Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Summer Camp 2014


Below please find important information regarding our week at Gerber Scout Reservation!  
  • Sunday, June 15: We will meet in the Holmes parking lot at 11:00 am to prepare for our departure to Gerber.  
  • Scouts should be wearing a full Class A uniform for traveling to camp.  This includes the scout shirt, scout pants or shorts, scout socks, neckerchief and slide. 
  • If you have not turned in your health forms, you will need to provide 2 copies of all forms -parts A,B and C, copy of health insurance card( both front and back).  Be sure they are filled out completely including the date of last tetanus shot.
  • Leave all medications in their original containers and label them with scout's name and Troop 14.  Put all medication in a ziplock bag.  Medication will be collected at this time.  
  • If you would like to purchase a camp photo you must sign up pay at this time.  The cost is $12.  
  • We have 4 adult leaders attending camp.  Therefore they cannot drive all of our scouts to camp.  Please be sure to make travel arrangements for your scout.  The address is:
    • 1733 Owasippe Road, Twin Lake 49457
  • The gear list can be found here.  Label your gear.
  • Many scouts find it helpful to pack their belongings in a large plastic tote.
  • Feel free to bring along camp chairs and hammocks for down time.
  • Swimsuits should be packed on top.  They will complete their swim test following check in.  
  • Medications (please see information above)
  • Bring any completed merit badge prerequisites.  You can locate the prerequisites starting on page 42 of the 2014 Guidebook.
  • If you signed up to attend family night, please arrive at 5 pm on June 18th for dinner and awards.  We do not know our site information until check in.  An additional email will be sent with location details.
  • Please bring your own table service for the meal.  
  • If a scout needs to leave early from camp, a guardian or designated adult listed on the health form must fill out a Scout Release Request.  The forms are available in the office.  Please see page 22 of the 2014 Guidebook for complete details.
  • Pick up from camp is Saturday, June 21 at 10:00 am.  

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