Registration for Girl Scout camp

Monday, June 15, 2015

Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland--Butler County Service Unit announces schedule/registration for Oak Hill Day Camp, which will be held Monday through Thursday, June 22-25, 2015. This year's activities will include: arts & crafts, outdoor cooking, relay games, songs and much more.

Camp Days/Times are as follows: Day Campers--Daisies/Brownies/Juniors, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Thursday. All campers stay Thursday for the Family Night Program a 6:30 p.m. Junior Campers only, Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Fees for day campers which includes a T-shirt are: Scout, $40; non-scout, $52. Overnighters (7th-12 Grade)--Scout, $50; non-scout, $62.

Overnighters (must have completed 6th grade) set up camp at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 21 and stay through 1 p.m. Friday, June 25.

All campers are asked to bring: CLOSED TOE SHOES, no flip flops or open toe shoes; plate, nonbreakable; bowl, nonbreakable; plastic drinking cup, metal/plastic fork/spoon, dish dunking bag w/two clothes pins (nylon lingerie bag w/long shoe strings works well), a sit upon (small rug for resting) or 5 gallon bucket w/lid (for storage of personal items and as a seat), water bottle, rain poncho, sunscreen and bug repellent,-non aerosol.

Camp buckets with all supplies except for bug spray and sunscreen may be purchased for $10.

Overnighters must bring all items listed above plus: tent, flashlight, lounge chair, toiletries/towels/washcloth/shampoo/conditioner/soap, clothes and swim suit. Snacks must be in plastic sealed containers (keeps the critters out). NO CELL PHONES or electronic devises--if brought to camp they will be turned in to the leaders.

Each girl will receive a color photo of her unit. Pictures will be taken during camp. They will also receive a camp patch.

Camp will NOT be cancelled because of rain. In case of severe weather, listen to local radio station for day camp plans or cancellations. If you do not hear them, call or text 573-778-5468 (Christy) or 573-300-2825 (Myra).

The camp is located on the West & Knight Farm, 889 CR 448 (Miller Road) in Poplar Bluff. Starting at Hwy 67 and PP Hwy. travel west on PP Hwy 2.5 miles at intersection of Township Line, PP Hwy. and Miller Road (CR 448) take CR 448 straight west for 9/10th of a mile. The West & Knight Farm is located on the right side of the road.

The staff at Camp Oak Hill is comprised of volunteers and there is still need for good adults to help with mixing up drinks, helping with arts and crafts and other activities. I you would like to be help with this worthwhile endeavor, please contact Myra Knight.

All girls are invited to attend Oak Hill Day Camp. For girls who attend camp and are not registered as a Girl Scout, there is an additional cost of $15. This fee registers them as a Girl Scout for insurance purposes and to be able to receive information about other Girl Scout activities. Camp Scholarships are available and must be approved by the camp director, prior to camp. These awards are kept confidential. Complete a registration form and mail with check to Myra Knight, Camp Director, 889 CR 448, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 or bring to camp with you. If you do not have a registration form or if you have questions, contact Myra Knight at 573-785-0225 or myraknight@yahoo.com

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