International Pathfinder Camporee Update – 8/5/19

NADYM StaffPathfinders

The following information is being republished from Pastor Ron’s Top 16 in the International Camporee newsletter.

1.  OFFICE CLOSED
The CYE office will be closed August 7-19 for Camporee. During that time, we prefer that you email your questions to [email protected], but you may also call our office phone 269-471-8380 (calls will be forwarded). Responses will be more limited than usual, but we will respond as soon as we can. 
  
2.  SELLING RESTRICTIONS
No retail sales are allowed at Camporee except by approved vendors in Hangar A. Contact Wanda Poole with any questions.

3.  AVAILABLE ROOMS
The University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh still has rooms available in their dorms. You may request a room here.

4.  TRANSLATION SERVICES
Main Stage evening programs will have translators available who will translatit into 6 different languages. 1,500 portable F.M. transmitter radios are being provided by Adventist World Radio, and can be picked up at the International Village.

90.7 F.M. – Portuguese
93.5 F.M. – Spanish
94.7 F.M. – French
95.3 F.M. – Italian
100.7 F.M. – Korean
103.5 F.M. – Mandarin
If you have any questions, please contact Gerardo Oudri.

5.  TLT VOLUNTEERS
We have a great opportunity for TLTs to use their leadership skills by volunteering to serve at the Chosen International Camporee. There are many areas of need for every teen’s talent. Find out more here, and contact Tracy Wood with any questions.

6.  SABBATH ACTIVITIES
A sample of Sabbath activities and honors has been posted here! Please be reminded that honors are on a first come, first served basis. 

7.  SAFETY INFORMATION 
We have 24/7 law enforcement on the property, enhanced security camera presence, and many other things in place to support the safety of each Camporee attendee. If you have questions, contact Pastor Ron (269) 208-1344.

8.  INSURANCE
Please make sure that all pathfinders and adult sponsors have copies of their insurance cards in the event that medical treatment is needed at a local facility. 

For US based participants, carry Camporee travel insurance for accidents, and your healthcare card for sickness/illness.

For participants based outside of the US, Camporee travel insurance through Adventist Risk Management includes accident coverage as well as sickness and more. Contact David Fornier with any questions.

9.  PATHFINDERS INTERESTED IN PASTORAL MINISTRY
All Pathfinders considering becoming a pastor or chaplain in the future and NAD church pastors and spouses and conference/union leaders and spouses: 

You are invited to attend a NAD NextGen Pastors Ice Cream Meet & Greet Social on Sabbath, August 17 from 2-3 pm in the Drill & March Ford Tent (on the map: #43 located at 14/E). We hope you’ll drop by! Contact Donna Jackson if you have questions. 

10.  LIVE STREAM & WATCH PARTY
Don’t miss out on the nighttime program just because you can’t make it to Camporee in person! Host a watch party instead. Hope Channel will be providing a live stream of every nighttime program on their website and app, as well as satellite TV. 

11.  SHIPPING INFORMATION
If you have the need to ship packages, supplies, or pallets to Camporee, here is how to do it.

12.  SHOWER MONITORING SCHEDULE
Union leaders: Please check your union’s shower monitoring schedule here and share with your conferences. Contact Barry Becker with questions. Also, take one last look at our camping checklist before you head to Camporee! 

13. ARRIVAL OPTIONS
You don’t have to arrive at 8 am Monday morning! You can arrive anytime between 8 am and midnight on August 12-13. For questions, please contact Serge. Just remember, all activities will be open 12-5 pm on Tuesday, August 13 and the opening main stage program also begins on Tuesday at 7:30 pm. 

14. HOW TO PRINT TICKETS
So, you’ve purchased your Camporee ticket. Here is how to print it: Log in to the account that was used to purchase the ticket, and click “print ticket” at the bottom of your account page. Contact Serge with any questions.

15. HOW NOT TO LOSE A GOLF CART 
Most carts look the same, so don’t forget what cart is yours! Personalize (without damaging) your cart and bring a cart lock, as all carts use the same key. You will be glad you did. 

16.  IMPOSSIBLE WHOPPER
Vegans + vegetarians, rejoice! The Impossible Whopper is officially coming to every Burger King in America this Thursday, just in time for your trip to Camporee!