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Questions About Tickets

What is the cost for 2019?

A.   $195.00 (ages 9+ on or before August 12, 2019)
B.   $95.00 (ages 4-8 Staff Children on or before August 12, 2019, accompanied by a parent who is staff in some capacity, including leadership roles)
C.   Free (ages 0-3 Staff Children on or before August 12, 2019, accompanied by a parent who is staff in some capacity, including leadership roles)
D.   $65.00 Day Pass (ages 4+)

March 1, 2019 tickets A & B go up $20.00 per ticket.


How many tickets are for sale in each ticket category?

  • 42,000 tickets -  North America / Bermuda (ages 9+ on or before August 12, 2019)
  • 2,500 tickets - International Guest (ages 9+ on or before August 12, 2019)
  • 2,000 tickets - Day Pass (ages 4+)
  • 1,500 tickets  - Staff Children (ages 4-8 Staff Children on or before August 12, 2019, accompanied by a parent who is staff in some capacity, including leadership roles)
  • 1,500 tickets - Volunteer Staff (ages 18+ on or before August 12, 2019, working at least 5 hours a day)
  • 500 tickets - Staff Children (ages 0-3 Staff Children on or before August 12, 2019, accompanied by a parent who is staff in some capacity, including leadership roles)

Do I get a discount if I register early/now?  And if so, how much?

The $195 general admission ticket price is the same price it was in 2009. This is the ticket price discount.

There has been no general admission ticket price increase over the last 15 years. 


Can I still send in a church check, or can I only pay by credit card?

Yes a church check will be accepted as payment for CIC registration ticket purchase, however, NO personal checks will be accepted.

If you choose to send in a church check, please mail it to:

Center for Youth Evangelism
4145 E. Campus Circle Drive, Room S103
Berrien Springs, MI  49104


Are you still giving out pins for the first 2500 registered?

Yes, the deadline has been extended to December 25, 2016. The first 2500 CIC registration tickets sold before this date will receive a promotional pin, commemorating the 2019 Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee and a special Back Stage tour.

A.    The lapel pins will be mailed out by April 15, 2017. 
B.    The back stage tour ticket numbers will be listed on the CIC website under the Main Stage " back stage tour information " page.


Can I use my Day Pass for more than one day?

To enter onto the Camporee grounds, you must purchase a separate Day Pass for each day you wish to attend.


Can I stay overnight with a Day Pass?

Pathfinders and other guests who have purchased Day Passes must find accommodations outside of the Camporee campsite. Please view our off-site lodging page for nearby options.


I accidentally purchased more tickets than I need. Can I get a refund?

Unfortunately, all Camporee tickets are non-refundable. However, Pathfinders and staff can transfer their tickets by selling them to another person.


How can I see my order confirmation?

When you purchase your Camporee tickets, your order confirmation is saved in your Camporee account.


When will I receive my tickets?

An electronic ticket (e-ticket) will be sent to the e-mail address you registered for Camporee with. You can go back into your profile and print your ticket at any time.


Can I get a promotional pin with my registration?

If you are one of the first 2,500 people to register for the Camporee by June 1, 2016, you will receive the promotional pin, commemorating the Chosen International Camporee 2019 and a special Back Stage tour.


My Pathfinder club has grown since purchasing my club's tickets, how do I purchase more?

Login to your account. (You will need the email you used to open your account and password. If you do not remember your password, once you login, there is an area to click "forgot password?" Follow the instructions to change your password. Please do not create a second account if you cannot remember your password). Purchase tickets the same way you did when first purchased them. You can purchase tickets as your club grows as many times as you need.


General Questions

Arriving at the Camporee & Leaving for home

When can we arrive at the Camporee?

There are two arrival or load-in-day options: 

  • Monday, August 12 (9:00 am until midnight)
  • Tuesday, August 13 (8:00 am until 12 noon)

Campgrounds do not open before Monday, August 12

 

When do activities begin?

  • All on-site & off-site activities start at 12 noon on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Opening night for the Main Stage is Tuesday night, August 13, 2019

 

When can we leave for home?

You can leave any time after the spectacular Saturday night fireworks show, August 17, 2019.

  • Some drivers sleep Saturday during the day and drive out about midnight Saturday night. Their riders sleep through the night on the way home.
  • Many other clubs stay camping Saturday night and enjoy the Saturday night special sales in Building A. These special sales include Camporee hats, shirts, pins, etc.
  • Most clubs plan to leave any time before 12 noon Sunday, August 18, 2019.
  • The campgrounds must be vacated by 2:00pm Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Who can volunteer at the Camporee?

Only those living in the North America Division can serve as volunteers at the Camporee.


What are the dates for the Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee?

August 12-17, 2019


How are the dates for the Camporee selected?

Several factors include the location of a large majority of attendees, the NAD calendar, and EAA site availability. The coordination of each of these has contributed to the decision to hold the Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee on August 12-17, 2019. We realize that it would be impossible to choose a date that satisfies every national & international schedule, so we understand that there may be some interested parties that will be unable to attend. Thank you for your understanding.


Why is the Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee 2019 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA again?

Oshkosh offers over 250 acres of flat camping/activity space. The community is very safe with a trauma hospital just 10 minutes away. If you know of a new site equal to or better than Oshkosh, WI, contact us with your suggestions.


What is the address for the Camporee site and can I ship there?

The Camporee grounds covers a very large area on an airfield in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Therefore, it is difficult to give accurate directions to the site itself. However, below is the physical address for the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Air Museum, which is on-site. This should be used for direction purposes only and NOT for mailing or shipping packages.

3000 Poberezny Road
Oshkosh, WI 54902


Can I ship supplies ahead of time to the Camporee grounds during set-up week?

View Shipping Options


I forgot something important back home and need to have it shipped to the Camporee, what should I do?

If you need to ship or receive packages for the Camporee, here are two local services that can help you. Please contact them directly for any questions regarding package sizes, costs, shipping procedures, and if they will hold your package at their store so you can pick it up.

View UPS & FedEx Shipping


How can I get a golf cart during the Camporee?

Please contact your Conference Pathfinder Director for his/her permission. Only Conference/Union/Division Pathfinder Directors can order & pay for golf carts. Carts must be ordered and paid for by May 1, 2019.


RVs and what do I need to know?

If you'd like to bring your RV and camp with your club, you'll need to contact your Conference Pathfinder Director and your Club Director to get their permission to do so. View Camping & RVs Guidelines

Another option is for you to camp at the South Gate area, which is available on a first-come first-served basis. There is no extra charge or reservation fee for this area. There are no services available at this site.

You can also camp off-site at a local RV park which has RV services. You would be responsible for making these reservations and paying for all RV campground fees. Here are a few local RV campgrounds. The 2019 CIC does not endorse any particular campground.

Circle R Campground
Hickory Oaks Campground
Kalbus County Harbor Campground


What services are available at Camporee?

View Services Available


When should I book my hotel room(s)?

Each hotel has a different policy for early room bookings so you'll need to call and ask the hotel. All hotel rooms usually sell out within a 25 mile radius around Oshkosh, WI, about 1 year before the Camporee. Book early. View a list of area hotels.


Special Needs

Where can I find information about special needs services available at the Camporee?

View more information about Special Needs on the Services/Facilities web page.


I want to try out for the Camporee nighttime play! How can I do this?

View all information about the nighttime program.


I have a theme song for the 2019 Camporee. How do I submit it?

View all information about the Theme Song.


What is the procedure and cost to be a Vendor or Exhibitor?

View Exhibitors & Retail Sales Vendors information.


How can I teach an honor, activity, or have a special interest booth?

View the Honors, Activities, and Special Interest information.


Hosting Questions

How does Hosting a club work?

A Host Club is a North American Division Pathfinder Club that commits and is approved to provide food and tents for a group of international guests from Monday evening, August 12, 2019 through Sunday morning, August 18, 2019.

International guests who choose to be hosted by a North American Division club or conference will be responsible for their own bedding, towels, soap, clothing, and other personal items. The NAD hosting club will provide food and camping space. International guests are also responsible for all travel expenses to and from Camporee, visas, and any shopping or other travel while in the USA.  

Hosts will supply tents and food at their campsite from Tuesday evening through Sabbath evening. Hosted guests will camp with their host group, within the North American Division area, organized by conferences within unions. Once we have introduced you to your host via email, we encourage you to clarify expectations and prepare to help each other make the Camporee a life shaping experience for each member.

Learn more on the International Guest pages.

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