Cub Scout Resident Camp

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==National Resident Camp Standards==
==National Resident Camp Standards==
''"A [[Cub Scout]] or [[Webelos Scout]] resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least two consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership. A [[Boy Scout]] resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least five consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership."'''
''"A [[Cub Scout]] or [[Webelos Scout]] resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least two consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership. A [[Boy Scout]] resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least five consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership."'''
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* '''M35:''' The on-site day camp director is at least 21 years old (preferably 25 or older) and has successfully completed [[National Camping School]].
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* '''M23:''' The buddy system of having two or more campers together is used in all appropriate activities, such as aquatics, backpacking, climbing/rappelling, COPE, off-camp activities, and in all Cub Scouting activities...
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* '''M36:''' The on-site day camp program director is at least 21 years old (preferably 25 or older) and has successfully completed [[National Camping School]].
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* '''M25:''' Programs are age-appropriate for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. A range of programs is available based on their age and level of maturity. See Age Appropriate Chart in the Guide to Safe Scouting at [www.scouting.org/pubs/gss].
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* '''M41:''' [[BB-gun shooting]] is conducted by a qualified on-site range officer, at least 18 years of age. Additional adult supervision and guidance are provided, and minimum state requirements are met. All BB-gun range officers have successfully completed the BB-gun Safety and Training program from a qualified instructor, who is a valid instructor as outlined in Shooting Sports for Cub Scouting, No. 13-550.
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* '''M26:''' The on-site camp director is at least 21 (preferably 25 or older) years of age and is currently trained in camp management by a [[National Camping School]], with at least two seasons of prior administrative or supervisory experience recommended.
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* '''M46:''' An orientation (precamp or opening day) has been provided for adult leaders and parent volunteers who accompany [[Tiger Cubs]], [[Cub Scouts]], and [[Webelos Scout]] campers.
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* '''M27:''' The on-site program director is at least 21 years of age and is currently trained by a [[National Camping School]] as a program
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director for the appropriate program element (Cub Scouting/Boy Scouting).
:- [[Media:2008 Resident Camp Standards.pdf|2008 National Resident Camp Standards]]
:- [[Media:2008 Resident Camp Standards.pdf|2008 National Resident Camp Standards]]
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==See also==
==See also==

Revision as of 13:45, October 11, 2008

Cub Scout Resident Camp is all of the fun of Cub Scout Day Camp plus Camping:

  • Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts have campfire programs and camp overnight.
  • Boys explore, learn, and grow while having fun outdoors.
  • Adventures might include Archery, BB-Guns, Fishing, Swimming, sports, squirt guns, games, and crafts.
  • Boys who attend Resident Camp or Day Camp are more likely to stay in Scouting.
  • Trained staffs insure a safe site and environment. National inspection teams insure standards are met.
  • Day Camps teach citizenship and encourage social development.

Webelos Resident Camp is Cub Scout Resident Camp for Webelos.


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For Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts

"Cub Scout and Webelos Scout resident camping is a council-organized, theme-oriented overnight camping program. It operates for at least two nights and is conducted under certified leadership at a camp approved by the council."

"Each year, councils change their overall theme to offer different adventures. Examples of themes include Sea Adventure, Space Adventure, Athletes, Knights, Circus Big Top, American Indian Heritage, Folklore, and the World Around Us."

"Check with your council and district leaders for resident camp opportunities available in your area."

- Cub Scout Camping

Tiger Cub Scouts may not attend Cub Scout Resident Camp but may attend Cub Scout Day Camp with their adult partner.

Program and themes

"Cub Scout and Webelos Scout resident camping is a council-organized, theme-oriented, overnight camping program. It operates for at least two nights and is conducted under trained leadership at a camp approved by the council."

"Resident camping typically includes the following outdoor program areas: Showmanship, Sportsmanship, Craftsmanship, Waterfront, Fitness, Campcraft, and Nature."

"Each year, councils change their overall theme to offer different adventures. Examples of themes include Sea Adventure, Space Adventure, Athletes, Knights, Circus Big Top, American Indian Heritage, Folklore, and the World Around Us."

"Training of the resident camp director and program director is provided through the National Camping School. All Cub Scout and Webelos Scout resident camps shall be conducted in accordance with established standards as given in National Standards for Cub Scout/Boy Scout Resident Camps, No. 19-108."

- Cub Scout Outdoor Program Guidelines

National Resident Camp Standards

"A Cub Scout or Webelos Scout resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least two consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership. A Boy Scout resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least five consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership."'

Sample Mandatory and Quality Standards
  • M23: The buddy system of having two or more campers together is used in all appropriate activities, such as aquatics, backpacking, climbing/rappelling, COPE, off-camp activities, and in all Cub Scouting activities...
  • M25: Programs are age-appropriate for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. A range of programs is available based on their age and level of maturity. See Age Appropriate Chart in the Guide to Safe Scouting at [www.scouting.org/pubs/gss].
  • M26: The on-site camp director is at least 21 (preferably 25 or older) years of age and is currently trained in camp management by a National Camping School, with at least two seasons of prior administrative or supervisory experience recommended.
  • M27: The on-site program director is at least 21 years of age and is currently trained by a National Camping School as a program

director for the appropriate program element (Cub Scouting/Boy Scouting).

- 2008 National Resident Camp Standards

See also

Cub Scout Day Camp


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