Spring Camp Out – April 22nd

Artillery Ridge Campground, Gettysburg

Our Spring Camp Out will in Gettysburg, PA this year. We will be doing some hiking, games, dinner, s’mores, skits and jokes of course.

Below are the main 4 items you need to know for the camp out.

  1. Sign Up – Open Thru 04/14
    • Family and siblings are welcome to attend, pack camp outs are always family events
    • Register using the Spring 2023 Camp Out Form
  2. Pay with venmo to @PackNineNineEight-Treasurer $10 per person attending, including parents, siblings etc.
    • please put a note in the payment with your last name, number of people this covers and, “spring camp out” so our treasurer can match it up with your registration and mark you paid. This fee covers snacks, dinner, s’mores, breakfast, cooking supplies, extra wood etc. The campground charges us $8 per person fee but we received a generous donation from our Charter Organization which we will use towards this cost for the Spring.
    • Here is what our venmo logo looks like so you can be sure you are paying us.
    • QR code to pay from the app with venmo for our pack so you are sure you are paying the right person.
  3. Fill out medical forms – yay forms! (not really) but you must have them to camp, no exceptions. You can completed the form beforehand or bring them with you to the campground. They will be stored in a folder and locked in a car once everyone has arrived to protect your private healthcare information. This is only needed in the event of a medical emergency and required by the BSA to camp. Please fill out both A/B for each participant in the camp out.
  4. Dinner – TBD as we will discuss in our planning meeting on 03/27 (Details to be posted to Scoutbook).

Below is more information – if there are any questions please reach out to your den leaders or me at pack998leesburg@gmail.com.

Where: Artillery Ridge Campground (Outback) – Address610 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8777

When: The camp out is April 22nd. We can start setting up as early as 1:00 pm. If you have sports or other commitments and expect to arrive late just let us know.

Here is our proposed schedule:

1-2pm – Arrival and setup
2-5pm – Snack & Field Day & Den Activities (Skit)
5:30-7pm – Dinner
7pm-9pm – Fire time, Awards, Flag retirement, Skits & S’mores, jokes, ghost stories
10:00pm – Lights out

7-8am – Breakfast
8-9am – Clean up
9-10am – Tour Gettysburg & Depart

What: General Information