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PROGRAM FEATURES & PHILOSOPHY
Camp Alexander recommends every boy should be signed up for a merit badge class or acvity so you know where your scouts are at all times. However, we strongly recommended that you allow your scouts to do some fun merit badges/ actvities and to not just focus on Eagle required merit badges. Camp Alexander prides its self in offering merit badges that are unique to the outdoors to maximize a scout’s experience. Merit badge sessions are designed to only be a part of the scout’s day actvities. In the evening, program areas will be open to all scouts with special events and ac vi es in each area.
We promote an age appropriate camp program and have designed our merit badge and camp wide activities to ensure a Scout’s advancement goals are met while ensuring his enjoyment and excitement at camp. A counseling session prior to camp with the Scoutmaster and SPL will help a Scout achieve his advancement goal. It will also enable our staff to concentrate on the requirements that the Scout needs.
First Year Camper Program Ideas: First Class Center advancement, Art, Basketry, Leatherwork, Pottery, Swimming, Cooking, First Aid, and Woodcarving Merit Badges.
Second Year Camper Program Ideas: Anything not earned on the first year camper list, Camping, Fish & Wildlife Management, Fishing, Geology, Indian Lore, Mammal Study and Rifle Shoo ng merit badges. This program places its emphasis on merit badge work. Camp Alexander provides the unique se ng for comple on of badges that can only be earned in the great outdoors.
Third and Fourth Year Camper Programs Ideas: Anything not earned on the first or second year camper lists: Archery, Astronomy, Canoeing, Climbing, Geo-caching, Environmental Science, Lifesaving, Nature, Orienteering, Pioneering, Rowing, Shotgun Shoo ng, Weather, Wilderness Survival, Search and Rescue, Emergency Preparedness, ATV Rider Course
2017 Camp Alexander Summer Camp
Eleven mile Canyon in the Pike National Forest
Sign Up Sheet:
Troop 640 has 22 slots for Scouts and 2 slots for Scouters
Camp check in is on Sunday, June 11 at 1 pm
Camp check out is on Saturday, June 17 at 9 am
Scout Cost Information
- Estimated cost, including camp registration and administrative fees is $360.
- A $210 deposit for Scout attendees are due April 15, 2017
- Final payment is due May 15, 2017
Scouter Cost Information
- NO camp registration fee
- Administrative fees will be no more than $30
I am ready to go! Sign me up for my 2017 Summer Camp Adventure!
Download the form and email to:
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Parent Planning Meetings will start soon.