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Meridian Day Camp 2022

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Meridian Cub Scout Day Camp 2022

Save the date for this year’s Meridian Cub Scout Day Camp and be prepared to explore the “The Universe Around Us.”  Camp is taking place June 13-17th at the Little Hills Ranch at Little Hills Ranch, 18013 Bollinger Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA.

This is an in-person day camp where you’ll discover and learn things across the universe. Don’t miss out on an amazing fun filled week where Cub Scouts are expected to be able to play and participate in:

  • Valuable Cub Scout Skills/Crafts
  • Archery*
  • STEM Experiences
  • Wood projects
  • Water activities*
  • Field Games

Camp is open to all Boys and Girls (Cub Scouts) entering the 1st – 5th Grade in Fall 2022. If your child is not currently a Scout, he or she can still attend!
Please note: The Council places the safety and wellbeing of our scouts, parents, campers and volunteers at the forefront. Day Camp will only go forward if it is safe and in compliance with local, state and Boy Scouts of America directives. The ability to proceed with camp depends on having a sufficient number of volunteers to ensure the proper supervision of campers as well as a sufficient minimum number of participants.

Note: Camp activities are subject to change based on current local COVID-19 and BSA requirements.

DATEJune 13-17, 2022

LOCATION: Little Hills Ranch, 18013 Bollinger Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA.

Campers 

  • Mon-Thu:
    • Drop Off: 8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    • Camp Program: 8:50 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
    • Pick Up: 4:00 - 4:15 p.m. 
  • Fri:
    • Drop Off: 8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    • Camp Program: 8:50 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • Pick Up: 2:20 - 2:35 p.m. 

Volunteers:  7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Monday – Friday

Note: Junior Helpers (Scout BSA scouts) are invited to a swim & pizza party held Thursday night from 4:20 – 6:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION FEES/COST

Registration includes all activities and materials, camp T-shirt, and patch.  REMEMBER, if you want to earn the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Patch, attending Day Camp is one of the requirements!

Cub Scouts

  • A $50 Late Registration fee will apply starting May 2nd.
  • Regular Price $345
  • Discounted Prices if the parent volunteers 2 or more days
    • For parents that volunteer 5 days:   $50
    • For parents that volunteer 4 days: $100
    • For parents that volunteer 3 days: $220
    • For parents that volunteer 2 days: $255
    • Note: Parents that don't honor their volunteer commitment will be charged the full price + a $25 service fee for the additional processing.

Non-Registered Cub Scouts must fill out a youth membership and pay an additional $75. Download the BSA Youth Application on the right side of the screen under attachments

Tags, Jr. Helpers, Adults

  • Tags (2-5 YO): Price $25
  • Jr. Helpers (Scouts BSA): Price $20
  • Adults:  Free

Registration Tips

Rank and Grade your scout WILL BE in August 2022 

  • Tiger 1st Grade, ***Please note that Tiger’s (Scouts in 1st grade in August) must be accompanied full time by their parent/guardian. This is a BSA requirement.
  • Wolf: 2nd Grade
  • Bear: 3rd Grade
  • Webelos: 4th Grade
  • Arrow of Light (AoL): 5th Grade

FORMS AND VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Cub Scouts

  • All Cub forms are included in the Cub Scout Forms Packet, including where and when to turn in the forms.
  • Your Pack Coordinator will collect your forms at least 2 weeks before camp.  Campers will NOT be able to attend camp if the forms are not turned in.

Adult Staff Volunteers

  • Day Camp is 100% volunteer run. Adult and Jr. Helper volunteers are needed to make this a great camp for all!
  • Note:  For registration, the term "Adult Staff ", "Adult Leader", and "Adult Volunteer" are the same.
  • Adults may help as:
    • Unit leaders (escort and help Cub Scouts at various stations)
    • Activity station leaders (Teach Cubs how to complete projects and/or perform activities)
    • Activity and other camp prep work before camp starts
    • Set up (Mon. 7/26) and take down (Fri. 7/30)
  • Adult Volunteer Requirements. Being an Adult Volunteer is a fun and rewarding experience. But there are some requirements to ensure the safety of all Day Camp Participants:
    • BSA Registered - To be an adult volunteer you must be BSA registered.  If you’re leader with your pack or troop you most likely are already registered.  If you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle of a cub scout and are not involved with the pack or troop you need to fill out an application. If you filled out an application to volunteer at camp last year you need to do it again this year (BSA rule, not ours) Download the BSA Adult Member Application on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Current Youth Protection Training (YPT) Certification for all Adults. If you are not currently a registered scout leader, you’ll need to send a copy of your YPT certificate with your registration.  Don’t worry if you have one, training is online. 
    • California AB 506 Youth Protection – All adults working with youth at camp must take the Californa online training and obtain a Live Scan background check.
    • Orientation – To help make this a safe, fun and memorable event for the Cubs, all volunteers must attend at least one orientation/Training  meeting, dates and times to be announced.
    • Read and sign acknowledgement of Unit Leaders Guide
  • Adult Volunteer Forms
    • All Adult forms are included in the Adult Leader Forms Packet, including where and when to turn in the forms.  The link to the form packet is on the right side of the screen under attachments.

Jr. Helper Volunteers

  • For Jr. Helpers 6th-12th grade you must be a registered BSA youth.  We especially need older scouts to help lead (14YO and older).  If you’re registered as a Scout BSA Scout, Sea Scout, Venture Scout or Explorer Scout you will not need to fill out a youth application.  All  other youth must fill out a Youth Application.  
  • Training Session – To help make this a safe, fun and memorable event for the Cubs, all Jr. Helpers must attend at least one Training  meeting, dates and times to be announced.
  • Jr. Helper Forms
    • All Jr. Helper forms are included in the Jr. Helper Forms Packet, including where and when to turn in the forms. The link to the form packet is on the right side of the screen under attachments.  Jr. Helpers will NOT be able to attend camp if the forms are not turned in.

Tag Program (For Volunteers' kids under 1st Grade)

  • Siblings of our registered cub scouts are called Tag-a-longs or “Tags”.  Tags may only attend camp on the days the parent is volunteering at camp.  Tags must be potty trained.
  • Tags Forms
    • All Tags forms are included in the Tags Forms Packet, including where and when to turn in the forms. The link to the form packet is on the right side of the screen under attachments.

Do not mail or drop forms off at the council office.  They get lost and you’ll have to complete them again.

Contact Info: 

Cassie dela Cruz and Ashley Turner, Co-Day Camp Directors, meridiandaycamp@bsameridian.com 
Eleen Hsu, Day Camp Program Director, meridiandaycamp@bsameridian.com 
Rand Mahoney, Meridian District Executive;  rand.mahoney@scouting.org

 

 

When & Where
Little Hills Ranch
Monday 06-13-2022 8:45 AM PT to
Friday 06-17-2022 2:30 PM PT
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