Hundreds of volunteers are being recruited to plan and execute this incredible program!
What Is The Rendezvous?
This Scout encampment will be a fun-filled and action-packed weekend for Scouts, Scouters, and Scouting families
When and Where Is The Rendezvous?
The Rendezvous will be held at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation (HVSR), near Loysville, PA, on October 13-15, 2017. For directions to HVSR, please visit www.newbirthoffreedom.org.
Who May Attend The Rendezvous?
Activities and displays for all ages will ensure an excellent experience for all. Camping opportunities will be available for all units. packs, troops and crews will be able to register to stay for the entire weekend.
As Rendezvous staff, you will have the option to camp with your own unit, bring and set up your own tent or sleep inside one of the camp lodges with other Rendezvous staff.
Meals: Staff meals will be served in the camp dining hall or bagged lunches will be delivered to your program location.
What is the Cost to be on Staff?
The cost for a staff member is $25. This fee includes staff meals, patch and recognition.
Are There Physical Requirements?
All staff members should be in good health and capable of walking throughout the encampment without assistance.
Please contact Todd Weidner, Director of Camping Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 502-4190.
How to Join Rendezvous Staff?
Volunteers are needed to support the Rendezvous event. If you would like to join the event staff, please email one of the following Committee Members or complete an application by submitting a Rendezvous Staff Application or completing the Online Rendezvous Staff Application
There are many great stations planned for Rendezvous. We are in need of volunteer staff to help run the following program stations listed below on Saturday October 14 at the 2017 Council Rendezvous STEM Camporee. We are looking for two volunteers to share running each of the stations listed below between 9am and 5pm. Each activity is fully developed and will tell you everything you need to know to help run a station. Please contact the person listed below for more information or to sign up to help.
Large Jenga Blocks (Engineering) Rube Goldberg Machine
Robotic Arm Catapult
Ping Pong Bounce (Mathematics) Robots
Plank Walk (Engineering) Spaghetti Bridge
American Ninja Displays from High-Tech Companies
Rodeo Board Chemistry – Making Crystals
Flip that Tarp Hexahexaflexagon
STEM Theme Escape Room Weather Station
Myth Busters Area Astronomy – Mobile Planetarium
Rubber Eggs Sierpinski Triangle
Ooblek Big Box Sound How is it made & transmitted
Small Table Contents of Ooblek Rope Making
Telephone Book Pull Stream Study
Dry Ice Ice Cream 6 Simple Machines
Rubber Band Guns Rubber Band Guns
BB Shooting Papermaking
Archery Egg Smash
Tomahawk Throw Ice Cutting
Venturing Program Stations:
Contact Jeff Campbell
Climbing Tower Team Challenge
Venture Shooting Obstacle Course
Horizontal Wall Bridge Walk
Camporee Chairman: Tom Steckbeck