PTAC Camporee – Future Frontier – October 11th to 13th
The Camporee will be the weekend of October 11-13, 2019 at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village, IL. It is designed to provide a jamboree-like experience to all registered Scouts with over 100 activities and program areas being provided.
Cost is $30 per person for those registering by Thursday night, September 19th at 11:30pm
Cost is $37 per person for those registering by Thursday night, September 26th at midnight.
We need to register the troop by September 27th, so no additional registrations will be taken after the 26th.
We will be leaving from the Legion at 5:30pm on Friday evening. We will return at around 10:00am on Sunday morning.
Here are some camping tips:
If it is going to get under 50 degrees, be sure to prepare for cold weather camping. Don’t forget your hat to sleep in.
Here is our cold weather camping guide
Here is our sample packing list
Be sure to eat dinner before arriving on Friday evening.
Be sure to bring a full water bottle (the troop brings water to refill the water bottles)
If it might rain, be sure to bring rain gear and an extra pair of shoes or boots that can get muddy.
We might be setting up in the dark, so be sure to bring a flashlight or headlamp.
Be at the Legion by 5:30pm on Friday.
For new scouts parents – the scouts sleep in troop tents, two to a tent. Each adults typically sleeps in his own personal tent. Some adults prefer to borrow a troop tent to sleep in. If you need to borrow a troop tent, please let us know.