2017 Spring Junction
March 24, 2017 / March 26, 2017 - All Day
Where: Jomeokee Park
1140 Paces Place Rd, Pinnacle, NC 27043
When: March 24th – 26th, 2017
What’s Included: Campsite, Saturday evening meal, T-shirt, and Patch.
Early Registration $18 per Trailman & Adult Leaders.
Early Registration ends 1/31/17.
Late Registration beginning 2/1/17 is $25/person.
Online Registration will end 2/21/17. Late Registration will be accepted at the gate on the event date.
Registrations must be finalized with full payments, and sizes and quantity of t-shirts no later than 2/16/17.
Registrations after 2/16/17 may not recieve a t-shirt, patch, or hiker pin.
5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Unit Check in.
8:30 – 9:00 P.M. Leaders Meeting
10:45 P.M. Taps
11:00 P.M. Lights Out
7:00 A.M. Reveille / Prepare Breakfast at campsite by Unit, clean up, and Triple Crown Devotion
8:00 A.M. Flag Raising – Parade Ground Troop 942
8:15 – 8:20 A.M. Introduce Triple Crown Challenge
9:00 A.M. Triple Crown Challenge Begins
12:00 P.M. Trail Lunch on your own
4:00 – 4:30 P.M. Arrive back to Campground
4:30 – 6:30P.M. All Troop Dinner – Amphitheater
6:45 Flag Lowering – Volunteer Troop (Get with Alan Casey)
7:00 P.M. Evening Campfire Program
10:45 P.M. Taps
11:00 P.M. Lights Out
7:00 A.M. Reveille / Prepare Breakfast at campsite by Unit, clean up
8:15 A.M. Flag Raising
8:30 A.M. Worship Service – No Breaking Camp during Worship Service
9:30 A.M. Clean up Campsite and Checkout
Triple Crown Challenge instructions (TBD)
LOCATION: Jomeokee Campground 1140 Paces Place Rd, Pinnacle, NC 27043 Phone: (336) 325-2296
PARTICIPATION: Junction is open to all registered Navigators and Adventures Trailman and their adult leaders.
REGISTRATION: Early Registration $18 per Trailman & Adult Leaders. Early Registration ends 1/31/17. Late Registration beginning 2/1/17 is $25/person.
CHECK-IN: Starts at 5:00 P.M. Friday March 24th. Troops must notify Junction Staff in advance in the event of arrival after 8pm.
CAMPSITES: Troops will be camping in close proximity to one another within a large field. This is a tent camping event. Limited trees are available for hammock camping.
PARKING: Parking of all motorized vehicles will only be allowed in designated spaces only. No vehicles in camping areas.
TENTS: Tents are allowed to be placed in the grassed or gravel areas.
HAMMOCKS: There are NO trees in the primary camping area. Please plan accordingly.
RESTROOMS: Porta Potties will be available
DRINKING WATER: Water is available at onsite.
UNIFORM: We encourage Troops to wear Troop themed T-Shirts or official Trail Life USA apparel.
SKIT/SONG: Each Troop is asked to have a skit or song for the Saturday night campfire. Skits and songs must be pre-approved by program director, Ozzie Marin
LEADERSHIP MEETING: 8:30 PM Friday night. 1st Officer and at least 1 Adult Leader is required to attend.
WASTE: Waste water and trash must be disposed of in designated areas only. Please practice Tread Lightly principals.
TROOP CAMP FIRES: Troop campfires must be in raised fire barrels. No digging. Bring your own fire wood.
TRANSPORTATION TO TRIPLE CROWN SITES: Each Unit is responsible for their own transportation to/from each Triple Crown location; Hanging Rock, Pilot Mountain, and Horne Creek Living Farm.
PATCHES: Each registered Trailman and Leader will receive a 2017 Junction patch at registration to be used during the Triple Crown Challenge. Extra patches from this event may be available at checkout while supplies last.
SAFETY & FIRST AID: Minor first aid is the Units responsibility. Major first aid problems will be handled by calling 9-1-1 and alerting Junction first aid staff. First Aid Station will be provided.
MEDICATIONS: The unit leaders are responsible for any medication needs of their campers per the Trail Life USA Health and Safety Guide. Refrigeration is not available. Please advise us in advance of any special needs including dietary requirements for Saturday dinner.
NO NO’s: No…firearms, trenching of tents, public tobacco use, alcohol, abusive language, etc…
PETS: Pets are not allowed in the campground.
WEATHER: Event is rain or shine. Emergency shelter will be Unit specific transportation in the event of severe weather.
Event Flyer TBD
The 2017 Junction Sunday speaker is Seth Conerly.
Seth Conerly is dynamic speaker and will challenge each trail man to think deeply. Don’t miss out hearing Seth on Sunday. Check out Seth’s talk about Urban Legends http://www.sethconerly.com/talks-1/ . Great stuff!