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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.When Cub Scouts go camping, they gain skills they will use later as a Boy Scout and in their adult lives.


Our 2017 theme for Cub Scout Camps is ‘BUGBUSTERS,’ 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.

 

Financial assistance is available for Scouts to attend these opportunities.  Campership applications are due April 3, 2017.


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 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 during a weekend. Every year, the resident camp has a different theme and different adventures. Examples of themes are Sea Adventure, Space Adventure, Athletes, Knights, and Bug Hunting.

DURATION: 2 days, 1 night
LODGING: Tent Camping
AGES: Tigers - Webelos
SIBLING FRIENDLY: Yes
REQ YTH:ADLT RATIO: 4:1

DURATION: 5 days or evenings
LODGING: None
AGES:
Tigers - Webelos
SIBLING FRIENDLY: Varies
REQ YTH:ADLT RATIO: 4:1
DURATION: 3 days, 2 nights
LODGING: Tent Camping
AGES: Tigers - Webelos*
SIBLING FRIENDLY: No
REQ YTH:ADLT RATIO: 4:1
*Boy Scout Den Chief Allowed

 

     


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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