2017 Sewell Eagle/ Cypress Chauve Fall Family Campout
Cub Scouts Go Rogue One at Camp McGee
The Sewell-Eagle District invites you and your Unit to the annual District Family Campout. This event is designed to give everyone a great time camping overnight or as a day trip. It will be held Camp McGee, at the southern end of the Avondale Scout Reservation in Clinton, Louisiana.
The Cub Scout program is based on family and fun. This year’s Family Campout theme “Cub Scouts Go Rogue One at Camp McGee” based on to the excitement and imagination of Star Wars. Come and join in the fun.
This Family Campout is for Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and their family members. We are also inviting any Boy Scout Troops and/or Venture Crews who wish to participate and “lend a hand” with various activities to join in as well. Webelos families may campout Friday and Saturday nights.
All registration is to be done at the Pack level using the button below. All Packs will need to submit a roster of participants upon check in to the Family Camp.
REQUIREMENTS: Every Pack will have to help if the our campout is to be a sucess. Every Pack, will be EXSPECTED to run or supply an activity on Saturday. Please contact Mark Conger for more information.
LOCATION: The campout will occur at Camp McGee on the Avondale Scout Reservation outside Clinton, Louisiana (see map above). Make sure all drivers know the route to the Reservation before leaving home. All participants are required to enter through the Camp McGee gate for this event. For safety reasons and BSA policy, DO NOT “convoy” to the Campout.
FORMS: Forms that may be helpful to fill out the online version of the registration are downloadable above. Please make a copy of the Schedule of Events, map, and camping list for each family attending.
HEADQUARTERS: Headquarters will be manned throughout the weekend by Staff for your safety needs, information, and questions concerning general assemblies, flag ceremonies, event judging, lost and found, and maps. Communication to our first Aid personel and first aid supplies will be available out of headquarters. Our radio system will be using Channel 9 for Medical Emergencies.
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: We will have on-site medical assistance during the event. If you need anything, come to Headquarters. Medical emergencies are to be directed through Headquarters; minor first aid may be treated at the Pack or Troop camp area if you have sufficient supplies. Emergency phone numbers will be provided at registration.
RESTROOMS: Restroom facilities will be male / female portable toilets and Eagle's nest shower house. Handicapped accessiblity will also be available. Please keep them as clean as possible.
|Sep. 29, Friday||Early Registration Deadline|
|Oct. 4, Wednesday||Regular Registration Ends (after that you must register and pay at the gate)|
|Oct. 6, Friday||Registration and Set-up Campsite (5pm to 9:30pm)|
|Oct. 7, Saturday||Registration and Set-up Campsite (7am to 1pm)|
|Oct. 8, Sunday||Clean-up and Break Camp|
COSTS: There is a $15.00 registration fee for each person registering on or before September 29, 2017, including Scouts, leaders, and family members (5 years and under free). This covers your embroidered patch, insurance, restroom facilities, craft supplies, event awards, and other expenses. All registrations after October 1st will be charged a fee of $20.00 per person. Members of Troops and Crews assisting with the event “STAFF” are not required to pay the fee, but must be registered.
COUNCIL REFUND POLICY
The following policy statement is applicable to all Council and District events where a fee is collected. This includes such events as Day Camps, Cub Resident Camp, Summer Camp, Winter Camp, training courses, camporees, family campouts, etc.
Written refund requests will be considered only if received in the Pennington Scout Center ten (10) days prior to the start of the event.
Written refund requests submitted after the event will be considered only for personal illness or family emergencies. No refund requests will be accepted after ten (10) days following the close of the event.
A service charge of twenty-five percent (25%) of the full activity fee will be assessed on all refunds.
Refund checks will be issued within 30 days following the close of the event.
Fees are only transferable within the same unit to a Scout not currently registered for the event.