Twilight Camp June 5-9,2017

Calling All Bug Hunters!

Join us for a week of fun adventures as we explore the world of creepy crawly bugs.  Twilight Camp is the perfect way to start your summer time fun.  Earn Cub Scout achievements, have tons of fun with your den, and meet new Scouting friends!   Printable Flyer

This is a "Twilight Camp" which means that all activities occur between 4:00PM and 8:30PM. No need to take a full day of vacation. Most can adjust their work schedule to accommodate the activity.

Preparation Highlights

SignUp on - Campmaster (Look for: 2017 Northern Trail Cub Twilight Camp)

Scouts, walking den leaders and adult camp staff must sign up and pay using CampMaster.   Northern Trail does not have a tot program, so please don't sign up siblings as we don't have program for them.  They can walk with you but can't participate and will be bored. 

Face to Face Youth Protection

All adult staff and Walking Den Leaders must have Texas required Face to Face YPT. BSA requires a 2 deep adult leadership at ratio of 1 adult per 5 scouts. Training is valid for two years.  Training is available at Walking Den Leader Training.  Sign up below.   If you are present at camp more than one session during the week you must have this training.  Other training opportunities may be available and we will post this as soon as we have information on when and  where.  The registrar will need a copy of your Face to Face card.  You can bring this to Walking Den Leader Training or make other arrangements to get it to the registrar.  registrar@ntrail.org

Medical Forms parts A & B

Everyone who attends camp both  Adult and Scout needs to submit a medical form.  A fillable form may be found here
Complete and send to : registrar@ntrail.org
or Bring to Walking Den Leader F2F YPT training

Adult In Camp State Compliance Form 

Every walking den leader and  adult staff member must complete this form and turn it in to the registrar.  You can bring this to Walking Den Leader Training or make other arrangements to get it to the registrar.  registrar@ntrail.org

Scheduling Form

CampMaster does not provide information about what days and groups our Walking Den Leaders will be walking with.  Please fill out this  form so we can match you up to the proper group.   Questions to the registrar: registrar@ntrail.org.  

Tiger Scout Participation

All Tiger scouts must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is a properly registered Walking Den Leader.

What to Bring to Camp

Here is a list of things to bring to camp.

Junior Staff Members

Every year we make good use of Junior Staff between the ages of 14 and 18 as Junior Staff.  18 and older are adult staff.  These are usually older Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you are want to staff, please signup.  Junior stuff must fill out the Adult In State Compliance Form and have either the online YPT or Face to Face YPT certification. If you have questions, please contact the program director.   Junior helpers under 14 with the permission of the Camp Director need only the medical Form.

Junior staff training on Saturday, June 3 at 1pm and Sunday, June 4th at 1pm at Breckenridge Park.   

Walking Den Leaders and other Adult Twilight Camp staff Training

Face to Face Youth Protection Training and Walking Den Orientation

Dates: May 4, 18, and 25
Time: 7:00 PM -  Walking Den Leader Orientation, 8:00 PM - F2F Youth Protection
First United Methodist Church in Richardson
503 N. Central Expressway, Richardson TX Map
Room 205, Education wing

Walking Den Leader Orientation

At least one leader from each participating pack must attend. Staff and interested parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Topics include: Check-in and camp procedures, Daily duties of Walking Den Leader, What to bring and What to expect, First Aid and Emergency procedures.

Resources: Facebook Group  facebook.com/groups/NorthernTrailTwilight

We have a Facebook Group and you can find answers to questions and ask questions about any aspect of camp.  Contact for camp  information: Marti Ruser 469-223-1218 martiruser@gmail.com

Camp Staff Needed

Staffing Twilight Camp is a rewarding and fun activity.  There are opportunities and need for Youth and Adults to staff at Twilight Camp; especially in craft areas for Wolf and Webelos. Archery Range Master and Staff. Contact for staff information: Marti Ruser 469-223-1218 martiruser@gmail.com

Schedule

Monday-Friday
Wolves, Bears & Webelos

Wednesday - Friday
Tigers

Friday Night Campout
Webelos Only

Activities

Cub adventures
BB guns
Archery
Crafts
Games
And much more!

Have Questions

Come to Walking Den Leader Training!
Contact leadership:
Camp Director: Glenn Garfield | 972.529.8035 | glenn@glenngarf.com
Program Director: Marti Ruser | 469-223-1218 | martiruser@gmail.com
Registrar: Mack Paradowski | registrar@ntrail.org
District Executive: Chad Caudle | 806-548-0575 | chad.caudle@scouting.org