The event that occurs when a troop enters into a staffed camp in the backcountry and are greeted by a staff member on the porch of the camp's cabin. This is what must occur before proceeding to a campsite. Most of the time the staff will go over the rules of the camp and the activity for which the camp is known for; rock-climbing, challenge camp etc. The staff member will also schedule the crew for a time to participate in the activity. The campers and advisors are also almost always offered a cold beverage upon arrival and after a run down of the basics of the camp, they are taken to their campsite by a staff member. Finally, the advisers are invited back to the porch for adviser's

Porch talk

coffee later in the night almost always.