Hocking Hills Bigfoot Conference
*This is a first come, first serve event.
*Deadline for registration is September 2nd, 2022
*Camp Oty'Okwa is a Big Brother Big Sister Camp and only 1 of 2 in the entire United States. It is a privilege to use their site located on over 700 acres of pristine Hocking County Land.
*The Hocking Hills Park system, alongside several other recreational companies are nearby. a network of hiking trails, canoeing, zip lining, and horseback riding are available. (Arrange beforehand on your own- they do fill up)
*We will be hosting a guided hike Saturday morning at 10am sharp. Meet by the camp entrance. .
*No open fires. All fires will be maintained in designated fire rings that are located around camp, with approval by Camp Staff. (trust that we WILL have community fires!)
*The Open Lodge Bunkhouse has 15 bunks per room. Bunks may be arranged in any fashion respecting other guests. Showers and restrooms are available in each room for guests to use. They have electric and are ADA accessible.
*Onsite Primitive Camping will be in designated areas per Camp Staff. Additional indoor facilities and showers are very close by. Electrical outlets are available in the outbuildings; however none are in the camping area.
*Vendors will be available Friday and Saturday, and open to the public.
*Vendors- electric is available indoors only..
*Ohio Weather is unpredictable. Especially in the Hills, it's hard to see storms coming until they hit. The weather is usually fair however, please bring appropriate clothing.
**Due to the fact that this is a volunteer organized conference, to keep costs low, we are using a separate, non-business checking and PayPal account. Otherwise, extraordinary fees would be incurred using an online hosting site. When the conference has ended, all remaining monies will be given, via cashier check, to Camp Oty'Okwa (a Big Brother Big Sister organization), for camper scholarships to help underprivileged children have the opportunity to learn about our natural environment and experience camp.
Any refunds per request will be returned minus processing fees.
Any Covid requirements will be adhered to per the Govenors demand,
***Any Exceptions must be reviewed and approved by organizer by September 1st. All Waivers must be signed before leaving on guided hikes. No open 'adult beverage' containers permitted on property. No littering will be tolerated. No firearms. Any hate speech, stalking, harassment or untoward behavior by/to participants, camp staff, or facilities, and/or their constituents, will be subject to immediate expulsion from the event (no refund), either by the Organizer or Law Enforcement, and banned from any future participation, without exception. All scheduled meals must be paid for in advance as the camp staff must have adequate provisions for conference guests. Snacks will be available for purchase, and, you are welcome to bring your own. coolers, etc.
...It's a kids Camp, this is for the kids, let's keep it classy...
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A free, and open to the public BIGFOOT TOWN HALL meeting will be hosted by Hocking County's own, and speakers, on Saturday evening.
Time TBA, at camp.
In the spirit of grass roots, its time to step back to the basics in order to leap forward, and have fun learning!