Peterloon 2014

Get Ready for Excitement, Prepare for the Challenge!...

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Peterloon 2014

Get Ready for Excitement, Prepare for the Challenge! ...

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We are still recruiting volunteers -- click this link for volunteer information, or go to www.danbeard.org/PeterloonVolunteer to signup. Everyone who serves for a 4 hour shift or more will receive a special Peterloon volunteer patch!

Registration closed on September 11, 2014 at midnight.

The don't miss event of the year! New events, new arena show, new sub-camp zero, and expansion into Camp Friedlander.

Held every two years in the fall, Peterloon is the premier event of the Dan Beard Council.  The world's longest running Council Jamboree took its name from the Emery family farm where it was held annually from 1927 until 1956, when it became so large that it moved to Camp Lower Craig, also now called Cub Scout Adventure World, at the Dan Beard Scout Reservation near Loveland, Ohio. over 6,000 Scout Youths, Adult Scouters, Leaders, Volunteers, Parents, and Visitors attended Peterloon 2012 and a celebrated Scouitng's centennial together.  Our tradition of delivering the longest continually operating Camporee in the worldwide history of Scouting has been maintained and extended another two years.

Old friendships are rekindled, new friendships are forged, Scouting skills are learned and improved, and excitement awaits your and your Scouts at Peterloon in 2014!

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For those who will attend....Thank you for registering for Peterloon!  We are extremely excited to have you and unit join us for an incredible weekend.  Below are a few key items as Peterloon approaches.


What You Can Expect Upcoming.
Over the next couple of weeks you will receive several pieces of information to help you prepare for Peterloon.  Lots of logistical information will continually be posted at www.danbeard.org/peterloon.  

Week of September 22nd:
A mailing with Welcome letter, Volunteer Form (we ask all units to help provide at least 2 adult volunteers to assist with a 1 shift at Peterloon), Risk Liability Form, and a Unit Roster Form (to be filled out prior to arrival) was sent to all unit contacts.

 

Fire Policy.  NO Personal Fires in campsites.  However each sub camp will have a fire this year.

There will be a sub camp fire, at the sub camp head quarter area.  Wood will be provided by Camp rangers.  Please do not bring in outside wood.  Fire will be for a limited time each evening and controlled by the sub camp Honor troop.


Webelos Saturday Only attendees will receive a confirmation receipt with the required information via email (smart phones) and mail.  You will be required to bring this confirmation with you on the day of arrival at the check-in point.  You will then be given your packet based off of the number registered and paid.


General Visitor / Volunteer Check-In: Visitors and volunteers who arrive Saturday will need to check in at the information booth and receive a bracelet.


Week of September 29th: A second letter with parking pass information and additional arrival details.

Upon arrival: You will be guided to check in at your Sub Camp Head Quarter Tent.  There you will receive a packet for your unit containing Maps/Guides, Event Participation Wristbands, and additional details for the weekend.  

Please stay tuned for additional information and look for the mailings above which will be sent to the main Unit contact for Peterloon.  Volunteers who wish to come out and help at one of the Peterloon areas may also register at www.danbeard.org/PeterloonVolunteer.

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 September 2014 15:38