Events

A event is held at camp. It is the period of time when units attend camp and attend courses.

Prerequisites
  • Be sure the application administrator has setup the yearly process information for events.
Add Event - Mass Additions
  • A mass addition is a bulk import from a comma delimited file. Please review the Mass Addition notes before working with these files.
  • Download a template from the Templates section.
  • Fill out appropriate data. Ensure Insert or Update column is set to INSERT.
  • Navigation: Camp Admin Menu - Mass Additions
  • Choose an Import Type of Event
  • Click the Choose File Button. Navigate to your CSV file.
  • Click Upload File.
  • You should see a message that the file uploaded successfully.
  • It is recommended that you select Validate file first! This will run through the file without loading it and provide any errors, which should be resolved before the file is actually loaded.
  • Click the Process File Button
  • Each record will either be successfully processed or will display an error.
  • Resolve any errors, upload the file again, and validate again. Repeat until all errors are resolved.
  • Once all errors are resolved, navigate to the CSV and upload it again.
  • Select Load in the drop down list to load the file.
Add Event - Webpages
  • Navigation: Camp Admin - Events
  • Select an organization and camp.
  • Enter an unique event name.
  • Select the appropriate event year.
  • Select event start and end dates. These should be the actual date the event starts and ends.
  • Select event registration start and end dates. These dates control when registration is open to unit users in the My Registrations window. If these dates are not open, a unit user will not be able to register for courses.
  • Select event diplay start and end dates. These dates control when the event is available in the session dashboard. A unit user requires all of the session parameters in order to perform any function under the unit user menu. In order to add people, relationships, or addresses, the event must be availble for display.

Edit Event - Mass Additions
  • A mass addition is a bulk import from a comma delimited file. Please review the Mass Addition notes before working with these files.
  • Download a template from the Templates section.
  • Fill out appropriate data. Ensure Insert or Update column is set to UPDATE.
  • Navigation: Camp Admin Menu - Mass Additions
  • Choose an Import Type of Event
  • Click the Choose File Button. Navigate to your CSV file.
  • Click Upload File.
  • You should see a message that the file uploaded successfully.
  • It is recommended that you select Validate file first! This will run through the file without loading it and provide any errors, which should be resolved before the file is actually loaded.
  • Click the Process File Button
  • Each record will either be successfully processed or will display an error.
  • Resolve any errors, upload the file again, and validate again. Repeat until all errors are resolved.
  • Once all errors have been resolved, upload the file again, choose Load File, and click the Process File Button.
  • You should receive a success message for each record as it is updated.
Edit Event - Webpages
  • Navigation: Camp Admin - Events
  • Perform any necessary changes and save your work. Be sure to review the date explanations above or in the Event Information section.

Related Topics
Event Information