Jamboree activities end at 4 this afternoon. Troops will depart between 6 a.m. and 11a.m. Wednesday. The following is staff and troop departure information.
Loaned vehicle return
Loaned vehicles may be returned immediately, and all vehicles must be returned by noon Thursday to the vehicle transportation lot. Exceptions must be cleared with the vehicle chairman or director at 404-405-9831.
Once returned, vehicles will be inspected for use and damage. If a vehicle is damaged, an accident report will need to be completed. If you haven’t filed an accident report for a damaged vehicle, you may visit the vehicle transportation lot at any time to complete the report. This will speed up the vehicle check-in process.
Hours for the vehicle transportation lot are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., today and Wednesday, and 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. For more information, contact John Laitar at 404-414-1357.
Authorized vehicles are permitted on the jamboree site. All traffic restrictions remain in effect and no vehicles are allowed on Thomas Road until noon Wednesday. In addition, to ensure the safety of Scouts and Scouters, no unauthorized vehicles will be allowed on the jamboree site until noon Wednesday. It is extremely important for safety reasons to restrict traffic to essential vehicles only until that time.
If any non-essential staff wish to depart tonight, you will need to find someone who has an authorized vehicle to take you and your gear to Archer dead storage.
You will need to load your vehicle with your gear and leave Fort A.P. Hill. You will not be allowed to drive your personal vehicle without an authorized sticker back into the jamboree site. This process must be completed by 8 tonight.
Troop equipment vehicles can move into the troop campsites from 5 to 7 tonight.
No movement of these vehicles is permitted after 8 tonight. Please be aware that no one is allowed to sleep in or within 10 feet of these vehicles, said Chris Wolfe, director of safety services.
Troop equipment vehicles will be allowed to finish loading equipment Wednesday morning and then must exit the jamboree site.
After Action reports
Youth and adults will receive a survey via e-mail after the jamboree. The surveys will be sent to the e-mail address you used to register. Responses should be returned via e-mail. The responses will be used for planning the 2013 jamboree. For more information, contact Pat Wellen at 469-236-6725.
Housing check out
Before staff leaves Fort A.P. Hill, you will need to check out of housing. Here are the steps to do that:
1. Make sure you check out of your work location with your chairperson.
2. Go to your housing headquarters.
3. Report the time you are leaving and sign the housing form.
Parting words from Safety
As our jamboree draws to a close, the Safety Services staff reminds us that it is important to keep our focus on having the safest jamboree ever. Safety is the responsibility of all of us, from the youngest Scout to the oldest Scouter or guest. We need to be vigilant in our efforts. It is easy for us to get in a hurry as our transport trucks await our gear or the bus awaits our boarding.
Think safe—take your time and follow your practiced procedures and tasks.
Let’s be good Scouts here at Fort A.P. Hill and leave your area better than you found it. Remove all your equipment, remove all your trash, and follow the guidelines outlined in the Jamboree Troop Leaders’ Guide with regards to the removal of gateways and other equipment.
Trading post hours
All trading posts close at 6 today.
Staff meal schedule
On Wednesday, subcamp staff will receive a “getaway” (non-perishable, non-refrigerated) breakfast distributed at the subcamps.
Staff eating in the Thomas Road, Mahone, Longstreet, and Wilcox dining halls will be given a quick breakfast from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Wednesday kiosk lunches for staff still on site will be distributed at Heth Schoolhouse, Wilcox dining hall, and Longstreet dining hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner on Wednesday will be served at Wilcox dining hall from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday’s breakfast will be served at Wilcox dining hall from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Any staff member that needs a lunch Thursday can pick one up at TISA, the food warehouse, which is located by registration. For more information, contact Mark Griffin at 404-406-6721.
Have a safe journey home!