Is alcohol permitted at the campouts?

During the Fall, and Spring campouts alcohol is permitted but must not violate our municipal code (see below). Alcohol is NOT permitted at our Family Campouts.

9.48.270 Alcoholic beverages.

A. No person shall transport into a City Community Services facility, or consume upon the premises of a City Community Services facility, any intoxicating liquors having an alcoholic content in excess of 20 percent by volume.

B. No person shall consume any alcoholic beverage at any time at the archery range, in facility parking lots, or a playground area of a City park.

C. Except as expressly provided below, no person shall consume any alcoholic beverage in any other indoor or outdoor area of a City Community Services facility between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.:

1. On Lake Poway or within the high water line or concession balcony of Lake Poway during the established operating hours; or

2. At the Poway Center for the Performing Arts; or

3. Pursuant to permit issued by the City for a special public event.

D. No person shall consume any alcoholic beverage at any City Community Services facility during times that it has been rented, with or without remuneration to the City, to house a youth event. Youth events include rite of passage celebrations such as bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, quinceaneras, “sweet 16” and other birthday parties, in addition to youth sports team games and parties, and all events involving social groups whose participants and/or members are primarily under the age of 21 years. (Ord. 769 § 3, 2014)

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1. Can I camp in an RV?
2. Are there hookups for my RV?
3. Can I bring my pet?
4. How often is camping available at Lake Poway Park?
5. What is the difference between the Spring, Fall, Family, and Themed Campouts?
6. Will the gates be open all night?
7. Can I bring an additional vehicle?
8. Will the campout be cancelled due to weather conditions?
9. Can I reserve specific areas in the park?
10. Are fire pits permitted at campouts?
11. Can I bring my personal grill?
12. Is food provided at the campouts?
13. Can I set up my tent and leave the park?
14. Will there be a staff member on site throughout the event?
15. Is alcohol permitted at the campouts?
16. Are there electrical outlets that campers can use?