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Meridian Day Camp 2020 **CANCELLED**

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Meridian Day Camp 2020

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Join us for our incredible "Beneath the Sea" Day Camp!  If your Scout want to earn the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Patch, attending Day Camp is one of the requirements!

Camp is open to all Boys and Girls (Cub Scouts) entering the 1st – 5th Grade. If your child is not currently a Scout, he or she can attend camp by filling out a BSA Youth membership application and paying the prorated BSA registration fee ($50).  At the end of camp, we would encourage the scout to join a local Cub Scout pack.

You'll discover and learn things from across the seven seas. Register until May 24, 2020 for an amazing fun filled week where Cub Scouts will play and participate in:

  • Valuable Cub Scout Skills/Crafts
  • Earn the Shooting Sports Award in
    • Archery
    • Shooting Sports
  • Science/Culture Experience
  • Swimming every day!
  • Wood projects
  • Make new friends
  • Meet Scout BSA youth from different troops

DATE: July 13-17, 2020  (NEW DATE)

TIMES: Mon - Thu : 8:50 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
             Fri: 8:50 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Campers 

  • Drop Off: 8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
  • Camp Program: 
    • Mon - Thu: 8:50 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    • Fri: 8:50 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
  • Pick Up:
    • Mon - Thu: 4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
    • Fri: 2:20 - 2:35 p.m. 

Volunteers: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Monday – Friday

LOCATION: Little Hills Ranch, 18013 Bollinger Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA

REGISTRATION FEES/COST

Registration includes all activities and materials, Camp T-shirt, and patch. REMEMBER, if you want to earn the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Patch, attending Day Camp is one of the requirements!

Cub Scouts

  • Regular Price $295
  • Discounted Prices if the parent volunteers 2 or more days
    • For parents that volunteer 2 days: $255
    • For parents that volunteer 3 days: $220
    • For parents that volunteer 4 days: $175
    • For parents that volunteer 5 days: $120
    • Note: Parents that don't honor their volunteer commitment will be charged the full price + a $25 service fee for the additional processing.

Non-Registered Cub Scouts must fill out a youth membership and pay and additional $50. Down load the BSA Youth Application on the right side of the screen under attachments

Tags, Jr. Helpers, Adults

  • Tags (2-5 YO): Price $25
  • Jr. Helpers (Scouts BSA): Price $20
  • Adults:  Free

Registration Tips

Rank and Grade your scout WILL BE in August 2020 

  • Tiger 1st Grade, ***Please note that Tiger’s (Scouts in 1st grade in August) must be accompanied full time by their parent/guardian. This is a BSA requirement.
  • Wolf: 2nd Grade,
  • Bear: 3rd Grade
  • Webelos: 4th Grade
  • Arrow of Light (AoL): 5th Grade

FORMS AND VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Cub Scouts Forms

  • Medical AB Form + Insurance Card
  • Cub Scout Shooting form
  • Links to the forms are on the right side of the screen under attachments
  • See ways to turn in forms below

Adult Volunteers

  • Day Camp is 100% volunteer run. Adult and Jr. Helper volunteers are needed to make this a great camp for all!
  • Adults may help as:
    • Unit leaders (escort and help Cub Scouts at various stations)  
    • Activity station leaders (Teach Cubs how to complete projects and/or perform activities)
    • Activity and other camp prep work before camp starts
    • Set up (Sun. 7/12) and take down (Fri. 7/17)
  • Depending on the amount of days you volunteer (see above) a refund against your cub scout registration fee for camp, You will receive a check about 8-10 weeks after camp closes. 
  • Adult Volunteer Requirements. Being an Adult Volunteer is a fun and rewarding experience. But there are some requirements to ensure the safety of all Day Camp Participants:
    • BSA Registered - To be an adult volunteer you must be BSA registered.  If you’re leader with your pack or troop you most likely are already registered.  If you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle of a cub scout and are not involved with the pack or troop you need to fill out an application. If you filled out an application to volunteer at camp last year you need to do it again this year (BSA rule, not ours) Down load the BSA Adult Member Application on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Current Youth Protection Training (YPT) Certification for all Adults. You’ll need to send a copy of your certificate with your registration.  Don’t worry if you have one, training is online. Link is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
      • Directions once you click on the link: Create an account. Click on Menu in the upper left.  Then click on my dashboard.  Your training should now be on the screen.  Click on Youth protection training certification take course. Follow instructions on course page to take course and print certification.  Please note this class takes about an hour.
    • Orientation – To help make this a safe, fun and memorable event for the Cubs, all volunteers must attend at least one orientation/Training  meeting, dates and times to be announced.
    • Read and sign acknowledgement of Unit Leaders Guide. Link to the guide is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
  •  Forms
    • Medical AB Form+Insurance Card. Link to the form is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Your Pack Coordinator will collect your forms at least 2 weeks before camp.  Campers will NOT be able to attend camp if the forms are not turned in.

Jr. Helper Volunteer Requirements

  • For Jr. Helpers 6th-12th grade you must be a registered BSA youth.  If you’re registered as a Scout BSA Scout, Sea Scout, Venture Scout or Explorer Scout you will not need to fill out a youth application.  All  other youth must fill out a Youth Application.  Link to the form is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
  • Training Session – To help make this a safe, fun and memorable event for the Cubs, all volunteers must attend at least one Training  meeting, dates and times to be announced.
  • Forms
    • Medical AB Form+Insurance Card. Link to the form is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Jr. Helper Shooting Sports Permission Form, Link to the form is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Turn in all your forms to our Forms Person at one of two Jr. Helper Training Sessions (Date & location TBD).  Camper will NOT be able to attend camp if the forms are not turned in.

Tag Program (For Volunteer kids under 1st Grade)

  • Siblings of our registered cub scouts are called Tag-a-longs or “Tags”. Tags may only attend camp on the days the parent is volunteering at camp.  Tags must be potty trained.
  • Forms
    • Medical AB form. Link to the form is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Your Pack Coordinator will collect your forms at least 2 weeks before camp.  Camper will NOT be able to attend camp if the forms are not turned in.

Do not mail or drop forms off at the council office.  They get lost and you’ll have to complete them again.

Contact Info: 
Rand Mahoney, Meridian District Executive;  rand.mahoney@scouting.org

 

 

 

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When & Where
Little Hills Ranch
Monday 07-13-2020 8:30 AM PT to
Thursday 07-16-2020 4:00 PM PT Past
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Little Hills Ranch
Friday 07-17-2020 8:30 AM PT to 2:30 PM PT Past
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