Cub Scout Outdoor Program

Camping at the Cub Scout level introduces boys to the outdoors and helps them develop outdoor skills at an age-appropriate level that will be applied more thoroughly as a Boy Scout. As Cub Scouts progress, the opportunities for outdoor adventures become more challenging.

Cub Scout Sleepover Camp

Cub Scout/Webelos sleepover camp is a council-organized, theme-oriented overnight program that runs 4 days, 3 nights. It is conducted under a certified National Camping School-trained director at a camp approved by the council. Note that Tiger Cubs are not eligible to attend resident camp.

Resident camp typically includes, but is not limited to, outdoor program areas such as nature, camping skills, fitness, aquatics, and shooting sports. Each year, an overall theme is selected to offer different adventures. Theme examples include: Space Adventure, Athletics, Knights, Cowboys, Circus, American Indian Heritage, Folklore, and the World Around Us. 

Sleepover Camps are offered at Camp Indian Trails and Ed Bryant Scout Reservation.

For additional information regarding Camp Indian Trails Sleepover Camp, Click Here

Cub Scout Day Camp

Day camp is organized by the council and is a five-day program for Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts. It is conducted under certified leadership at an approved site and during daylight or early evening hours. Certification of the day camp director and program director is provided through the National Camping School.

Day camp programs are theme-based and usually include nature, sports, aquatics, and crafts. All Glacier's Edge Day Camps are hosted in neighborhood parks to bring the program to you!

For more information about day camp, click here

Fall Activities

When recruited, Cub Scouts are promised camping! To deliver on this promise, the Glacier's Edge Council hosts three activities, all at Camp Indian Trails each fall.

  • Nature Trek is a afternoon carnival program and event stops will include nature, games, crafts, and more. This is a big event with hundreds of cubs and their families participating. For those interested, you can camp overnight which dinner and a campfire program. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Loopy Camporee is our annual Cub Scout Loop Advancement Camporee.  Each Scout will have the opportunity to earn 2 adventure loops for their rank and camp overnight at Camp Indian Trails! All meals, program, and a campfire are included. For more information, click here.
  • Boo in the Woods is our annual Fall Harvest event to welcome new Scouts as well as kickoff our year of Scouting.  In addition to seeing our great Haunted House, we will have a hay ride, pumpkin bowling and other fall outdoor events! For more information, click here.

Family Camps and Pack Overnighters

Cub Scout family camping falls into two catagories: council-organized family camps and pack overnighters. 

  • Council-organized family camps are overnight events involving more than one pack, with the local council providing all of the elements to enhance the outdoor experience such as staffing, food service, housing, and program. These are often referred to as parent-pal or adventure weekends. Family camps should be conducted by trained leaders at sites approved by the local council. Youth should be under the supervision of a parent, guardian, or other responsible adult.
  • Pack overnighters are events involving more than one family from a single pack, focused on age-appropriate Cub Scout activities and conducted at council-approved locations. If siblings participate, the event must be structured accordingly to accommodate them. Adults giving leadership to a pack overnighter must complete Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO, No. 34162) and be present during the campout. BALOO trains participants to properly understand the importance of program intent, Youth Protection policies, health and safety, site selection, and sufficient adult participation.

 

 

Glacier's Edge Council - Boy Scouts of America - 608-310-7300