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 be 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
- 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
Northeast Georgia Council, BSA
Attn: Day/Twilight Camp 203 Swanson Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
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.
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.
Jefferson Service Center Lawrenceville Service Center
Phone: 706-693-2446 Phone: 770-962-2105
Fax: 706-693-4849 Fax: 770-962-8004