Group Camp

Posted on March 16th, 2017 by Scouter Robin

th0K6EA214Parent-Guardian-Consent-Form – Spring Camp 2017

Group Camp Details:

66th Group Camp

Where:  Camp Sylvan – Frontierland

Address: 32098 Scout Rd, Thedford ON N0M 2N0

When: Saturday March 25 – Sunday March 26, 2017

Drop off time: Saturday at 9:00am

Pick up time: Sunday at 9:30am

Cost:  $25.00 for the day/$40.00 for the weekend


Beaver youth will be spending the day and one night at camp.  Beavers will be sleeping INDOORS in the bunk house.  There are 4 bunks to a room.  Third year Beavers will be spending the majority of the camp with the Cubs in preparation for next year, including sleeping the lower level of the chalet.  Younger Beavers will be placed in bunks. Female leaders and parent helpers will be sleeping in the bunk house as well (separate quarters) and will be on duty supervising.   Indoor washroom facilities are adjacent to the bunk house.

Snacks as well as lunch and dinner (Scouter Doug has Bear meat!) will be provided on Saturday as well an evening ‘mug up’ snack.  Breakfast provided Sunday morning.

What is planned:

We have a full day of activities planned which include:

  • Bird feeders and a hike
  • Wood craft
  • ‘Key’ mobiles
  • Dog tags (metalwork)
  • Camping Skills LEVEL 1 badge
  • Crafts and painting
  • Survivor game
  • Discovering fire – campfire challenge
  • Board games and quiet time
  • Saturday evening – BARN DANCE!
  • Rope bridge
  • Vertical Skills LEVEL 1 badge


Please ensure that your child has the following with him/her at camp:

  • Winter boots or lined rubber boots
  • 2 pairs of mittens/gloves
  • 2 WINTER hats/toques
  • Long underwear
  • 2 pairs of pants (lined and no jeans preferably)ll
  • 2 pairs of underwear
  • 3 pairs of socks
  • 2 tshirts
  • 1 hoodie
  • Winter coat
  • Snow pants
  • Sleep wear
  • Slippers (if they prefer for bed)
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc
  • Medication – if your child has medication, please hand in directly to Scouter Robin with instructions
  • Bed Roll:
    • Camping mat
    • Sleeping bag
    • Fleece blanket(s)
    • Pillow
    • You do not need to place in tarp as bedrolls will be indoor. Please ensure that bedrolls are tied properly with rope.  Do not use elastic bands as they break.  There are many videos on YouTube on how to do this properly.
    • Plush toy
  • Mess Kit:
    • Water Bottle ONLY
    • All other utensils and plates, etc are provided at this camp
  • Extras:
    • FLASHLIGHT (and extra batteries)
    • Small rucksack to carry with them their water bottle

NOTE:  There are NO electronics at camp.  Please leave valuables and special personal belongings at home.  Many things have been lost at camps before.  Thank you.



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