Frequently Asked Questions - Day Camp
What time is check in?
7:30-8:00 am., opening flag ceremony is 8:15 a.m.
How many Leaders do we need????
The BSA requires 2 deep registered leadership. You may bring as many additional adults as needed to safely assist your group. There is no charge for adults. Activity Girls do also need 2 deep leadership.
What do I need to bring to check in?
- Health Forms for each youth and adult
- Copy of registration showing paid in full,
- Group roster showing all youth and adults attending – scouts and leaders must verified BSA scout membership at the council office prior. See the online link in the leaders guide to submit roster .
- Final payment- cash, check or card. We prefer final payment be made online no later than 24 hrs. before camp.
What do I need to bring to camp?
Sack lunches, water bottle, sunscreen, blanket to eat lunch on, cooler. There is a trading post the kids can bring money for. It has treats, souvenirs, t-shirts and other goodies.
What do we wear?
The scouts and leaders are encouraged to show their pack pride by wearing their BSA uniforms. Shorts may be worn. Closed toed shoes only, no sandals. A light jacket may be needed as the mornings can be chilly.
What time is check out?
Check out is around 3 p.m., right after the closing flag ceremony. Be sure to pick up your health forms at check out and confirm your account is clear.
Can I add youth the morning of camp?
Yes, have them added to your roster and bring a health form and pay for them at check in. We don’t want anyone left out! A late fee of $5 will be added.
How can I add or subtract youth to my registration and make payments?
You can add and subtract youth to your registration and make payments online up to 24 hrs before your camp date. See the “How to create or make changes to camp registration” instruction sheet found at the bottom of the camp main page. Trappertrails.org/camps choose camp attending.
How do I get a refund?
If you paid for more youth than came to camp, be sure to get a REFUND REQUEST form at check in. Be VERY specific as why the youth did not come. Return the form to the business manager at check out. You will receive a letter (mailed to whoever fills out the form) in September explaining if the request for a refund will be accepted or denied according to your reason for absence. See Refund Policy, you may adjust your numbers online up to 24 hrs. before camp. Any reason that allows the leader to adjust numbers prior to camp may be considered a “No Show”.
Is there a refund for bad weather?
No, camp will go on as planned even in bad weather. But if you do go to camp and decide not to stay due to the weather, we will be glad to change your registration to another day. Contact the main camp desk at the scout office immediately for the changes. Be sure to also check out with the camp business manager before leaving camp.
What do I bring for the Webelos overnighter?
Each person needs overnight camp gear, including a tent.
Pack brings lunch, Camp provides dinner and breakfast.
Water bottle, sunscreen, money for trading post
Note: The Traveling Day Camp - Camp provides dinner and breakfast and all cooking and eating supplies.
What Health forms do I need, where do I find them?
There is a copy of the health form included in the Leaders Guide or at the bottom of each camp home web page. It will have a part A and B. Both youth and adults need health formfilled out completely.
Check in and Check out Times and procedures;
Fife & Kiesel: 7:30-8:00 a.m. (day camp)
- Latest copy of reservation showing payments
- Verified Roster that youth and leaders are BSA registered (Activity girls’ roster is not verified-they’re not scouts!) Out of council youth must be verified at their home council office. All members of the pack must be BSA registered.
- Any payments due
- Health Forms ( Parts A & B only, Adults need one also)
- Boys/Girls can be added at check in and paid for at camp, additional late fee of $5
Opening Flag ceremony starts at 8:15 a.m. Closing Flag ceremony at 3:20 pm
Check out – Close to 3pm
All Participants for all camps are to bring a sack lunch and drinks, there are drinking faucets provided around camp. There is a trading post available for treats, souvenirs and t-shirts.
Camp Kiesel – Check in 8:30 – 9:00 am on Friday. Check out is 11:00 am on Saturday.
Food- Dinner and breakfast is provided in the lodge. Bring sack lunch.
Camp Fife – Check in 8:30 – 9:00 am on Friday. Check out is 11:00 am on Saturday.
Dinner and breakfast is provided in the lodge. Bring sack lunch.
Travel Day Camp: Cubs - check in 8:00-8:30 am. Opening flag ceremony at 8:30 am- check out 2:45 pm. Webelos (overnight) – check in and camp set up 6:00 pm. Opening flag ceremony and dinner 6:30 pm. Check out 12:00 pm next day. You may want to bring a sack lunch to eat on the way home.