Fall Campout – Camp Willson

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Fall Campout – Camp Willson

October 20, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - October 22, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EDT

$45.00 – $125.00
YMCA Camp Willson

Please review all the information below – Registration is now open.  Please note that there are TWO steps to complete the registration process:

A.) Registration

B.) Payment by PayPal (see details below)

You MUST be a registered member through Circle Bridge to participate.  If you are not registered, you will not be able to attend even if you paid for the campout. This campout is open to children K-8th grade.


Camp Willson
2732 County Road 11
Bellefontaine, OH 43311

WHEN: October 20-22, 2023 – Arrival Time: 5:00-8:00 PM

COST: $125 for Dad and 1 Child, $45 Per Additional Child

Please review our Campout General Rules and Guidelines:


Weekend Overview:

Are you ready to create memories that will last a lifetime?  This year’s Fall Campout will be held on October 20 – 22 at Camp Willson near Columbus Ohio.

Friday night activities will include our annual Halloween party, so kids (and Dads) wear your costumes.  Awards will go to the cutest, scariest, and most creative costumes.  As an exciting bonus, Friday night will also include pizza and ice cream for everyone.

Saturday and Sunday daytime activities will include a verity of the following: archery, BB’s, boating, tie dye shirts, giant swing, fishing, nature center, sports complex (basketball, tennis, soccer, kickball, softball, baseball, & street hockey), hiking, gaga ball, 9 square, and crafts.

Saturday evening will conclude with our famous torch march, bonfire, and tribe skits.  Remember to bring your torch with a wick (cotton rag) and have a tribe chant ready for the medicine man to light your tribe’s torches.  Dads, encourage your kids to come up with a skit for Saturday night, it would be great if we can get each tribe up on stage.

You can get some skit ideas here:


Tribe chants examples can be found here:



NOW OPEN! Deadline is 11:59pm Sunday, October 15, 2023.

Please be sure to A.) Register and B.) Submit payment to complete the entire registration process!  Payment will be via PayPal.

Registration is on a first come first served basis. The deadline for signup is 11:59pm Sunday, October 15, 2023.  It’s shaping up to be a great time for all, so don’t wait until the last minute to sign up.  Place any requests in the “comments” field during registration.

We will do our best to keep all tribes together.  If you have multiple children and would like to stay together as a family in one cabin, PLEASE SELECT THE SAME TRIBE FOR YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY WHEN YOU REGISTER.

Tent camping will be available, bring your own tent and supplies.

Please contact Medicine Man Michael Rollins if you have any questions about the campout.  E-mail him at cvnsndmedman@gmail.com or via his cell phone at 440-336-2558.

General Items to Bring:

Bring adequate (and extra) clothing appropriate for the time of year, boots, jacket, sweatshirt, hat, gloves, ponchos, CVNSD vest & headdress.  Remember to bring flashlights, a torch & cotton rag (for the Saturday night torch march), bug repellent, lawn chairs, first aid kit, sleeping bag & pillow, twin bed sheets, sports equipment, camera, games, and fishing gear if you want to fish.  Bring your toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, washcloth, towels, soap, razor (or not), and sunscreen.  If your Tribe is cooking dinner at your cabin Saturday night bring your own food & cooking equipment.  Other optional items include coffee pot, matches, grill, charcoal lighter, skewers, cooler, pop, canteen, snacks, cups, plates, towels, folding table, and s’more ingredients.

What is provided by Camp Willson?

Normal cabins are available with bunk beds, they all are heated.

Meals for the weekend are included and are provided in the Dining Hall.

PLEASE NOTE: To reduce the cost of the campout, Saturday dinner WILL NOT be provided by Camp Willson, please plan accordingly with your tribe or other tribes.

Camp Willson will provide the following meals – Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, and Sunday breakfast. Coffee, milk, and juice are provided at all meals.  For those with dietary restrictions and food allergies please contact Michael Rollins at cvnsndmedman@gmail.com. If you have children with food allergies, you are welcome to bring food from home for your use at mealtimes. This food can be stored in the kitchen refrigerator/freezer of the Dining Hall. Be sure to label all containers with your child’s name.

Camp Willson Website:  https://ymcacampwillson.org/

Camp Willson Map: Download Here

Camp Willson Address: 2732 County Road 11, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Camp Willson Phone: 1-800-423-0427


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October 20, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EDT
October 22, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$45.00 – $125.00
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Mike Rollins


Camp Willson
2732 County Road 11
Bellefontaine, OH 43311 United States
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