Anniversary Camping Trip
Friday, September 18 -
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Treasure Valley Scout Reservation
Troop 54 was founded in September 1915, so we turn 105 years old in September. What better way to
celebrate the occasion than with a camping trip! We will camp in the Hickory camp site
(location) at Treasure Valley.
During the day, we plan:
- Fishing on Browning Pond
- Hiking trails in Treasure Valley and a section of the Midstate
During the campout, the Troop will have a dinner cookout and court of honor at Treasure Valley.
This is included for campout participants.
This trip is open to Scouts BSA members and Webelos/Arrow of Light Scouts.
We will employ our COVID-19 Controls on
Campsite Rental Guidance - This provides the
Council's COVID-19 rules.
- Permission Slip - Each participating Scout must submit
this to the Scoutmaster by September 8. Paper
Form Online Form.
- Event registration fee - pay by September 8 (includes food):
Youth or Adult - $21 (online payment)
- COVID-19 Statement - Each participant needs to
submit this form by September 15. For youth, it is to be signed by a parent.
- Annual Health and Medical Record - Each participant must have submitted
this record within the previous year and no later than September 8. This trip requires only Parts A and B, including copy of insurance card
(both sides). A medical exam is not required.
- CORI - Adults staying overnight must have submitted a CORI to
Troop 54 within the last year. If you need this, please submit it to the Scoutmaster by September 8.
- Youth Protection Training - Adults staying overnight must have
completed BSA Youth Protection Training within the prior two years. If you need this, submit your training
certificate to the Scoutmaster by September 8.
- Vehicle Information - If you are driving anyone other
than your own family members to and/or from the event (not likely during the COVID-19 pandemic) and your
vehicle information has not been provided to the Troop previously, please provide this to the Scoutmaster
by September 8.
See our Personal Camping Gear page for a check list and descriptions of
most of the items needed. You can pack your stuff in a backpack (the big kind),
a duffle bag or a tub. Specific items to bring:
- Water bottles (2)
- Full uniform (as for just about any event) - wear this.
- Day pack
- Food - Each patrol should plan to provide 1 dinners, 1 lunches and 2 breakfasts. Participants bring
your own drinks and food for snacks.
- Cloth face masks (at least 2 per person).
- Mosquito repellent
To be prepared for mosquitos and ticks, see our Insects page.
- The drive from Worcester to the Campmaster
cabin is about 22 minutes from Epworth United Methodist Church. Each Scout will need to be transported
to and from the camp site at Treasure Valley by a family member. Stop at the Campmaster Cabin to check in,
then meet at the camp site at 6:30 PM on
Friday. Contact the Scoutmaster if you plan to arrive later that day.
- We will not travel anywhere in vehicles during the camping trip.
- Scouts should be picked up at the camp site at 10:00 AM on Sunday.
Page updated 9/16/20