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Aug 16-18, 2019
State Fair of West Virginia Camporee

State Fair of WV Camporee to be held August 16th-18th

“Learn-To-Earn Camporee”
for Scout Day at the State Fair of WV
8/16/19 – 08/18/19

           

 

 

Events/What’s Included:

  • Off Site Weekend Camping for BSA near Fair Grounds
  • BSA only Bus Transportation to & from the State Fair Grounds Saturday 8/17/19
  • Gate Admission passes for BSA ($11 value)
  • Learn to Earn Scavenger Hunt Map & Questionnaire.
  • Opportunity for 2nd year campers to Earn either Farm Mechanics or Animal Science Merit badge as their “Learn to Earn” activity.
  • Carnival Mega Pass for completing, Scavenger Hunt or Merit Badge($25 value)
  • Saturday Evening Dinner at Welcome Center with Agriculture Commissioner
  • Total Cost for early Scout registration, $15 (includes Event Patch, Saturday Dinner,
    Bus Transportation, Gate Admission, Carnival Ride Mega Pass)

Camping:

  • Troops will be camping at the “New” Ronceverte Elementary School, just past Greenbrier Valley Medical Hospital.Only minutes from Fair Ground.
  • Large Field area behind school building.Central pavilion.
  • Water & Porter Johns will be available at site.Saturday activities off site at Fair
  • No Ground Fires will be permitted.We will have a central above ground fire.
  • Emergency only shelter inside School building.Not open for general use.
  • Since most activities are off site, Troops are asked to be conservative on their set-up to allow maximum attendance for Scouts.
  • One Scout Vehicle per troop on grass to pull trailer to unload, weather permitting.

 

Troops Responsibilities:

  • Saturday Lunch should be packed or purchased at Fair Grounds.
  • Prepare a Dutch Oven desert for Saturday Night Campfire / Cracker-barrel
  • Prepare one Song and/or Skit for Campfire.
  • Maintain integrity of Troop.BSA Uniforms are required for Scout Day at Fair.
  • Have all troop members present and accounted for Saturday bus boarding’s.

     

    Camp Site Location/Staging Area

  • Ronceverte Elementary School
    965 Rocky Hill Rd.Ronceverte, WV24970
  • School is located half a mile past Greenbrier Valley Hospital.Simply follow hospital signs then keep going short distance past hospital.
  • If coming from I-64, you will completely pass the fairgrounds on Rt. 219.
    Rt. 219 is only one way with the Fairgrounds located inside.Just before Rt. 219 loops back around, continue straight on Rt. 37 (Davis Stuart Rd/Rocky Hill Rd) to School on Right hand Side.
  • Registration Tent will be at end of Bus Lanes from 6p-9p
  • School Parking lot available with overflow at Gray Stone Baptist Church

PLEASE REGISTER BY SUNDAY, AUGUST 4TH

Event Contact, Pete Roth 304-549-4496    [Click for member's page]