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Family Camp 2017 - Fort Story

posted Aug 30, 2016, 5:33 AM by Richard Lebel   [ updated Sep 16, 2016, 11:53 AM ]
Camp Sites:  Sites are split up by Den.  Den leaders will assign 2 families to a site. 

Tiger Den (Ben) 5 families:  10,11,12
Tiger Den (Bill) 6 families:  13, 27, 23
Wolf: Saturday
Bear: with AOL den
Webelos (Mary) 6 families: 14, 22, 26
Arrow of Light (Sarah) 5 families + 2 w/o tents: 16, 18, 8

We have 22 families camping plus a lot that are coming for just Saturday. 

Arrival and Entry:  This event is being held on base.  If you need help getting on base, or are turned away, call your Den leader and we'll make arrangements for you to get on base.  Arrive no earlier than 2PM. 

JEB Fort Story Campground


Uniforms: Scouts should wear Class B uniform for the daytime activity and Class A for the Saturday evening Camp Fire and the Sunday Field Service.   Due to the activities being undertaken with the Boy Scouts on the Sat, no open-toed footwear or CROCs (eg. flip flops or sandals) be worn.  Sneakers or hiking boots are more suitable for this weekend.  It is recommended that Scouts bring water bottles and bug spray for the Troop Activities on Sat.  

Questions: Should you have any questions or issues before Fri 9/16, please contact Rich at  After the event starts, please contact your den leader.  

Agenda (Tentative):

Friday 9/16:  
Arrive/Setup (on designated den sites)
Afternoon family time
Evening Den time

Saturday 9/17:

09:00-11:00  Den Time

11:00-12:30 Lunch
1:00PM Troop 364 Activities
-First Aid w/Stretcher 
-Axe Yard 
-Flag Etiquette 
-Fire Building
-Backpack Packing
-Simple Knots 
-Dutch Oven Demo (Perfecting the Cobbler)

-Family/Den Dinner (coordinate a pot luck dinner with your den)

-Evening Campfire
-Den Skits/Songs
-Flag Retirements
-Den campfire time

Sunday 9/18:
08:30 Outdoor Service
Family Time
Pack/Clean up

Scout Strong:

Please DO NOT bring soda or sports drinks for your Scouts during this campout.  Encourage drinking cold water in a reusable water bottle.
Serve healthy snacks (fresh fruit and vegetables).