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Blood Drive

As good citizens we want to give back to our community. One way to do this is to be a part of the Community Blood Bank blood drive. The Blood Bank will be at the CIC Camporee. We are looking for 84 donors, at least 42 donors each day.

To schedule your appointment, visit, click on "Donate," "Find a Blood Drive," enter O189 as the Sponsor Code. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-280-4102.

To give a blood donation, you must be age 16 years or older. All 16 & 17 year olds will need a permission slip printed from the below link:

 I-2000.Age.A Permission for 16 Year Old Blood Donation.pdf

Who May Attend: Ages 16 and up.


Wednesday, August 14, 9:00am-4:00pm

Thursday August 15, from 9:00am-4:00pm


In front of Hangar C

BMX Demo 

How good are you at doing tricks on your bicycle?  Watch professional trick BMX bike riders do amazing tricks on their bicycles that we can only dream of right now! BMX bikers will be showing you their flips, jumps, backward bike riding and much, much more! Really cool stuff!

Who May Attend: Everyone



Wednesday - Friday 


In Front of Hangar D

Cannon Ministry

Jim Litchfield and his team, "God's Cannon Crew," help make flag raising and lowering come alive with a mighty BOOM! Listen for yourself as three cannons fire at the same time every morning and every evening (7:00 AM and 7:00 PM). Cannons are are in 3 different locations around the Camporee grounds (near the West Shower House). Cannons are also fired at the beginning of each daily parade.

Come see these mighty little cannons for yourself and feel the sound wave as they boom to life each morning and evening.

Daily On-site Parade 

Imagine thousands of Pathfinders standing at attention in one grand assembly facing the grand stage. You are standing with your club, which is with your conference, which is with your union of Pathfinders.

You feel so proud to be marching with your club. Up ahead you hear drum corps groups beating out the marching time. Hundreds of people are cheering for you on either side of the street. This is fantastic! You pass by the Review Stage and your director gives the command and you salute the officials as you march by. Boy, this is so special. You will remember this for the rest of your life.


Schedule: Wednesday - Sabbath

  • Wear Class A Dress uniforms
  • Bring your club Pathfinder banner
  • Bring your conference banner
  • Be in place at 2:50pm at the Parade Assembly area (note change of time)
  • Parade ends at 4:30 PM


Parade Assembly - Young Eagles Tarmac

View Schedule


Flag Ceremony 

Come and watch the raising and lowering of nine giant flags that stand guardian to the Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee. Beginning Tuesday evening and ending Saturday night, there will be nine flag raising and lowering events at 7:00am and 7:00pm respectively.

  • Nine unions of the North American Division will raise and lower these flags.
  • Each flag needs eight people to help put it up and take it down. 72 Pathfinders will be needed for each raising and lowering.
  • Practice begins promptly at: 6:30am for raising the flags or 6:30pm for lowering the flags.

View Schedule


Near Arrival Check-in.

​Friesian Horse Show & Demo

Jumping horses! Many different displays of trained horse ability! That is what these beautiful horses are able to do!  Come get your picture taken with the beautiful horses!  When you aren't watching these beautiful horses perform, you will have the opportunity to ride a horse yourself!

Who May Attend:

Open to all ages.


Come see them three times a day at 9:15 A.M., 2:00 P.M. and 4:30 P.M.  Horseback riding will be offered from 9:45 to 4:30 P.M. with a break at 2:00 for the Friesian Horse Show.


Located at 43rd & Elm

5K Fun Run

How fast are you? How is your endurance? This will be a timed event and expect many runners on the closed circuit course on the Camporee grounds. Medals will be given to everyone who finishes the race, so it is not just the fleet of foot but the one who finishes the race that counts! The running route will be open for morning runs for those who wish to train earlier in the week! 1st 2nd and 3rd place will receive additional prize and award!

Who May Attend:

This event is open to all, Pathfinders and Adults.


Friday, August 16, 6:00-7:00 AM Race packet pickup. The packet will have your race bib with the timing chip… all runners must have a bib with a timing chip to participate, so plan to arrive early and avoid the rush!

Friday August 16 the 5K will begin promptly at 7:30 AM


The race will be held on the EAA grounds. The start and finish lines will be on Celebration Way Street near the Drilling Competition area. The course is marked out in fluorescent green on the official Camporee map.

Sign Up for the 5K Run/Walk

Horseback Riding Arena

Have you ever ridden a horse?  You will have the chance to feel what it is like to ride a horse around our arena at the camporee! If this is your first time to ride a horse, congratulations!  It is a great experience to sit on the beautiful animals and imagine you are on a big ranch out West and your only transportation is riding your horse to wherever you wish to go!  Come and ride, or watch others riding! 

Who May Attend:

This event is open to all, Pathfinders and Adults.


Tuesday – 12:00pm - 1:30pm, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday - Friday 9:30am - 1:30pm, 2:30pm - 4:00pm


Horse Arena

Idaho Potato Truck

Come see the Idaho Potato Truck and the World’s Largest Potato! 4 ton Potato and display.  Think of all the French Fries and Mashed Potatoes that would make!!! 

Who May Attend:

All ages are welcome at this display.


Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday.


On the road between Hangar B and D

Nail Mosaic

You can have a part in creating this beautiful Nail Mosaic of the Face of Jesus Christ! We need many Pathfinders of all ages to help us by pounding about 2 tons of nails into four sheets of 4 feet by 8 feet of plywood. The design will be laid out and you just pound away!  We will have over 50 hammers for all to pound nails, and wait until you see the finished product. It will be fantastic! Be a part of the Face of Jesus Christ!  

Who May Attend:



Tuesday afternoon through Friday or whenever we finish the picture!


West end of Celebration Way from Hangars

Top Club Chef Competition

Come and participate in this new and exciting special event at this year's Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee. It's a fun-filled activity specifically targeting that important, yet often forgotten, member of the team, the club chef. We want to have our chefs showcase their talents and be appreciated for all the tasty, healthy food they provide for their clubs. The best part is everyone can be a winner, since this is a non-elimination competition.

Here's More Information:


Wednesday-Friday 9:30am-11:00am


West of Hangar D by Food Court


How to Apply:

For more information and to apply: Top Club Chef Competition Application

Click here to view the list of currently registered participants (updated frequently).


T.C.C. Coordinator

Hulando Shaw
Email Address:
Phone Number: (929) 255-0595

Meet the Top Club Chef Coordinator

Vintage Car Show

Join the Adventist Rodders Club (ARC) and other car enthusiast for a special Vintage Car Show. See cars from many years ago!  These cars are polished and chromed and way nicer than they were as original. See them in the parade each day and on display in one of the hangars. 

We have Pastor Ron’s ’57 Chevy Bel Air, Lloyd Clapp’s ’32 Model A Street Rod, and several others. Come in, take pictures! This activity is for the entire club no matter what their age, including those staff who might even remember when these cars were new! You might even see some very modern Hot Rods!

Joining the Vintage Cars will be the Sabbath Keepers Motorcycle Club who will be showing their motorcycles and telling about their outreach for the Lord.

Who May Attend:



Wednesday - Friday - 10:00am - 4:30pm

Sabbath afternoon until 4:30pm - Sabbath Keepers Motorcycles will also be on display on


East end of Hangars in Center

World Record Attempts

There will be many opportunities to set World Records at the 2019 Camporee. Here are some possible ideas we are looking into now. Stay tuned and check back often for a complete approved list.

  • Largest Human Cross: Be a part of this special World’s Record Largest Human Cross!  We need 16,000 Pathfinders, Master Guides and Adventurers to join us on Sabbath Morning, after the Worship Service to form this Human Cross.  To participate, everyone must wear the hooded top that goes over the uniform, that you may pick up as you register your club at Camporee Registration.  The cost is $1.00 for each top and includes a commemorative magnetic chip that you must bring, along with the hooded top to the World Record Event. You may register and pay in person at the Camporee Registration building.  Preordered tops can be picked up at the Registration building.

        Schedule: Sabbath Morning, immediately following the Worship Service on Main Stage

        Location: Back of audience seating from Main Stage

  • Largest Pathfinder Scarf and Slide: Can you imagine the Pathfinder that will wear this scarf?! We are making a Yellow Pathfinder Scarf that is 300 feet from tip to tip and 150 feet from front to back tip.  WOW!!! And the slide will be in proportion to match.  On Sabbath morning, depending on the wind and weather, we will display the scarf, either by picking up the scarf with a crane (it will weigh about 800 pounds), or by having Pathfinders walk in with it to display during the Investiture Program!  Much of the sewing will take place right on the Camporee grounds so come by and see this World’s Record being made right in front of you!

        Schedule: Tuesday 12:00pm - Friday 12:00pm or until completed.

        Location: At Main Stage assembly area

  • Number of Persons Performing Jumping Jacks for One Minute: How long can you do Jumping Jacks?  We want to set the World’s Record for the number of people performing Jumping Jacks continuously for exactly 60 seconds or 1 minute.  We need over 2000 adults and Pathfinders of any age to help us!  When we start, we can not stop for any reason but continue for 60 seconds.  Are you up to the challenge?  We know you are and we need your help to set this record!  We will send out the day and time of this challenge so you can be a part!

        Schedule: Wednesday -1:00pm

        Location: Back of audience seating from Main Stage

  • Largest Piggy Back Race: When is the last time you were a part of a Piggy Back Race?  Get in on this World’s Record.  We need over 1200 participants or 600 teams of two.  A piggyback race is a race where one person runs while carrying another person on their back and shoulders. It does not matter the age of anyone, whether carrying or riding but at the horn, everyone must race towards the finish line 100 yards away.  This will be fun!!!! To participate in and to watch!  We will give time and location as soon as possible.

        Schedule: Thursday 1:00pm

        Location: Back of audience seating from Main Stage

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