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Schiewetz Leadership Training Center

The Schiewetz Leadership Training Center is designed to support corporate as well as scouting needs for meetings, trainings, and social gatherings.  The training center itself offers one large dividable conference room, 3 breakout classrooms, and a catering kitchen.  The training center is supported by 4 modern cabins.

Cricket Holler Scout Camp and the Schiewetz Leadership Training Center offer the closest and most affordable camping opportunities to the US Air Force Museum. Camp in the wilderness and then visit the skies at the US Air Force Museum just a 15 minute easy drive from camp.

6444 Frederick Pike
Dayton, Ohio 45414

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80Capacity
80Sleeping

Day
Check-In
08:00 AM
Check-Out
11:00 PM


Night
Check-In
05:00 PM
Check-Out
12:00 PM


Cabin
Training Center
Shelters

Camp Use Policy Back to Top

CAMP USE GUIDELINES

Rules & Regulations

YOUTH PROTECTION GUIDELINES:

  1. All groups must have a minimum of two adults per camp site/facility, over 21 years of age*, in attendance while on group outings. *The second adult may be a registered Scouter over 18 years of age.
  2. Co-ed events must have both male and female adults, over 21 years of age, in attendance while on group outings. Adult leaders will ensure an appropriate level of privacy is maintained between adults and youths and male and female campers. Segregated sleeping arrangements (adults/youth and males/females) are required. Users may partition cabins with tarps, drapes, etc. to meet the segregation requirement.
  3. Cub Scout Packs are required to have an adult (parent or designee) for every three boys camping but ideally the ratio should be one to one.
  4. Both leaders shall arrive at camp together. Groups arriving with only one leader may not remain in camp.
  5. The two primary adult contacts for the reservation must have a current Youth Protection training within the last two years.

CHECKING IN AND OUT OF CAMP:

  1. Group leaders must first check in with the Camp Ranger/Master before seeking access to their reserved facilities. A roster of all Scouts and adults participating, including visitors, must be turned in at check-in.
  2. Outstanding balances and camper fees, if due, are to be reconciled with the Camp Ranger/Master at this time.
  3. Upon gaining access to the facility, you and the Camp Ranger/Master will run through a checklist of the facility.
  4. Please inform the Camp Ranger/Master of your projected schedule and movement of your unit while at camp. We want to be able to contact you in a timely manner should an emergency arise.
  5. All groups must check out with the Camp Ranger/Master prior to leaving camp. Please, no cutting of live trees and no outside firewood.
  6. There is a $50 fine for any fire extinguisher released without an apparent emergency.
  7. There is a $100 fine for tampering with smoke and fire detection devices.
  8. Fees for damages are based on each occurrence and include cost of labor.
  9. Out of council units must provide a copy of an approved Tour Plan and proof of accident and medical insurance upon arrival at camp.
  10. We strive to have a clean campsite/facility upon your arrival.  A cleaning fee may be charged to any group who does not leave the campsite/facility clean when they depart.
  11. No confetti or glitter is allowed inside any buildings.

VEHICLES:

  1. After unloading, all vehicles must be returned to the designated parking lots.
  2. Maximum speed limit in camps, whether posted or not, is 10 MPH.
  3. No riders are permitted in the beds of trucks. You are not covered by BSA insurance if an accident arises from a person falling out of the bed of a truck.
  4. Passengers are to be transported only in those compartments of vehicles which are designated by the manufacturer for passenger use and are equipped with working seat belts. The number of passengers in a vehicle must not exceed the number of functional seat belts.
  5. Please park and lock vehicles and pocket your keys.
  6. Vehicles must be parked in designated parking lots so as to ensure ready access to the camp facilities by emergency, law enforcement and camp vehicles. We want leaders to be concerned for their Scouts first, their vehicles second.

NOTIFY THE CAMP RANGER/MASTER IMMEDIATELY:

  1. Injuries – all injuries, no matter how small, must be reported immediately to the Camp Ranger/Master. An accident report must be filed.
  2. Lost person – if you suspect a lost person situation, notify the Camp Ranger/Master immediately for assistance.
  3. Fire – notify the Camp Ranger/Master immediately and safeguard all personnel.
  4. Suspicious person(s) – report any suspicious looking person(s) to the Camp Ranger/Master.

TRASH & RECYCLING:

  1. All trash is to be removed from the campsite or facility and placed in the dumpsters.

CAMP NO-NO’S:

  • Firearms or ammunition may not be brought into camp.
  • Sheath knives are not allowed in camp.
  • Coal, charcoal or pine cannot be burned in camp wood stoves.
  • No snowmobiles, dirt bikes, four wheelers, etc. in camp.
  • No harassment of other groups or neighbors.
  • No outside firewood may be brought on property.
  • Do not throw any foreign matter into the lake.
  • Do not disturb wildlife or their habitats.
  • Fireworks are not allowed in camp.
  • Aerosol cans are not allowed in camp.
  • Never have open flames in tents.
  • Alcoholic beverages or illegal substances (drugs) are not allowed in camp
  • No glitter will be allowed in any camp building.
  • No smoking is permitted on any council property except designated areas.
  • Do not dig up, pick, cut or destroy any live plants.
  • Do not litter the grounds, pick up litter.
  • No pets of any kind.
  • Do not open any gates without the Ranger’s permission.

LIQUID FUELED STOVES AND LANTERNS:

  1. Liquid fuels may be used under supervision of knowledgeable adults. All provisions of Section VII of the Guide to Safe Scouting apply. Bulk fuel containers are not permitted in camp.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES: (Aquatic, Climbing, Rifle, Archery, Orienteering, Lakefront, Pool):

  1. Some activities are available at each camp. Units must make contact with the Customer Service Representative in advance for policies, fees and availability.

CHAIN SAWS:

  1. Chain saws may only be used with prior permission and training from the Camp Ranger.

RESERVATION, REFUND POLICY:

  1. Reservations can be made by in-Council units no earlier than the first day of the 11th month prior to the desired date. Out-of-Council units and non-Scout organizations may make reservations 9 months in advance of the event date.

  2. All reservations are “first come, first served.”

  3. All facility use reservations are made through the Service Center. A completed short term camping reservation form and payment of the full fee is required the date the reservation is made..

  4. Cancellations received 60 days before the use date will be refunded 100%. Cancellations received between 59 and 30 days before the use date will be refunded 50%. No refunds for cancellations within 29 days of the use date.

    1. At the time of reservation an estimated attendance will be used for number of campers. This estimate will be locked in on day 29 and no refunds issued for over estimates. Payment is made to the caretaker, camp master or ranger at time of check in for any additional attendees.

    2. Reservations for extended stays may have terms defined in a separate agreement that may be more stringent then the policy described above. 

    3. Requests for refunds must be e-mailed to camping@MiamiValleyBSA.org or mailed to the Council Service Center.

Check In Procedure Back to Top
  • Group leaders must first check in with the Camp Ranger/Master before seeking access to their reserved facilities. A roster of all Scouts and adults participating, including visitors, must be turned in at check-in.
  • Outstanding balances and camper fees, if due, are to be reconciled with the Camp Ranger/Master at this time.
  • Upon gaining access to the facility, you and the Camp Ranger/Master will run through a checklist of the facility.
  • Please inform the Camp Ranger/Master of your projected schedule and movement of your unit while at camp. We want to be able to contact you in a timely manner should an emergency arise.
Check Out Procedure Back to Top

All groups must check out with the Camp Ranger/Master prior to leaving camp.

Cancellation Policy Back to Top

Cancellations received 60 days before the use date will be refunded 100%. Cancellations received between 59 and 30 days before the use date will be refunded 50%. No refunds for cancellations within 29 days of the use date.

  • At the time of reservation an estimated attendance will be used for number of campers. This estimate will be locked in on day 29 and no refunds issued for over estimates. Payment is made to the caretaker, camp master or ranger at time of check in for any additional attendees.
  • Reservations for extended stays may have terms defined in a separate agreement that may be more stringent then the policy described above.
  • Requests for refunds must be e-mailed to camping@MiamiValleyBSA.org or mailed to the Council Service Center.
Cleaning Policy Back to Top

We strive to have a clean campsite/facility upon your arrival.  A cleaning fee may be charged to any group who does not leave the campsite/facility clean when they depart.