last day to sign up. Thank you!

Transportation: Typically personal vehicles driven by scout parents.  The scout cost includes the funds to pitch in for gas.  All drivers need YPT.

Adult attendance at camp: MUST be YPT trained and MUST have a uniform. Dr physical required. Fee required.

Youth Attendance at camp: Must have a uniform, handbook, physician exam/signature and Health Form, backpack, water bottle, closed toe shoes, proper clothing, toothbrush, towel, sun screen lotion, bug spray, hat, medications, extra cash, etc. Full list will be provided. Bring and wear a cheap, does not matter if it is lost or stolen, wristwatch.

Refunds: Medical Emergency with written documented by a physician only – up to camp discretion. No refunds possible if a Scout is sent home for behavior.

Swim Tests: We have the option of taking our Swim tests before attending if we find a certified aquatics instructor to do the testing at a local pool. Otherwise, everyone will take a Swim test when we arrive at camp.

Bikes at Camp: Sorry, no.

Guests: Must check in/out at Admin Building. Must pay a fee to stay and a fee to eat. No siblings are allowed even if they are a registered Cub Scout. All guests visiting/staying must be Youth Protection Trained (YPT is available on-line) and provide the BSA Health form signed by a physician if staying more than one night.

Driver taking Scouts TO camp and staying at camp one night: First, Thank you for your assistance. It is because of you that we are able to participate in Summer Camp! You may bring a tent and stay with us overnight for $25. This will include your meals. Or, you may stay in a local hotel at your own expense. Please complete YPT training prior to driving. You will not need to own a uniform. You will earn a Troop T-shirt that you should wear while driving and at camp. Please discuss with Mr. Jesse if you are planning to volunteer to drive Scouts to camp. Thank you!

Driver picking up Scouts FROM camp and staying at camp one night: First, Thank you for your assistance. It is because of you that we are able to participate in Summer Camp! You may bring a tent and stay with us overnight for $25. This will include your meals. Or, you may stay in a local hotel at your own expense. Please complete YPT training prior to driving. You will not need to own a uniform. You will earn a Troop T-shirt that you should wear while driving and at camp. Please discuss with Mr.Jesse if you are planning to volunteer to drive Scouts home from camp. Thank you!

Health Forms and Physician Exams: All scouts attending will need health forms signed by a physician. Physicals are available at all local clinics including CVS Minute Clinic and Target Clinic. Some offer discounts.

Medications: We must plan medication schedules around camp schedules and make plans for special needs. Time management is essential to a successful summer camp experience. Thank you! Will be kept in our campsite in a locked box. If refrigeration is required it will be kept with the camp Health Officer. All meds must be placed in a Zip-Loc bag with Scouts name written on the front. Place meds inside bag in their original container – must have official label and be the actual pill bottle they came in. Epi-pens and inhalers will be kept by the Scouts on his person at all times. All meds must be listed with dosages on the Health Form. Adults are responsible for their own for meds at camp.

Special programs for new Scouts at Camp: Yes, they are available. New Scouts can participate in the Trail to First Class program. The program features advancement opportunities and makes time for a few Merit Badges. More details TBA.

Schedule at Camp: A camp schedule will be posted in our campsite. Activities are scheduled for every day of the week. There will also be free time available to work on Merit Badges, enjoy camp activities or just be Scouts.

Responsibilities (Duties) will be assigned at Camp: All Scouts will be assigned specific duties while at camp. This includes cleaning our area, water, fire, food, trailer, latrine, trash, and other duties as assigned by the SPL, other ranking youth leaders and backed by the Scoutmasters or other responsible adults in charge. Please discuss this with your Scout prior to camp. Everyone will have some responsibility while at camp. The rest of the time is all about fun! For example: Take the garden hose and spray off the toilet in the latrine… Done! Go fill a water cooler…. Done! Make sure the campfire is out when we retire for the evening… Done! Easy stuff but very important.

Disclaimer: Information is subject to change as we get closer to camp time.

Questions: Contact Mr. Jesse.

More information will appear on this page as it becomes available.