COMREC: Great Navy Camp Out Discover Your Adventure


EVENT: Great Navy Camp Out Discover Your Adventure
DATE: Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 23 - 24

LOCATION: Softball field near the Splash park (1001 Miles Circle Millington TN)

DETAILS: Come camp with MWR Community Recreation! This is open to all authorized personnel with base access and their guests. This is not open to the general public. Discover your adventure and connect with nature & wildlife on Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 23 - 24. You could participate in a leisure skills class, learn valuable camping tips and tricks and even enjoy a dinner cookout & movie under the stars. Drop in activities include splash park fun, cornhole, bean bag toss, crafts and more. All activities are FREE!

SIGN UP: You can reserve your camping site and goody bag online at Limited camping sites and goody bags are available and reservations are required.

Camping tents can also be reserved by when you register online to participate. Other items available on-site for check out on a first-come, first-serve basis include: chairs, 1Thermacell lantern. Campers are also welcome to bring their own equipment as well.

Tent, Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Pad, Camping Chairs, Pillow, Flashlight, Snacks, Games, Bug Spray & Hand Sanitizer.

12 - 2 pm: Check In & Camp Site Setup
2 - 5 pm: Environmental Education, Leave No Trace, Campfire Safety and More!
5 - 6 pm: leisure skills class (Nature Crafts)
6 - 7 pm: Complimentary Camp Out dinner includes grilled hot dog, chips, drink & popsicle.
7 - 8 pm: Make Your Own Trail Mix
8 - 10 pm: Outdoor Movie with Popcorn (Title to be announced)
10 pm: Quiet Time

6 - 7 am: Sunrise Yoga
7 - 9 am: Coffee, fruit and juice

Whether you attend or not... all are encouraged to follow NavyMWRmidsouth on Facebook to join in the fun by watching camping activity videos posted and/or by sharing pictures of you and your family enjoying your Great Navy campout goodies with us!

Campout videos posted online:
Craft Kits Video at 1 p.m. (courtesy of FFR Naval Base Kitsap)
Camp Cooking Instruction Video at 2 p.m. (courtesy of FFR NASWI)
Tent Setup Instruction Video at 3 p.m. (courtesy of FFR Naval Station Great lakes)
Leave No Trace Video at 4 p.m. (courtesy of Lake Corpus Christi)
Campfire Songs and Book at 7 p.m. (courtesy of FFR Naval Base Kitsap)

For more information visit, call (901) 874-5163 or stop by the Outdoor Recreation Center (5671 Intrepid Drive | Bldg. S-797.)


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Pledge to Camp 

This year, a new component has been added to the Great Navy Campout with the Pledge to Camp initiative. The Navy MWR Community Recreation and Liberty programs are encouraging participants to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, whether it’s their first or hundredth time, in a backyard or a national park! Explore and share your adventures each month from Memorial Day weekend through October for your chance to win a $500 gift card! Two winners will be randomly selected each month: one E1-E5 winner and one winner selected from E6 and above military personnel and other eligible MWR patrons. At the end of the event in October, two grand prize winners will be randomly selected for a $2,500 gift card! There will be one E1-E5 grand prize winner and one grand prize winner selected from E6 and above military personnel and other eligible MWR patrons All you have to do is Pledge to Camp. 

Click here to register! (Registration opens Memorial Day weekend.) Plan your campout today!