Cub Family Weekend (Camp Patten) 2018

Date:

Oct 19, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018

 

Location:

Camp Patten
247 East Burnt Church Road
Lakeland, GA 31635

 

PARENT-LEADER GUIDE

PLEASE REVIEW THIS INFORMATION AND THE PARENT-LEADER GUIDE

BEFORE ATTENDING CFW

Arrival, Gear Drop, & Parking for Cub Family Weekend

Camp will be open for set-up all day Thursday and until 2:00 p.m. Friday.

No vehicles will be allowed in the camping area after 2:00 p.m. Friday except for staff vehicles and Pack trailers.

Each Pack may have one trailer dropped at their assigned campsite. Trailers arriving after 2:00 Friday will enter the Service Gate and staff will escort trailer to be dropped. After the trailer is dropped, the vehicle will immediately move to the parking area. If your Pack trailer will be departing before 9:30 a.m. Sunday, please contact the Ranger for instructions.

Friday Evening Gear Drop

Campers should plan to arrive between 4:00 and 9:00 p.m. Friday. Vehicles will enter the main gate and turn left into the Ranger house loop driveway for gear drop. Staff will direct campers for gear drop zones according to your Pack’s assigned campsite. After gear is dropped, please park in one of the designated parking areas. Staff will haul gear to the corresponding drop zone in the camping area.

Arrivals after 9:00 p.m. Friday through all day Saturday will park in the designated parking areas and walk gear to campsites.

  • Make sure your families know their Pack #.  When they arrive at the gear drop they will receive a map with the Packs campsite location.

Trading Post

A Trading Post will be available Friday night through lunch on Saturday with Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Pulled Pork, Chips, Funnel Cakes and more.

A Scout is Helpful……. Hurricane relief!

A truck will be at Camp Patten this weekend accepting supplies for hurricane relief efforts in Mexico Beach Florida.  Below is a list of items requested directly from City Officials.

Camping Propane bottles

Charcoal

Cleaning supplies:

Bleach

Bucket, 5-gallon, with lid

Cleaner, household,

Clothes pins, 50

Clothesline, 100 feet

Detergent, liquid laundry

Disinfectant dish soap,

Gloves, latex,

Gloves, work,

Scouring pads,

Scrub brush

Sponges,

Towels for cleaning,

Thick cleaning paper towels in a box

Trash bags, heavy-duty, 33- to 45-gallon, 24-bag roll

Tools:

Gas containers

Ax

Chain saw for clearing trees

Hacksaw for cutting metal and PVC (such as pipes)

Hammer and nails

Pliers, Phillips and flathead

Screwdriver

Wrench

Rope

Tarps

Drop cords for generators

Shovels

Rakes

Work gloves

Ear plugs

First aid kits

Aspirin, Bandages, Band-Aids, Gauze, Gloves, sterile, Ointments, antibiotic and burn relief.

 

Soap

Sunscreen, SPF 30

Bug spray

Thermometer

Wipes, antibiotic

 

 

Food, water, and snacks:

Water (at least 1 gallon per person per day) If you have no running water, buy foods that require little or no water in preparation. Choose low-salt foods to help minimize thirst. Many foods need no cooking, such as:

Breakfast cereal

Granola bars

Cookies

Crackers

Jerky

Ready-to-eat meats in cans or pouches

Canned vegetables

Peanut or another nut butter

Trail mix

Canned meals such as spaghetti/pasta

infant formula

Baby/toddler foods in jars

Powerade, Gatorade

Kids juice boxes

Hard candy

 

Food storage and preparation supplies:

Manual can opener

Metal pans and cooking utensils for cooking on a fire or grill

Aluminum foil and plastic wrap

Plastic forks, knives, and spoons

Paper napkins and plates

Storage bags for food

Paper towels

Garbage bags for disposing of trash

Ice chest

Table grills

Grilling utensils

Matches/long gas lighters

Personal hygiene items:

Hand sanitizer, Soap

Toothbrush, Toothpaste

Towel for bath

Washcloth

Pillows

Feminine products

Diapers

Baby wipes