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Leaving For Summer Camp This Sunday

This Sunday at 12:00pm  – HIGH NOON – we’ll meet in the Lenoir Mall parking lot – on the old Belks side close to Mulberry Rec to load your gear in the trailer and then head off to the best week of your whole Summer!

If you have not submitted a complete Health Form – parts A, B, and C – this is your absolute last chance, so bring it with you or you cannot attend summer camp.

Special Events Schedule 2013

Monday     Alien Day    
Dress like an Alien!
1:00 PM    SPL Meeting (Scoutcraft Shelter)
1:00 PM    Mile Swim Sign-ups (Amphitheater)
8:30 PM    Talent Show (Amphitheater)

Tuesday    Crazy Hat Day
12:45 PM   Jr. Staff/SPL Volleyball
9:00 PM     Movie Night

Wednesday    Order of the Arrow Day
Wear an OA T-shirt during the day and your OA sash to dinner
1:00 PM    SPL Meeting (Scoutcraft Shelter)
9:00 PM    Vespers (Amphitheater)
OA Cracker Barrel (Dining Hall)    Following Vespers

Thursday    2013 Camp T-shirt Day
6:00 AM    Polar Bear Swim Club
7:00 AM    SM Breakfast
12:45 PM  Key Staff/SM Volleyball
4:30 PM    Family Night Begins
4:30 PM    Mile Swim (Waterfront)
6:00 PM    Dinner
7:10 PM    Assembly (Troop Roster Check)
7:30 PM    Scoutmaster Belly Flop
7:30 PM    Canoe Race (Waterfront)
7:30 PM    Catapult Challenge (Dining Hall) following
7:30 PM    OA Ceremony (Amphitheater) following

Friday    Troop T-Shirt Day
1:15-4:30 PM  Grand Ole Adventure
4:30 PM    Space Ship Race
7:30 PM    SPL/SM Meeting (Scoutcraft Shelter)
8:30 PM    Closing Campfire (Amphitheater)

Daily Schedule for Summer Camp 2013

Each day follows the same schedule as shown below. During the week special events and meetings are scheduled that we will be informed about through daily announcements. Times and locations of the meetings and/or events will be given out at that time.

Daily Schedule for Camp

6:30 AM    Reveille
6:45 AM    1st Waiters Campsites 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11
6:55 AM    1st Breakfast
7:30 AM    Assembly/2nd Waiters Campsites 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, and 15
7:40 AM    2nd Breakfast
8:30 AM    First Session
10:00 AM  Second Session
11:35 AM  1st Lunch Waiters Campsites 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, and 15
11:45 AM  1st Lunch
12:20 PM  2nd Lunch Waiters Campsites 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11
12:30 PM  2nd Lunch
1:30 PM   Third Session
3:00 PM   Fourth Session
4:30 PM   Recreational Time (Monday—Wednesday only)
5:45 PM   1st Dinner Waiters Campsites 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11
5:55 PM   1st Dinner
6:30 PM   Assembly/2nd Waiters Campsites 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, and 15
6:45 PM   2nd Dinner
7:30 PM   Evening Programs (Monday—Wednesday only)
9:00 PM   Camp-wide Event
10:30 PM Taps
All Times subject to change based on attendance.

Saturday Schedule
6:30 AM    Reveille
6:50 AM    Breakfast Pickup at the Dining Hall
7:45-9:00 AM  Campsite Inspections / Troop Check-out

Family Night at Camp Bud Schiele 2013

When:  Thursday, June 20th @ 4:30 p.m. – no family members will be allowed in camp before 4:30pm
Where:  Camp Bud Schiele, 668 Boy Scout Road, Rutherfordton, NC
Directions: Camp Bud Schiele Directions to Camp Bud Schiele (pdf file) (727)  Camp Map Map of Camp Bud Schiele (pdf file) (616)
What to bring:  Each Family is asked to bring a side dish, dessert and/or a drink to share.  Also bring your own chair!
What NOT to bring: Family pets

A sign-up sheet will be distributed in June.

Please remember to sign up to bring food and let Amy Green know how many folks you will bring with you so we can be sure to order enough meat to serve everyone.

4:30 p.m.–  Family night Begins
4:30 p.m.– Mile swim
6:00 p.m. — Dinner
7:00 p.m. — Assembly
7:30 p.m. — Scoutmaster belly flop/Canoe race/Catapult challenge
Order of the Arrow Ceremony following


Summer Camp Mail 2013

When a Scout goes away to camp one thing he loves getting is mail from home. Make sure you send it in time to get there before we leave though.

Camper’s Name
Troop 254
Camp Bud Schiele
668 Boy Scout Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139


What To Bring & What NOT To Bring to Summer Camp 2013

What to Bring

  • Complete Scout uniform
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts and/or long pants
  • Swim trunks
  • Sunscreen
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Hat
  • Sweatshirt or jacket
  • Extra shoes or boots
  • No Opened Toe Shoes are allowed
  • Book bag or Day Pack
  • Poncho or rain gear
  • Notebook and pen/pencil
  • Scout Handbook
  • Merit badge pamphlets
  • Watch (important)
  • Washcloth and Towels
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, tooth paste, etc. NO GLASS)
  • Flashlight w/batteries
  • Sleeping bag and blanket
  • Pocketknife
  • Wallet w/some form of ID
  • Money for camp store, craft supplies, etc
  • Canteen or Water bottle

What NOT to Bring

  • Firearms
  • Ammunition
  • Bows
  • Sheath knives
  • Pets – please share with your parents to ensure NO pets are brought during Family Night.
  • Generators
  • Radios
  • Air conditioners
  • Video games
  • MP3 players
  • Cell phones are discouraged and are prohibited in ALL program areas.



2013 Summer Camp Troop Class Schedules

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Quest for the Little Green Man

Each week, the troop with the highest score based on the following criteria will be presented with the Little Green Man Award for 2013. The winner will receive a plaque, which can be proudly displayed in the troop’s meeting place. The following activities are subject to change, including additions and deletions.

Points Activity
25 Campsite inspection (Max. 5 pts. Per day)
30 Participation in the 3 SPL Meetings (10 pts. Per Meeting)
25 Completion of Approved Service or Conservation Project
20 Participation in the Canoe Race
20 Participation in the Troop Catapult Challenge
45 Participation in the Grand Ole Adventure (5 pts-1st Place, 4 pts-2nd Place, 3 pts-3rd place, 2pts-participation)
25 Attend Vespers as a Troop
25 Participate in One of the following (Max 25pts): Troop Shower House Clean-up,
Troop Flag Ceremony, OR Mealtime Grace
50 Unit cleared by Steward for cleanliness of
dining hall facility (Max. 5 pts. Per Meal, from 10 random meals during the week.)
50 Attend Evening Flag Ceremonies (10 points per meal—5pts for uniform, 5pts attending)
15 Participate in the Great Space “Ship” Race
15 Participate in the Troop Gateway Challenge
10 Attend the OA Call Out Ceremony
10 Earn the OA Camp Participation Award (60% of the Troop’s Registered Scouts attend Camp)
370 Maximum Total Points Possible