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General Information

Activities

View a list of On-site Activities and locations.

Hours of operation:
Tuesday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sabbath 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

View a list of Off-site Activities and locations.

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


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.

ATM Machine

A cash machine (ATM) is available at the Camporee.

Located just outside the big Red Barn at the corner of Schaick Ave. & Forest Home.

Hours of operation:
Open everyday, all day. 24/7

View Camporee map for location.


Bus & Shuttle Services

The Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee requires the movement of thousands of people throughout the day. We provide on-site and off-site shuttles to get you where you need to be in a timely manner. 

View Bus & Shuttle schedules, locations, and information.


Business & Email Center

Pathfinder staff and adults who need to conduct work and business both personal and Pathfinder related can make copies and send faxes. The business center will have high-speed Internet. Individuals wishing to use the business center must supply their own computer.

The email center is the place were Pathfinders can check their web-based email, surf the Internet, have contact with family and interact with their social media accounts.

Located in Hanger D

Hours of operation:
Tuesday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Sabbath 1:00pm-5:00pm (Email center only)


EAA Museum

Spend as much time and as often as you want in this one-of-a-kind aviation museum. Located 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. You can also stop by and watch one of many videos.

No backpacks are allowed in the museum.

Located within walking distance.

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

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


Food Concessions

Many different types of ready-to-eat food can be purchased at the Food Concession stands.  If you're looking for a quick meal and don't want to make it yourself this is the place for you.

Located at the corner of Schaick Ave. & Forest Home.

Hours of operation:
Monday 12:00 noon - 9:00pm
Tuesday-Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00pm - 12:00am midnight

View a list of Food Vendors and prices.


Hangars A, B, C, & D

View more detailed information about each Hangar

Located in the center of the EAA grounds.

Hours of operation:
Tuesday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sabbath 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday evening 10:00pm - 2:00am (Hangar A only)


Information Booths

If you need directions or have questions about anything taking place at the Camporee, stop by one of several Information Booths for help. Information Ambassadors in bright green vests are also available to assist you.

Be sure to stop by and pick up your Camporee Map and the Daily Newspapers.  Quantities are limited.

Located:
Corner of Schaick and Neunteulfel Ave.
Corner of Schaick and Forest Home
Corner of Forest Home and Celebration Way

Hours of operation:
Monday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Tuesday-Sabbath 8:00am - 5:00pm


Local Restaurants

There are many local restaurants within a short driving distance of the Camporee. Please remember to be courteous and kind, keeping in mind there are thousands of us and we can easily fill up restaurants. Calling ahead may be a good idea if you have a group of 8 or more.

View a list of local restaurants.


Lost & Found

Many of the items lost at the Camporee find their way to the Lost & Found building.  Please be prepared to give a detailed description of your lost item.

Located across from the Registration & Ticket building.

Hours of operation: 
Monday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Tuesday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sabbath 9:00am - 5:00pm and 10:00pm - 12:30am midnight
Sunday 7:00am - 12:00 noon

Any items not claimed by Sunday noon will be taken to the Good Will store. Valuables such as cell phones, cameras, wallets, keys, etc. will be taken back to the Center for Youth Evangelism (CYE) at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Contact the office at 1-800-968-8428 or International at +1-269-471-8380. Email cye.org with a detailed description. 


Maps & Hangars

See where the Camporee grounds are located using Google Maps.

Once you arrive at the Camporee, a pocket multi-folded color map will be available to you which shows Union and International camp grounds, On-site Activities, all services, buses and so much more. Available at the Information Booths located throughout the Camporee grounds.

View more information about Maps & Hangars


Medical/First Aid

The Medical/First Aid building will be staffed with doctors and nurses 24/7 as well as Paramedic/EMT teams that will be on golf carts roaming the grounds throughout the day.

The Medical/First Aid building is located at the corner of Schaick Ave. and 40th.

Go to the Medical page for more information.


Newspaper

Each day during Camporee a daily newspaper is printed and handed out at the Youth Director's meetings early each morning. Make sure to ask your Youth Director or Conference Pathfinder Director to bring copies back for your conference each day. More copies are available at the Information booths located throughout the Camporee. Only a certain number of newspapers are printed each day.

In addition to physical copies of the newspaper, PDF copies are posted on the website once the Camporee is over, so anyone can download and enjoy reading them later.

If you have a great travel story to tell or information about an event, contact the Camporee Newspaper editor.

Tuesday and Wednesday arrival paper
Thursday
Friday
Sabbath

View newspapers of past camporees.


Special Needs

The Chosen Camporee is dedicated to providing access and services to visitors with special needs. Access is available to all Pathfinder venues, such as the Hanger area, activities, evening programs, and the EAA AirVenture Museum. There are some areas of the grounds that are grass and gravel covered, which may be more difficult for items such as scooters and wheelchairs to travel.


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


Post Office

The Camporee Post Office will send and receive letter mail.  You may receive United States Postal Service (USPS) packages only here, but you may not send packages from this location. If you need to send a USPS package, please take it to a local Post Office in Oshkosh. All postal mail and packages will be delivered to your Conference headquarters.

No United Parcel Service (UPS) or FedEX packages can be sent or received at the Post Office. See more information under UPS & FedEX shipping.

Located at the corner of Schaick Ave. and Forest Home.

Hours of operation:
Monday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm
Tuesday thru Sabbath 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sabbath - Receiving and delivering mail only. No sales.

Costs:
Stamps and Camporee post cards will be available for sale. Cash only

To receive a letter or United States Postal Service (USPS) package, address them as follows:

Recipients name
Union name
Conference name
Pathfinder Club name
General Delivery
Oshkosh, WI 54902

Please Note: Envelopes and packages not addressed properly will not be delivered.


Liquid & Compressed (Propane) Fuel Guidelines

Anyone using liquid and compressed fuels at the Camporee must read and comply with the Camporee guidelines for storing and handling these materials.

Read and download the Liquid & Compressed Fuel Guidelines


Propane Refill Sales

You can refill your propane tanks at the Camporee.

Located at the West Gate Store, corner of Schaick and Neunteufel Ave.

Hours of operation:
Monday-Friday 9:00am - 11:00am and 3:00pm - 5:00pm
No sales on Sabbath

Prices: CASH ONLY
#20 cylinder TBD
#30 cylinder TBD
#100 cylinder TBD


Red Barn Food Store

Is an on-site building that stocks single items such as ice, bread, milk, eggs, juice, cereal, vegetarian canned food and more.  You can also pick up your bulk pre-ordered food items (courtesy Kellogg Company).

Located in a big Red Barn at the corner of Schaick Ave. & Forest Home.

Hours of operation:
Monday 12:00 noon - 6:00pm
Tuesday-Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday evening 10:00pm - 12:30am

Ice pricing:
20lb bag Crushed ice - TBD - CASH ONLY
11lb Block Ice - TBD - CASH ONLY


RV - Towable/Motorized Camper Pumping

Once you arrive at the Camporee, we ask you not to move your RV until the end of Camporee when you depart.  Pit Stop Portables will pump your RV waste and water for a fee.

Located at Schaick Ave. and 31st St.

Hours of operations:
Tuesday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Pricing:
Sewer & greywater pumping - TBD per pumping
Fresh water fill - TBD per fill


Shopping & Supplies

If you run out of supplies while you're at the International Pathfinder Camporee, local stores are available with camping and food supplies. You can also pre-order from certain local stores and pick your order up when you arrive in Oshkosh.

View stores where you can buy groceries, clothing, and camping supplies.

Shopping & Pre-orders



UPS & FedEx Shipping

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, and shipping procedures. The Camporee does not have the ability to ship and receive packages so you must go to one of these stores for services.

The UPS Store - One stop shopping for printing, shipping and packaging.
Located:
2080 W 9TH Ave.
OSHKOSH, WI 54904
Phone: (920) 231-1623

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center - One stop shopping for printing, shipping and packaging.
Located:
530 S Koeller St
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Phone: (920) 426-5580

NOTE: All times and locations are subject to change.

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