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Off Site Activities

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Enjoy the Oshkosh Community

An array of activities await Pathfinders and staff of all ages in the nearby Oshkosh community. Swim at the beach, or inside at the YMCA; visit the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Museum, a local dairy farm, or embark on a new adventure: sailing! Activities are held daily, unless otherwise noted.

Hours of all Off-site Activities unless specified:

Tuesday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sabbath - no Off-site Activities


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Beach / Swimming

Enjoy the beach on beautiful Lake Winnebago which is one of the largest lakes in Wisconsin. It is not the ocean, but pretty close! Lifeguards will be available on-site. Be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen and drinking water, your modest one piece bathing suit, and maybe a lunch, if needed.

Who May Attend:
All age groups with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 44.020335 W 88.516967


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Canoeing / Kayaking / Paddle Boats

Enjoy a quiet canoe ride on the quiet waters of a large pond near Minominee Park. This city park also provides kayaks, paddle boats, and water wheels. It is expected this will be a very popular activity so schedule your time at the park accordingly. While in the area you can also enjoy a visit to the Minominee Park Zoo. One to three persons may ride in the canoes; the kayaks are for a single rider. You should plan to bring swim wear, water or tennis shoes, cover-ups such as a t-shirt or towel, sun screen, and a one-piece swim suit.

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 44.022692 W 88.517894

Activity Sponsored by:

Michael Campos - Illinois Conference


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Community Service Projects 

Help change the local community by participating in waterfront clean-up and other various local area improvement projects. Pre-registration is required to participate in this Off-site activity.

Who May Attend:
All age groups with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave daily at 9:00am for morning projects and 1:00pm for afternoon projects from the Community Services Bus Stop.

NOTE: These buses are different than the other Off-site activity buses.

List of Projects - To be announced

Register to participate - available soon

Registration Deadline: To be determined


Compassion Ministries

You, your friends, and your Pathfinder Club can become the eyes, heart, hands, and feet of Jesus during the Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee as we reach out to the city of Oshkosh with over 40 projects of Compassion. Through these projects you will be able to interact and bless people with real needs in the Oshkosh community. Each registered participant will receive a free Compassion Oshkosh T-shirt. Pre-registration is required to participate in this Off-site activity.

Who May Attend:
All age groups with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave daily at 9:00am for morning projects and 1:00pm for afternoon projects from the Community Services Bus Stop. NOTE: These buses are different than the other Off-site activity buses.

View Projects - to be announced

Register to participate - available soon

Registration Deadline: To be determined


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Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Museum

Spend as much time and as often as you want in this one-of-a-kind aviation museum. Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at the site of the world’s largest aviation event (EAA AirVenture) the Museum is one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world, a year-round destination for the entire family. Enjoy the flight simulator or cool off and relax in the amphitheater while you enjoy special programming planned just for you.

Who May Attend:
All age groups are free with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Hours of Operation:
Daily: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Transportation:
Within walking distance. You can take the On-site Bus shuttle to the North Gate and walk from there. Buses leave every 30 minutes from the On-site Bus Shuttle Stops to the North Gate Stop.

GPS Coordinates:

N 43.983845 W 88.577304

NO BACKPACKS ARE ALLOWED IN THE MUSEUM.

View Camporee Map

View the EAA Museum Movie Schedule - available soon

Museum Website


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Golf (Driving Range, Par 3, & Mini golf) 

See how far you can drive the ball, play the Sunset Par 3, 9-hole golf course, or take up a game of mini golf. Various contests will be held throughout the week for the longest drive and closest to the pin on the Par 3.

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 43.9711443 W 88.5860534


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Golf (Mini golf)

Enjoy the challenge of making par on some very challenging holes at this 18-hole miniature golf course, located beside The Outlet Shoppes. Settlers Mill Adventure Golf and Games' course features a realistic setting including waterfalls, streams and rivers.

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area. Please plan to arrive by bus only.

GPS Coordinates:

N 43.982966 W 88.583728

Activity Sponsored by:

Carl Rodriquez - Chesapeake Conference


Website


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Golf Tournament 

Need a reason to attend the International Pathfinder Camporee? We've got 18! Join this scramble-format golf tournament. Teams consist of 4 people.

Location: Oshkosh Country Club, 11 Ripple Ave. Oshkosh, WI, 54902

Course Info: www.oshkoshcc.com

(click on ‘GOLF’ for downloadable scorecard & dress code)

Schedule:
Friday, August 16, 2019; Check-in @ 7:15am; Shotgun Tee Time 8:00am

Cost:
$80 per person basic rate
$100 per person for basic + mulligans + putting contest

About the Outing:

  • Teams of four will play in a scramble format (everyone hits and team picks which shot to play).
  • The outing is 18 holes with a cart.
  • Each player receives: Sleeve of CIC logo golf balls, commemorative pin, 2 drink tickets
  • Lunch will be served in the clubhouse at the end of the round.
  • Mulligans for purchase - $5 / each; up to 3 may be purchased ($15 total)
  • Putting Contest $5 (optional); $1,000 if winning putt is made

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Longest Drive (Front & Back 9)
  • Closest to the Pin (Front & Back 9)
  • Longest Made Putt (One selected hole)
  • Shortest Used Drive (One selected hole)
  • $10,000 Hole-in-One
  • Prizes for Hole-in-One on all other par threes
  • Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams

Proceeds Benefit:
Care for Cuba – Pathfinder Project and Bible and a Buck

Who May Attend:
Anyone who has completed the Golf Tournament Application form and paid online. Walk-ins will be taken if there is space.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 43.9670016 W 88.5289009

Golf Tournament Application Form - complete this online form to enter the tournament.

Contact: 
Travis Sager              
Cell: 832-392-9148                    
Email: golf@camporee.org

Registration Deadline: July 5, 2019

Activity Organized by:

Travis Sager - Illinois Conference


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Golf Tournament Sponsorship's Available 

Promote your, ministry, summer camp, business, company and more through our numerous tournament sponsorship options. Don't miss the opportunity to market your ministry, services, and products to our tournament participants during the 2019 Chosen Golf Tournament.
 

Levels of Sponsorship

  • Summer Camp Special - $25, any SDA camp can sponsor a hole (sign posted with camp name & logo)
  • Friend — $50, Sponsor sign posted on one hole
  • Companion - $100, Sponsor sign posted on a “prize hole”
  • Explorer —$250, Sponsor sign posted on “Hole in One” Contest hole and one other hole
  • Guide - $1,000, Sign posted on: ‘Hole in One’ hole, one ‘prize hole’ and one other hole, logo on back of t-shirt PLUS one team entry
  • Master Guide - $2,500, Everything included in “Guide” PLUS name on all signage and commemorative plaque presented at awards ceremony at the end of the tournament!
  • Gift Bag Item - Any sponsor can donate an item to the golfer gift bag by sending at least 75 items to the address below.

Fill out the Golf Tournament Sponsorship Request Form

Contact: 
Travis Sager              
Cell: 832-392-9148                    
Email: golf@camporee.org


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Knigge Dairy Farm Visit

Tour a real working Wisconsin family diary farm. This family farm has a robotic milking system which allows the cows to milk themselves 24 hours a day. Ride a hay wagon to the milking facility and then tour through the fields to see the growing crops. Get up close and personal with the calves and other animals raised on the farm. You will also be able to check out the farm machinery that plants and harvests the corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa crops grown on this 360 acre farm. Be sure to thank our hosts, Pete and Theo Knigge, for opening their farm up for tours (perhaps some spare Pathfinder pins you may have).

NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL GUESTS: Participating in this field trip may delay or prolong your departure from the U.S.A., to the point you may miss your flight. Most often you will be asked questions like, "have you visited a farm in the U.S.?"

Who May Attend:
All age groups with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area. A $5 entrance fee is required if arriving via personal transportation.

Activity Sponsored by:

Eric Chavez - Wisconsin Conference

Find more information about the Knigge Dairy Farm.


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Menominee Park Zoo

Visit Ruter, Caleb, and Selene - wolf residents of the Menominee Park Zoo. A true menagerie of various animals from all around the world awaits Chosen International Camporee Pathfinders. Enjoy the miniature train ride and various amusement rides in the vicinity of the zoo.

Who May Attend:
Free to all age groups with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 44.020390 W 88.519599

More Zoo information.


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Pollock Community Water Park

Cool off and enjoy the slides and pools at this local Oshkosh water park. A nominal entrance fee is required.

Who May Attend:
All age groups with a CIC wristband and accompanied by an adult staff member.

Cost
Youth (4 to 17 yrs.) - TBD
Adults (18 to 59 yrs.) - TBD 
Seniors (60 yrs. & older) - TBD

Schedule:
Tues. Opens at 12:00 PM NOON

Wed.- Fri. Opens at 10:00 AM

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 44.025867 W 88.572951

Website


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Sailing 

Ever been sailing? Try it out this week at CIC! Depending on wind conditions sailing can be calm and relaxing, or wild and woolly. For the first time we are partnering with a professional sailing school that will provide 30 sail boats of various sizes. Certified sailors from Oshkosh will be providing brief instruction for fun on the lake. Come prepared to get wet and maybe even take a turn sailing yourself! Though we don’t have time to teach an honor in sailing, we guarantee you’ll have a fun time out on the waters of Lake Winnebago! There may also be some opportunity to experience "paddle boarding," an exciting new aquatic sport!

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 44.019778 – W 88.517056

Activity Sponsored by:

Charlie Thompson - Indiana Conference


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Soccer Tournament 

Participate in the Pathfinder World Cup, a 8-member team round-robin soccer tournament (requires pre-registration) or just play a friendly game of soccer for the fun of it. Players can take advantage of the indoor or outdoor fields. Soccer clinics will also be offered for those interested in improving their soccer skills. Soccer activities are located at the local YMCA.

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

Deadline to register is July 6, 2019

Register a team or join a team

GPS Coordinates:

 

Activity Sponsored by:

Edwin Martin - Ontario Conference


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Wake Boarding, Tubing, Water Skiing 

Goodbye water skis, hello wake boards! Learn how to use a wake board at Rainbow Park. Boats provided by Camp Au Sable, Timber Ridge Camp and private individuals.

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member.

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

N 44.035639 W 88.566070


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YMCA (Basketball, Swimming, Ice Skating, Climbing Wall)

Enjoy this beautiful state of the art health facility, just a 10 minute ride from the EAA campground. At the YMCA you will enjoy the following activities:

  • Basketball – providing basketball clinics.

  • Indoor Swimming Pool – Cool off by swimming in the two indoor swimming pools. One swimming pool features a slide for your enjoyment. Please pay careful attention to the hours for swimming.

  • Ice Skating - Enjoy gliding around the ice hockey size skating rink. If you have never tried this winter sport, now is the time. With individuals on hand to provide expert coaching, all are sure to enjoy this cool indoor activity; whether you are a beginner or a pro. Complimentary ice skates are provided at the YMCA. 

  • Indoor Climbing Wall - Receive instruction from certified rock climbers at the YMCA state-of-the-art climbing wall.

Who May Attend:
Teens only with a CIC wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member and adults with a CIC wristband.

Hours of Operation:
Daily: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Transportation:
Buses leave every 30 minutes from the Off-site Activity Bus Staging Area.

GPS Coordinates:

 

Activity Sponsored by:

Pedro Perez - Florida Conference - YMCA supervision

Brian Wahl - SDA Church in Canada - YMCA supervision

More information on this YMCA.

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