Winter Campout – Camp Y-Noah

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Winter Campout – Camp Y-Noah

January 12, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - January 14, 2024 @ 12:00 pm EST

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WHERE:  Camp Y-Noah

815 MT. Pleasant RD.
Green, OH 44216

WHEN:  January 12 – 14, 2024 – Arrival Time: 5:00-8:00 PM

Please review our Campout General Rules and Guidelines:

Weekend Overview:

Are you ready to create memories that will last a lifetime?  This year’s Winter Campout will be back at Camp Y-Noah in Green, OH, which is a short 45 minute drive south.

Christmas at Camp Y-Noah – Dads, here’s an excuse to get the decorations out of your yard before Easter!!!  Bring them to the Winter Campout and decorate the outside of your cabin for judging on Saturday night.  All residents of the winning cabin will receive a specially designed patch.  Don’t forget your extension cords!

Friday night activities will include our annual Chili Cook-off, with pizza provided for the children or for those who choose not to partake in sampling our fine chili entries.  For those of you who bring chili entries, please bring them in a Crock-Pot and arrive early enough to have the chili warmed up by 7pm.  Tribe chiefs – see if you can coordinate at least 1 entry per tribe to earn some bragging rights.  We will try to start the chili and pizza festivities around 7 PM.

Saturday daytime activities will include horseback riding ($30 per rider), pony rides ($10 per rider), archery, BB guns, floor hockey, sledding, and crafts.

  • Additional sledding info: If weather permits, there are two main hill areas that are perfect for sledding all day and NIGHT!  Please be sure to bring your sleds.  NO METAL RUNNERS ARE ALLOWED ON SLEDS! For everyone’s safety we will make sure all picnic tables/benches are cleared from the sledding hills.  Please remind your children to only start sledding downhill once their path is clear of other children/adults.
  • Additional equestrian information: Horseback rides will be $30 per rider and open to those who are 8 years of age or older, up to 225 pounds.  Dependent on the weather, horseback rides will either be an outdoor trail ride or a riding lesson in the indoor barn.  For those of you who have children under the age of 8, pony rides will be available for $10.  Camp Y-Noah needs prior commitment for the equestrian team; therefore, YOU MUST REGISTER AND PAY FOR EQUESTRIAN ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR ONLINE WINTER CAMPOUT REGISTRATION.  There are a limited number of openings, if we need to make a cut-off it will be based on registration order.

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:

Sunday morning, like last year, will not have any activities.

General Items To Bring:

Bring adequate (and extra) clothing appropriate for the time of year, boots, jacket, sweatshirt, hat, gloves, ponchos, CVNSND vest & headdress.  Remember to bring flashlights, torch & cotton rag (for the Saturday night torch march), lawn chairs, first aid kits, sleeping bag & pillow, sports equipment, camera, and games.  Bring your toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, washcloth, towels, soap, razor (or not), etc.  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 Y-Noah?

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

Meals for the weekend are included, they are provided in the Dining Hall.

Camp Y-Noah will provide the following meals – Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner, 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  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.

Directions to Camp Y-Noah:

Follow I-77 south to the Arlington Road exit (yes, it is near Civilization!), turn right to head west.  Follow Arlington road for 5.3 miles, take a right on Mt Pleasant Rd.  Camp Y-Noah will be on your right 1/2 mile down the road, the entrance comes up fast.  Drive time is approximately 45 minutes.

Camp Y-Noah address:  815 MT. Pleasant RD. Green, OH 44216

Camp Y-Noah website:

Camp Y-Noah Phone: (330) 896-1964


January 12, 2024 @ 5:00 pm EST
January 14, 2024 @ 12:00 pm EST
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Mike Rollins


Camp Y-Noah
815 Mt Pleasant Road
Clinton, OH 44216
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