Goshen Leader Update #4 – 04/09/2024 – Early Bird Registration and Merit Badge Sign Up Reminders

Good evening Goshen Leaders!
Can you believe we’re almost halfway through April? Just 75 more days till the first day of campers at the Goshen Scout Reservation!
Below are important reminders regarding registration for your summer adventure and the approaching Early Bird Deadline. Please read this email carefully!
Early Bird – Closes April 12 (11:59pm)
Early Bird registration will close on Friday, April 12 at 11:59pm. Campers who are registered before this time will receive a discounted rate and the exclusive Goshen Summer 2024 Early Bird Hat!

Splitting Adults on Your Registration

If you have adults that are planning to split the week and are wondering how to register them, check out this post: www.gotogoshen.org/registration/registration-tips-splitting-adults/

How to Add More Campers to Your Registration

If you are ready to add campers to your registration, check out this post: www.gotogoshen.org/registration/registration-tips-how-to-add-more-campers/

Unallocated Registration Credit

If you have unallocated credit attached to your registration account, please contact Sarah Moses with any questions.

Sarah Moses, Goshen Camping Specialist: sarah.moses@scouting.org

Merit Badge Registration: April 17 at 7:00 pm

Merit Badge Registration for Camps Bowman, Marriott, and Olmsted will open on April 17 at 7:00 pm. Please be sure check out the Program & Prerequisites Guide for the latest prerequisites, class descriptions, age recommendations, and specialty class fees.

Scouts BSA Program and Prerequisites Guide (also available under “Forms and Downloads”): www.gotogoshen.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/2024-Scouts-BSA-Program-Guide.pdf

Questions about Merit Badge Sign Ups? Check out the “How To: MB Sign Ups” Guide (also available under “Forms and Downloads”). www.gotogoshen.org/general/how-to-merit-badge-activity-sign-ups/

Scouts interested in participating in “Open Program” blocks do not need to register for these sections.

If your unit is opting to use the new “parent portal” feature for merit badge sign ups, please be sure to select the “allow parent portal class selection” check box under the “use parent portal” section of the registration contact section.

Refund Policy Update Reminder

As a reminder, the National Capital Area Council has updated the Summer Camp Refund policy for all NCAC Summer Camps. Please see our registration page for details on the updated Refund Policy at www.gotogoshen.org/registration.

Yours in Scouting,

Elisabeth Warren | Goshen Scout Reservation Director