Day Camp & Twilight Camp 2017

The camp that comes to you! Have lots of FUN with your Cub Scout friends this summer! Twenty-five (25) camps will be11391532_914127701987126_71263677424425360_n held throughout Northeast Georgia during June and July. A week-long camp program for Cub Scouts and Webelos will be held near you – in your local community.

Day Camps last from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Twilight Camps are held during the evening hours and last from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Activities vary from camp to camp but may include arts, crafts, songs, skits, archery, bb shooting, nature, and lots more. Attend one or more!! To participate, a boy must have completed the first grade and be a registered Cub Scout.

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Day Camps start at 9AM and last until 3PM

 Date  Day Camps 9 am to 3 pm  Location  Registration Link
 May 29-June2  Dacula Day Camp Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church Click Here
  June 5-9  Cleveland Day Camp White County Recreation Click Here
  June 5-9  Dawsonville Day Camp Lumpkin Campground Click Here
  June 5-9 Gainesville Day Camp Scoutland Click Here
  June 5-9  Lawrenceville Day Camp Prospect Church Click Here
  June 5-9  Lilburn Day Camp Good Shepherd Presbyterian Click Here
  June 5-9  Loganville Day Camp Loganville United Methodist Church Click Here
  June 5-9  North Forsyth Day Camp Church of the Good Shepherd Catholic Click Here
  June 12-16  Watkinsville Day Camp Oconee Presbyterian Click Here
 June 12-16  Buford Day Camp Buford American Legion Post 127 Click Here
 June 12-16  Snellville Day Camp Snellville United Methodist Church Click Here
 June 12-16  South Forsyth Day Camp Midway United Methodist Church Click Here
 June 12-16  Toccoa Day Camp First Baptist Church Troop 217 Scout Cabin Click Here
 June 19-23  Athens Day Camp Chapelwood United Methodist Church Click Here
 June 26-30  Cumming Day Camp Bethelview United Methodist Church Click Here
 June 26-30  Monroe Day Camp Atha Road Elementary School Click Here

 

Twilight Camps start at 5 PM and end at 9 PM

2017 Date Camp Name Location Registration Link
June 5-9 Jefferson Twilight Camp Jefferson City Park Troop 158 Scout Hut Click Here
June 5-9 Lawrenceville Twilight Camp Prospect Church Click Here
June 12-16 Winder Twilight Camp Winder YMCA Click Here
June 19-23 Cornelia Twilight Camp Cornelia City Park Troop 24 Scout Hut Click Here
June 19-23 Ellijay Twilight Camp Ellijay First UMC Scout Cabin  Click Here
June 26-30 Franklin/Hart Twilight Camp Scout Hut at Lavonia City Park  Click Here
June 26-30 Homer Twilight Camp Uchee Lodge Click Here
June 26-30 Fannin Twilight Camp Epworth Community Center Click Here
July 24-28 Rabun Twilight Camp Camp Rainey Mountain Click Here

 

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THE DAY CAMP/TWILIGHT CAMP

The program varies at each of the 25 Camps throughout Northeast Georgia. The camp fee includes a camp T-shirt, patch, craft, & program supplies. Fees must be submitted with your completed Camper Registration form, which can be found on the Council website and in each of the Council Service Centers of the Northeast Georgia Council. You may register online at www.nega-bsa.org

 

WHO CAN COME TO CAMP?

To attend Camp, a boy must have completed the first grade & be a registered Cub Scout or Tiger Cub Graduate. Boys not presently a Cub Scout may participate; however, they will be registered in a Cub Scout Pack based on the school they attend. They must pay an additional $16.00 fee.

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO GO TO CAMP?

$75.00 is the fee to attend Cub Scout Day/Twilight Camp if your completed registration form, along with payment is received in the Council Service Center on or before May 4, 2017.

$95.00 is the fee to attend Cub Scout Day/Twilight Camp if your completed registration form and payment is received in the Council Service Center after May 4, 2017.

$105.00 is the fee to attend Cub Scout Day/Twilight Camp if your completed registration form and payment is not received in the Council Service Center seven (7) days prior to the first day of camp.

Registration fee can be paid by check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Make checks payable to Northeast Georgia Council, BSA.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR CAMP?

  • Choose the Camp/Camps you wish to attend – You may attend more than one Day/Twilight Camp
  • Register online at nega-bsa.org

OR

  • Complete a Cub Scout Day Camp/Twilight CAMPER Registration form for each camp you plan to attend

Mail Registration forms with your payment to:

 

Northeast Georgia Council, BSA

Attn: Day/Twilight Camp

P.O. Box 399

Jefferson, GA 30549

fax: 706-693-4849

 

Northeast Georgia Council, BSA

Attn: Day/Twilight Camp 203 Swanson Drive

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

fax: 770-962-8004

 

Most camps have limited space and fill quickly. Camp is open to all boys, regardless of race, creed, color, or national origin. No boy will be denied the opportunity to attend Camp because of a physical or mental disability as long as his doctor has given him permission to attend. Your Camp Director must know about any special requirements before camp starts so that the staff can be prepared to provide the best possible experience.

 

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO CAMP?

  • Hat Lightweight jacket or raingear if necessary  • Water bottle/water
  • Non-perishable sack lunch and drink each day. (Not required for Twilight campers)
  • For special activities, boys may be asked to bring a specific item from home.
  • Any required medication must be checked in with the Health Office upon arrival to camp. All medications must

be in the original container, marked clearly with the patient’s name and dosage and be noted on the health form.

  • Completed Health and Medical Form #680-001 Parts A and B, found on the council website at nega-bsa.org . Attach a copy of your insurance card (both front and back).

 

 

 

PUT YOUR NAME ON EVERYTHING THAT COMES TO CAMP – INCLUDING LUNCH!

 

WHAT SHOULD I NOT BRING TO CAMP?

  • Personal electronic equipment (iPods, tablets, cell phones, personal electronic devices, )
  • Valuable items such as jewelry Pocket knives       • Glass items      • Non-prescription drugs

 

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO CAMP EVERY DAY?

  • Camp T-shirt (campers will be given Camp t-shirt on the first day/evening of camp) Be sure to order extra t-shirts
  • Shorts Socks       • Closed-toed shoes (no sandals, crocs, or flip flops)       • Sunscreen       • Insect Repellent

WILL I WORK ON MY CUB SCOUT RANK?

Most Camp programs are based on a boy’s Cub Scout Rank. Many of the activities that are fun provide opportunities to qualify toward rank advancement. These give campers a head start for advancement in their handbooks for their upcoming rank. The camp program focuses on age- appropriate activities, so it is very important that we know what grade he will be entering in the fall of 2017. While at Camp, boys who are:

  • Entering 2nd Grade will work on Wolf Entering 3rd Grade will work on Bear
  • Entering 4th Grade will work on Webelos Entering 5th Grade will work on Arrow of Light

WHAT HAPPENS IF I CHANGE MY MIND ABOUT COMING TO CAMP?

CAMP FEES ARE TRANSFERABLE-BUT NOT REFUNDABLE.

Requests to transfer fees must be made in writing to: Day/Twilight Camp, PO Box 399, Jefferson, GA 30549. Youth asked to leave camp for disciplinary reasons will not receive a refund.

CAN I GET AN EXTRA T-SHIRT?

Extra t-shirts may be ordered with registration and are Youth Medium/Large – $8.00 each, Adult S-XL – $10.00 each, Adult XXL and XXXL $12.00 each. Please order at least two weeks prior to the start of your camp. Extra shirts may not be available during camp for purchase or exchange.

 

Staff/Volunteers

I’M JUST A PARENT – HOW CAN I HELP?

Camp is staffed entirely by parents and volunteers. WE Need YOU to be a part of the FUN! When you volunteer to be a chaperone, you will be asked to attend Staff Training. You can volunteer to help out by registering online and completing the Staff Registration at www.nega-bsa.org   The Camp Director will contact you with the details of camp. Volunteers who register at least two weeks prior to the start of camp, and help during the entire camp will receive a camp t-shirt. The Staff Training you receive is designed to provide the knowledge and skills you need to fulfill your duties as a chaperone.

STAFF REGISTRATION options

REGISTER with your SON’S Registration (above links by camp)

REGISTER for STAFF ONLY (adult or Boy Scout/Den Chief)

REGISTER adult staff/Boy Scout/Den Chief by MAIL FORM

Packs should send at least one adult chaperone for every five Cub Scouts who attend Camp.

If a staff member attends Camp Staff Training, helps out every day that Camp is held, and pays a registration fee for his/her son, he/she will receive a $25 Scout Shop gift certificate at the end of camp. Gift Certificates are good for merchandise at one of the Northeast Georgia Council Scout Shops, which are located in Lawrenceville and Jefferson. There is a limit of one gift certificate per boy and two per household.

IF I VOLUNTEER, WHAT DO I DO WITH MY NON-SCOUT AGE CHILDREN?

Most Camps have a special program (Tot-Lot) for the younger children of Staff volunteers. All children that stay in the Tot-Lot must be potty-trained. Some camps may require a small fee for Tot-Lot supplies. If a fee is required, it is due on the first day/evening of camp.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Complete the Health and Medical form #680-001 parts A and B.  Bring it with you on the first day of camp along with a copy of your insurance card (both front and back).

I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS, HOW CAN I GET THEM ANSWERED?

Call the Council Service Center and/or check out the Northeast Georgia Council Website.

www.nega-bsa.org

Jefferson Service Center                          Lawrenceville Service Center

Phone: 706-693-2446                               Phone: 770-962-2105

Fax: 706-693-4849                                   Fax: 770-962-8004

 

 

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