WHEN CAN WE ARIVE AT CAMPOREE?
Pathfinder Clubs can enter Lake Skinner State Park after 12:00 noon on Wednesday October 5. If you are part of your Conference Staff or you have been asked to arrive before Wednesday at noon to assist with set up, please make sure that your Conference Youth Director has included your name on the list of EARLY ARRIVALS.
HOW DO I GET MY REGISTRATION PACKET?
Only the person who purchased the tickets online will be able to pick up the packets for the group. If tickets were purchased individually, then each person must pick up their ticket personally. Please bring a photo ID that matches the name on the online purchase receipt. When you arrive at Lake Skinner Campground, follow the signs to the HEADQUARTERS / REGISTRATION mobile office.
If you purchased or received tickets from someone else as “TRANSFER TICKETS” please bring a forwarded email from the email account that purchased the tickets and your photo ID.
HOW DO I GET ACCESS IF I PURCHASED A DAY PASS?
Please bring a printed copy of your ticket purchase receipt and a photo ID and show at the entrance gate
WILL THERE BE WIFI AT AT THE CAMPOREE?
There is WiFi available for purchase however the signal is not the best. It is not being provided by the Pacific Union Pathfinder Camporee, it is an outside contractor so please purchase at your own risk.
WILL I HAVE ELECTRICITY/POWER IN MY CAMPSITE
Some of the campsites do have electricity/power access and others don't. To confirm if your club campsite does have power, please check with your Conference Youth Director.
IS THERE A QUIET TIME OR CURFEW AT CAMPOREE?
Please observe our camporee quiet time which is from 10:30 pm - 6:00 am. There is no curfew, but we do ask Pathfinders to please be in their campsites and not wandering around camp after 10:30 pm. Lights out is at 11:00 pm
VEHICLES IN RESTRICTED AREAS?
The only vehicles allowed in the restricted areas are handicap plates and VIP’s.
CAN WE BRING PETS?
No pets are allowed at the Camporee. Service animals are allowed
CAN I EXIT THE CAMPSITE DURING THE CAMPOREE?
Once the Camporee begins on Thursday morning, the entrance gate will be locked and there will be no access to visitors or anyone else without a wristband. Persons who wish to go out for supplies, etc can have access by showing their wristband. The entrance gate will be accessible from 7:00 am - 11:00 pm. If anyone needs to enter or leave after hours during the Camporee, they will need to contact their Conference Youth Director or Conference Staff for gate access.
PROPANE GAS - ICE - SUPPLIES
There is a store onsite that sells many items and camping needs. There are also large stores and popular chain retailers in Temecula and Murrieta where you will find all the supplies you may need. They are both about a 30 minute drive from Lake Skinner Campground.
WHO DO I CALL IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY?
In case of a medical emergency please call 911 and immediately contact your Conference leadership or the Camporee Security.
Wood and charcoal fires are permitted in approved fire rings and BBQs.
Do not place fire rings, washer tubs or other fire containers on grass.
Propane fire pits are permitted within designated campsites.
Propane cooking stoves with an on/off switch are permitted.
Gathering of firewood is not permitted.
Each Pathfinder Club will be assigned a campsite upon arrival. Once you enter the Lake Skinner Recreation Area, stop at the Entrance Kiosk. There you will be granted access to the park by security. As you enter, drive down the paved road past the schoolhouse and nature center. Follow the signs to the Camping Areas.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE - Please proceed to the "GROUP CAMPING AREA" before you get to the Camp Store.
ALL OTHER CONFERENCES - (Arizona, Central California, Southern California, Southeastern California, Hawaii, Nevada-Utah) please proceed to Camping area A. Someone will direct you to your designated Camping Area. Once you arrive in your designated Camping Area, your Conference Pathfinder Director or Coordinator will give you the designated campsite number.
If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to your Conference Pathfinder Director
Due to the large number of attendees at Lake Skinner, no motorized scooters, bicycles, or skateboards are allowed. The safety and well being of our Pathfinders is very important to us.
On Sabbath morning during the General Morning Session there will be a Master Guide and TLT Investiture Service. Each candidate should contact their Conference Youth/Pathfinder Director prior to the Camporee and demonstrate that ALL the requirements for investiture have been completed. It is the Conference Youth/Pathfinder Director who will authorize and include the individual on the list of candidates to be invested. It is the responsibility of the candidate to find a Master Guide who will do the official pinning and investiture Sabbath morning. Make sure that the Master Guide is present and nearby to participate with you during the ceremony. Here is a Master Guide Investiture form that you may use or simply contact your Conference Pathfinder Ministries office.
Individuals, Churches, Groups or Pathfinder Clubs are NOT allowed to sell any items or food at Lake Skinner Recreation Area. The only entities that have authorization to sell items are the Pacific Union and the various Conferences in the Union.
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