Winter Campout – Camp Y-Noah

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Winter Campout – Camp Y-Noah

January 13, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - January 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST

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Please find the information for the Winter Campout below –  Please register at the bottom of this event page.

This year’s Winter Campout will be held on Jan 13-15 at Camp Y-Noah in Clinton, OH, which is about a 45-minute drive just short of Canton. The Friday night activities will include our annual Chili Cookoff, with pizza provided for kids or those who choose not to partake in sampling our fine chili entries.  For those of you who bring chili entries, please bring them in a Crock-Pot (I prefer using a disposable liner as well) and try to get there early enough to be sure to warm it through. Tribe chiefs – see if you can coordinate at least 1 entry per tribe to try to earn some bragging rights.  We will try to start the chili and pizza festivities around 7 PM.

Christmas at Camp Y-Noah – Dads, here’s an excuse to get the decorations out of your yard before Easter!!! Bring them to the Winter Campout and decorate the outside of your cabin for judging on Saturday night. A specially designed patch will go to all residents of the most remarkable cabin that were involved in the decorating. Don’t forget your extension cords!

On Saturday, horseback riding, pony rides, archery, bb guns, floor hockey and crafts are the activities scheduled. If weather permits, Camp Y-Noah has two main hill areas that are perfect for sledding all day and NIGHT! Please be sure to bring your sleds, and NO METAL RUNNERS ARE ALLOWED ON SLEDS!

Saturday evening will conclude with our world-famous torch march, bonfire and tribe skits.  Remember to bring your torch with wick (cotton rag) and have a tribe chant ready in order for the medicine man to light your tribe’s torches.  Need tribe change ideas ask the Medicine Man TomaHawk.  Dads, encourage your kids to come up with a skit for Saturday night, it is great if we can get each tribe up on stage.  You can get some skit ideas here: http://www.ultimatecampresource.com/site/camp-activities/funny-camp-skits.page-1.html

Horse ride information: Horse rides will be $30 per rider and open to those who are 8 years of age or older up to 225 pounds.  Dependent on the weather horse rides will be either trail rides or riding lessons in the indoor barn. For those of you who may have children under age 8, pony rides will be available for $10.  Y-Noah needs prior commitment for the equestrian team; therefore, sign-ups will take place during the campout registration in the link below.  There are a limited number of openings, if we need to make a cut-off it will be based on registration order.

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. The deadline for signup is February ph. It’s shaping up to be a great time for all, so don’t wait until the last minute to sign up. Personally, when I first decided to go to Winter Campout my first year, I thought it would be a tougher campout with clothes changes, etc., but it has become a favorite of mine and my kids over the years! If you have any questions about campout, please do not hesitate to email me, provided below.  Remember there is no bad weather just bad clothes.

Upon arrival at Camp Y-Noah registration will be performed by the long house, make sure to see me sometime to verify you arrived.  After unloading your items your car will need to be returned to the main parking lot.

As a reminder overnight CVNSND events are for children K-8th grade.

Safety and creating memories are some of our main priorities.  We will make ensure benches are cleared from the sledding hills.  Please remind your children to start sledding downhill once their path is clear of other children.  Lastly, knives are permitted to be brought by parents only.  A previous campout we ended up with two children being cut to pocket knives.  We do not want to lessen the fun but need to make sure children come back home safely.

Cabin Assignment:

This year we have access to 3 lodges, Kresge, Knight and Rousch, each with attached bathrooms.  Additionally, we have access to the small cabins in the Lakeview, Pinegrove and Orchard Village, each village has 5 small cabins.  The KYBO batch house near Pinegrove and Orchard is not operational, individuals at those cabins will need to take a little longer walk to the bathroom in Kresge or near the Lakeview Village.  My intention is to use the 3 lodges for families comfortable bunking with other families.  Use Lakeview cabins for families wishing to stay with 1or 2 other families.  While using the Pinegrove and Orchard cabins for families that wish to bunk by themselves.

A.)  REGISTRATION:

Now open – Deadline is Sunday, February 20th, 2020.

When you register:

  • Assignments will be per family; you will bunk with your whole family.  Please indicate your first and second choice of what tribe your whole family would like to stay with.
  • Please indicate your assignment preference:
    1. Comfortable bunking with several/many families, lodge or cabin.
    2. Comfortable bunking with 1 or 2 other families in a cabin.
    3. Comfortable bunking with just my family in a cabin.
  • Choices 2 and 3 will be on a first come first serve basis to optimize our numbers. I will notify anybody if your preferred arrangements cannot be met.
  • Sign up for Horse Trail Rides / Pony rides.

B.)  PAYMENT:

Use PayPal option during registration
Additional Information

New Campers (And Forgetful Experienced Campers) General Items to Bring:

Bring adequate (and extra) clothing appropriate for the time of the year, boots, jacket, sweatshirts, hat, gloves, CVNSND vest & headdress. Remember to bring flashlights, torch & cotton rag (for the Saturday night torch march), lawn chairs, first aid kits, sleeping bag & pillow, sports equipment, camera, and games. Bring your toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, washcloth, towels, soap, razor (or not), etc. If your Tribe is cooking dinner at your cabin Saturday night, please bring your own food & cooking equipment. Other optional items include coffee pot, matches, grill, charcoal lighter, skewers, cooler, pop, canteen, snacks, cups, plates, towels, folding table, and s’more ingredients.

What is provided by Camp Y-Noah:
Everyone is sleeping on bunk beds in heated cabins which do NOT have indoor plumbing or lodges that do have indoor plumbing.  Meals for the weekend are included and are provided in the Dining Hall. Camp Y-Noah provides the following meals – Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast. Coffee, milk, and juice are provided at all meals.

Other Information

For those with dietary restrictions and food allergies please contact Mike Rollins at cvnmykeroll82@yahoo.com. If you have children with food allergies, you are welcome to bring food from home for your use at mealtimes. This food can be stored in the kitchen refrigerator/freezer of the Dining Hall. Label all containers with your child’s name.

Contact Information

Contact Medicine Mike Rollins by e-mail at mykeroll82@yahoo.com

Directions to Camp Y-Noah:

Follow I-77 south to the Arlington Road exit (yes, it is near Civilization!) and turn right to head west. Follow Arlington road for 5.3 miles and take a right on Mt Pleasant Rd. Camp Y-Noah will be on your right 1/2 mile down the road and the entrance comes up fast. Drive time is approximately 45 minutes.

Camp Y-Noah Information

Camp Y-Noah website: http://www.akronymca.org/campynoah/

Camp Y-Noah address:
815 Mt Pleasant Road
Clinton, OH 44216
Phone: (330) 896-1964

Details

Start:
January 13, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST
End:
January 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EST

Organizer

Mike Rollins
Phone:
440-336-2558
Email:
Mykeroll82@yahoo.com

Venue

Camp Y-Noah
815 Mt Pleasant Road
Clinton, OH 44216
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Phone:
(330) 896-1964
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