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[[Cub Scout Resident Camp]] is all of the fun of [[Cub Scout Day Camp]] plus Camping:
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<center><big>[[Cub Scout Resident Camp]] is all of the fun of [[Cub Scout Day Camp]]<br>plus you get to camp overnight and have [[Scout Skits|Skits]], [[Scout Songs|Songs]], and [[Scout Cheers|Cheers]] at campfires!<br>'''Webelos Resident Camp''' adds new activities tailored to the expanding abilities of [[Webelos]].</big></center><br>
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* [[Wolf]], [[Bear]], and [[Webelos]] Scouts have campfire programs and camp overnight.
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* Boys explore, learn, and grow while having fun outdoors.
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* Adventures might include [[Cub Scout Archery|Archery]], [[Cub Scout BB-Gun Shooting|BB-Guns]], [[Cub Scout Fishing|Fishing]], [[Cub Scout Swimming|Swimming]], [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program#Cub Scout Sports|sports]], squirt guns, games, and crafts.
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[[Image:Cub Scout Sling Shots.JPG|frame|200px|Slingshots!]]<br><br>
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[[Image:Cub Scouts fishing.jpg|frame|200px|Fishing]]<br><br>
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[[Image:Cub Scout Paddle boats.jpg|frame|200px|Boating]]<br><br>
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[[Image:Cub Scout BBGuns.jpg|frame|200px|BB Guns]]<br><br>
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[[Image:Cub Scout Archery.jpg|thumb|200px|Archery]]<br><br>
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[[Image:Campfire.jpg|frame|200px|Campfires]]<br><br>
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[[Image:Cub Scout Camping.jpg|frame|300px]]
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|}
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{{quote-source|“A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room.”|[[Robert Baden-Powell]]}}
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==Resident is Fun and a whole lot more==
* Boys who attend Resident Camp or Day Camp are more likely to stay in Scouting.
* 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.
* Trained staffs insure a safe site and environment. National inspection teams insure standards are met.
* Day Camps teach citizenship and encourage social development.
* Day Camps teach citizenship and encourage social development.
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Webelos Resident Camp is Cub Scout Resident Camp for Webelos.
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In one weekend of [[Fundraising]], you can earn enough in your [[Individual Account]] for all of your expenses for the year including Resident Camp!
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==For Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts==
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==General Activities==
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''"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."
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* [[Wolf Cub Scout|Wolf]], [[Bear Cub Scout|Bear]], and [[Webelos Scout]]s can camp overnight.
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* Exploring, learning, and having fun outdoors.
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* Campfire [[Scout Skits|Skits]], [[Scout Songs|Songs]], and [[Scout Cheers|Cheers]]
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''"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."
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==Cub Scout Resident Camp==
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In addition, Cub Scout Resident Camp might include:
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{| class="wikitable" border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0"
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Archery|Archery]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_BB-Gun_Shooting|BB-Guns]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Map_and_Compass|Map and Compass]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Swimming|Swimming]]
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Art|Art]]s & crafts
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Fishing|Fishing]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Softball|Softball]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Ultimate|Ultimate]]
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Badminton|Badminton]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Flag_Football|Flag Football]]
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|align="center" | Slingshots
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Volleyball|Volleyball]]
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Basketball|Basketball]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Geology|Geology]]
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|align="center" | Squirt guns
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Wildlife_Conservation|Wildlife Conservation]]
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|}
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</big><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
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''"Check with your council and district leaders for resident camp opportunities available in your area."
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==Webelos Scout Resident Camp==
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:- [http://www.scouting.org/CubScouts/Activities/Adults/camping.aspx Cub Scout Camping]
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Webelos get to keep their favorite activities from Cub Scouts but now get to do more with new activities tailored to their expanding abilities. For instance, instead of just watching a campfire program, you may get to try out your [[Showman]] skills. Webelos activities might include:
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{| class="wikitable" border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0"
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|align="center" | [[Aquanaut]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Fishing|Fishing]]
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|align="center" | [[Naturalist]]
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|align="center" | [[Showman]]
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Artist]]
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Flag_Football|Flag Football]]
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|align="center" | Obstacle Course
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Softball|Softball]]
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Archery|Archery]]
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|align="center" | [[Forester]]
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|align="center" | [[Outdoorsman]]
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|align="center" | Squirt gun course
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|-
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_BB-Gun_Shooting|BB-Guns]]
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|align="center" | [[Geologist]]
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|align="center" | Slingshots
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|align="center" | [[Cub_Scout_Ultimate|Ultimate]]
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|}
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==For Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts==
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{{quote-source|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.
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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.
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Check with your council and district leaders for resident camp opportunities available in your area.|[http://www.scouting.org/CubScouts/Activities/Adults/camping.aspx Cub Scout Camping]}}
'''''[[Tiger Cub Scouts]] may not attend [[Cub Scout Resident Camp]] but may attend [[Cub Scout Day Camp]] with their adult partner.''
'''''[[Tiger Cub Scouts]] may not attend [[Cub Scout Resident Camp]] but may attend [[Cub Scout Day Camp]] with their adult partner.''
==Program and themes==
==Program and themes==
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''"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."
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{{quote-source|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.
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''"Resident camping typically includes the following outdoor program areas: Showmanship, Sportsmanship, Craftsmanship, Waterfront, Fitness, Campcraft, and Nature."
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Resident camping typically includes the following outdoor program areas: Showmanship, Sportsmanship, Craftsmanship, Waterfront, Fitness, Campcraft, and Nature.
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''"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."
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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.
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''"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."
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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.|[http://www.scouting.org/cubscouts/resources/cub%20scout%20outdoor%20program%20guidelines.aspx Cub Scout Outdoor Program Guidelines]}}
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:- [http://www.scouting.org/cubscouts/resources/cub%20scout%20outdoor%20program%20guidelines.aspx Cub Scout Outdoor Program Guidelines]
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==National Resident Camp Standards==
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==National Cub Scout and Webelos Resident Camp Standards==
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''"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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{{quote-source|A [[Cub Scout Resident Camp|Cub Scout or Webelos Scout]] resident camp is a council-organized camp of at least two consecutive nights duration and operates under trained leadership.
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;Sample Mandatory and Quality Standards
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;Some of the Mandatory and Quality Standards
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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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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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)...
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director for the appropriate program element (Cub Scouting/Boy Scouting).
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* '''M35:''' There must be a minimum of two adult leaders with each unit and/or campsite.
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:- [[Media:2008 Resident Camp Standards.pdf|2008 National Resident Camp Standards]]
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;Some of the Mandatory and Quality Standards for Cub Scouts and Webelos Resident Camps
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* '''95:''' 95 Sports, as outlined in the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, receive adequate emphasis in the program under the basic principle that each boy gets to learn the rules and play, regardless of ability.
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|[[Media:2008 Resident Camp Standards.pdf|2008 National Resident Camp Standards]]}}
==See also==
==See also==
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[[Cub Scout Day Camp]]
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*[[Cub Scout Day Camp]]
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*[http://www.scouting.org/CubScouts/Activities/Adults/camping.aspx Cub Scout Camping]
*[http://www.scouting.org/CubScouts/Activities/Adults/camping.aspx Cub Scout Camping]
*[http://www.scouting.org/cubscouts/resources/cub%20scout%20outdoor%20program%20guidelines.aspx Cub Scout Outdoor Program Guidelines]
*[http://www.scouting.org/cubscouts/resources/cub%20scout%20outdoor%20program%20guidelines.aspx Cub Scout Outdoor Program Guidelines]
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Current revision

Cub Scout Resident Camp is all of the fun of Cub Scout Day Camp
plus you get to camp overnight and have Skits, Songs, and Cheers at campfires!
Webelos Resident Camp adds new activities tailored to the expanding abilities of Webelos.

Slingshots!
Slingshots!


Fishing
Fishing


Boating
Boating


BB Guns
BB Guns


Archery
Archery


Campfires
Campfires


“A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room.”
Robert Baden-Powell

Resident is Fun and a whole lot more

  • 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.

In one weekend of Fundraising, you can earn enough in your Individual Account for all of your expenses for the year including Resident Camp!

Contents


General Activities

Cub Scout Resident Camp

In addition, Cub Scout Resident Camp might include:

Archery BB-Guns Map and Compass Swimming
Arts & crafts Fishing Softball Ultimate
Badminton Flag Football Slingshots Volleyball
Basketball Geology Squirt guns Wildlife Conservation








Webelos Scout Resident Camp

Webelos get to keep their favorite activities from Cub Scouts but now get to do more with new activities tailored to their expanding abilities. For instance, instead of just watching a campfire program, you may get to try out your Showman skills. Webelos activities might include:

Aquanaut Fishing Naturalist Showman
Artist Flag Football Obstacle Course Softball
Archery Forester Outdoorsman Squirt gun course
BB-Guns Geologist Slingshots Ultimate


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 Cub Scout and Webelos 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.
Some of the 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)...
  • M35: There must be a minimum of two adult leaders with each unit and/or campsite.
Some of the Mandatory and Quality Standards for Cub Scouts and Webelos Resident Camps
  • 95: 95 Sports, as outlined in the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, receive adequate emphasis in the program under the basic principle that each boy gets to learn the rules and play, regardless of ability.
2008 National Resident Camp Standards

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