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Wylie Rodeo County Fair Camp-out & Community Service Cleanup 2016

  Rodeo and County Fair & cleanup
The Wylie Chamber of Commerce has invited us to stay the night and enjoy the rodeo for free if we help with cleanup! 

You can get free tickets (normally $10 per adult, $5 per child) to the Wylie professional rodeo and join the pack in our own campsite to stay the night!   You just need to help us with our community service project of cleaning up the area in the morning (you don't have to say the night if you would like to return in the morning).  

WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 3PM - Sunday, September 11, 2015 at 12PM
The Fair and Rodeo start on Friday Sept. 9th, however we will be going to the Saturday night rodeo on Sept 10th, and helping to clean up at 8am Sunday the 11th. 
Cleanup is expected to take up to 3 hours.  Some clean up activities will require adult only assistance (disassembly, etc).
The Rodeo start time is 6:30pm but the general public will start arriving at 5:30pm. 
This has typically been a fairly easy campout for anyone new to tent camping, and is a good time to test out any new camping equipment you may have, or find out what you need!  It is also a fairly unique experience for families to see some of the 'behind the scenes' at a rodeo. If you don't have a tent, let us know and we can help out!

You do must  RSVP  by Tuesday Sept. 6th so that we know how many tickets to request!! 

WHERE: Near Founders Park, Wylie TX
Next to Founders Park on Guy Poole Dr., off of Hensley Ln.  Map here

The rodeo arena is located on Guy Pool Dr. off of Hensley Lane.  (behind the building at 941 Hensley Ln).
Hensley Lane is entered by Sanden Lane.
Sanden Lane runs between 544 &
Highway 78.

If you are there before 5pm, you will be able to park down at our site for the night, after 5pm you will NOT be able to leave and return with your car (it will be there for the night). 
You can park in at the other parking lots if you would like.

Other General Parking is free at Draper Intermediate School, Hensley Lane and Cooper Jr High School with busing available.
Check for other details about the Wylie Rodeo at their website here or on FB here.

Scouts and their families!

Tickets are FREE for each scout and family member that commits to help the Pack with cleanup on Sunday morning!  You do NOT have to stay the night, but you do have to come back in the morning! We will be starting the cleanup around 8am.

Otherwise tickets are $10 per adult, $5 per child and senior, children 3 and under are free.  Special Family Pack pricing: $20 per night Family Pack includes: 2 Adult tickets plus 2 Children tickets.

This will also count towards the Webelos community service requirements.

Options for getting free tickets:
1) Commit to coming at 8am Sunday morning to help with the cleanup efforts (no overnight).
2) Campout with the Pack!  we will be allowed to setup our tents near the Rodeo site, and stay the night! 

We will be handing out wrist bands before 5pm. If you are going to arrive after, please contact David Marten (214-566-0707) or Robert Halliday (972-670-9954) and we will meet you at the gate.

so we can get an accurate head count, PLEASE RSVP NO LATER THAN TUESDAYSept. 6th at the form below.

If you would like to stay the night:
 - We can setup anytime after 3pm on Saturday, but should be finished setting up no later than 4:30pm.
 We will be at the north-east corner along the eastern tree line at the end of the field, There will be a tent setup in the area we will be in fairly early in the afternoon, and typically it has been marked off for us.  This will be a 'tent only' campout. You will be asked to park cars end to end to block in our area to prevent any animals from running through our campsite!

- There will not be a campfire (no fires allowed).
- Bring your dinner picnic or visit food vendors at the fair.  The Pack will provide a quick breakfast of: milk, juice and pastries.  Bring other food for your family as you see fit.  We will have water and lemonade available.

What family needs to provide (minimum):
- Tent   (if you dont have one, let a leader know and we may be able to find one to lend)
- sleeping stuff: air mattress or foam pads, sleeping bags or blankets, sheet, pillow, etc
- water bottles
- bug spray
- sun screen (Saturday afternoon)
- camp chairs
- flashlights
- small cooler
- battery powered fan (optional, or critical, depending on weather!)
- class B shirt if you have one (the blue or tan shirt is optional)
- extra clothes (for some reason the boys love to get dirty!)
- food/dinner for your family, food vendors will be at the event. 

The Pack will provide:
- a light breakfast
- disposable gloves
- trash bags
- water
- a few game activities

First time camping? 
This should be a great time to test out new tents, sleeping bags, and other equipment! 
We are always willing to help figure out how to setup a tent!
Some of the basic guidelines are here.
Let a leader know if you have questions!

Please use the form below to sign up!

Wylie Rodeo Overnight/Clean-up 2015