Welcome to Camp Geronimo! This page is your crash course to Camp Geronimo. Following the steps below, any parent or leader can review our Leaders’ Guide, discover our diverse range of programs, and take their first steps towards a summer of fun!
Steps for Summer Camp
Select a Session
No, Camp is technically closed Saturday at 10am to Sunday at 10am, Swimchecks will begin at 1pm on Sunday. Commissioners will assign times to those that arrive Saturday.
First Meal for Camp Participants will be Sunday Dinner. If you arrive on Saturday you are on your own for meals until then. Camp Staff are off until Sunday Afternoon. Commissioners are available on a limited basis on Saturday.
No, intent of requirement is to try and get troop out on a trail during camp. SPL can discuss with the commissioner if you have a well planned week it may count.
No commissioners will connect on Saturday and assign Swim Check time, leader should checkin at Dining hall at 1pm Sunday.
No, as you will sign-up for a check-in time during registration. Please prepare, gather, and organize all paperwork prior to departing. It is recommended that leaders put all paperwork into a folder or binder and organize by Scout so that the information may be quickly reviewed when needed.
Yes – Our Commissioners will be at the Gate to welcome Saturday arrivals and give them an abbreviated check-in talk, and let them proceed to their assigned campsite. Remember that Saturday Check-in Units must still check-in officially at the dining hall on Sunday, 1PM-3PM.
Yes, there will be daily camp site inspections
No, line up at the appropriate door.
An adult leader should pick up at dinning hall the daily flyer.
This is dependent on the number of participants and if we hold this many sessions. We may not know until a few days before camp. Sorry for the inconvenience of your troop weekly planning.
Yes, but is shifted to Friday after the closing campfire.
HQ is not open, but Commissioners will have a permit if you need one, please checkout with Commissioner or Key 3 member of Staff.
Yes, Internet access for adults can be purchased at trading post.
Yes or similar training at troop level.
No, we don’t currently have Ambassadors on staff. Ask your Commissioner about assistance in selecting and conducting troop hikes.
Decision of Scout and Leaders, not Camp requirment
Not required, but always a good idea
As part of the week’s plan.
The Spade Ranch Guide will be released with the Geronimo Leaders Guide.
Big G Award requirements are located in the Leaders Guide.
Brownsea Island is a standalone program, separate from the traditional merit badge program. Brownsea Island is focused on first year Scouters and introductory lessons and merit badges.