Friday, May 1:
3:20 dismissal from school
3:45 - 5:30 Set up for Saturday's Expo/practice pitching tents/gear check. We are running the kid's club, plant sale, face painting, etc. at the Expo.
5:45 travel to Camp Roger from RCS in parent vehicles, Buth and Barrett's vehicles.
6:00 head off into the woods toward our campsite. Set up camp and start dinner prep.
7:00 eat dinner, clean up
7:30 solo time, journaling
8:00 Capture the Flag
10:30 Quiet in tents for the night
Saturday, May 2:
6:30 prepare breakfast/break camp
7:30 hike to Townsend Park
8:30 devotion/reflection/solo time
9:30 leadership roles exercise/team challenge
11:00 picnic lunch at Townsend Park
11:45 travel from Townsend Park to RCS
12:00-4:00 attend assigned posts at Expo. (about 8-10 students are signed up to help; if some who are not signed up would like to be, there may be spots available. Responsibilities include selling plants, watching kids, painting faces, selling concessions)
Set of comfortable clothes. Warm clothes for evening/morning. Rain gear (jacket and pants; poncho) Current forecast is 60s/40s low to moderate chance of rain.
Supportive shoes you can hike in/run around in; extra pair of socks
Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, pillow (or just roll up your sweatshirt)
Personal care/hygiene items/medicine as needed
Mess kit (the ones we handed out at the March 28 meeting. If you need one, I'll have them available on Friday)
Journal/pencil/bullet: I will provide these for each student. We will make journal covers later.
Backpack: school backpack/daypack. If you have a larger, backpacking variety pack, you may bring it. You will be asked to carry some group gear (food, water, stove, cookpot, etc.)
Bandanna: it's a cloth napkin, a cleaning tool, a sunscreen, a hair-tie, a filter, you name it.
Parents willing to help out with Expo until the students arrive to take over (9a.m.-12p.m.). We need at least four.
Camp stove: we could use one more, to boil water
Tents: four have been offered. I'd like two-three more just to be safe