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part of each day's experience, Praying together at the Outpost. Cabin groups will have a dng or evening prayer during their stay at the Outpost. we celebrate our community life. There will be at least two to celebrate Mass together. Crafts, canoeing, boating, swimming, BB Guns, archery, 21 speed mountain bike treks, field trips to local reli- games, and much morel ng the attached application and depositing a of camp is $145.00. Applications and deposits received a $20.00 discount. is received before May 15th: $125.00. If the Deposit (50.00) is 5.00. The $50 deposit is credited towards the cost of camp and is transferable to another camper. All fees after May 15th are r 15th. The balance is due to the Catholic Center (with all paper- in camp. Payment in full may be made at any time at the do not send cash. Checks may be made out to "The Catholic Diocese of attention of The 0u1, R0, Ilox 41gg, Euam'l, IN 4T/4- after May 15th with a $50.00 deposit and balance due by two ). Fees after May 15th are $145.00. camp forfeit the $50.00 deposit. The refund schedule below is in effect for leaves before: Refund nd No refunds will be granted. than One (Child) Camper: The following fee schedule applies to Families roof): 45.00 (or $125.00 if registered before 5/15198) 2rid child after the first full fee (regardless of Registration date) = $70.00 per child after the first full fee and discounted 2nd child's of registration date) -- See also "Camperships," below; do not have to attend camp on the same dates to receive children should have access to a Catholic regardless of race, economic status, gender, creed, national origin, or Price Discounts may be available on an individual basis. Applica- the Office of Youth and Young Adult Formation for more infor or (812) 424-5536 EXT. 228. and Deposit of $50.00, Carolyn Mualler, Secretary for the Office of will mail you a Health Form, Permission Slip, and Release Parent's Guide. This paperwork isdue with later than two weeks before your child's scheduled arrival in camp. and dated medical form. As a part of the form, parents from a =recent" medical examination. If you child has had a 1 the last three years, photocopy that exam form and attach it to the green form. If you child has not had a physical in the last three years, then doctor or qualified nurse and have that person portion of the Health form. All of the forms need to be tom- before arrival in camp, Mail completed forms tothe Office of Youth Ministry, RO, ,. families may ) but all campers arrive no later than 7:00 PM (CDT), so please eat before you arrive, Families and groups from parishes am Dsportation for their campers. Carolyn Mueller, the Secretary for Adult Formation can be especia, y helpful in letting families know Camp from their area (1-800-637-1731), : ' !-Nlghti The Outpost will onclu.the Camp Session  , .,:dlr,:: ....... :. , ceremony on Friday evening. F.amiiles are encou to Mr, . Ishlp and faith. Family Night begins at 6:00 PM (COT] Farniiyt Campers will leave with their families or guardians at ff s endof the I f iight is built into the camper's fees, however, theCai 11)Officewil r family members pattidpating. Reservations for Faro ly Night will be ) on Sunday Night.  : More Details Ii' Apmatt: Campers are assigned to a cabin during the regis- tration process. All participants are assigned to live in common areas and work together during the entire session. Uvino and Worki Together: There is a value in the cabin living processes. By living, praying, and working together campers develop a sense of community. Cabin living is also an experience in developing leadership qualities and understanding democratic processes. Groups have a great deal of latitude in deciding the day's activities. By working together towards building consensus, campers have a unique opportuni- ty to develop lifelong skills in Christian living. Requesting a friend in your cabin: First time campers may be somewhat apprehensive about cabin assignments. Young people are encouraged to bring a friend to camp. Under most circumstances, we will not house together more than two youths from the same parish. To make sure that (two) friends get a cabin together place the names of those that want to bunk together on the application. The staff reserves the right to house campers based on needs and numbers of campers. The housing decisions of the Camp Director are final. Meam'lle: Cabin groups will eat together in the dining hall during meal- time. Meal time responsibilities will he shared and rotated among the cabin groups. Vlllt0rl ill Can: The Outpost welcomes visitors to camp who are on camp business or who have arrived to pick up a child for a specific rea- son. Visitors, other than parents, who arrive to pick up a child must have written permission from the child's parents or guardians before the child will be released. The Camp Office will also call the legal guardian who signed the medical release form and confirm the visitor who is picking the child up. e, allllNk, wllh  iIile1111  f, I'ned: Campers who require special medical attention, (i.e. diabetics, etc.) need to make sure that it is noted on the medical evaluation. Medicines will be left with the Camp Health Officer and will be stored under lock by the camp administration. Administered medicine will be recorded in the medical log. "Medicine" includes over-the-counter, non-prescription drugs. , ldth lIB or other IIg'll: You must inform the camp staff at Check-in on Sunday night of any allergies or special needs of your child. It is the policy of the Outpost for staff to remind campers to apply suntan lotion or bug repellant. It is the responsibility of campers to apply the suntan lotion or bug repellant, whether they are reminded or not. Ask your child to bring the supplies he or she needs and to use what he or she brings.  qle01al  Merit: The Outpost will provide for special dietary requirements. If the camper needs a special diet, please mention this during the registration process, or call the Catholic Center TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR CHILD'S ARRIVAL AT CAMP. There is no extra charge for special dietary meals. The For the 1998 camping season, The Outpost is offering a Camp Store for the campers and their families. The Camp Store will have a wide variety of items from T-shirts, to postcards, to stamps, and assorted items. These are just a few of the items available: Outpost T-Shirts Frisbees Flashlights, ponchos, & compasses Toothbrush & toothpaste Ice-cream Soft Drinks (see "candy") Stamps & Envelopes Postcards Candy items (store will be closed one hour before and after all meals) .. and other assorted items