1.0 OverviewThe Sunapee and Monadnock districts' joint Spring Camporee will be held 4-6 May high on a mountain at New Hampshire's first wind farm in Lempster. This is one of big events for the Sunapee and Monadnock districts. The event will provide two nights of camping with Scouts from all over south and west New Hampshire, and will include friendly competition with application of outdoor skills the boys have learned (or will learn).
2.1 DescriptionThe camporee event starts Friday evening 4 May in Lempster and ends on Sunday morning, 6 May.
We will meet at the Community Center at 5:00 PM on 4 May to travel to Lempster. After registration Friday evening we will hike to our assigned campsite and set up camp. Most of the competition events will occur on Saturday morning, followed by demonstrations and other activities in the afternoon. Saturday evening will include a campfire. On Sunday there will be a service and awards ceremony. Following that we will break camp and return to the Community Center between 1 PM and 2PM.
2.2 Schedule of EventsFriday, 4May12
Eat dinner before you arrive at the Community Center!
1700 -- Meet Hanover Community Center
1730 -- Leave Hanover
1845 -- Arrive at the Lempster Wind Farm. Check in and set up camp including the gateway
2130 -- Bed Check
2200 -- Lights out
0600 -- 5K race (optional).
0630 -- Breakfast and cleanup (needs to be ready for inspections)
0830 -- Competitions begin
(0900 -- Camp inspections and judging begin)
(0900-1500 -- OA meetings and campfire prep) 1200 -- Lunch
1215 -- Patrol leaders pick up ingredients for Iron Chef Competion, Bring patrol flags for judging
1315 -- Afternoon activities begin
1630 -- Activities end. Begin dinner and iron chef competition
1815 -- Practice for flag ceremony (2 members per unit)
1845 -- Parade of flags
1915 -- Troop time
2100 -- Bed check
2130 -- Lights out
0600 -- Breakfast
0730 -- Cleanup
0800 -- Flags
0830 -- Worship
0915 -- Break camp
1030 -- Awards
1145 -- Move out
1330 -- Arrive in Hanover
2.3 Expected Conditions and DifficultyThis is an easy camp out with emphasis on fun and friendly competition. There are no significant difficulties or hazards, but be prepared for the weather and be prepared to hike to camp.
2.4 Special RequirementsOpen to all Boy Scouts, Scouters, and parents. There are no skills prerequisites for this outing.
3.0 Administration and Logistics
3.1 Announcement Date: 7 Mar 12
3.2 Roster Closing Date: 6 Apr 12
3.3 Costs$20 per participant for registration, plus $20 for food.
3.4.1 Individual Equipment
3.4.2 Patrol Equipment
3.4.3 Troop EquipmentOnly one patrol, so all troop equipment is included in patrol equipment.
3.5 Transportation PlanDrop-off Point: Rec center parking lot.
Drop-off Time: 1700 Fri 4 May 12
Pick-up Point: None
Pick-up Time: Scouts to be delivered home between 1300 and 1400 Sunday, 6 May
4.1 Planning Committee
4.2 Adult Leaders
Approved YJB 28Apr12