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Summer Camp

Troop 933 attends Summer Camp each year at Seven Ranges Scout Reservation (7R).     7R is located in Carroll County, approximately an hour away.   It is a week spent in nature, away from the world, learning new skills, making new friends, and honoring the past.

It is hard.
It is fun.
It is challenging.
It is rewarding.
It can be a life changing event.
But mostly, it is fun!

What follows here are some basics for our Scouts and families to “Be Prepared” for summer camp.

The Theme this summer is…   

The FUTURE is NOW!

 When?  June 16th – 22nd, 2019
Where?   Seven Ranges Scout Reservation
7070 Meter Road NE
Kensington, OH  44427
Main Office: 330-738-2085

Buckeye Council web page link for Summer Camp info: http://www.buckeyecouncil.org/Camping/BoyScoutSummerCamp/Resoures/

Prerequisites for Merit Badges.  Some Merit Badges the Scouts will take have prerequisites that must be completed at home before camp.   They are then brought to camp and shown to the counselor, or signed off on by the Scouts leader.  See the specific Pre-req’s for your Merit Badges.

Here is the Merit Badge list, times, and pre-reqs: Merit Badges

Pipestone Camp Honors.   Please visit this link for information on the meaning,  purpose, and history of 7R’s Camp Honors program.   Pipestone Camp Honors  Contrary to what your Scout or his friends may have heard, your Scout IS ALLOWED to talk about the program ceremony with you.   They are NOT to talk about it with younger Scouts, so that the mystery and mystique are not taken away from the younger Scout.   Scouts must bring a bundle of wood as part of their requirements for the Camp Honors program.   They must gather one cubic foot of wood, which is approximately a full milk crate of wood.

Bundle of wood for Camp Honors.

From the Summer Camp Leaders Guide:

“Wood should be straight, about 12″ to 16″ long, no thinner than your little finger and no thicker than your thumb… the Scout gathers one cubic foot of dry, naturally barkless wood.”

See a senior Scout for ideas on how to find the wood.  ALL wood must be inspected by the Senior Patrol Leader or the Scouts he designates at a Troop meeting before camp.

Online Gear and T Shirt Sales
Here are two websites, not affiliated with our Troop, that Council has provided for presale of gear.   The first site has T shirts, hoodies, and other gear, it is NOT run by the Buckeye Council.   The second is Councils Summer Camp presale site.

Pre-order Shirts and Gear:  http://www.buckeyeseven.sgtradingpost.online/

The above link has not been updated, but it is active.

Pre-order Patches, MB Supplies, Adult training, Shotgun ammohttp://www.buckeyecouncil.org/Camping/ScoutsBSASummerCamp/PreCampSale/

Gear List:  Click Here  –>>>Summer Camp Gear List

Medical Forms:  http://www.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf

See YOU there!

 

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