|Before May 15,
|After May 15,
This summer overnight camping for Webelos returns to Camp Wanocksett. This three-day program will run Sunday through Wednesday. Two sessions will be offered this year. Register online at events.nashuavalleybsa.org.
Session 1: Check-in begins at 2:00 PM on Sunday. Scouts and parents will be greeted in the camp's main parking and guided through the check-in process by the camp staff. The program will conclude on Wednesday evening following the family barbecue and song-fest. The barbecue begins at 6:00 PM and program concludes at approximately 8:00 PM.
Session 2: Check-in begins at 6:00 PM on Wednesday. Scouts and parents will be greeted in the camp's main parking and guided through the check-in process by the camp staff. Parents are welcome to stay for the Wednesday evening BBQ. The barbecue begins at 6:00 PM and program concludes at approximately 8:00 PM. The program will conclude on Saturday morning at 10:00 AM following the closing ceremony.
Packing For Camp
A complete packing list is available here. Each camper will be provided with a tent, on a wooden platform, bunk and mattress. A footlocker or duffle bag works well for packing clothes and personal items.
Our Webelos resident camp aims to give boys a taste of what they have to look forward to at Boy Scout summer camp. Days will be packed with activities including: swimming and boating, archery, crafts, rock climbing, sports, science and nature, and outdoor skills.
Scouts will stay in one of Camp Wanocksett's picturesque tent sites. Tents are 9'x9' canvas wall tents on wooden platforms with bunks and mattresses. Meals are prepared by our food service and served in the camp dining hall.
Volunteer Den Leaders are a vital part of the Camp staff. Volunteering gives parents an opportunity to share in the camp experience with their son. Volunteering also reduces the camp fee for for each week you volunteer. Den Leaders work with the staff and a den of 10-12 boys for the session. Volunteer Den Leaders will be required to attend a mandatory training session in the Spring. Volunteer opportunities are limited. Please sign up early.
All campers, volunteers and staff must have a completed camp medical form on file. Scouts will not be allowed to participate in many camp activities without a completed medical form, signed by a licensed health care practioner. Completed forms must be submitted before the Scout arrives at camp. Prior to June 20, forms should be submitted to the Nashua Valley Council office. After June 20, mail your form to Camp Wanocksett Attn: Webelos Resident Nurse. Returning your Scout's form early enables the camp health officer to review the form and resolve any missing information before your son arrives at camp. Include a cover page with your Scout's medical form indicating which session they will be attending.
All medication must be turned in to the camp health officer upon arrival at camp. It must be in its original packaging and must be accompanied by physician's orders. Authorization to administer medication must be given by signing the appropriate section of the camp medical form. Medications may only be administered by the camp health officer. Exceptions may be made for asthma inhalers and similar medications at the discretion of the camp health officer in consultation with parents and physician if necessary.
Help us ensure that camp is a positive experience for your son. Please avoid changing your son's medication or dosage immediately before or during your week at camp.
Safety at camp
All camp activities are conducted in accordance with the Boy Scouts of America's Youth Protection policies. All staff and volunteers are sudject to manadatory background checks. Camp activities are conducted in accordance with the policies and practices of the Boy Scouts of America.
The camp employs a full-time EMT who is on site at all times and is accessible quickly by local emergency services. Staff are trained in basic first-aid and CPR.
The buddy-system is used at all times to keep boys safe.