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June 13, 2014

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Flatscreen TVs and Computers for Sale!

FFICamporee will be selling TVs (32 inch, with DVD, and 42 inch) that have been used at the Camporee only. Computers will also be available for sale that were used in the email center (8.1 Windows, with touch screen). The computers and TVs will be for sale at the end of the Camporee.
For pricing and other questions, please contact Donny Gore at donny@ypdlc.org or 817-760-9341.

New Campground Site Map

A new campground site map has been created to help you find the information you need on our website. Be sure to check it out!
Click here to access the link.

School Release Permission Letter

For those of you who may need to provide a letter to your Pathfinder's school that indicates their attendance at the Camporee for possible release / excuse from school 
click here


Camporee Volunteer Staff Tickets

There are still Volunteer Staff tickets remaining.  If you are interested in serving as a Volunteer, we ask that you commit at least 5 hours a day to serving at the Camporee. To apply, first create your own CYE account.  You would then "Register" yourself for the Camporee by clicking on "Register".  Go to the Volunteer page and fill out the Volunteer application in its entirety.  Download the form, and print it off. The last page of the form should be sent to your Conference Youth Director for their signature at the bottom of that page.  They can then scan and email that form to the CYE office at volunteer@cye.org. Once you have downloaded the form, press "Purchase Ticket" at the bottom and this will lead you to where you would pay for your ticket.

For more information:
Email Karacan Thomas, Volunteer Coordinator, or call 269-471-8388.


Volunteers Needed

We still need volunteers for these areas of the FFICamporee

1. Facilities (tables/chairs, trash, tents, showers)
Contact Vern Byrd for more information

2. Safety (Security Guards, Emergency Services)
Contact Bob Wong for more information

3. People to help with color guard for daily parade (12-20)
Contact Donny Gore for more information

4. Special Events for daytime: ADRA, Fun Run, Parade,etc. (August 12-15)
Contact Hubert Cisneros for more 
information 
5. Professional Photographers and Videographers
Contact Connie Burgdorff for more information

6. Information Booth Area- Ambassadors for the Camporee
Contact April Romuald for more information

7. Post Office
Contact Jill Smuda for more information 

8. Multi-lingual Escorts for International Village
Contact Glynis Bradfield for more information
9. Volunteer Staff to help load buses for offsite activities
Contact Bill Wood for more information
10. Nighttime Volunteers for evening program ( ushers, clean up)
Contact Randy Griffin for more information
11.Sign Language Interpreters for Nighttime
Contact Sarah Marie Brown for more information
12. Licensed hairstylists for Locks of Love Booth
Contact Rose Cabello at 805-204-7034
13. Makeup Artists for Evening Program
Contact Betty Whitehead at 269-313-7277
 
Please fill out the Volunteer application: Click Here and specify in comments where you want to volunteer. 
 
Email Karacan Thomas, Volunteer Coordinator, or call 269-471-8388 for more information.

Food Concessions

 Food vendors are still needed to feed 46,000 hungry Camporee campers. This is an awesome way to earn money for your Pathfinder Club. Options that are currently available: haystacks, mexican food, pasta or anything Italian, burgers, hotdogs and corn dogs, popcorn or kettle corn are all great choices and right now you have little to no competition.

For more information contact: Dan Burnett: (574) 315-4191 email: DanBurdy@aol.com

Or go to our web page:
 
www.cye.org/camporee/info/food-vendors.html
 

Tour Historic Adventist Village

Battle Creek, Michigan, Point of Interest
 

Historic Adventist Village, located in the west end of Battle Creek, Michigan, shares the story of "A People Who Lived to Honor God."  The Village is a fascinating three-block experience that includes authentically restored or replicated buildings featuring the heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Village is for all ages and is both interactive and educational.

Attention Pathfinder Clubs: In order to accommodate the number of Pathfinder Clubs that will be stopping on their way to or from Oshkosh. PLEASE, each club must register and prepay to reserve a time slot. Clubs with reservation will be honored first to the best of our ability. Times that are full as of 4/4/2014 are August 8th @ 10:00 am, August 10th @ 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and August 11th @ 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am. The village will open at 9:00 am and close at 8:00 pm. Sunday – Friday on Sabbath 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

To learn more and register Click Here.

or contact Stanley Cottrell at (269) 965-3000.

Camporee Facility

Tents/ Tables/ Chairs for Rent

If you need to rent tents/tables/chairs please contact the following:

Leaders in Innovative Tents
Address: 7000 S. 10
th St., Oak Creek, WI 53154.  

Managers are Sam Strasser at 414-831-7025 or Jessica Csizmadia at 414-831-7049.


The Red Barn Campground Store Hours 


Store Hours for The Red Barn are:
Monday-Friday: 9:00am- 6:00 pm
Saturday: opens after the Saturday night evening program and stays open until 12:00 am.



Advanced Shipping to Oshkosh
 

If you need to ship packages to supplies for delivery to your site during set-up week (August 4-11) or during the Camporee (August 11-16), GES will handle your shipment.  Vendors may start sending all packages on July 7, 2014 and may ship up until August 7, 2014.  The cost is $40 per 100 pounds one way. 

You may ship to GES, Pathfinder International Camporee Oshkosh, give your Exhibiting Company Name, the booth number or area; c/o YRC; 2230 Holland Road, Appleton, WI 54911. 

If you have any questions about shipping contact:  Dan Carr, GES at 262-574-4940.


Food & Non-Food Pre-Orders From Stores in Wisconsin

1. Pre-order food items at the Sam's Club in Appleton, WI, 25 miles north of the FFICamporee. 

Sam's Club Food Pre-Orders: Click Here

2. Pre-order non-food items at the local Wal-Mart in Oshkosh, WI.

Follow these steps:

  • Click on the link for Wal-Mart Non-Food Pre-Orders: Click Here
  • Go to my account- located in upper right corner of screen.
  • If you already have an account, just log in and start shopping.
  • If you do not have an account, you will need to create an account. Then start shopping.
  • When you are picking a store, please make sure you make Oshkosh your pick up location.

Please follow the guidelines for ordering online. Do not order a month in advance. Order a few days before you arrive.

If you have any questions about the process, please contact the local store for more information about ordering online by calling 920-231-1575.
 
Walmart store located at:
351 South Washburn Street
Oshkosh, WI


Kellogg & Worthington Bulk Food Pre-Orders

Pre-order bulk food items from Kellogg's, Loma Linda Foods, MorningStar Farms, and Worthington Foods, now, for pick-up at the Camporee on August 11 at the Red Barn Store located on the Campground. Orders will be taken until June 15, 2014.

Follow these steps:

  • Log in to your Camporee account on the FFIC website.
  • Under MYCAMPOREE click on Camporee food orders.
  • Select the items you want to purchase, then click on Checkout.
  • Please follow the guidelines and directions for ordering online.
  • You will pick up your food items from the Red Barn Store on August 11 at the FFIC Camporee after 12pm noon.

If you have any questions, please contact Vern Byrd or call him at 269-208-7183.



Facility Guidelines


To view a complete list of Facility Guidelines - Click Here. Please read these guidelines to become familiar with insurance, camping, showers, and many other requirements while you are at the Camporee. 
You'll also find information about where to plug in your CPAP machines.

Safety and Medical

Safety and Main Stage Seating Tips
  • Have at least one adult at your campsite at all times. 
  • Adults should accompany Pathfinders at all times.
  • When saving seats at the Nighttime Program arena, remember the rule of: seat one and save one.  Only one person can save one seat for someone else. Do not leave your property unattended. It will be taken to lost and found. Portable chairs are strongly recommended. People on tarps cannot see as well.

Camporee Safety Guidelines

To download and read the complete Camporee Safety Guidelines, Click Here. These Safety Guidelines cover EAA rules, Extreme Weather alerts, Medical Emergencies, Missing/Lost Child, and so much more! Sign up with your cell phone for emergency messages during the camporee.
Medical Team Volunteers Requested

E-mail Pamela Krueger, RN, MSN, at pamandmark@cye.org with the following information:
  1. Your full name
  2. Your specialty - Doctor, RN, Paramedic, EMT, C.N.A., Therapist, Office Assistant, other
  3. Your area of practice
  4. Day of arrival
  5. Preferred shift to work
  6. Club responsibilities
  7. Phone number that you can be reached at during the camporee
  8. Available for set up at the medical building
  9. Any questions that you might have
  • For a description of Volunteer responsibilities Click Here.
  • For a list of supplies for Volunteers to bring Click Here.
  • For important basic information about Medical Volunteers Click Here.

Medical Information for Club Directors & Camporee Attendees

Read an important letter from your FFIC Medical Team, Click Here.

Print the Individual Medical Form, Click Here. Have each Pathfinder parent/guardian fill out this form and return it to the Club Director and keep a copy on each Pathfinder during the camporee.


Union/Conference Headquarters @ Camporee
  • (Required) All Union & Conference headquarters should have an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machine.
  • (Optional) Bring a quiet generator with power strips too provide charging stations for your clubs. Although there are some charging stations located around the Camporee.

TLT (Teen Leader in Training)

Help Get the Word Out to TLT's

Youth/Club Directors:                                        

We need your help to get the word out to all TLTs and youth ages 13-17.  We have a great opportunity for them to start using their leadership skills by volunteering to serve at the Forever Faithful International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, WI.  There are many areas of need for every teen’s talent.  It also looks good on scholarship applications for college.
 
Encourage teens ages 13-17 to go to the Camporee web site at www.camporee.org. Click on registration, then volunteer, then TLT volunteer.  Someone will contact them once they have registered to get them serving in the area of their choice at Oshkosh.
In 2004 TLT’s volunteered 3500 hours and this year we need even more help. 

For more information please contact Kathy Rowe at rowe@skw-inc.com

Onsite Communications

Are you are looking for an electronic FFIC logo?

This is for your Tshirts, hats, etc.. Please visit our website and click on Forms and Documents, then under Marketing materials click on "View Materials".

For more information and direct access Click here


Connect with Us on Social Media

Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook and show us how you're getting ready for the Camporee on Instagram at 2014 FFIC. Get your friends to join today!

To visit the Twitter page click here: FFIC Twitter
To visit the Facebook page click here: FFIC Facebook

Offsite Communications

NAD News Points

Don't miss the most recent article from the NAD Newspoints on Pathfinder Fitness! 

Visit newspoints@nadadventist.org for more information!

International Guests


List of Countries

For a complete list of all International countries attending this year click here!


International Village Gearing Up for World-Wide Groups!
 
International groups attending the FFICcamporee have camping options: staying with a North American Pathfinder Host Club, or camping at the International Village.

Those camping at the International Village will be self-sufficient, providing their own food and camping needs. Ken Veal and his wife June will be your International Village host. At "your village" a variety of support services await you including:
  1. Three large tents for morning worship gatherings, dining, and meetings
  2. Information centers - daily schedules & news, messages for International groups, local community information and more.
  3. Retail Store Service Directories - where to get needed supplies in the Oshkosh community.
  4. Nearby trips options
The International Village will be a gathering hub for all International groups - a place to connect and share. Camping areas will be pre-allotted depending on reservations information. The International Village will be open to campers beginning with Monday, August 11 at 12 noon. No camping is allowed prior to Monday. Ken and June are looking forward to the arrival of all International campers. Safe traveling and see you at Oshkosh! 

For more information please contact Ken Veal at: unkv@aol.com

USA/CANADA Clubs: Please Finalize Hosting Arrangements

We have emailed all North American clubs who signed up to host International guests. Responses are urgently needed. 
  1. If you haven't received an email with a hosting request, please email camporeehosting@gmail.com today.  Include all of these details: club leader’s name, email and cell #, club name, city, conference, and number of guests you can host. 
  2. If your club is in direct contact with an international group already and you have not emailed camporeehosting@gmail.com, please email these details:
    1. Your club leader’s name, email and cell #, club name, city, conference
    2. Your guest group leader’s name, email and cell#, club name, country, conference, and number registered. 
INTERNATIONAL GUESTS: Finalize Accommodation Plans

If you did not request North American club hosting, please emailcamporeehosting@gmail.com to let us know your accommodation plans:
  1. Will you stay off the campgrounds in a hotel etc?
  2. Do you plan to bring your own tent and food to stay on the campground in the International Village?  If so, please state how many group members are camping together.
WHO IS HOSTING WHO?

We celebrate over 120 Clubs in 9 Unions that have committed to host 2,013 guests from 11 International Divisions! To see who is hosting who click here.

We still need hosts for Mongolia and Tanzania guests so if you can host or need more information please email 
camporeehosting@gmail.com.

For more information about International Guests and Registration click here.

 

Daytime Activities

Optional Off Site Paid Commercial Excursion Tourist/Trips

Information about the off site paid excursions can be found if you click here.

If you have questions about cost, reservations, airport, or shuttle services contact Lynn at 800-289-3932.



Honors & Activities

A list of all Honors and Activities that will be offered at the Camporee is available on the FFICamporee Website. You will not need to sign up in advance for any of these Honors or Activities with very few exceptions.


Amateur Radio Class and Licensing

Testing will be done Friday August 15 afternoon on the Camporee Campground. You can register for this Amateur Radio Booth. All three levels of licensing will be offered.

Please look for more information in the upcoming newsletters.

Cookbook Recipes Requested

A Cookbook is being developed for the Pathfinder Museum!  We need as many recipes as you and your Clubs can provide!  Current or past Pathfinders, parents, Pathfinder staff or leaders, Area Coordinators – anyone can provide this that is associated with Pathfinders! 

The recipe needs to be submitted by June 13, 2014 to:  recipes@ypdlc.org.

Are you Interested in the Prayer Honor?

This honor is sponsored by the Revival Reformation initiative of the Seventh- day Adventist Church. Join with thousands of others who are on the journey to earn the Prayer honor at the Camporee! Between now and the Camporee, look for one requirement for each month in this newsletter. Then at the Camporee, look for the remaining requirements each day in the Camporee daily newspaper. The first three requirements (May, June, July newsletters) should be done before the Camporee, since they require extra time to complete. The remaining requirements can be completed at the Camporee during worships and meetings for clubs. Start now! Encourage each of your Pathfinders to participate in this Prayer Journey. 

Prayer Honor Requirement #2 - Develop a personal prayer life by praying daily for a month for:

  1. A mission / missionary
  2. Person(s) who are ill
  3. A church or school leader
  4. An issue(s) affecting the neighbors of your community.

For more information about the Prayer honor requirements click here.

To stay connected via social media please visit our Facebook and Twitter pages.


A New Exciting Honor is Coming with a Game App!

"The God's Messenger" created by the Ellen G White estate is unique in content, as well as presentation. It is much more than just a history of the life and times of Ellen G White. It includes the biblical basis for the gift of prophecy, tests of a prophet, and the relationship between the Bible and Ellen's writings. It also gives a brief introduction to her writings, underlying their relevance for the 21st century. After a dynamic hour-long hands on class, Pathfinders will be able to download the free Pitcairn game app and play their way to completing the honor!

Space is limited! Register when you arrive at the Camporee!
Watch for more information the next newsletter!


Oshkosh in Step for Life 3 Day Challenge

Registration is still open for the Oshkosh InStep4Life challenge!
Run/walk a 5k, compete on bootcamp exercises, or run 1 mile and win
freebies (tshirt, pedometer, instep4life pin) for participating. The top
10 clubs with highest points accumulated over the 3 days will win
$500 and trophy. Those who participate at least 2 days will receive a
special InStep4Life Oshkosh Patch! Learn more or register today at
www.adventistsinstepforlife.org.

A webinar explaining the 3-day
challenges, the point system, and the volunteer needs will be held on June
10, 2014 at 8pm EST (register on above website). To check out the video click here:

For more information on volunteering to staff this event email: 


Drill and Drum Competition

The deadline to register for the drill and drum corp competition is June 15!

Experienced judges are still needed!

For more information email Joel Hutchins at 
thsldu@comcast.net.


New Off Site Outreach Activity


The “ROAR Project" – R–Reach, O–Out, A-And, R-Roar
 
Join “Project Roar” as we distribute 10,000 Real Magazine issues to Oshkosh and surrounding communities. This special issue of Real Magazine will highlight the life of Daniel plus other interesting
 stories. Real magazine is the journal produced by the Review and Herald, which is targeted towards young people outside the SDA Church. We want to share with the communities what the Forever Faithful Pathfinder Camporee is all about and of course the life and example of Daniel and the lessons young people can learn. The “Roar Project” is being organized and planned by members of local SDA churches in the area.
 
Registration forms can be found on the Forever Faithful Camporee website. Download the form and fill it out. Send the form to the contact person listed on the bottom. Pathfinders will be bussed to areas where the journal will be passed out. Pathfinders must be accompanied by an adult staff member.
 
We are looking for 3,000 Pathfinders that are willing to “ROAR” for Jesus!!!

For more information contact Randy Fishell: 
rfishell@rhpa.org



EAA Airplane Museum Christian Movie Schedule 

The EAA Airplane Museum Movie Schedule is as follows: 
  • Tuesday: 12:00pm-2:00 pm- The Jack Blanco Story, 2:00 pm- 4:00pm- Hell and Mr. Fudge
  • Wednesday: 8:30-10:15am Desmond Doss, 10:15am-12:15 pm Hell and Mr. Fudge, 1:00-3:00 pm The Jack Blanco Story, 3:00-5:00 pm Hell and Mr. Fudge
  • Thursday: 8:30-10:15am Secret of the Cave, 10:15am-12:15pm Hell and Mr. Fudge, 1-3 pm The Jack Blanco Story, 3:00-5:00 pm Hell and Mr. Fudge
  • Friday: 8:30-10:15 am Ring the Bell, 10:15 am-12:15 pm Hell and Mr. Fudge, 1:00-3:00 pm The Jack Blanco Story
  • Sabbath:  1:00-3:00 pm The Jack Blanco Story, 3:00-5:00 pm Hell and Mr. Fudge
Movie Descriptions:

Hell and Mr. Fudge

Hell and Mr. Fudge is the warm, thoughtful and sometimes humorous story of the trials and tribulations of evangelical scholar Edward Fudge as he confronts the doctrine of Eternal Torment and shakes up his own core beliefs. Honored with a platinum award at the Houston International Film Festival, Hell and Mr. Fudge has been endorsed by top Adventist administrators who have encouraged its wide distribution. “This is a powerful evangelistic tool,” says Pastor Mark Finley, special assistant for evangelism to world church president Ted N. C. Wilson. (120 minutes for the movie & interaction)

The Conscientious Objector

The story... Infantrymen who once ridiculed and scoffed at Desmond's simple faith and refusal to carry a weapon - now owed their lives to him. Director Terry Benedict tells Desmond's incredible story through the eyes of the men who witnessed this humble man's heroic acts. Winning the respect of his fellow soldiers, they recommended him for the highest honor America can bestow on one of her sons - The Medal of Honor. "The Conscientious Objector" is an inspiring film for all Americans to see! (101 minutes long)

Secret of the Cave

A young American boy, Roy Wallace knows that his dad is Irish yet never thought he would be spending his precious summer vacation in a tiny fishing village in Ireland. He feels a long way from home but before long, unexplainable events begin to occur and murmurs of ghosts sweep through the village. Determined to solve the mystery and disprove the superstition of the villagers, Roy takes on the case. When all signs point towards the sea cave, Roy faces his fears and discovers the "Secret of the Cave". (88 minutes long)

Ring the Bell

Slick, big city sports agent Rob Decker has it all. But on his latest mission to sign a high school baseball superstar, Rob becomes stranded in a small town where the simplicity of life--and the faith of the people--stands in stark contrast to his own fast-paced, win-at-all-costs mindset. Torn between these two worlds, will Rob have the courage to let faith transform his life?

"Ring the Bell" features Christian music artists Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Matthew West, along with baseball legends Rick Sutcliffe, John Kruk, and Ben Zobrist. This heartwarming story of redemption will entertain and inspire the whole family. (96 minutes long)

For more information contact Bill Wood: williamwood44@gmail.com


Talent Stage Information

The Talent Stage will be located near the food concession area by The Campground Red Barn. Following is the Talent Stage Schedule:

Wednesday through Friday: 9:00-9:30 am (Talent Stage Sign Up), 9:30am-1:30 pm (Talent Auditions) 

The winners from the Talent Stage will perform their winning audition on the Nighttime Main Stage that evening.

For More Information contact: Buddy Houghtaling at 
rbudntina@aol.com.


Meet The Nighttime Drama Actors

If you enjoyed the Daniel Bible Story and really want to meet the actors come to the Talent Stage. 

Dates and Times:
Wednesday through Friday: 2:00-3:00 pm


For more information email : rbudntina@aol.com.


Meet Ryan and Chico and Friends at the Talent Stage

Days and Times are Tuesday through Saturday:  3:30-4:30 pm

Calling all Unicyclists
If you are 18+ years old and have been riding unicycles for some time, and have even taught others, and would be willing to teach at the camporee, we need your help. We need teachers starting at 12pm Tuesday, August 12, and Wednesday-Friday, August 13-15 from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

If you can help, please contact Ed Lynn at highlandrimterrace@comcast.net or  
Call 615-325-1918 or 615-325-3245. 

Special Events

 
Flag Raising, Baptisms, Investiture Schedules 

Complete schedules for the flag raising/lowering, baptisms, and investitures will be available in the next newsletters!


ROAR Compassion Community Outreach

You may go online and pick a project for Community Services. There are many opportunities to pick and choose a project that will directly touch the lives of those living in Oshkosh and surrounding areas. 

For more information email Kevin Wilkinson

Service Project

Bring your friends and become a part of the eyes, heart, hands, and feet of Jesus as we reach our to the city of Oshkosh! During the camporee there will be projects where you will be able to interact and bless the needs of the people of the Oshkosh community. Some oth activities include: providing food at the Oshkosh Pantry, being a big brother and sister to local children, helping the elderly, single mothers, and disabled people. 

If you want to help out with this project registration forms will be available soon on the Offsite Activities section for the www.cye.org webpage.

For more information email Jose Cortes Jr

If you have never flown in a Plane Before
Join the EAA Young Eagles Activity


Pathfinder Directors

Give your Pathfinders the experience of flight the Forever Faithful Camporee. Once again William Greenly and Brian R. Smith are organizing Young Eagle Flights for Pathfinders (ages 8-17) at Camporee. Flights will start on Tuesday August 12 at 12:00 noon local time and run till 5:00pm. Tuesday thru Friday Flights will run from 9:00am-2:00pm. The flights will last and 15 minutes and must be reserved.

The process to reserve a flight is as follows:

 
  1. Send an email to Brian R. Smith at BSmith1995@aol.com with the number of Pathfinders and your 1st and 2nd choice of a day and time you would like to fly.
  2. An email will be sent back to the Club Director with the registration forms and the day and time of the flights for your club. The Club Director should have Pathfinder parents fill out and sign and the registration forms and the Pathfinder or Club Director must bring the forms to Camporee.
  3. Show up at the designated place and time to take the flight. Be patient, delays could happen.
  4. All flights are subject to the weather. If your time slot gets weathered out there is no rain date.
    1. Weather can include rain, low clouds, poor visibility and or high winds.
For more information contact: Brian R. Smith at BSmith1995@aol.com.

Nighttime Programming

Choir Auditions for Ages 9 to 19
 
If you have auditioned for the Camporee Youth Choir and have not heard back from us with a confirmation that we have received it, please contact Randy Griffin.

Please submit your Choir auditions as soon as possible using the links below. We would love to have you participate with the FFIC Youth Choir on Sabbath morning.

More details: www.cye.org/choir

More Information: Joseph Choi, Choir Director.



Praise Team Auditions

Would you like to perform with the Praise Team on the main stage? We are accepting auditions from any Pathfinder (ages 9 to 19) who would like to sing or play an instrument. Different winners will be selected to perform on each one of the 5 nights. Please submit your audition here.

We are asking each of you to submit the title of a song that you would like to hear and sing at the camporee. Please send ONE song title to praise@cye.org.  



Main Stage Talent Auditions
 
You can showcase your talents and participate in the daily Talent Stage auditions which may get you a spotlight on the main stage for that night's program. The Talent Stage will be open daily for sign ups from 9:00-9:30am.  Auditions will be from 9:30am-1:30pm.

We're allowing ONLY ONE ENTRY per club per day!  You must be accompanied by your club director or their older adult appointee. 

For more information contact Buddy Houghtaling.



Baptisms at FFIC
 
Would you like to seal your commitment with your Forever Faithful Friend Jesus? 

Every club in encouraged to bring one person for baptism.

Watch for the baptism schedule options in the next newsletter.

You may access the Baptism Registration Form online. If you're under 18 please be sure to have your parent/guardian, and pastor, read and sign the form.  If you're 18 and older, you must submit the baptism form with your pastor's signature.

More information: contact Gary Thurber, Baptism Coordinator.



Investiture

Would you like to be invested as a Master Guide, PIA or PLA at the Camporee? Please verify the completion of all of your requirements with your Conference Youth/Pathfinder Director prior to submitting your application. Click Here to submit your application.

All applications received before June 15, 2014 will receive a FREE commemorative pin and certificate. (If you need a scarf, slide, patches, etc., you must order them through your Conference office Youth/Pathfinder Director or local Club Master Guide Director.) Applications will be accepted until August 8, 2014, however, souvenir commemorative pins and certificates will cost $10 for applications received after June 15. Supplies can be bought at Advent Source at the Oshkosh International Camporee.

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New Video Apps for the Camporee

Check out the attached video for apps used at the Camporee.
Look out for more information in the next newsletter!


Information for Optional Off Site Paid Commercial Excursion Tourist/ Trips

Information about the off site paid excursions can be found if you click here. If you have questions about cost, reservations, tickets, airport, or shuttle services contact Lynn at 800-289-3932.


Retail Exhibitor

PathfinderShirts.com has FOREVER FAITHFUL Camporee 2014 T-shirts, hat, polos, pins, keychains, and so much more for sale now!

Shirts can be customized with a church or club name on many color choices. Want a custom pin or patch to promote your club or conference, no problem they can help. Call customer service at 407-695-4540 or order online 
Click Here.

For more information send an email to mail@pathfindershirts.com

 
Hope Channel Giveaway


Hope Channel is going to be at the Osh Kosh camporee with some exciting things for your Pathfinders. Look for more information in the upcoming newsletters.

For now, here’s the first: We will be giving away two iPad minis, and here’s how your Pathfinders can enter to win one.   

To celebrate the fact that Hope Channel is the official television network of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with more than two dozen Hope Channel stations worldwide broadcasting in several languages, we will be offering 12 Hope Channel collectibles. Pathfinders who collect all 12 will entered into a drawing for one of two iPad minis.

But here’s the catch. There is only a limited quantity of each of the 12 collectibles.

Acquiring all 12 will require some serious planning, strategic trading, and a lot of patience.   

Don’t give up on that iPad mini so quickly, though. Here’s one way to get a jump start: Have parents complete this online form (www.hopetv.org/pathfinders) and Hope Channel will mail the Pathfinder one collectible to get started on the quest for an iPad mini even before the camporee begins!

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.



Trading Pins

Going to the "Forever Faithful Camporee"? W2 Productions is the one who designed and made the Atlantic Union Ferris Wheel pin in 2009.  We can produce an awesome pin for you.

We also can add your logo on T-shirts, polo shirts, banners, backpacks, and much more.

Mention this advertisement and receive something special.


Wimberly Wolfe

Wimberly@w2-Productions.com

www.w2-productions.com

407-509-4772


**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.



Adventist Risk Management Insurance

Camporee Travel Accident Insurance Now Available!

As Pathfinder Clubs around the world make their travel plans for the 2014 Forever Faithful International Camporee in Oshkosh next summer it is critical to provide travel accident insurance for all Pathfinders and adults in your group.  Adventist Risk Management is pleased to announce special Camporee Travel Accident Insurance is now available for all Pathfinder groups at our website: www.Adventistrisk.org

For 2014 there are two types of Travel Accident Insurance available depending on your Club’s country of residence:

United States Based Pathfinder Clubs:

Travel & Camporee – Travel accident coverage round-trip from your departure location to Oshkosh, Wisconsin with an addition of up to seven (7) added travel days for personal deviation in route.  This allows Clubs to include side trips/activities in addition to attending the Forever Faithful Camporee.  Cost: $4.55 per person.   Coverage includes:  $50,000 for accidental medical expense, subject to a $100 deductible.  Accidental dental expenses are $250 per tooth subject to a maximum of $500.  Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefits of $50,000.  Additional benefits may apply – See policy summary listed on the ARM website.

Camporee Only – Accident coverage from Monday, August 11th through Saturday, August 16, 2014 during the Camporee event only at the Oshkosh, Wisconsin site. 
Cost:  $2.33 per person.  Coverage includes:  $50,000 for accidental medical expense, subject to a $100 deductible.  Accidental dental expenses are $250 per tooth subject to a maximum of $500.  Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefits of $50,000.  Additional benefits may apply – See policy summary listed on the ARM website.

This insurance is underwritten by the ACE Insurance group with rates and coverage unchanged from the 2009 Courage to Stand International Camporee.  This insurance provides your Pathfinder Club with broader coverage than the standard accident insurance provided for Club activities by your Conference.

Internationally Based Pathfinder Clubs:
All Pathfinder Clubs located outside of the United States {including Canada and Bermuda} are unfortunately, not eligible to purchase the ACE travel accident insurance program. International Pathfinder Clubs should purchase ARM’s Short Term Travel Accident Insurance for all Pathfinders and adults traveling with your group.  Several coverage options are available to provide accidental medical/illness expense coverage, emergency evacuation/repatriation and other travel related expenses. Please see the ARM website for a full explanation of coverage options and costs. 
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If you need further assistance please call ARM Customer Care – Toll Free  (888) 951-4276

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.



Fundraising Idea

$5,000 DONATION FOR YOUR “Oshkosh-Bound” PATHFINDER CLUB



Travel Leaders - Travel Agency

Travel Leaders is looking forward to welcoming the 2014 Pathfinder Camporee “Forever Faithful,” back to Oshkosh!

Attendees needing airport transportation from either Chicago O'Hare, Milwaukee General  Mitchell, Green Bay, WI or Appleton, WI can request a quote for rates by following the link provided below.  The office will be providing transportation from these airports on Aug 10th, 11th, 16th & 17th.

Please visit this link for more information: 
http://www.travelleadersexecutravel.com/airporttransportationquote.cfm

Travel Leaders Airport Transportation Rates

Round trip motorcoach transportation from Chicago, IL to Oshkosh, WI $98.00 per person.

     *Chicago is approximately 3 hours from Oshkosh.

Round trip motor coach transportation from Milwaukee, WI to Oshkosh, WI $70.00 per person.

     *Milwaukee is approximately 1 1/2 hours from Oshkosh.

Round trip bus transportation from Appleton, WI to Oshkosh, WI $35.00 per person.

     *Appleton is approximately 30 minutes from Oshkosh.

Round trip bus transportation from Green Bay, WI to Osh Kosh, WI $46.00 per person.

      *Green Bay is approximately 50 minutes from Oshkosh.

We are pleased to offer attendees to this year's Camporee many exciting, and relaxing day excursions. Each is designed to highlight a unique experience special to Wisconsin and our boarder cousin...Illinois. If you would like to get additional information regarding our excursions, please follow the link below.

http://www.travelleadersexecutravel.com/pathfindersdayexcursions.cfm

Toll Free  -  800-289-3932

Lynn@travelleaders.com


**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.



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**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.

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