Blizzard Camp Session One Rescheduled to February 25-27, 2022 Announcement
Blizzard Camp Session One Rescheduled
Dear Session One Blizzard Campers,
In the interest of the safety, session one of Blizzard Camp has been rescheduled from January 14-17 to February 25-27, 2022. COVID cases in several Central New York counties have recently risen well above last year’s highest levels largely due to the Omicron variant. Blizzard Camp staff and the council’s Risk Committee believe that, with the current information available and predicted peak of this current wave, rescheduling session one is the best way to retain Camp Kingsley’s standards for safety. Currently, Session two of Blizzard Camp will proceed as planned February 18-20, 2022, with only slight program adjustments. Both sessions will now have their virtual pre-camp meetings on Monday, February 7th at 7pm.
Session one of Blizzard Camp is being rescheduled to allow for the current and predicted Covid cases to diminish to safer levels. The wellbeing of our Scouts, Scouters, Staff, and their families is paramount to the success of our Scouting programs. Blizzard Camp proudly attracts Scouts from New York and several surrounding states to provide exciting and safe winter programming. We plan for Blizzard Camp’s amazing programming to remain mostly unaltered during this reschedule; however, both sessions will now follow a Friday evening to Sunday evening schedule. Our secondary goal beyond safety, is to provide the best programming possible and we believe this is the best course of action.
We realize the inconvenience that this rescheduling and restructuring both weekends to Fri-Sun may incur and would like to offer to all Blizzard Campers who reschedule a $15 discount on their current Blizzard Camp registration. We may not have control over Covid cases, but we can attempt to compensate our dedicated Blizzard Campers for their patience.
All Camp Kingsley rentals have also been opened for any units who still would like to use MLK weekend for their January campout. Units must register through the council office.
Please contact Rob Mahardy at Rob.Mahardy@Scouting.org if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and dedication to Camp Kingsley’s Blizzard Camp, and we look forward for you to safely join us for some frosty fun on February 25-27, 2022!