Be a part of a great bonding experience for fathers and sons, 1st through 12th grade! We will be meeting at 4PM on Friday, October 7, and coming back 10am on Sunday, October 9.
Cost: $130 per father/son(s) group
Location of event: Northern Virginia Youth Lions Camp, Boyce, VA
The Arena FAQ
What age group can participate?
Fathers and sons in 1st through 12th grade.
Can we arrive late or come early?
Yes. Teaching and discussion time will be after breakfast and before dinner on Saturday.
Is there a bathhouse available?
There is no bathhouse available. There is a restroom and a porta potty available.
What are the sleeping arrangements?
You can bring a tent if you like camping. Otherwise, there are cabins available. The cabins have bunks. You will need to bring a cot or air mattress. Everyone will need a sleeping bag.
What is the schedule for the weekend?
The Arena Schedule
3:00pm-5:30pm = Arrival and set up camp (Sunset is 6:44pm)
6:00pm = Dinner
7:00pm = Smores around the campfire
11:00pm Quiet Time
8:00am = Breakfast
9:00am = Session 1 (Lesson, followed by game-time for elementary, and discussion time for fathers and older sons)
10:30am = Session 2(Lesson, followed by game-time for elementary, and discussion time for fathers and older sons)
12:00pm = Lunch
1:00pm = Session 3 (Lesson, followed by game-time for elementary, and discussion time for fathers and older sons)
3:00pm = Free-Time
4:00pm = Session 4 (Lesson, followed by game-time for elementary, and discussion time for fathers and older sons)
6:00pm = Dinner around Campfire (Sunset is 6:42pm)
9:00pm = S’mores
11:00pm = Quiet Time
8:00am = Breakfast
8:30am = Clean up, Break Down, Pack up
10:00am = Sunday Morning Session
11:00am = Depart
What do I need to bring?
SUGGESTED PACKING LIST
-Lantern (if you’ve got one)
-Tent (if you tent-camp. Bunkhouses are available.)
-Sleeping bag or blankets and pillow
-Sleeping pad (Cabin bunks are wooden) A couple of blankets folded up will work. The pad
off your deck furniture can work wonders.
-Rain coat / jacket
-Extra Water and personal snacks – we will provide water for meals
-Lawn chair/camp chair
-Personal first aid kit if you have one
-bug spray with DEET (deer ticks)
-Personal medications including any EPI pens etc.
-Mitt/frisbee/pigskin/bocce ball, playing cards etc.
-Walkie-Talkies (phone reception is as you’d expect in the hills and hollers of Virginia)