Age 11 and Up-Competition Medal Required for all Competitions
Site stake is center/front of campsite. Do not move stake, trade sites or set-up outside of site or you WILL have to move your camp. (Space is tight and no one wants to get shorted.)
All visible clothing and gear must be pre-1840 during the entire rendezvous for all participants. (This applies to children as well as adults.)
Everyone in camp after 7:00 PM must be in period clothing.
Keep plastic water jugs and coolers covered at all times. When hauling water, trash or ice to and from your camp, keep non-period containers covered.
Vehicles will be allowed in camp for loading and unloading only, no vehicles in primitive area after 7:00 PM Thursday till closing. Please observe one-way traffic pattern.
Parents are legally and financially responsible for their children, pets and bonded servants.
Pets must be on a leash and under control at all times. Excessive barking may result in dog stew.
Owners must clean up after their pets!!! (This is a big deal so please be considerate of others.)
Noise cannons are allowed at the discretion of the Booshway and only at the firing range.
(MUST YELL “FIRE IN THE HOLE” WITHIN 30 SECONDS OF EXPLOSION)
No loaded firearms or popping caps in camp. Please be extra careful with knives and tomahawks.
All fires in fire pots and off the ground to avoid damage to vegetation.
Campfires must not be left unattended. Sleeping is not attending your fire.
You must have a period container of water near your fire at all times.
No fighting, settle any disagreements in a civil fashion. This includes domestic disturbances.
All laws regarding consumption of alcohol apply in camp. No illegal drug use.
No visible camp teardown until after Council Fire on Sunday. Paying visitors want to see the camp intact!!!
The rendezvous does not end until after Council Fire on Sunday.
These are some examples of things that should NOT be seen in camp by participants: modern sunglasses; T-shirts; plastic rain gear; Tennis shoes; sandals; logger boots; pack boots; cowboy boots (round-toed Wellington boots and high-button shoes are acceptable); blue jeans; dusters; cowboy hats; black powder cartridge rifles: black powder revolvers (except Paterson models): other "cowboy" attire such as gunfighter, gambler or dance hall outfits; Coleman or electric lanterns; flashlights; metal or plastic camp furniture, etc.
THE COUNTY HAS BANNED ALL REMOTE CONTROLLED CRAFT ON AIR, WATER AND LAND. ONLY THE COUNTY OWNED CANOES ARE ALLOWED ON THE POND.
Use common sense and remember, the decision of the Booshway is final.
One last note, everyone enjoy yourself, have fun and out of consideration for others, try and take it down a notch after 10:00 PM. Please be safe and let’s watch out for each other. Most of all, keep the spirit of rendezvous!