Fall Fling 2017

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October 21st – 22nd, 2017

 Grades: 1st – 11th 
$60 per camper without transportation
$75 per camper with transportation*
$25 per camper for Saturday only.


About Fall Fling

Fall Fling weekend takes place every fall and is for new campers who want to experience overnight camp at Camp Fire Camp Toccoa for the first time or returning campers who want to reunite with friends and staff.   Campers in 1st grade through 11th grade will have a chance to experience the magic Camp Fire Camp Toccoa has to offer while enjoying the crisp fall air and beautiful colors. 


What to Expect

Campers should expect to have a great time; full of fun and adventure!   Experience sleeping in the cabins, eating in the dining hall, making new friends and trying new things.   Your favorite camp activities – archery, arts and crafts, canoeing, hiking, sports, games and more.  (Horseback riding will not be offered during Fall Fling). Fun evening programs –  hike to Quarry Rock, make s’mores, sing camp songs, play new and exciting games all while visiting with your friends and favorite counselors.


camp fire camp toccoa cabinLodging & Meals

Everyone will stay our heated cabins in the main camp area.   Campers will be grouped according to age and gender, cabin mate requests can be made but are not guaranteed for Fall Fling. Meals and snacks are provided throughout the weekend (lunch Saturday through breakfast Sunday).   Please note on the registration form if your camper is a vegetarian.  If your camper has other special dietary needs please contact Camp Fire Camp Toccoa at (706) 886-2457 as you may be asked to send additional food items from home.

 



Transportation

Fall Fling weekend will be held at Camp Fire Camp Toccoa in Northeast Georgia.  
*Transportation spaces are limited and sold on a first come first serve basis.

For campers being dropped-off and picked-up at Camp Fire Camp Toccoa, we are located on Highway Alternate 17, inside the Toccoa city limits.  Our street address is 92 Camp Toccoa Drive Toccoa, GA 30577.   The camp is one-half mile north of Stephens County Hospital and one-half mile south of the The Links at Lake Toccoa Golf Course.

  • On-site Drop-Off is between 12:00-12:30 pm on Saturday, October 21st.   Lunch will be served.
  • On-site Pick-Up is at 6:30 pm on Saturday,  October 21st for those staying the day only.
  • On-site Pick-Up is between 10:30 and 11:00 am on Sunday, October 22nd for those staying overnight.

For campers using transportation from Atlanta, the drop-off site will be UPS Headquarters in Atlanta.  The street address is: 35 Glen Lake Parkway; Atlanta, GA 30328

  • Drop-Off is between 9:00 and 9:30 am on Saturday, October 21st.
  • Be aware that the vans will be leaving promptly at 9:30 am. 
  • Pick-Up is between 12:00 and 12:30 pm on Sunday, October 22nd.


Medical Forms 

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Camp staff have been trained in CPR and First Aid.  In the event of sickness, fever, or injuries that require medical attention the parent will be notified and asked to pick the participant up early from the event.

Each camper is required to have a Basic Medical History.  The form can be turned in upon the participant’s arrival, emailed to info@camptoccoa.org or faxed to (706) 886-5123.   *Campers who attended Camp Fire Camp Toccoa during the summer of 2017 should contact Camp Fire Camp Toccoa at (706) 886-2457 to ensure their medical form is on file.

All prescription medication must be received in its original container accompanied by the Medication Administration Record.  Only the exact amount of medication required for the weekend will be accepted.

 

What to Pack

Make sure to pack weather-appropriate clothes; hat, gloves, and a rain jacket are recommended as campers will be
participating in outdoor activities.   Bring a warm sleeping bag, pillow, sheets and any toiletries that you need.  Shower shoes (flip flops) for the bathhouse, a flashlight and water bottle are also needed.  Closed toe shoes and socks are required at all times. For those who have never attended Camp Toccoa before please view the Packing List

We encourage campers not to bring any cell phones or electronic devices as they will be collected and kept by camp staff during the weekend.   Camp Fire Camp Toccoa is not responsible for any lost, stolen, damaged, or forgotten cell phones and/or electronic devices.  Camp Fire Camp Toccoa will not mail any items left at camp.


Trading Post

Camp Fire Camp Toccoa operates a small Trading Post, where campers may purchase camp t-shirts and snacks.  Campers may bring cash to purchase these items over the weekend. Camp Fire Camp Toccoa will not be opening camper accounts in the Trading Post (as we do in the summer) and will not be responsible for lost or stolen money.

Camper Photos

Would you like to see pictures of your camper at Camp Fire Camp Toccoa Camp Toccoa?  Photos will be uploaded after the weekend to:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/campfiregeorgia/   Camp Fire Camp Toccoa will do our best to photograph each camper throughout their stay but we are unable to honor specific requests.


fall-canoeingAdditional Information

For information about our behavior policy, cancellations and refunds, health and wellness, etc. please see our 2017 Parent Handbook Refunds will only be issued if the event is cancelled by Camp Fire Camp Toccoa. 

Tours of Camp Fire Camp Toccoa are not available during check in / check out.   Our staff will be occupied welcoming campers and their families.   For the safety of the campers parents and other guests are not permitted to take a self-guided tour at this time.   If you would like to tour Camp Fire Camp Toccoa please visit us during one of our Open House dates ( TBD / Spring 2018) or you may call to arrange an alternate date/time to visit.  You can also view photos of Camp Fire Camp Toccoa.

Questions

For questions about the Fall Fling, transportation, medical forms, food allergies, or anything else please contact Mary McSherry   mhuff@campfirega.org or (706) 886-2457.