NO ALCOHOL or controlled substances
are to be used or be present at any Scouting function.
use of tobacco around youth participants is prohibited. The parking lot will be designated the (only)
smoking area, and smokers will be expected to properly dispose of any resulting
to insurance and liability issues, swimming and boating activities are
prohibited to all participants of the Pack 97 encampment. Please do not bring any boating or swimming
equipment with you to the encampment.
Feel free to leave the Split Rock site to go boating as a family.
Leaders will be readily identified by the scout shirts and or name pins they
will wear throughout the encampment.
Scouts are to be under the active supervision of no less than 2 adults at all
times. Any properly organized group that
wishes to leave the encampment area to go for a hike is required to check out
with a Campout volunteer, and to have a working cell phone or walkie-talkie
with them. This number should be given
to the Campout volunteer before leaving the area. If personal circumstances require that you
leave the encampment area, please let a Campout volunteer know. These precautions are to prevent any Cub
Scout from getting lost, as well as to prevent triggering any unnecessary
Search and Rescue Operations. Please
know where your children are at all times.
no circumstances may any youth stay in the tent of an adult other than his
parent or guardian unless accompanied by said parent or guardian. No persons of opposing gender may share a
tent unless married to one another.
washing is required before any food preparation or eating.
adult and youth participants are expected to help willingly with the various
tasks that must be completed for any camping trip to be a success. Such tasks might include serving food,
singing loudly, cleaning up, putting on a skit, filling a bucket with water,
having a tug of war, helping set up and take down tents, playing games, setting
a table, winning and losing happily, washing hands and brushing teeth, laughing
excessively, treating everyone with respect, and always helping the pack to grow.
telling of ghost stories is strongly discouraged and will not
occur during the campfire or any official gathering.
10. In keeping
with the Spirit of the Great Outdoors and the Brotherhood of Scouting, you are
hereby requested and required to leave all PS2s, ipods, CD and DVD players and
all such other electronic contraptions at home!
(Adults may of course bring their cell phones, but please keep their use
to a minimum.)
11. Follow all
the safety instructions of the Campout Volunteers during the encampment. This is essential in order that we all enjoy
a safe and fun weekend. In the event of
an injury, notify a leader or Campout Volunteer right away. A First Aid Kit will be onsite, as well as
First Aid Certified people.
12. In the
morning, Scouts may not get up and start playing until morning call is
sounded. (A quiet trip to the latrine is, of course, permissible.)