Out & About Training - Basic training needed to stay in a lodge (online training).
Are you ready to go camping?
Troops can now reserve units for the spring, summer, and fall. Woodview is the only unit open between mid November and April 1st. Other units are open April 1st through mid November. Please see each camp to learn about the units that are available at it.
Someone in the troop must have the Out and About Training to stay in a lodge. To stay in cabins or tents someone must have the Troop Camp Training. There must also be someone with the group who is First Aid and CPR certified.
All units and camps are closed for major holidays - New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information about our camps and units click on the camp on the left hand menu then scroll down to the listings. To reserve a camp please complete the Camp Reservation Request below. You can check to see if a unit is available for your dates by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Someone in the troop must have the trainings listed below to be able to go camping with your troop. This includes staying in a cabin, lodge or tent at one of our camps or camping in an approved site elsewhere.
Troop Camp Training - In person training needed to stay in a cabin or tent and to cook over a fire (even a marshmallow.)
First Aid/CPR Training - Training to know what to do in an emergency and how to do basic first aid and CPR.