The Baden-Powell Council is pleased to announce a Distinguished Unit Program that offers incentives and discounts to units - Packs, Troops, Crews and Ships - that qualify. Benefits include:
All qualifications must be met between the end of the previous year’s summer camp program and prior to the unit attending camp in the current calendar year. If a unit qualifies after the early bird registration deadlines, late fees for payment still apply. If a unit has paid in full before the early bird deadline, a credit will be applied to their unit account.
All Baden-Powell Council Packs, Troops, Crews, and Ships must complete the following requirements for 2015:
Troops, Ships and Crews must complete one of the following:
Download the requirements here (PDF)
Cub Day Camps
Check out our Cub Scout Day Camp promotional video on YouTube!
Locations and 2017 Dates:
2016 Cub Scout Day Camp Fees:
Online registration for Cub Scout Day Camp will be available. To access this feature you just follow these steps:
For more information, and to register online, see the Council Website
If you would like the Day Camp Committee to do a short presentation at a pack meeting you can e-mail Angela Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a date.
Cub Scout Family Adventure Weekends are offered twice a year (Spring and Fall) at our Camps—Barton and Tuscarora. Cub Scouts of all ranks are encouraged to attend these weekends with their parents/guardians and siblings. Here’s a chance to come and see what our Camps have to offer, to experience the great outdoors, and to have fun.
For information and registration, see the Baden-Powell Council Cub Camping Page
Want to see what Cub Adventure Weekend is like?
Cub Scouts of all ranks are encouraged to attend these weekends with their parents/guardians and siblings. Here's a chance to see what our camps have to offer, to experience the great outdoors and to have lots of fun!!
Registration is from 8:00 am to 9:45 am on Saturday morning; the program concludes after the Campfire program that evening. For those that choose to stay overnight at either Camp breakfast will be provided on Sunday morning at 8am prior to departure.
The cost is $20.00 per youth and $15.00 per adult and includes three meals and a Saturday night snack. Reservations and payment are due, BY PACK, to the Council Service Center no later than 7 days prior to the start of the weekend you are attending.
Registration forms and information are available from the Baden-Powell Council Website - download and complete your form and send it in today!!
Come join us for a weekend like no other!!
Call the Baden-Powell Council Camping Dept. at (607) 648-7888 x113 with any questions!
Cub Resident Camps
Cub Scout Resident Camping is a multi-day and overnight experience that is held at one of our two council Camps – Barton and Tuscarora. These programs allow your Cub Scout to get a taste of what our Camps have to offer and to start developing the skills to become a Boy Scout. From Hiking in the Woods, to Swimming in the Lakes, to Shooting a Bow and Arrow, our Cub Scout Resident Camps provide your Scout with the thrill of a life-time!!
Cub Scouts are organized into Dens with other Boys of their age and then spend their time visiting the Program Areas throughout the Camps. Activities include: Archery, BB Gun Shooting, Swimming, Boating, Handicrafts, Scout Craft Skills and Sports. Camp Staff deliver the exciting and fast-paced program with a Theme unique to the Camp and the year (past themes have included Pirates, Knights in Armor, the Gold Rush, Mysteries, and Space Exploration).
2017 Cub Resident Camp Dates
Want to see what Cub Resident Camp is like? We've got pages of pictures:
The Barton Flats Gold Rush - 2011 Camp Barton Resident Camp
The Quest for the Barton Grail - 2012 Camp Barton Resident Camp
A Study in Azure - 2013 Camp Barton Resident Camp
Leatherstocking Tales - 2014 Camp Barton Resident Camp
Space Invaders - 2015 Camp Barton Resident Camp
Camp Cretaceous - 2016 Camp Barton Resident Camp
Baden-Powell Council operates two Scout Camps:
Summer camp packages for the 2016 camping season will be mailed to Scout leaders in mid February. Leader's and Administrative guides for the 2015 camps can be downloaded from the Council Website. The camps are filling up quickly - if your unit hasn't made a reservation yet, be sure to do so soon!
Information and forms can be downloaded from the Council Forms page
Need help to go to camp? Download a Campership Form and submit it to the Council Office right away!
Click here to watch the new YouTube video on Camp Barton!
2017 Boy Scout Summer Camp Dates:
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