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Summer Camp 2018 – Camp Daniel Boone

Summer camp always appears further than it is, and yet it will be here before we know it. We will be opening up registration soon, stay tuned as we are still working through some details.

Camp Daniel Boone has some great opportunities, especially for their high adventure programs.

The cost for the scouts is $335 for anyone taking the merit badge program or the first year program.

All the backpacking treks are also $335.
The Boonesboro Village trip back in time is $375.
The Ropes trek takes you on an adventure of climbing, zipping and cope with a whitewater day is $450.
Five Rivers Whitewater Trek which takes you to five different rivers in five days for rapids up to class V is $525.
The Zip and Splash Trek where you will be taken on two different Zip courses and three days rafting is $525.

Read the the High Adventure Guide if you are interested.

Signup Here

Depending on how many scouts we take we will get a leader free and a couple at half price otherwise adult registration is also $335. All adults going will split this cost.

Payments are split into thirds and the payments are due on

  • January 16
  • March 15
  • May 15
  • We will announce when we open registration via Troop News and in Meetings, come early and get good seats.

    Troop Meeting 10/17/2017

    The troop is preparing for the November outing which is our Webelos Overnighter. We will be hosting Webelos from Pack 511 and others from around the area. All scouts are reminded that this is a great opportunity to show how great our troop is and what we can offer the incoming scouts.

    Webelos scouts will be joining us over the next couple of weeks to help prepare and learn about the troop. Show up and show that great scout spirit to convince them this is where they should be to walk the path of Eagle Scouts.

    All scouts are encouraged to sign up for the outing on the troop calendar for the November outing.

    Popcorn forms and money need to be handed in at the next meeting 10/24.

    2017 Summer Camp Information and Links

    1st Year Scouts -Brownsea Island Program:
    Designed for New Scouts (10 ½-12 Years old)

    Scout Merit Badge Program:
    Scouts – MERIT BADGES Program -Over 30 Merit Badges to chose from with three levels of difficulty
    List of badges:

    High Adventure Programs:
    High Knoll Trail – Often called the Philmont of the East *
    Mountain Man Outpost – Age 13+ by camp, ability to backpack gear 1 ½ miles – $350 out of Council *
    New River Adventure – Whitewater Rafting, (4 wheeling/All-Terrain Vehicles) & more *
    Fishing Camp – Fish local rivers, ponds, lakes, and streams from canoe and shore *
    Voyageur Trek – Embark on a 5-day, 50-mile-plus canoe trip down the breathtaking New River –
    Claytor Lake Water Sports -This camp caters to older Scouts looking for thrills on the water. *
    Scoutmaster Programs *

    Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge

    The troop will be working on the Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge during troop meetings on October 11 and October 18. You must attend both meetings in order to complete the merit badge.

    Hurricane Matthew postpones council camporee

    The Camporee scheduled for Oct 7 – Oct 9 has been postponed due to expected wind and rainfall from Hurricane Matthew, and will take place Nov 18 – Nov 20. Stay safe!

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