Golden Empire Council Camp Cody
Boy Scouts of America July 2012
MISSING PERSON/LOST CAMPER PLAN
Every precaution is made but it remains possible that a Scout or some one else will become
lost or separated from Camp Cody. The following plan is designed to quickly locate a missing
ONCE A PERSON IS IDENTIFIED MISSING:
1. Notify the Senior Camp Director (SCD) or next in command (Program Director,
2. Notify all staff on radio net of a missing person.
3. The SCD will assign search teams for Area checks as follows:
o 4 Staff assigned to look in;
Dining Area/Wash Area/Showers
Parking Lot and Trail
o 6 Staff assigned to search campsites;
Three pairs will move through the campsites via the three trails simultaneously.
Pair one will go up the waterfall searching Rocky Point through Fallen Log.
Pair two will take the central trail checking the Tunnel, Red Fir, Deer Flat and
Pair three will climb to JO Flats and then to Eagle rock. Each pair will radio
back with search results.
While the area search is ongoing, the SCD will interview the Patrol Leader, Patrol members
and associated adults to determine if the lost person is a wonderer, having problems or is
homesick. Information will be passed to searchers via the radio.
IF THE MISSING PERSON IS NOT FOUND THEN:
1. Notify Parents/Guardians
2. Notify Law Enforcement
3. Notify Council Executive