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5 Reasons to Spend a Week at Scout Summer Camp Instead of the Office

With warm weather upon us, it only gets harder to stay indoors all day long. If you’re still deciding where you’ll spend your summer escape, we have the answer— Scout summer camp!   1. You’re at a place where songs and skits are encouraged. “We break into chants, songs and skits at camp. Never have I seen this at the…

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Everyone who drives Scouts should take this free online training course

Accidents are quite rare in Scouting. But when one does occur, it probably didn’t happen while camping. It likely didn’t involve backpacking, canoeing or climbing, either. The majority of Scouting accidents happen on the way to or from Scouting activities. They happen on the road. As a Scout leader responsible for driving Scouts or Venturers to Scouting activities, you should do…

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The Philmont Hymn: The enchanting tale behind Philmont’s official song

Philmont is a land of starlit skies, aspen-covered hills and wind in whisp’ring pines. That’s how John Westfall, who wrote “The Philmont Hymn,” described the Scouting paradise in New Mexico. Westfall was a teenager in 1945 when he wrote the song. He had just finished a Philmont trip, and the beauty of this hiking high-adventure base inspired him. Seven decades later, everyone…

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Be An All Star at Summer Camp 2017

Being Solo Is A-Ok! The All-Star program lets Scouts that can’t attend camp with their own troop join in the fun. Our veteren camp staff act as the adult leadership to guide Scouts through the week. Each Scout gets the same oportunities they’d have if they came with a troop. Here’s a great chance to…

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Why you should designate 1 responsible person to be a water watcher

If everybody’s in charge of watching kids in the water, that usually means nobody is watching. By selecting a single, responsible adult to be in charge of supervision, you could prevent drownings and save lives. Designate a water watcher — at both Scouting and non-Scouting events — whenever you’re in, on or around water. Why not use the team approach?…

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ORDER YOUR CUSTOM TOMAHAWK T-SHIRTS NOW!

Tomahawk T-shirts are an easy way to get a great shirt customized with your Troop or Crew number. You can also get your city on them so everyone knows where your Troop is from. These wicking shirts will keep you dry and comfortable at camp and on other Scouting activities! Put your order in early…

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BSA’s Tour and Activity Plan eliminated

Be prepared to spend less time filling out forms and more time having fun. The Boy Scouts of America has eliminated its Tour and Activity Plan, shifting the focus away from paperwork and toward creating a safe space for Scouts to enjoy the program as designed. The Tour and Activity Plan was a two-page document submitted to your…

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2017 New at Many Point and Tomahawk

It’s All Good These new programs are coming to your favorite summer camp locations, Many Point Amazing Pace Day Program Sports featuring Bubbleball Soccer and Climbing Outpost Sportsman’s Outpost Real life Battleship’s and three more Aqua-Trampolines at our beaches Outdoorskills revamp Drones added to Moviemaking Tomahawk Expansion of Explore Program Sporting Arrows Pump Track Expansion…

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