Summer Camp

Steps for Summer Camp

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Programs: Get familiar with the different programs we offer, click here to see the list
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Merit Badge Schedule: If one of your Scouts is going to be in the Merit Badge program, then click here for the merit badge schedule
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Register: If you are ready to register, click here to pick a session, then click on the Register button, select the number of participants in the desired program (Merit Badges, Brownsea Island, Fish Camp, Spade Ranch Adventure 14+, etc) then click Register. Insert information as instructed.
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Documents: If you need documents, forms, or maps, click here to see the list
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FAQs: If you have a question, it might already be answered in our list of frequently asked questions, click here to see the FAQs

Select a Program

Brownsea Island

For: Younger Scouts

Typically, first year campers — 10 and 11 years olds, or those who are still early on their trail to First Class. This program is designed to provide a positive first Scouting experience, help youth learn the basic skills of scouting, and pass off several rank advancement requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class. If they have already earned First Class Rank, then signing up for merit badge classes would be a much better fit.

Costs —

Youth Plan A: $350 with meals provided
Youth Plan B: $250 with no meals provided
Adult Plan A: $125 with meals provided
Adult Plan B: $50 with no meals provided

Base Camp – Merit Badge Classes

For: All Scouts

This program is the main Scout Camp experience for any Scout who needs a merit badge. Scouts can select several merit badges to earn while at camp. A typical schedule puts them in merit badge classes that require attendance every day of the week, some classes take up two hours instead of one.

Costs —

Youth Plan A: $350 with meals provided
Youth Plan B: $250 with no meals provided
Adult Plan A: $125 with meals provided
Adult Plan B: $50 with no meals provided

Fish Camp

For: Older Scouts 13+ and Adults

Fish Camp is a high-end angling program offered by Trout Unlimited and the Grand Canyon Council, BSA. Scouts will earn and learn both Fishing and Fly-Fishing Merit badges as they become proficient in technical skills like casting and fly tying.

Cost —

Youth: $450

Spade Ranch Adventure

For: Older Scouts 14+

An a la carte program designed for scouts 14 and older that requires scouting skills, physical fitness, and a spirit of adventure.

Cost —

Youth: $500

Price Information

Select Merit Badge Classes

Download / Print: 2020 Merit Badge Schedule (PDF)

Select a Session

Session 1

  • STARTS: May 31
  • ENDS: June 6

310 spots left
REGISTER

Session 2

  • STARTS: June 7
  • ENDS: June 13

43 spots left
REGISTER

Session 3

  • STARTS: June 14
  • ENDS: June 20

158 spots left
REGISTER

Session 4

  • STARTS: June 21
  • ENDS: June 27

180 spots left
REGISTER

Session 5

  • STARTS: June 28
  • ENDS: July 4

234 spots left
REGISTER

Session 6

  • STARTS: July 5
  • ENDS: July 11

311 spots left
REGISTER

2599 W. Webber Creek Rd., Payson, AZ 85541
Ranger: 928-474-4688

Staff

Would you like to be on staff in 2020?

Fill out our online application: CLICK HERE

Sean McComb
Camp Director
Shea Delano
Assistant Camp Director
Steve Munoz
Assistant Camp Director
Alan Chambers
Assistant Camp Director
Gerry Hahn
Camp Commissioner
Chris Grosjean
Camp Commissioner
Ranger Larry
Camp Ranger

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Yes we need to know who is arriving Saturday, so we know to expect you

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

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.

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