Summer Camp - Jun 16

posted May 5, 2013, 1:08 PM by Lance Read   [ updated May 5, 2013, 1:38 PM by Jean Doiron ]

Leader's Guides

Personal Gear

  • Attachment--form on main event page
  • Foam pad and sleeping bag
  • Plastic tub that fits under cot
  • Synthetic fabrics that can be rinsed and reused
  • A scout needs less clothes than you might think.
  • Snacks in sealed plastic container.  Will put in trailer each night.
  • Optional funds for camp store and ice cream
  • Pocket knife purchase rule
  • No electronics other than watches and headlights (extra batteries)

Merit Badge Sign Up

  • Attachment--sign up form on main event page.
  • Each scout's requests, plus at least three alternates, due to Steve Hunting and Kevin Woods by Troop meeting on May 6.
  • Each scout must have all six time blocks (9, 10 and 11 am and 2, 3 and 4 pm) filled.
  • Make sure your scout meets all prerequisites.
  • Include some Eagle required merit badges.
  • Questions?  Ask Kevin Woods or Steve Hunting.
  • Need adult volunteers to help with web site sign up around June 1.

Medical Forms and Insurance Card

  • Complete all three parts and deliver to Greg LeBlanc by Troop meeting on May 13 unless you have made special arrangements with Greg.
  • Form located at
  • Part must be completed by a physician.
  • Also deliver to Greg enlarged copies of both sides of your insurance card on one side of a piece of paper.

Final Payment

  • Balance due to Lou Magaldi at Troop meeting on May 20.
  • Troop must pay by June 1.  (No Troop meeting on Memorial Day, May 26.)
  • Total amounts:  Powhatan $300; Claytor Lake and Mountain Man $330.

End of Camp Friday Dinner

  • All parents invited
  • Need parent volunteer to organize and deliver
  • Historically has been Price's fried chicken plus parent-supplied pot luck items

Pre-departure Saturday 6/15

  • June 15, 9 am at the hut
  • All scouts must attend and check in all gear, except class A uniforms (with neckerchief and slide but without sash).
  • Need adult volunteers for the following sign up tables:  1) final medical forms and med pacs; 2) Friday night dinner sign up; 3) special transportation arrangements on Sunday, June 23; 4) confirm merit badge books, special materials and prepay amounts; 5) uniform purchases; 6) post-camp BOR signup.

Departure Sunday 6/16

  • All scouts must arrive at hut by 8:41 am.
  • Patrol file at 8:46 am
  • Bus departs at 9 am.
  • Bring a bag lunch and drink.

Return Saturday 6/23

  • Arrive at hut by noon
  • Each scout will ride back on the bus unless he is headed for a destination other than the Charlotte area.


  • Now seeking volunteers.
  • Excellent leadership opportunities for older scouts
  • Will designate by May 20 Troop meeting
  • Will require some preparation before June 16
  • Duty roster
  • Scout teams for dinner and desert competitions
  • Camp leadership meetings

Adult Responsibilities

  • Grubmaster, Walter Linker
  • Quartermaster, Kevin Woods
  • Bus driver
  • Trailer hauler
  • Attending:  Steve Hunting, Kevin Woods, Walter Linker, David Belk and Robert Lambert (partials?  others?)


Please visit the trip description page for additional details and updated information: Summer Camp - Jun 16