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Camping takes Scouts on exciting adventures into the natural world. Camping is fun, and it's good for the mind, body, and spirit. It helps Cub Scouts learn to rely on themselves—on their own skills and knowledge. Camping builds character, promotes fitness, and reenforces good citizenship. When Cub Scouts go camping, they gain skills they will use later as a Boy Scout and in their adult lives.

Our 2016 theme for Cub Scout Camps is ‘CSI: Cub Scout Investigators,’ and we have lots of exciting opportunities for all Cub Scouts and their families! We recommend that Cubs participate in a spring activity, a week-long day camp in June, overnight camp in June or July and also an autumn day activity. Scouts love the outdoors and we love to offer fun things for them to do all year long.

Cub Family Weekend camps are overnight camps for more than one Cub Scout pack. You may hear these events called "parent-pal weekends" or "adventure weekends." Each Cub Scout and Webelos Scout camps with a parent or guardian. Day camp lasts for one day to five days. It's for Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts. Day camps are held during the day or early evening. Campers do not stay overnight.
At resident camps, Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts camp overnight. Every year, the resident camp has a different theme and different adventures. Examples of themes are Sea Adventure, Space Adventure, Athletes, Knights, Circus Big Top, American Indian Heritage, Folklore, and the World Around Us.


Order 2016 Cub Camp Placemats for your next Blue & Gold
We are offering all Packs FREE placemats for their Blue & Gold ceremonies in an effort to help you promote Cub Camps to your Pack families. All placemat orders are due by December 31st and will be available for pick-up at your January District Roundtable. Order Online

Apply for Camp Staff!
The council is accepting staff applications to work at Little Sioux Scout Ranch. Prospective staff members must be at least 14-years-old prior to the beginning of camp to serve as volunteer counselors in training. Those who will be 15 and older receive a salary based on experience.

Download the Camp Staff Application form below. Turn it in to the Durham Scout Center or email to Mike Evano, Little Sioux Scout Ranch Director.

Questions? Please contact Mike Evano, Little Sioux Scout Ranch Director or call the Durham Scout Center at 402.431.9BSA (402.431.9272).


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