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Check in is Saturday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

If it is not possible to check-in during this time, please contact camp. We will work with your unit to make sure your check in process goes as smooth as possible.

Where: Welcome Center

  • The leader who is designated to handle registration should stop at the welcome center to check in. The rest of the Unit can proceed to their campsite and begin setting up camp with health forms. 

  • It is very important that you stop at the Welcome Center to check in. Your unit will not receive food service or be able to select programs for the week until you are completely check in.

The following happens during check-in:

  • Verify unit roster

  • Verify youth program selections

  • Turn in food counts and specialty meal requests

  • Turn in and review health forms with Health Director

  • Verify all paperwork has been submitted and signed

  • Go over any other needs with the admin staff

The following will take place at your campsite:

  • Setup up campsite. Any requested equipment will be in equipment tent near entrance of campsite. (Chippewa and Sioux Camp only)

  • Meet your campsite commissioner

  • Review Health Forms - In accordance with Wisconsin state law, Tomahawk Scout Reservation must retain a copy of health histories for all campers for two years. To be in compliance with this law, it is necessary for all campers and adults to submit a copy of their entire health form to the health officer. Tomahawk will keep the copy submitted. Records are kept in locked storage and are destroyed after two years. 

  • Review troop/crew program schedule

You can expect to do the following on Saturday

  • Set up your site and move in

  • Meeting with commissioner and receive troop or crew activity schedule

  • Dining hall orientation (Chippewa and White Pine only)

  • Commissary Orientation (Sioux Only)

  • Severe Weather Drill - Check Leader's Guide or Campsite Bulletin Board for Storm Shelter Location. 

  • Camp Orientation - will review where everything is and where merit badges will be held. This is when we will discuss the new items at camp and cover all the camp rules. ALL SCOUTS NEED TO ATTEND. This will end at the trading post around the same time the roundtable ends. 

  • Roundtable meeting for youth and adult leadership - The Saturday night Leader Roundtable meeting is the chance to get any unanswered questions addressed before you week starts. We will cover further equipment needs, high adventure sign-ups, and a host of other topics to make sure you start the week prepared. Bring two adult leaders and your SPL

  • SPL Meeting - At this meeting SPLs will meet with the Program Director and discuss responsibilities at camp, program information, and end of the week campfire planning. Through participation in the meetings, and other events during the week, SPLs will have the opportunity to earn Public Speaking Merit Badge. 

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