Listed below are a few reminders and
updates related to our upcoming trip to Camp Raven Knob.
Please review this material and the website as it
should contain answers to most of the questions you may
– On Sunday, July 27th, we will leave promptly at 8:00 am
from Lovett’s pond area.
The bus cannot turn around easily in the parking
you are not planning to ride the bus, please let
Mulcahy know as soon as possible.
– PLEASE follow the simple check in process when you
arrive to Lovett.
Please drive through the circle in front of the pond
and follow the three step “drive thru” check in process as
Mr. Googe will do a quick check-in
with both the Scout and family (Uniform, swimsuit, gear,
Mr. David Eckardt will collect all
medications and review paperwork.
Scouts will assist you to easily
move your gear from your vehicle right into the bus.
Late Friday night August 1st, we will call each family 30-60
minutes outside of Atlanta.
We expect to arrive late between 11:00 and 12:00
midnight depending on traffic.
Each Scout needs to bring his meds in a Ziploc bag
with his name clearly marked on the outside of the
bag. Place his name and instructions, dosage, etc on a
card placed inside the bag. If they have epi-pens or
inhalers, they must bring two. One is keep with me and
the other with the boy.
Scouts should wear their bathing suit and any Scout T-shirt
on the bus Sunday.
No sandals or flip-flops.
They must also have at least one Class A uniform for
the trip which includes official Scout shirt and Lovett
All scouts are required to have class A uniforms.
(See descriptions in Troop Guide)
All scouts will be expected to wear their uniforms at
the appointed times, without exception.
Shoes – No
open toes shoes are allowed anywhere in camp except the tent
Please do not send flip flops or sandals.
Each Scout should have at least two pair of shoes.
We will be hiking so boots are highly suggested.
Gear – See
the updated gear list attached below.
Badge – Scouts that are taking Camping or Wilderness
survival do not need to go on the overnighter as suggested
by camp. You
will not need a pack or sleeping bag.
I prefer our Scouts to stay in camp with the troop
and enjoy the shaving cream.
Schedule – Each Scout will receive a personalized
schedule including a map upon arrival at camp.
Listed on the last two pages of this update is the
current schedule and legend.
Pamphlets – The troop will bring our library of
merit badge pamphlets.
Scouts do not need to purchase merit badge pamphlets
in advance. Pamphlets
are available at camp.
Badge - If you are doing the swimming merit badge, bring a
pair of loose-fitting long pants and a long-sleeved shirt
that you don't mind getting wet.
Day Pack –
I strongly suggest that each scout pack their gear into a
trunk for summer camp.
Duffel bags and luggage are difficult to live out of
for a week.
Almost all boys will have them.
Each Scouts should also have a day pack with the
Merit-Badge Supplies, Notebook,
Sunscreen and Insect Repellent (No
Wallet with Change for Drink
Mail and telephone:
Call the camp
only in case of emergency,
Mail can be sent to (but don’t send it later than
(Scout’s name), Troop 304
266 Raven Knob Road
Mt. Airy, NC 27030
Office Phone: (336) 352-4307
Fax: (336) 352-3445
– Use the Camp phone number above first, and then
try Mr. Googe; email@example.com, Cell -
Use the Raven Knob
website to send electronic messages to Scouts attending camp
Go to the website and make the appropriate selection based
on the dates we will be attending.
Click Here to Send Email
They will spend what you give them.
They must have money for lunch going up and coming
suggest a minimum of $5 per day plus money for meals to and
from camp. They
will receive a camp patch and T-short but there are plenty
of tempting souvenirs and wonderful junk food.
details on the website.
Let me know if you have any
- Click on the link (Scout
to the left and sign up to review your Advancement records
online. You should have received an email with
specific instructions on this process. Email
need the instructions on how to register.
Troop Eagle Scout Checklist
Life Scouts and Eagle Candidates should
download and review the newly developed Troop Eagle
checklist. Whether you are planning your Eagle Project
or your ceremony, you will find this list helpful.
Click here to
download or see the Resources Tab.