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The Forever Faithful International Camporee Executive Committee voted unanimously January 30, 2014 to extend the February 1, 2014, $195.00 registration deadline to March 1, 2014.

This extension is to accommodate unusual weather conditions that have impacted the registration process, and the credit card identity theft problems caused by Target and other retail stores.

After March 1, 2014, the $215.00 late registration fee will be in place if tickets are still available.

Only 35,000 North American tickets available.                               Only 1,000 staff children tickets available.                                       Only 2,000 International tickets available.                                       Only 1,000 volunteer tickets available.                                             Only 1,000 day pass tickets available.

Important Ticket Information:

For those who have sent, or plan to send checks as payment for Camporee tickets, please note the following:

- The check must be either a Conference or Church check. Personal checks are NOT accepted.

- The following information must be included with the check:               1. Name of the person who created the account                                 2. Club name                                                                                   3. Phone number of the registrant                                                       4. Conference name                                                                         5. Number of Pathfinder tickets being purchased in each age group (according to the appropriate age price...see below)

If you have already sent a check without the above information, please contact Dileanny Guada at 269-471-8380 as soon as possible.

International Tickets:

If you have purchased tickets using the General Conference credit, and you do not see the ticket processed to your account, contact your division and let them know your transaction is incomplete. Your division will need to contact your union to determine the status of your purchase.

Ticket Prices (According to Age)

0-4 - Free

5-8 - $75.00

9+ - $195.00

Ticket Prices (According to Age After March 1st Price Increase)

0-4 - Free

5-8 - $75.00

9+ - $215.00

Day Passes: $65.00 per day

PLEASE NOTE: Once tickets have been purchased, they cannot be changed or transferred from one account to another.

Tickets will be released within the next few months. Watch for more registration information in the upcoming newsletters.

For more registration information, go to or call 269-471-8380.

Food & Non-Food Pre-Orders:

You may pre-order food items at a Sam's Club location near the FFIC Camporee. You may order non-food items at the local Wal-Mart, but they do not offer food pre-orders.

Here is the link to Wal-Mart for non-food pre-orders. You may view what to order, and what you have ordered online, then you may pick up those items upon arriving to Oshkosh.

Wal-Mart Non-Food Pre-Orders: Click Here

Here is the link to Sam's Club for food pre-orders. Sam's Club is located in Appleton, WI. Roughly 25 minutes North of Oshkosh.

Food Pre-Orders: Click Here

Hotel Reservations:

CYE is no longer accepting hotel reservations. Our hotel rooms are all reserved. For a list of area hotel options, contact the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce, (920) 303-2266.

Dorm Reservations:

To reserve a dorm room at the University of Wisconsin, call Gruenhagen Conference Center Guest Reservations at 920-424-1106, between the hours of 7:00 A.M. to midnight daily CST. Please reference "Pathfinder International Camporee" when calling to make a reservation.

Lodging will range in price from $30 to $40 per night. Rooms are suited for two people, and include two single beds, compact refrigerator, microwave, desk, chairs, dresser and closet. All rooms are carpeted.

You may learn more about what the University of Wisconsin offers by visiting their website at

Camporee Physical Address:

The Camporee grounds cover 704 acres on the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). Therefore, it is difficult to give accurate directions to the site itself. Below is the physical address for the Air Museum which is onsite. This should be used for GPS direction purposes only, and NOT for mailing packages.

Experimental Aircraft Association Museum                                  3000 Poberezny Road                                                                Oshkosh WI, 54902

Oshkosh Arrival Options:

1. You may arrive Monday, August 11, 2014 after 12:00 Noon CST.
2. You may arrive Tuesday, August 12, 2014. It is suggested that you arrive before 12:00 Noon CST so that you can set up before the opening nighttime program, which begins at 7:30 P.M. CST.

Oshkosh Departure Options:

1. Saturday night, August 16, 2014, after sundown, you may take down your campsite and depart one hour after the final closing program.
2. Sunday morning, August 17, 2014, you may depart anytime before 10:00 A.M. CST.

Planning Ahead:

Planning ahead of time? We've got you covered!

Airports Near Oshkosh, WI -
GPS rentals -
RV rentals -
Trains/Buses -
Travel Agency -
Points of Interest -

Camping Check List:

Want to know what to bring to the Camporee? Click the link below for a complete sample list.

More information: Dileanny Guada, Registration Coordinator.


Oshkosh Leadership Orientation and Walk-Around April 22, 2014:

The Leadership Orientation and Walk-Around meeting is scheduled for April 22, 2014 in Oshkosh,WI. Everyone is welcome to attend this important meeting.

Meeting Location:

LaSures, next to Hawthorn Hotel, 3105 South Washburn Street, Oshkosh, WI 54902.

Meeting room yet to be assigned.

Draft Agenda:

• 8:58 – 9:00 am – Welcome and Prayer – Ron Whitehead
• 9:00 – 9:15 am – Worship – TBA
• 9:15 – 9:35 am – Introductions / FFIC Registration / Video – Ron Whitehead
• 9:35 – 10:05 am – Facility – Vern Byrd
• 10:05 – 10:20 am – Facility Q & A – Ron Whitehead
• 10:20 – 10:50 am – Onsite Communication – April Romuald
• 10:50 – 11:05 am – Onsite Communication Q & A – Ron Whitehead
• 11:05 – 11:20 am – Offsite Communication  - George Johnson
• 11:20 – 11:30 am – Offsite Communication Q & A – Ron Whitehead
• 11:30 – 12:00 Noon – Safety / Medical – Bob Wong
• 12:00 - 12:30 - Safety / Medical Q & A - Ron Whitehead
• 12:30 – 1:30 pm – Free lunch for those who RSVP – Jamie Jackson
• 1:30 – 1:50 pm – Onsite Activities – Eddie Heinrich
• 1:50 – 2:00 pm – Onsite Activities Q & A – Ron Whitehead
• 2:00 – 2:20 pm – Offsite Activities – Bill Wood
• 2:20 – 2:30 pm – Offsite Activities Q & A – Ron Whitehead
• 2:30 – 3:00 pm – Main Stage – Randy Griffin
• 3:00 – 3:15 pm – Main Stage Q & A – Ron Whitehead
• 3:15 – 3:30 pm – FFICamporee Wrap Up – Ron Whitehead
• 3:30 – 3:45 pm – Board tour buses – Vern Byrd
• 3:45 – 5:30 pm – Bus Tour – Vern Byrd / Barry Becker / Martin Bradfield
• 3:45 – 5:30 pm – Bus Tour – Vern Byrd / Barry Becker / Martin Bradfield                                                                                          • 5:30 pm – Free Time – Dinner on your own.

For hotel reservations, call the Hawthorn, 920-303-1133. Their address is 3105 S. Washburn St., Oshkosh, WI 54904. Please mention the Pathfinder International Camporee Meetings. The price per room, per night is $69.95, plus tax. Make your reservation soon!

Physically Challenged Transportation Options:

It is very important for disabled persons at the Camporee to pre-plan their daily transportation. Only Conference Youth Directors may order golf carts. Disabled persons are permitted to bring their own personal mobility device, as long as it is designed for only one person, and is used in that fashion. The campground activity shuttle buses accommodate wheel chairs.

Airport Transport:

People arriving at local airports must find their own transportation to and from the Camporee grounds. The Camporee organization does not provide this service. The Camporee suggests that you shop around for airport shuttle options, but we have been told that Leaders Travel Agency was very reliable at the 2009 Camporee. More info under "Paid Advertisements" in this newsletter. 

Travel Agency -

More information: Vern Byrd, Facility and Daytime Director.


The success of the International Camporee depends on the assistance of hundreds of volunteer staff. Staff volunteers provide support for each area of the camporee: Administration, Daytime and Nighttime Programming, Communication, Facilities, Safety, Medical, and others.

If you are interested in applying to be a camporee staff volunteer, you can do so now! Here are just a few of the needs:

Medical (Physicians, Nurses, EMT's & Physical Therapists).
FFIC Radio Station all needs helpers.
Experienced Security Personal.
Bilingual Volunteers for Registration (French, Spanish, Korean, Portuguese).
Lost & Found Coordinator.
Post Office Coordinator.
Facilities (Shower Maintenance, certified large equipment drivers)
Photography Professionals

Please fill out your volunteer application form on the CYE Website:

FFIC staff volunteers are responsible for purchasing their camporee ticket, and providing their own food and lodging while at the camporee.

More information: Karacan Sayrun-Thomas, Volunteer Coordinator.


Keeping everyone safe at the Camporee is one of our top priorities, and you can help!  We are still looking for experienced volunteer staff to help with safety at the Camporee for 4 hours per day. You must be 21 or older. If you are interested in being part of the FFIC safety team, please fill out the Volunteer Form and email it to Karacan Thomas, Volunteer Coordinator.

More information: Bob Wong, Safety/Medical Director.

TLT (Teen Leader in Training)

TLT's are Stepping Up!

TLT's, now is the time to step forward and be part of the growing TLT volunteer staff for Oshkosh. Volunteer only 15 hours of service during  Camporee week and receive a special TLT Volunteer Forever Faithful pin for your uniform. This is the only Camporee where you can earn this pin. Go to, click on register, click on volunteer, and select the TLT Volunteer Application Form.


Be sure to download our new and updated Camporee Apps.

• Participate in the countdown to the Camporee
• Access the latest news items for the Camporee.
• Contact Camporee Leaders.
• Go to the website and look at the registration numbers.

Android App - iphone App

More information: Justin Yang, CYE IT and Ministries Director.


Downline Coordinators Needed for Onsite Communications

We are still looking for a few camporee volunteers to fill key roles within the Onsite Communications downline.

Post Office - We need a volunteer to run our Camporee Post Office that serves our camporee city of 40,000 people for 6 days.

Lost & Found - We need a volunteer to coordinate the lost & found items that are collected during the camporee. Responsibilities for this post include cataloging items that have been found, and distributing lost items to their rightful owners by a verification process.

Social Media - We are looking for a volunteer who has experience in a professional field using social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Responsibilities for this post include the use of social media to promote, inform, generate interest, and capture the daily happenings from the camporee.

If you have an interest in any of these areas, please contact April Romuald, FFIC Onsite Communications Director, at

FFIC Radio Station:
We will be broadcasting announcements, stories, and information each day via our very own FFIC Radio Station from the campground.  The amazing story of Daniel will also be broadcast each night rain or clear weather.

Emergency Communications:
Sign up now to receive important emergency messages on your cell phone that could affect you at the camporee such as dangerous weather, lost child alerts, and more. To register your phone, go to and click on About the Camporee, then under What to Expect click on Security/Medical.  Follow the instructions listed under number 2.

Your personal information will not be used or sold to any other parties, and will be destroyed once the Forever Faithful International Camporee is over. Please sign up today to stay informed and alerted!

Information Booths and Information Ambassadors:
There will be four Information Booths located around the camporee grounds. There will be 12 information-trained staff called ambassadors who will be wearing brightly colored vest and will be equipped with Ipads to answer all your questions.

Their will be 7 volunteer photography teams who will be assigned various photography assignments. Assignments include daily events, special activities, nighttime programming, etc. Volunteers who own professional equipment are needed to be a part of one of these 7 teams.

More information: Kristina Penny, Photography Team Coordinator.

WI-FI Availability:

There will be WI-FI hotspot locations at the Camporee.  WI-FI will not be available throughout the entire Camporee grounds.  Check the Camporee PointsMap for the locations.

PointsMap: Is so, so cool!
To view a map of the Camporee and see where activities, facilities, honors, campsites, parking, and more are located visit:

You can view this PointsMap on your smart phone or tablet too.  Save it on your home computer screen for easy access!

More information: April Romuald, Onsite Communication Director.


Offsite Public Paid Excursions:

There will be arranged trips to Wisconsin attractions that are NOT organized by the Camporee. These are club tour options and are individually contracted and paid for by your club. These private excursions will be posted on the camporee website as we get closer to the Camporee.

More information: Bill Wood, Daytime Offsite Program Coordinator.

Bus Shuttle Transportation:

The 2014 FFIC requires the movement of thousands of people throughout the day.  FFIC contracts with a local bus service to provide most, but not all, of those transportation services. Transportation is provided at no cost.

         - Onsite Activity Shuttles
         - Shopping Shuttles to the Outlet Mall and Grocery Stores
         - Offsite Activities Shuttles
         - Community Service Shuttles

Drill & Drum Activity Forms:

Drill & Drum forms are now available online. Space is limited, so sign up your team ASAP!

To access the forms, visit:

More information: Joel Hutchins, Drill & Drum Coordinator.

Adventist Rodders Club:

The Adventist Rodders Club had a presence at the last three International Camporees! So if you are a member of the Adventist Rodders Club, and/or have an antique or classic car that you can bring to the Camporee to possibly be selected for the FFIC parades, contact - Donny Gore, Onsite Parade Coordinator.

All antique/classic cars brought to the FFIC will be exhibited.

More information about the Adventist Rodders Club:


Daniel Story Auditions:

A few potential actors who auditioned online for the Daniel Story did not include their contact information. If you auditioned, and have not received a response, send your contact information to Sean Dale, Drama Director.

Orchestra Auditions:

Do you play an instrument? Are you interested in joining the International Camporee 150-member orchestra? If you answered yes, then we invite you to audition for the orchestra. This is now open to Pathfinders of all ages. More details:

More Information: Claudio Gonzalez, Orchestra Director.

Main Stage Talent Auditions:

Thanks to all who submitted auditions for the "Stage talent”. At this time we are no longer accepting auditions. The winners will be annouced on the camporee website

Theme Song:

Thank you, to all of those who submitted their submissions for the theme song auditions for FFIC 2014. The winner will receive 2 free tickets to attend Oshkosh, as well as the opportunity to sing your theme song live on opening night, August 12. Please keep reading to find out who the winners will be. These will be annouced in an upcoming newsletter and the camporee website.


Are you a Pathfinder age 9-19? Would you like to sing in the 300-voice mass choir Sabbath morning? Please go to for more details on how to audition.

Baptism at FFIC

Congratulations to Stephen Erstfeld for being our first candidate for baptism at the Forever Faithful International Camporee!

Would you like to seal your commitment with your Forever Faithful Friend Jesus? You can be baptized on Sabbath afternoon August 16, 2014, in Oshkosh.

You may access the Baptism Registration Form online. If you are under the age of 18, please be sure to have your parent/guardian, and pastor, read and sign the form.

More information: Michelle Mota, Nighttime Assistant Director


Complete Registration, As Soon As Possible!
To complete an international registration, a copy of the printed form must be signed by your youth leader and received in the FFIC office. Once this is done, payment can be made. The first 2,000 individuals to complete this process will receive tickets. Please register as soon as possible!

NAD Club Hosts are Urgently Needed!
This month, we have begun connecting NAD hosts with international guests, and more hosts are urgently needed! The North America Division clubs extend a warm welcome to our international guests by providing food and tent accommodations. If your club has considered hosting, please have your director email Aurianna Anobile at with contact information and the maximum number of guests you could host. Include your registration number (or the name under which your club registered). If you have already committed to host, please email to confirm. Include the group leader's contact information if you have already made arrangements with an international group directly. Hosting assignments will be made once the 2,000 international tickets are sold, which we anticipate before March 2014. If there are changes at any time, please email an update right away. Thank you for helping share God's love in this way!

International Guests, Do you want to be hosted?
If you would like to grow friendships with a NAD club and would appreciate their food and tent hospitalities while at Camporee, please email with your registration numbers and the name on your completed registration ticket.  Do not contact us until your registration is confirmed.  We consider email communication an update to the information initially entered at the time your registration began in our database.  If you need to make changes at any time, please email your updated information right away.

More information: Glynis Bradfield, International Coordinator.


A few retail and exhibitor booths are still available but going fast!  Pre-sale advertising in the Camporee-Newsletter is a great way to contact over 20,000 readers every month.

The Camporee is a great opportunity to showcase ministries, new products, collectors' pins and many other items for Pathfinders from all over the world.

More detail exhibitor and vendor information:

More information: Wanda Poole, Vendor & Exhibit Coordinator.


Puzzle Fundraiser

What a great gift idea for your Pathfinder! The Collegedale Pathfinder Club created a program to help their club raise money for Oshkosh. 

If you would like more information, or to order a puzzle email,


Adventist Risk Management Insurance

Camporee Travel Accident Insurance Now Available!

As Pathfinder Clubs around the world make their travel plans for the 2014 Forever Faithful International Camporee in Oshkosh next summer it is critical to provide travel accident insurance for all Pathfinders and adults in your group.  Adventist Risk Management is pleased to announce special Camporee Travel Accident Insurance is now available for all Pathfinder groups at our website:

For 2014 there are two types of Travel Accident Insurance available depending on your Club’s country of residence:

United States Based Pathfinder Clubs:

Travel & Camporee – Travel accident coverage round-trip from your departure location to Oshkosh, Wisconsin with an addition of up to seven (7) added travel days for personal deviation in route.  This allows Clubs to include side trips/activities in addition to attending the Forever Faithful Camporee.  Cost: $4.55 per person.   Coverage includes:  $50,000 for accidental medical expense, subject to a $100 deductible.  Accidental dental expenses are $250 per tooth subject to a maximum of $500.  Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefits of $50,000.  Additional benefits may apply – See policy summary listed on the ARM website.

Camporee Only – Accident coverage from Monday, August 11th through Saturday, August 16, 2014 during the Camporee event only at the Oshkosh, Wisconsin site.  Cost:  $2.33 per person.  Coverage includes:  $50,000 for accidental medical expense, subject to a $100 deductible.  Accidental dental expenses are $250 per tooth subject to a maximum of $500.  Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefits of $50,000.  Additional benefits may apply – See policy summary listed on the ARM website.
This insurance is underwritten by the ACE Insurance group with rates and coverage unchanged from the 2009 Courage to Stand International Camporee.  This insurance provides your Pathfinder Club with broader coverage than the standard accident insurance provided for Club activities by your Conference.

International Based Pathfinder Clubs:
All Pathfinder Clubs located outside of the United States {including Canada and Bermuda} are unfortunately, not eligible to purchase the ACE travel accident insurance program. International Pathfinder Clubs should purchase ARM’s Short Term Travel Accident Insurance for all Pathfinders and adults traveling with your group.  Several coverage options are available to provide accidental medical/illness expense coverage, emergency evacuation/repatriation and other travel related expenses. Please see the ARM website for a full explanation of coverage options and costs.
To Learn More follow this link -
If you need further assistance please call ARM Customer Care – Toll Free  (888) 951-4276

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.

Lake Michigan Carferry- SS Badger

Big Ship, More Fun!

Experience the fun shortcut across Lake Michigan as you head to the Forever Faithful Camporee in Oshkosh!

The SS Badger provides a safe, fun, and reliable cruise between Michigan and Wisconsin.  Our dock in Wisconsin is only 60 miles from Oshkosh.
Badger passengers can take advantage of traditional favorites including free Badger Bingo, free movies and satellite television, seven different lounge areas, a children’s play area, an onboard gift shop, a recently renovated arcade, private staterooms, two separate food service areas, and expansive outside decks for lounging or walking.

The 410’ S.S. Badger, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, can accommodate 600 passengers and 180 vehicles, including RVs, trailers, and buses.
The Badger sails daily between Ludington, MI and Manitowoc, WI. For additional information, please call (800) 841-4243 or visit  Group rates are available to parties of 15 or more passengers.  Call today to book your cruise!

S.S. Badger 1953 - 2013 – Creating Great Experiences for over 60 Years!

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.

Fundraising Idea


Everyday Matters Magazine has developed a new, creative idea that will bring a $5,000 donation to your Pathfinder Club...PLUS print & ship 15,000 – 25,000 private-labeled magazines for your congregation to use for outreach to your community. First edition has Dr. Ben Carson on the cover -- 32 pages. FREE. Full-color (6” x 9”).

i. Church growth, evangelism & outreach.
ii. Raising $5,000 (better than any traditional fundraising wash, 5 kilometer walk, bake sale, etc).
iii. Connecting congregation with the local business community.
iv. Annuity Concept – $5,000 donation every 1-2 years with future editions of mag.

GUARANTEE: Not one penny comes from the Church or your Club budget. No selling of magazines (they are distributed free). Everything promised comes out of – and only out of -- ad  revenue. There are 43 ads in the magazine and I have developed a "warm market' way for each Pathfinder Club to do this. If this process is followed I believe all of the ads can be sold within 10-25 days (no time pressures from me). Allow me to email you a comprehensive document explaining every detail (FAQ).


PATHFINDERS: Here is a website designed especially for Pathfinder Directors –

For more information contact: Joel A. Freeman – Email:  Cell: 410-991-9718

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.

Travel Leaders - Travel Agency

Travel Leaders is looking forward to welcoming the 2014 Pathfinder Camporee “Forever Faithful,” back to our wonderful city.

Attendees needing airport transportation from either Chicago O'Hare, Milwaukee General  Mitchell, Green Bay, WI or Appleton, WI can request a quote for rates by following the link provided below.  Our office will be providing transportation from these airports on Aug 10th, 11th, 16th & 17th.

We are pleased to offer attendees to this year's Camporee many exciting, and relaxing day excursions. Each is designed to highlight a unique experience special to Wisconsin and our boarder cousin...Illinois. If you would like to get additional information regarding our excursions, please follow the link below.


         Toll Free  -  800-289-3932

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.

Golden Harvest

Let Golden Harvest provide you with Fresh Florida Citrus, for your Pathfinder Club Fundraising!



•seedless navels

•ruby red grapefruit



• Tangerines

...and more!

Ask about our First Time
Customer Discount!


or visit us at...


Contental U.S. and Canada

Sorry not available in AZ, CA, NV or TX

**This agency is independent and separate from Forever Faithful International Camporee.


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