-All users of Council camping facilities and/or equipment are responsible for cleaning and repair or replacement of damaged items. Groups not properly settling damage/cleaning charges may not use facilities in the future.
-At least two adults must be with each group of youth. We strongly suggest a ratio of at least one adult for each eight youths. Co-educational groups must have co-educational leadership.
-All camp rules and Boy Scout camping practices must be followed. The camp ranger/caretaker is the final authority on camp rules and policy.
-There will be no refunds for cancellation unless another group rents on same weekend.
-Cub Scout Packs must have a BALOO-trained leader.
-Groups may contact the Council Service Center for a package rate when numerous facilities are requested.
-Non-Scouting groups are requested to provide a Certificate of Insurance.
- Fires are allowed in fire pans only – NO ground fires
- Do not leave fires burning unattended
- Make sure fires are completely out and douse with water before dumping ashes. Cold wet ashes can be spread in a safe area next to the campsite or disposed of in dumpster
- Redistribute any gathered firewood, do not leave in campsite
- Cleanup all trash in campsite and surrounding areas and remove trash from latrine garbage cans and place in dumpster near dining hall
- Place picnic tables back on gravel pads and lean fire pans against seats
ALL BOATING AND SWIMMING MUST BE PRE-APPROVED BY THE RANGER
- Any unit planning to use the waterfront for swimming, boating, or canoeing MUST HAVE CERTIFIED ADULT LEADERSHIP and be trained in the Safe Swim Defense Plan. Leaders-in-charge must obtain direct permission to use the waterfront from the Camp Ranger. Swimming will be limited to warm weather, normally after April 15th and before October 1st. One certified Life Guard (Red Cross or BSA) for every 10 swimmers must be 'on duty' during swimming events. NO swimming after dark. Other Boy Scout of America regulations must be followed. Life Jackets must be worn in boats and canoes. Use of boats and canoes will be limited at the discretion of the ranger.
- Adult Supervision REQUIRED at waterfront for all activities including fishing
- No fishing in swimming area or off dock – area in front of retaining wall and marked off with blue rope
- Stay off boats and other items stored at waterfront
- Vehicles are not allowed to park in campsites overnight. Trailers can be parked in campsites if approved by Ranger but tow vehicle must be parked in the parking lot.
- No pets allowed in camp
- No Smoking in camp
- No alcohol, firearms or fireworks permitted on property
Questions can be addressed with the Ranger, Ed Laehle. He can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 812-995-3272 or on his cell phone at 317-496-6666
Units should observe the Welcome sign that is posted across from the mail box near the Rangers house. It will direct you to either check in with an on duty Campmaster or the Ranger. Units that arrive past 7 pm may go directly to their reserved space.
Units may take trailer and tow vehicle to campsite, ALL OTHER VEHICLES NEED TO REMAIN PARKED IN PARKING LOT.
Areas need to be policed and all trash picked up and disposed of. Any trash that was placed into garbage cans also needs to be disposed of, this includes latrines and facilities. Dumpsters are available near the dining hall, use the brown dumpster nearest the dining hall for trash. Any recyclable materials can be placed in the green recycling container.
Fire pans need to be emptied, cold ash can be placed in a tree line near campsite. Fire pans should be placed leaning on picnic tables (1 fire pan for every table). Any brush or left over firewood needs to be placed neatly in tree line, do not leave in the middle of the campsite.
Units do not need to check out in person unless there were any issues. Campsites and facilities will be inspected same or next day by the Ranger, any problems will be addressed with the main contact on the reservation.