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2018 Program Offerings

Program Resources:
All-inclusive programs offered at Camp Cedars!

No additional program fees.
Prerequisite Worksheets
Use these worksheets to document prereqs completed if you have Scouts registered for these merit badges.
Art
Astronomy
Camping
Citizenship in the Nation
Cooking
Emergency Preparedness
Energy
Fire Safety
First Aid
Geocaching
Journalism
Oceanography
Radio
Reptile & Amphibian Study
Trades Program
Wood Carving
New in 2018: Chess Merit Badge, Radio Merit Badge

Kit Fox Program: Kit Fox is for campers who have not yet completed the First Class rank. The program is designed to work on the core rank requirements for new Scouts, ones they will use throughout their Scouting career. Scouts will be arranged into patrols to work together in a team atmosphere to make for a fun active environment. Kit Fox in 2018 is only 2 periods long, offering a morning or afternoon class. Scouts may choose three additional programs in which to participate. Kit Fox Scouts will not automatically be signed up for Swimming and First Aid, but Scouts can sign up for those classes. Click for the requirements Scouts will work on and the tentative schedule.

Older Boy Programs: Operation: Eagle in a newer program for Scouts 14 years old, or 13 and completed the 8th grade. Scouts will tube down the Platte River, mountain bike on Calvin Crest trails, and backpack to Camp Eagle. Flier

T-SHAB Option: The Tri-State High Adventure Base is based out of Little Sioux Scout Ranch and offers week-long backpacking and canoeing treks. Canoe down the Missouri River over 160 miles traveling from Vermillion, SD to Omaha, NE. Backpack throughout the Loess Hills and participate in program at Little Sioux Scout Ranch. Transportation from Camp Cedars to Little Sioux can be provided by the Mid-America Council if attending both programs in the same week. Separate registration is required for T-SHAB. Go to www.TSHAB.org to register.

Trades Program (Week 5: July 8-14 and Week 6: July 15-21): Scouts have the opportunity to learn from professionals while earning various trade merit badges. This program is an all day, week long schedule with trips to local unions in Omaha. It is recommended for Scouts that are at least 13 years old. The following eight merit badges will be offered throughout the week: American Labor, Electricity, Metalwork, Plumbing, Surveying, Truck Transportation, Welding, and Woodwork. Flier


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