Safety Tips & Guidelines

Everyone should review and be familiar with the safety guidelines. They will help keep you and others safe and offer a more enjoyable International Pathfinder Camporee experience. These safety guidelines cover rules set by our hosts (EAA), extreme weather, medical emergencies, missing/lost children, and much more.

Camporee Safety Guidelines

Always have at least 1 adult at your campsite. Adults should accompany Pathfinders at all times.

Prohibited Items at the Camporee

Save yourself time and hassle by leaving the following items at home, as these items will not be permitted at the Camporee:

  • Beer, wine, liquor or any other alcoholic beverage
  • Illegal substances which include drugs
  • Firearms, fireworks and explosives
  • Knives with a blade length of more than 4 inches
  • Pets
  • Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, “Razor” style boards, Segway personal transports, or any other self-propelled device (except that the following are allowed: a. One person electric/handicapped convenience vehicles

Drones

All Drones and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are not permitted on EAA grounds and airport property.

Lasers

Please do not use handheld or pocket lasers during the nighttime program. Safety personnel will escort you from the nighttime area if necessary. Thank you for your cooperation.

Emergency Services

If your child gets lost or is separated from you, please call Camporee Safety for immediate assistance with locating your child.

​The quickest, easiest way to obtain professional help for any type of emergency is to call Camporee Security: (920) 230-7753, (920) 230-7754, (920) 230-7874 or Radio Channel 14.

  • When calling, stay calm and carefully explain the problem and your location to the Camporee Safety Dispatcher.
  • Do not hang up until you are told to do so.

There is an ambulance on site, therefore, call Medical/Ambulance dispatch first: (269) 921-2161, (269) 921-0214, or Radio Channel 16 before dialing 911.

  • When calling, stay calm and carefully explain the problem and your location to the Camporee Medical Dispatcher.
  • Do not hang up until you are told to do so.

Become A Safety Volunteer

It is our primary goal to provide you with a safe and fun experience at the International Pathfinder Camporee! Please help us keep the area and activities safe by following all safety instructions and reviewing the safety guidelines. If you are a safety professional, please consider volunteering.

Volunteer – Learn how to become a volunteer.

See where the Safety headquarters are located on the Camporee Map.