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2017 Fall Ninja Camp

September 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - September 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

$60.00

This year marks the 19th camp we have conducted since the founding of the Pittsburgh Bujinkan Dojo!

We will be camping in the Laurel Highlands of Western PA at Laurel Hill State Park. Map is below, and we will be in the Group Tent Camping Sites.

CAMPING:

Bring a tent or tarp and normal camping gear. Sleeping bag, blanket, stool, stakes for the tent/tarp, flashlight, bug spray, etc. Or a hammock set up if you are brave enough.

ALL FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED AND INCLUDED IN COST OF THE CAMP FEE! 

There is gonna be chili. Oh sweet mary and joseph, there WILL be chili….

Friday night you are on your own for dinner, and if you want snacks, water, etc. then plan on bringing them with you. Typically everybody brings something to share to pass around the campfire at night (sweets, chips, etc.). Bring drinking water. Oh, and bring some drinking water. πŸ™‚

NOT WANTING THE CAMPING EXPERIENCE?

Then don’t come. πŸ™‚ No seriously.

Otherwise enjoy yourself. If you have never been camping, then now is the time to break through that personal barrier and have a blast with the rest of us!

WHAT TO BRING:

Bring a chair.

BRING a chair.

Listen to the words coming out of my mouth – bring a chair.

Weapons: Bring all of your training weapons, including Bo, Jo, Hanbo, Bokken, Shoge, Fundo, fixed blade training knife, red folding knife, blue gun(s) etc. Bring a small knife to carve with. What to wear: Bring light outdoor training clothing. Bring extra training clothes since you WILL get dirty and possibly muddy. We will be on the ground, in the trees and rolling around. So a few extra pairs of training pants and socks/shoes etc. will go a looooonnnnnng way. Bring a chair! This is a state park and there is nowhere to sit unless you bring it. Recommend you wear sturdy shoes, outdoor tabi or tennis shoes, hiking boots etc. No bare feet. Long sleeve for the evening or a pull over and in case you need to cover up from the sun. Hats for daytime training please. We will be outside. The sun will be hot and burn you. Rain gear just in case. Miscellaneous: Flashlight. It gets dark out here in the country at night and you don’t want to run into anything. Sunscreen, lotion, insect repellant, small first aid kit that includes band aids, antiseptic, Benadryl (or the like for stings), Ibuprofen (or the like for headache, swelling).

FEES:

$60 for active students – entire weekend (No single day breakouts). Fees are due 2 weeks minimum prior to camp so we have a final count for food purchase and any extras we need to supply to make this another GREAT Ninja Camp. You can pay by cash, PayPal, credit card, check… No excuses!

Camp Schedule:

We start Friday night at 7pm and go until 9pm. Friday – the instructors usually are up at the camp site by 4pm, so feel free to come up early to get set up, pitch your tent and get settled in. Remember, even though we provide all of the food for the rest of the weekend, you are on your own for dinner Friday night. We usually open up camp around the campfire with an intro session, a review of the schedule, and then time around the fire with some light training and history/overview etc.

Saturday

Breakfast 8am (provided and included)

1st Training Session – 9am – 11:30am

Lunch (provided and included) 12pm Noon – 1:30pm

2nd Training Session- 2pm – 5pm

Dinner (provided and included) 6pm – 7pm

Night Session – 7pm – 9pm

Campfire and Relaxation

Sunday

Breakfast 8am

1st Training Session – 9am – 11:30am

Lunch (provided and included) 12pm Noon – 1:30pm

Rank Testing – 2pm – 3pm

Break camp, head home

Details

Start:
September 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End:
September 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$60.00

Organizer

Pittsburgh Bujinkan Dojo
Phone:
412-298-4486
Website:
www.pittsburghbujinkan.com

Venue

Laurel Hill State Park
454 Laurel Hill Park Rd
Somerset, PA 15501 United States
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Website:
http://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/LaurelHillStatePark/Pages/default.aspx