Scoutcraft Merit Badges
Scouts will be taught the basic skills of both front and back country camping. They will be taught the importance of Leave No Trace camping. Scouts are welcome to bring their own gear but it is not required. Requirements 4b, 5e, 7, 8d, and 9 will not be completed at camp.
1 HOUR CLASS
GOOD FOR FIRST YEARS
NOT COMPLETED AT CAMP
2 HOUR CLASS
GOOD FOR OLDER SCOUTS
3 HOUR CLASS
Scouts will be introduced to the growing sport of Geocaching. This fast paced activity is like treasure hunting. The GPS gets you to the area, but your keen wits find you the prize!
Scouts will learn how to recognize, prevent, and prepare for a wide variety of emergency situations. They will practive emergency drills and learn how to respond to different disasters and hurry cases. Earning First Aid merit badge is a requirement for this badge. Requirements 2c and 8c can't be completed at camp.
Scouts will learn what to do when a medical emergency strikes. They should come with a pen and paper so they can take notes. Scouts in this class will learn skills such as splints, bandages, and CPR. They should come with a serious attitude as this could save someone's life. This activity costs $12 to cover supply costs.
What would you do if you were lost and stranded in the woods or desert? Learn the skills of self-reliance and how to build shelters and start fires from nothing. This merit badge takes Scouts on an overnighter where they must build their own shelter and survive. Requirement 5 is not completed at camp.
Find your way to orienteering merit badge to learn how to find your way around the world! Orienteering is a sport where participants use compasses and maps to find their way. The skills taught in this class can help with hiking and backpacking.