WELCOME TO CAMP LUCY!

September 6th through 8th at Camp Robin Hood

We are very happy that you will be attending Camp Lucy in September and look forward to meeting you and your canine companions.

Kayaking

TGF Lucy's Legacy has rented the Camp Robin Hood facilities where Camp Lucy will be held. Camp Robin Hood is located at 65 Robin Hood Lane in Freedom, NH on the shores of Lake Ossipee. For driving instructions click here. It is 2 hours from Boston, 1 hour from Portland and about 20 minutes from North Conway.

On the following pages you will learn more about the Camp Lucy experience. Included is a List of what to Bring to camp, a mandatory Vet Form that must be completed and other important messages. Please take a few minutes to review the material and if you have any questions feel free to contact Chandler or Dee Rudd at summerpaws@gmail.com

Camp Lucy is committed to providing activities and an environment that embraces the relationship between humans and their dog companions. Relaxation and recreation for both humans and dogs are at the root of all activities. This is a weekend when memories that will last a lifetime can be made.

OFF SITE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR CAMP LUCY

If you are not a camp person and would prefer to stay in a local Inn or B and B at night, check out one of the following dog friendly establishments. There are no special rates or reserved rooms for Camp Lucy, you will need to make all your own arrangements.

Lazy Dog Inn in Chocorua NH http://lazydoginn.com/

Snowvillage Inn, Snowville, NH 12 miles from camp http://snowvillageinn.com/

WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP

A crate or small pen for your dog

Bed Linens

  • Twin size sheets
  • Warm blanket or sleeping bag
  • Pillow

Towels

  • Bath
  • Hand
  • Washcloth

Dog Towels

Flashlight and batteries

Sunscreen

Bug repellent

Food for your dog

Food and water bowls for your dog

Water bottle for you

Water bottle or collapsible bowl for your dog to use at activities

Buckle collar with ID Tags; Include Cell number

A non-retractable leash, if you wish to work on recall while at camp. A long lead (30ft) Would be helpful

Motivational items for your dog, treats, toys

Costumes, tricks and talents

Personal toiletries and eyeglasses

Medications for you and your dog you may need while at camp

Although we cross our fingers, we can't promise warm dry weather. We recommend being prepared for ANYTHING that Mother Nature may throw our way .. paying special attention to clothing that can be layered in various conditions, and the following:

Rain gear (poncho, rain coat, waterproof hat, rain-pants

Shower shoes, thongs or sandals

Layered clothing. Be ready for everything! Seriously!

Gloves

Variety of comfortable walking shoes (one pair water proof)

Hats, sunglasses and sun protective clothing

ALSO CONSIDER THESE ITEMS

A flotation life-jacket with lift-handle for your dog (good for older and Special needs dogs.

Small ceramic heaters and fans (our rustic cabins are NOT heated or air conditioned)

Paper and Pen for taking notes

Camp, beach or lawn chair

Alarm clock

Shorts for wading with dogs during class

Earplugs

Air mattress for additional comfort (beds do have basic mattresses)

Cooler and snacks/drinks to keep in your room for snacking

People who wish to bring their own canoes, small sailboats or kayaks may launch them at the Camp beach. Miles of water ways await people who wish to take some time to enjoy the lake.

PLEASE DO NOT BRING ANY VALUABLES TO CAMP LUCY, OTHER THAN YOUR DOG!

LOCAL SHOPPING AND EMERGENCY OPTIONS

Forget something? Need Ice? Gas? There is a convenience store and gas station within 15 minutes of the camp and a major shopping center with a super market and big box store approximately 30 minutes from camp.

Although we don't expect any canine medical problems, there are two emergency vet clinics within an hour of camp:

Animal Emergency Clinic
739 Warren Ave.
Portland, Maine 04103
207-878-3121

http://www.animalemergencyclinicportland.com/about_animal_emergency.php

Emergency Veterinary Clinic
300 Gosling Rd
Portsmouth, NH 03801-3305
603-431-3600

SILENT AUCTION

A Silent Auction will run from Friday until Sunday afternoon. We ask that you consider bringing a doggy item with you that can be offered at the auction. Use your imagination, think what you would like to bid on and bring an item for the auction. If your company or employer is willing to donate an item these too are greatly appreciated and are also tax deductible as a donation to The Goldstock Fund - Lucy's Legacy a 501(c) 3 charitable organization.

ALL proceeds from the Silent Auction will go to Lucy's Legacy fund.

REGISTRATION

Ready to register?

Print your Registration Form and fill out completely
Include a check, $200/per person, or note on the form you paid by PayPal
Or if you prefer to register online fill out our online registration form.
Signed Release and Waiver , one for each person
Signed Camp Lucy Rules, one for each person
Copy of current Rabies Certificate for your dog(s) coming to camp

Be sure to keep a copy for your records.

If you prefer to pay using PayPal go to: http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/paypal_for_camp_lucy.html

Send completed Registration Form, Check (Made out to TGF- Camp Lucy) , Release and Waiver, and Camp Lucy Rules to:

Camp Lucy
c/o Dee Rudd
446 High Street
Hampton, NH
03842

Goldens having a good natured tussle

HOUSING AND FOOD

Most of the cabins look out on to Lake Ossipee. Cabins are large and spacious and you will be sharing a cabin with approximately six to eight people. Each cabin does have its own bathroom, including shower.

Meals are served buffet style, all you can eat and then some! Breakfast may include a choice of hot or cold cereal, fresh fruit, juice, eggs in many forms, ham/or sausage/or bacon, waffles or blueberry pancakes, yogurt and fruit and other exciting morning surprises await you at breakfast time.

Lunch may offer a cookout on the beach, or sandwiches, salad bar, vegetarian selection and a choice of desserts such as cakes, cookies, puddings and other delicious goodies.

Dinner gives the Chef the opportunity to shine....Exciting main dishes such as roast turkey dinner, seafood or other gourmet delights tempt one to chose more than one entree, salad bar, vegetarian selection, hot rolls/bread ,homemade soup and a truly mouth watering selection of desserts complete a day of bountiful meals.

The Camp Robin Hood Chef is known for her cuisine and takes great pride and enjoyment in making special dishes for us. People who have attended events at the camp have said that they would come to a camp experience here for the food alone...high praise !!

GENERAL CAMP INFORMATION

This camp offers acres and acres of fields and trails that allow the camp attendees opportunities for both privacy and exploration with their canine companions.

Take a morning Nature Walk to experience the pastoral scenes around the camp and provide a special quiet time with your canine companions.

When you arrive at Camp Lucy you will sign in at the registration area and be given a Welcome Packet which will include a marked map, and other helpful materials.

RV INFORMATION

For those planning on bringing your RV there will be 120 volts available, but 20 amps only. In addition there will be water hoses to fill your water tanks as needed.

If you have specific questions about your RV at camp, email Chandler Rudd at summerpaws@earthlink.net

2013 CAMP LUCY CANDLE LIGHT CEREMONY

ALL Friends of Lucy are invited to participate. You do not have to attend Camp Lucy to have your loved one included in this ceremony; just send in the appropriate information listed below.

This heartwarming and moving event will celebrate the memories of our beloved pets and human friends or relatives who are patiently waiting at the Rainbow Bridge. The ceremony will also provide an opportunity to offer healing thoughts to those who are sick or injured.

Our dear friend, Katie Dyer puts together the slide show every year. It is to remember our beloved pets and humans we have lost in the past year. It is also to send healing thoughts for people and pets fighting an illness or injury. Here is what Katie needs for the ceremony...

Send her the name of the pet or person needing healing thoughts or remembrances along with a jpeg picture that she can add to her slideshow.

Katie’s email address is;
teamfur@ptd.ne

Wading

ACTIVITIES

CAMP LUCY offers relaxation, recreation and many opportunities to make special life long memories with your beloved canine companion. It also seeks to provide educational and social activities that explore the health, emotions, and behavior of our beloved canine companions and that enhance the canine-human bond.

Social, educational, health related, emotional and personal activities are offered such as :

  1. Wag it games and nosework seminars with noted behaviorist Dee Ganley
  2. Introduction to the concept of Reiki and individual mini sessions available
  3. Helpful Grooming Hints
  4. Silent Auction and Raffle
  5. Quilting clinic with Carolyn Zagami, where you can learn the fine art of quilt squares.
  6. Candle Ceremony
  7. Evenings on the lake at our campfire.
  8. Friday evening fun and games
  9. Huge sandy beaches where your dog can swim to his hearts content!