Summer Camp




   
This Summer Troop 499 is going  ... CAMP CHERRY VALLEY ... CATALINA ISLAND
 
    
                                                                        
 

 
June 25 – July 1, 2017
 
 
Trail to First Class ... Waterfront ... Handicrafts ... Merit Badges ... Horsemanship
Scout Craft ... Outdoor Games ... Mountain Biking ... Metal Work
Mountain Main ... Archery Range ...Rifle and Shotgun Shooting
and more ...
 
 
 
 
Important Dates:
Camp Deposit Due ($100):  January 10 2017 
First Installment Payment Due ($200):  Feb 14, 2017 
Final Installment Payment Due ($300):  April 18, 2017  A great way to invest part of your tax refund :-) 
BSA Physicals:  June 1, 2017 
Travel Costs:  Travel from the Long Beach Pier is included in the price of camp.
 
More Info to come ....  
Have any questions, send an email to ASM Ben Hope at scouterbenh@sbcglobal.net 

Scout care packages should be sent by June 22nd to reach your scout early next week.  Address is as follows:

USPS

Scout name/troop 499
Camp Cherry Valley
PO box 5067
Avalon ca 90704


Ups/FedEx 

Scout name /troop 499
Camp Cherry Valley
1Cherry Valley Road
Avalon, ca 90704

Keep in mind that whatever is left over from the care package will have to be packed into their bags for the trip home.  The bags will be taken to the boats while the scouts will hike the 1.5 miles back to the ferry.
 

Please review the attached 2017 Camp Cherry Valley Guide and pay particular attention to the following sheets:

page 33 - Scuba pay ahead information

page 34 - Medical form for prescriptions

page 35 - Gear list

page 37 - Early release form - REQUIRED

page 38 - Parent authorization - REQUIRED

page 39 and 46 - Trail to first class - all scouts in these classes must bring this printed form to camp

page 47 - Schedule

page 50 - Hike day lunch - EMAIL YOUR LUNCH CHOICE (turkey, ham & cheese or PBJ sandwich)

page 51 - Menu

page 53 - Directions / Parking, drop off / pick up times - NOTE: I AM CONFIRMING IF WE LEAVE FROM SAN PEDRO OR LONG BEACH

Firearm authorization (separate attachment) - REQUIRED

 

Items you must clear before summer camp:

1. Final payment - REQUIRED

2. Health Forms A, B, C must be dated 7-2-16 or after- REQUIRED

3. Copy of Medical Insurance Card- REQUIRED

4. Merit Badge Choices- REQUIRED

4. Dietary Issues

5. Prescription Drug form

6. Early Release Form- REQUIRED

7. Parent Authorization - REQUIRED

8. Firearm authorization - UPDATED FORM 5-26-2017 Rifle and Shotgun Permission form below

9. Hike day lunch choice - REQUIRED

10. Option to have adult leaders manage scout money

TENT BUDDY: Please make your tent mate selection and get this choice to ASM Ben Hope scouterbenh@sbcglobal.net before May 31st.

UPDATE ON MERIT BADGES: There has been a change to the afternoon Merit Badge choices.  You now need to make your selection PRIOR to camp as they are no longer open to drop ins.  Please have your choices to Jill Gebhardt gebhardtgang@gmail.com.  Please also make sure that you have all required work sheets printed off before you leave for camp and any pre-requisites done.
 
 
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