MCH Parent Association Family Camping Trip​

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Tolt River-John MacDonald Park

31020 Northeast 40th Street

Carnation, WA 98014

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The Montessori Children's House Parent Association is very excited to present our first family camping trip. We have selected a location close to the school. It is a very unstructured event, but we do have some activities planned. Please find the high-level schedule and FAQs below. More information including packing suggestions can be found on our web site as well. You only need a ticket if you are planning to camp overnight.

Saturday, June 29

  • 9:00 AM - Families may begin to arrive
  • 10:30 AM - Group Hike
  • 1:00 PM - Geocaching
  • 3:00 PM - Lawn Games
  • 5:30 PM - Bonfire available
  • Dinner Break (Bring your own hot dogs, etc to roast in the fire!)
  • After dinner Build your own s'mores (provided by PA)
  • 7:00 PM - Campfire songs with Ms. Amy

Sunday, June 30

  • 6 – 10 AM hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate provided by PA)
  • Spend time with friends old and new
  • Pack up
  • 12:00 PM Check-out

Please note the following important items

  • You must bring your own food. Meals are NOT provided.
  • No alcohol is allowed at the campground
  • You are responsible for your own children during the entire event.

Additional questions may be addressed in the FAQ section below.

FAQs

Do I need a ticket if I am only coming for the day?
No. Tickets are only needed for overnight camping.

Can I bring alcohol?

Alcohol is prohibited in King County Parks.

Can I drop my kids off?
No. You are responsible for your children during the trip.

What do I need to bring?
See the lists on our web site: http://www.mch-pa.org/2019-family-camping-trip8203.html

Is food provided?
No. We are providing some coffee in the mornings and s'mores makings on Saturday night. You are responsible for the rest of your food.

Do I have to stay the night?
No, feel free to just come for part of the day.

What does this cost?
There is no change for this event. Funds from the annual SEED campaign are providing for the space rental, coffee, and s'mores.

Can I drive right to the camp site?
No. It is about ½ mile walk from the parking area to the tent area. The campground has some wagons to borrow, but feel free to bring your own as well.

Can you loan me camp gear?
We are trying to connect families that have gear to lend with families who need it. You will find a section in the registration form to request help.

Will there be a t-shirt?
We are subsidizing for a t-shirt. You can order them here for $5 each. https://www.createmytee.com/Join/79314

What are the bathroom facilities like?
The group site we are at only has porta potties. We will be setting up some hand washing stations.

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Tolt River-John MacDonald Park

31020 Northeast 40th Street

Carnation, WA 98014

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Organizer Montessori Children's House Parent Association

Organizer of MCH Parent Association Family Camping Trip​

The Montessori Children's House Parent Association was founded in 1999. The Parent Association is made up of all parents/guardians of current MCH students. The board of directors is elected from the population of  Parent Association members. The Parent Association is a 501 (c)(3), which means that contributions are tax deductible as defined by law. Unlike public school boards, our mission is not to set policy.  We exist simply to support the mission of the school; largely done through funds raised via SEED campaign.

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