Weekend Camping Opportunities-September through May
The Council owns, operates, and maintains the Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation, which offers facilities to support weekend camping and day use by Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Varsity teams and Venturing crews. The Council will update and distribute a year-round guide to its facilities by June 1st each year. Reservations for all council facilities usage must be made through the Scout Service Center.
The council will conduct two family camping weekends at Camp Chief Little Turtle.
Memorial Day Weekend: May 25 - 28, 2012 and Labor Day Weekend: August 31 -September 3, 2012..
A campmaster is a volunteer Scouter who works with unit leaders for a weekend outing including check-in, check-out, safety, and security. Applications to serve on the campmaster corps are available from the Scout Service Center.
Day camps are a council event administered by the districts and are offered to enhance the Cub Scout program, promote earning the National Summertime Pack Award and provide unit supplemental program. The council will provide promotional materials and support for day camp.
Districts will offer Day Camps that will take place during June and July each summer. Each camp will be a minimum of 2 days with at least 12 hours of program per camp. District Day Camp dates are to be set with the district calendar annually.
Cub and Webelos Scout Resident Camp
Cub Scout Resident Camp is the next step in providing a full camping program for Wolf and Bear members. Cub Scout Resident Camp provides a four-day, three night camping experience focusing on Wolf and Bear achievements.
Webelos Adventure Camp
Webelos Adventure Camp is an outdoor-based program focused on age appropriate activities and skills for Webelos I and II. This four day, three night camping experience will help Webelos to focus on advancement and prepare them for a full Boy Scout summer camp experience.
Cub Scout Packs are encouraged to plan family camping trips. Packs wishing to conduct these outings must have a Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) trained adult person on the trip and submit the Tour Permit to the council service center. (See Training chapter).
Boy Scout Summer Camp – June through August
The summer camp program is designed to foster a Scout’s personal growth by allowing him to develop skills as they pertain to character development, self-reliance, and physical fitness. This week-long camping experience should highlight a troop’s yearly program plan and strengthen the unit by increasing its espirit-de-corps. The summer camp program is a method, which enhances ecological understanding and stresses the need for conservation of our natural resources.