Category Archives: Boy Scout Resident Camp

Information on Boy Scout overnight camping events

Camp Fees Due May 1st

Just a reminder that camp fees are now due May 1st in order to qualify for free t-shirts.

If you qualify for free t-shirts you will receive a separate email with an order code. Follow the directions in that email to order you free shirts by the order deadline listed in the email. Free t-shirts MUST be pre-ordered. If you don’t receive that email and feel you should have please contact Jessica Mancuso 503.225.5759 vservices@cpcbsa.org or Jeanette Leach 503.225.5706 jleach@cpcbsa.org

If you haven’t registered yet, there is still space available at some camps. Reservations can be made at http://www.cpcbsa.org/camping/summer-program/reservations.

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Don’t Forget to Register for Summer Camps

Scout Troops, packs and crews – have you signed up for Summer Camp or Winter Lodge yet?

 

http://www.cpcbsa.org/camping/summer-program/reservations/make-a-reservation

Packs, remember that registration opened for resident camps June 1st this year, not in November as before. So those resident camps are filling faster.

Troops, remember to fill out an independent camp form if you are not camping at a council camp.

Don’t hesitate to call Karen Gill if you have a question. 503-325-2990

Take the pledge to say “No” and enter for a chance to win a high adventure trip of a lifetime!

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As part of the Trail of Courage pledge, Boys’ Life magazine is offering a chance for a lucky Boy Scout or Venturer to win a high-adventure trip to Northern Tier High Adventure Base, Philmont Scout Ranch, or Florida Sea Base!

http://contests.boyslife.org/engine/YourSubmission.aspx?contestid=78276

Don’t Forget…New Location and Day for District Roundtable

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Don’t forget, starting this month Ft. Clatsop District roundtable meetings will change to the 2nd Thursday of each month.

We are also changing the location to the First Lutheran Church – 725 33rd St, Astoria. Meeting time will remain 7pm-830pm

This month we will cover…

* Boy Scout topic will be

  • Safety
  • Information on Camporee’s
  • National Youth Leadership Training: NYLT signups are now open.  Units are required to send youth to NYLT for GOLD level Journey to Excellence status.
    Make sure your units are getting their youth signed up before all the spaces are filled. Visit www.cpcbsa.org/NYLT for more information.
  • Boy Scout Camp information:
    • A fourth session of Camp Cooper has been opened, July 15-20, a Monday start; to help add more availabilty for our Scouts to get to camp!
    • There are ONLY 188 spaces available at Boy Scout camps and that is after adding a fourth week to Camp Cooper last week.  Baldwin and Pioneer no longer have any room available for 2013,  and most sessions are already full at the other two camps.  Get your units signed up now before all the sessions become unavailable.
    • Meriwether is a BARGAIN WEEK for the week of June 30-July 6, with savings of $20/Scout during these sessions!

* Cub Scout

  • Pinewood Derby evaluation
  • Day Camp Information
  • Program ideas for Spring
  • Spring Membership Recruitment

 

Cub Scout Day and Resident Camp Information:http://www.cpcbsa.org/camping/summer-program/reservations

Opportunity Fund application (first come first serve):

Please, all of you, come ready to share the great (and not so great) things going on in your troops, crew and packs!

Can Tiger Cubs Attend Resident Camps?

The answer is yes. And Cascade Pacific Council has an awesome resident camp that’s perfect. Cub World at Scouters Mountain, just a few hours drive from here.

For more details on guidelines for camping with Tigers, Cubs, Webelos, as well as older youth, check http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2013/02/22/can-tiger-cubs-attend-resident-camps/

For more information on our council camps, including pictures, check out http://www.cpcbsa.org/camping/camp-properties

Wanted….your summer activity photos

What did you do with your scouts this summer. Did you go to camp, attend a merit badge event, complete a service project? Please share your photos with us.

Send photos to laurie.kautz@gmail.com. Please make sure that all scouts visible have checked the yes box on the talent release portion of their medical form. Also include details of where you went and what you did.

 

Camp Lost and Found Day

Did your Scout lose something this summer at camp? We will be holding a Lost and Found Day at Scouters’ Mountain on September 8th from 9am to 4pm in the shop yard. Items left behind at all resident camps will be available that day. Items not picked up on this date will be donated to charity. For more information, please contact the Portland Service Center.