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Q. When is the next 2017 Deaf Eastern Autumn Revival Camp Meeting?
A. It is from Thursday, November 02, 2017 to Sunday, November 05, 2017.

Q. How do I get to Camp Blue Ridge (CBR)?
A. See the Directions to the Camp Blue Ridge page.

Q. Does Camp Blue Ridge have a store that has refreshments, some snacks or camp shirts?
A. Yes, the Camp Blue Ridge store carries a wide variety of refreshments, snacks, camp shirts, and camp souvenirs.

Q. Why do leaves change color?
A. Click here for an answer.

Q: Can I bring my pet(s) to the cabin?
A: Except for visitors needing sight or hearing guided dogs.

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Q: I plan to fly in or come by bus. Will you come pick me up and take me to camp?
A: No, each participant is responsible for arranging their own transportation. You may ask a friend to give you a ride to and from Deaf Eastern Autumn Revival Camp Meeting at Camp Blue Ridge.

Q: How do I find CBR on my GPS?
A. Your GPS destination settings should be as follows:

Latitude: 37°51'1.92"N
Longitude: 79° 7'25.64"W

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Q: Will interpreters be provided for hearing people?
A: Hearing people are welcome IF they know sign language fluently. We do not have the resources to provide an interpreter. The main language used in this camp meeting is American Sign Language.

Q. What is the Camp Blue Ridge phone number in case of emergency?
A: Should emergency fire or medical services be needed during your stay, you may contact any of the Camp Blue Ridge staff or you can call 911. That is their local emergency number. If family members need to reach someone at camp, they may call 1-888-RING-CBR or 540-377-2413. The camp office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time. During that time the phone will be answered.

Q. What is the Camp Blue Ridge address?
A.

Camp Blue Ridge
529 Old Mill Rd
Montebello, VA 24464

Q. What is the Camp Blue Ridge's fax phone number?
A. 540-377-9800

Q. Will my cellphone/pager work at CBR?
A. Based on personal experiences of many campers, pagers and cell phones do not get reception at CBR. It may be necessary to drive some distance away from CBR to get a signal.

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Q. Will there be any hamburger, bacon or other meat dishes?
A. No, only vegetarian (meatless) and vegan (no dairy or egg products) meals will be served.

Q. Will there be any milk to drink?
A. Yes, they will provide both regular milk and soy milk.

Q. Can I cook my own food to save my money?
A. Yes, you can cook your own food in your cabin.

Q. Can I order foods to meet my special dietary needs?
A. Yes, that is, if more than 5 people request a similar diet. Please contact us to arrange a special menu for you.

Q. Can I get my money back if I miss any meal?
A. Sorry, we cannot give refunds after Friday, October 20, 2017. We notify the kitchen how many people will be coming for each meal two weeks before our campout and they bill us for the food based on that information. Since they cannot give us refunds, we cannot give you refunds.

Q. Where can I put my food to keep it cold?
A. You can put your own food in the cabin. Each cabin has their own refrigerator. Please remember that other people may be bringing their food too and may need to use the refrigerator. You may purchase food at the camp store, or at the store off the campgrounds near the entrance to Camp Blue Ridge.

 

Q. Does Camp Blue Ridge have a store that has refreshments, some snacks or camp shirts?
A. Yes, the Camp Blue Ridge store carries a wide variety of refreshments, snacks, camp shirts, and camp souvenirs.

Picture of Country StoreQ. Are there any stores near CBR?
A. Yes, there is a country store at the corner of Crabtree Falls Highway (S.R. 56) and Fork Mountain Lane (S.R. 667) in less than a mile from the CBR. This store has a little bit of everything such as unique collections of toys for children, cookware, jams and jellies, t-shirts, caps and other gift items. Also there is a great selection of camping and fishing supplies, groceries, ice, fuel.

 

 

 

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Q: Can I bring my pet (s) to the cabin?
A: Except for visitors needing sight or hearing guided dogs, pets are not allowed on the campground.

Q. What should I bring to Camp Blue Ridge?
A. See the What to Bring page.

Q. How many people in each cabin?
A. Each cabin can hold up to 12 people. 6 people will sleep on each side of the cabin.

Q. Does the cabin have an indoor bathroom?
A. Yes, each cabin has two separate full bathrooms with a shower, toilet and wash basin.

Q. What about the kitchen?
A. Each cabin has a small kitchen with a small refrigerator and freezer, microwave and water sink. The cabins do not have the stoves.

Q. Are there any pots/pans/silverware in the cabin kitchen?
A. No, bring your own.

Q. Is there a microwave in the cabin kitchen?
A. No except in the Deluxe cabin.

Q. What time is the check-in and check-out?
A. Check-in time is at 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is no later than 2:00 p.m..

Q: Can I bring my own tent at the Camp Blue Ridge?
A. Yes, you can. The cost for the tent sites is $5.00 a night. Please contact us for an arrangement.

Q: Can I bring my RV/trailer to the Camp Blue Ridge?
A: Yes, you can. The cost to park your RV/trailer at the Camp Blue Ridge is $25.00 a night with electricity but no sewer or water hookup. Please contact us for an arrangement.

Q: Do you have a motel at the Camp Blue Ridge?
A: Yes. Each motel unit accommodates up to four. They each feature a queen bed, one set of bunk beds and a private bathroom. Linens are provided. It is $70.00 per night. Please contact us for an arrangement.

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Q. What is the schedule at Camp Blue Ridge?
A. See the DEAR 2017 Schedule page.

Q. What activities does the Camp Blue Ridge have?
A. There are many recreational activities such as hiking, canoeing, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, tennis, trip to Crabtree falls and Go-Karts ($5.00 per person per ride).

Q. Who are the speakers for DEAR 2017?
A.

Picture of Cathy Ingram
Picture of Cathy Ingram
Margie English
Feature Speaker
Cathy Ingram
DEAR Director

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Q. Can I get my money back if I miss any meal?
A. Sorry, we cannot give refunds after Friday, October 20, 2017. We notify the kitchen how many people will be coming for each meal two weeks before our campout and they bill us for the food based on that information. Since they cannot give us refunds, we cannot give you refunds.

Q. I am not able to attend, but I would like to sponsor a needy camper. How I do that?
A. Thank you for your generosity! Please fill out the DEAR 2017 Registration Form (PDF) as if you were going, but put "sponsor" in the name.

Q. What is the Deaf Eastern Autumn Revival Camp Meeting fee?
A. See the DEAR 2017 Information page.

Q. What is the fee for each child?
A. See the DEAR 2017 Information page.

Q. Who do I write to on my personal check or money order?
A. Make all checks and money orders payable to "DEAF" (memo: "DEAR 2017").

Q. Where can I send my personal check or money order to?
A. Please mail it to:

DEAF
DEAR 2017 Committee
PO Box 1731
Greenbelt, MD 20768

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