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Part of DOD/USDA 2011 Conference Proceedings

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  • Last year was our 1st state-wide camp – if you attended last year…please indicate by clicking on the SMILE icon.How many - this is your first overnight camp?
  • Review the numbers – add that we have 3 other camps this year.
  • Note all aboveAlso mention – December James, OMK.YDP Jacksonville Area
  • Staff will be there to make sure you have a SAFE and Fun time your week at camp.Questions on Who’s Who?
  • Cabins have running water, showers, toliets and A/C do not move A/C it is set for 75
  • Cabins have running water, showers, toliets and A/C do not move A/C it is set for 75
  • Cabins have running water, showers, toliets and A/C do not move A/C it is set for 75
  • Former campers – don’t spoil it!
  • Former campers – don’t spoil it!
  • Former campers – don’t spoil it!
  • Former campers – don’t spoil it!
  • Friday morning is cabin chores; service project; appreciation and thanks time; write thank you cards to sponsors, camp survey and our Friendship Circle. Campers never want to leave…..
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    • 1. Bender, G.M., Doughtery, L., Lewis, C. (April 2011). Building a State OMK Program through Today’s Technology.: Camp Webinar . Workshop presented at 2011 DOD/USDA Family Resilience Conference, Chicago, IL
      Camp webinar
    • 2. 2009 OMK Camps
      Georgene Bender
      OMK Project Director
      E. Cliff Lewis
      OMK State Program Coordinator
      Lou Doughtery
      Florida National Guard Youth Coordinator
      December James
      OMK Youth Development Specialist/JFSAP
      Connie Mirrop
      OMK Camp Coordinator
    • 3. State Program Partners
      Joint Families Support Assistance Program ( JFSAP)
    • 4. Highlights of 2008
      1st Residential State-wide OMK Camp
      • 88 youth 8 – 13 years
      • 5. 17 teen counselors
      • 6. 10 adult staff
      • 7. 8 4-H Camp Ocala staff
      • 8. Cost of camp $14,000
      • 9. $11,000 in donations
    • Highlights from Camp
    • 10. 2009 Camp Ocala I Stats
      105 youth 8 – 12 years (50 girls/55 boys)
      19 teen counselors
      8 adult resident staff; additional 4 day only
      8 4-H Camp Ocala program staff
      Donations to date : $11,131
      Actual cost of camp is $173 per camper
      Estimate cost of camp with counselors and adults is $20,000
    • 11. Agenda Tonight
      Who’s Who at Camp
      Camp Rules/Discipline/Medical
      Camp Schedule
      What to Bring
      OMK Blog page
      Check in; Check out
      Questions
    • 12. Who’s Who
      Lou Doughtery, Florida National Guard Youth Coordinator
      Shawn Baltzell
      Camp Manager
      Connie Mirrop, OMK Camp Coordinator
      December James,
      OMK Youth
      Development
      Specialist
      Cliff Lewis
      OMK Coordinator
    • 13. Who’ s Who
      Camp Program Staff
      OMK Camp Adult Staff
      Cabin Counselors
      Dean of Girls: Ms. Connie
      Dean of Boys: Mr. Lou
      Medic: Mr. Mike with an assigned female staff adult to assist
      Youth Mental Health Counselors
    • 14. Camp Rules and DisciplineRespect each person, wildlife, environment and property
      General
      ZERO Tolerance
      No alcoholic, illegal drugs, cigarettes at camp
      Federal property; serious consequences
      Bullying
      Camp has staff that will talk with youth; if challenge persists and it’s unsafe for others, parents will be called and camper dismissed
      Buddy System at all times
      Hands Off
    • 15. Camp Rules and DisciplineRespect each person, wildlife, environment and property
      General
      Dress Code
      Closed toed shoes; except at waterfront
      One piece swim suit for girls
      No midrifs tops or low rider pants
      No Cell Phones
      If cell phone caught, camp staff will hold till end of camp
      This is camp grounds and OMK camp policy
      If you need to get in touch with staff we will post a cell number on our OMK Blog.
    • 16. Camp Rules and DisciplineRespect each person, wildlife, environment and property
      Cabin
      No locks; do not bring valuables
      Cannot stay in cabin alone; must have a counselor
      Everyone will help with cleanup
      No changing cabins
      No food in cabins – invites “critters”
      Quiet hours 11pm – 7am
      No graffiti
    • 17. Camp Rules and DisciplineRespect each person, wildlife, environment and property
      Waterfront
      Permitted only when lifeguard on site
      You will have a swim test on first day
      All youth participate at swimming; there is a swallow area
      Buddy System used
      Be respectful of lifeguard
    • 18. Camp Rules and DisciplineRespect each person, wildlife, environment and property
      Medical Needs
      No camper will stay overnight at medical cabin: if that is required – parents will be called to pick up camper
      Please remember your medication time: using Buddy System go to Med Cabin for your meds
      If you need medical attention, you must first tell and adult then take direction from adult
      If it is night time, contact your cabin counselor and they will contact medic via radio.
      PLEASE bring all medicine required!
    • 19. Questions on Camp Rules
    • 20. Camp Schedule
      Wake up is 7am
      All attend daily flag raising/lowering ceremonies
      Food Time
      Breakfast at 8am
      Lunch at 12:15pm
      Canteen Snack at 3pm
      Dinner at 5pm
      Evening Snack at 845pm
    • 21. Camp Schedule
      Camp Classes
      2 in the morning and 2 in afternoon
      Swimming, fishing, archery, crafts, photography, dance…..much more
      Chores
      Each cabin will have meal duties for clean-up
      Daily cabin clean-up
      Grounds clean-up on Friday
    • 22. Camp Schedule
      Evening Programs
      A fun time for all …we’ll surprise you!
      Of course,campfires!
      Military Day
      Wednesday afternoon
      Honoring our Veterans at Lunch
      Mini Classes: MRE’s, Drill, equipment, orienteering
    • 23. Questions on Camp Schedule
    • 24. What to Bring
      You should have the list –
      No locks on anything….so no valuables
      You won’t need $; canteen is covered for 1 drink and a snack….you could also earn coupons for more snacks and drinks
      Theme area: CSI: Investigating
      Decorations or costume props
      Questions?
    • 25. OMK Blog
      www.operationmilitarykids.blogspot.com
      Will have a password entry page for updates on camp- just for camper’s families.
      Will try and keep it updated with pictures and articles on how the kids are doing.
      Questions?
    • 26. Check - in
      Monday: 10:30am – 12:30pm
      Don’t come early – counselors have responsibilities and we will be setting up camp
      Don’t be late after 1pm – if you are please call us.
      Please eat lunch before coming or bring you lunch – you can eat in the dining hall.
      Check-in at Classroom Building
      Just beyond camp office on your right – we will have signs
      Bring ALL your required meds, paperwork
      Will sign up for non-cabin group classes
    • 27. Check - out
      Friday: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
      If you come early – you can purchase lunch tickets at CHECK-IN for $6. All youth will need to stay through lunch.
      If you have to leave early, please coordinate that with us at Check-in time.
      Check-in at Dining Hall porch
      Just in front of the classroom to your left – we will have signs
      Pick up ALL your required meds, paperwork
    • 28. Questions ?Camp is a week away!!!

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