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Animal Science Merit Badge

Animal Science Merit Badge

Cattle, horses, sheep, goats, hogs, poultry, and other domesticated animals are important to people for many reasons. They supply us with food and clothing, we use them for recreational purposes, they work with and for us

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

A,B,C, and D

Sioux Camp

A, B ,C and D

White Pine Camp

A, B, C, and D

Older Scout Program

A, B, C, and D

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Ranch Hand Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Ranch Hand Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Ranch Hand Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Ranch Hand Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Noen

Additional Cost

See Ranch Hands Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Archery Merit Badge

Archery Merit Badge

Archery is a fun way for Scouts to exercise minds as well as bodies, developing a steady hand, a good eye, and a disciplined mind.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A or Block C

Sioux Camp

Block A or Block C

White Pine Camp

Block A

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Archery Range

Sioux Camp Location

Archery Range

White Pine Camp Location

Archery Range

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Requirement 5 - Scouts will need to attend open range times to finsih shooting requirements

Additional Cost

$3.75

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 7th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

None

Last Requirement Revision Date

2016

Astronomy Merit Badge

Astronomy Merit Badge

In learning about astronomy, Scouts study how activities in space affect our own planet and bear witness to the wonders of the night sky: the nebulae, or giant clouds of gas and dust where new stars are born; old stars dying and exploding; meteor showers and shooting stars; the moon, planets, and a dazzling array of stars.

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A

Sioux Camp

Block A

White Pine Camp

Block A

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Requirements 4, 6, & 8. Scouts will have to attend the Star PArty and make moon charts throughout the week.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend while at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Basketry Merit Badge

Basketry Merit Badge

Basketry is a handy skill for all Scouts! Making a basket requires time and paitence, but can yeild amazing results! Use your baskets to carry things around or give them out as gifts! Scouts looking for a life time hobby should sign up!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block C

Sioux Camp

Block C

White Pine Camp

Block C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Scouts should plan on spending time working on their baskets outside of class time.

Additional Cost

$12.00

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2015

Bird Study Merit Badge

Bird Study Merit Badge

The woods of Tomahawk are full of flying friends! In Bird Study Merit Badge Scouts will learn all about our winged companions. 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Independant Study

Sioux Camp

Independant Study

White Pine Camp

Independant Study

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Independant Study - There is no assigned time to meet for this badge, Scouts will work on thier own and check in with a Staff Mentor. Scouts in Bird Study should plan to spend a good chunk of time looking for birds.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2013

Camping Merit Badge

Camping Merit Badge

Camping is an important part of any Scout's Scouting career. In this Eagle Required Badge you will learn everything you need to about the art of camping!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A

Sioux Camp

Block A

White Pine Camp

Block A

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Requirement 9a - Scouts will have needed to camp at least 20 nights at designated Scouting events.

Extra Commitments

Will need to attend the Camping Outpost.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 7th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

9a - If not complated before arriving at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Canoeing Merit Badge

Canoeing Merit Badge

Paddling around a lake in a canoe is as Scouting as cobler at a campfire! Learn the techniques of canoeing while paddling around the lake. 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A

Sioux Camp

Block A

White Pine Camp

Block A or Block C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Beach

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Must be at the Swimmer Level

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Chess Merit Badge

Chess Merit Badge

Chess is an exercise of the mind and develops mental abilities that can used throughout life. By playing chess Scouts learn how to concentrate on a problem and filter out distractions.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B

Sioux Camp

Block B

White Pine Camp

Block B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Dining Hall

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Weekes Dining Shelter

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Requirement 6 - Scouts must attend the Chess Tournament while at camp.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering the 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2013

Climbing Merit Badge

Climbing Merit Badge

Climb to new heights with the climbing merit badge! Climbing merit badge is a test of physical and mental endurance. You'll be challenged as you climb and rapel up and down the tower. 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A or Block C

Sioux Camp

Block A or Block C

White Pine Camp

Block A or Block C

Older Scout Program

TREKS Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Climbing Tower

Sioux Camp Location

Climbing Tower

White Pine Camp Location

Climbing Tower

Older Scout Program Location

TREKS Van

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req 10 and 11 - To complete all the climbs and rapels Scouts should plan on attending the Open Climbs during Evening Program

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering the 7th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Cooking Merit badge

Cooking Merit badge

Cooking is an important skill for every Scout to learn! From cooking around the firing to making a meal at home, all Scouts will find value in cooking. 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block C and D

Sioux Camp

Block C and D

White Pine Camp

Block C and D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Scouts will need to cook all the meals in their campsites on Wednesday and will need to attend the Cooking Merit Badge Hike.

Additional Cost

$30.00

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 9th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Trails Program

Sioux Camp

See Trails Program

White Pine Camp

See Trails Program

Older Scout Program

See Trails Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Trails Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Trails Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Trails Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Trails Program

Details

Prerequisites

Must be able to biking standing up

Extra Commitments

Only available though Trails Program

Additional Cost

See Trails Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Going into 9th Grade or 14yrs/old

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

N/A

Last Requirement Revision Date

Digital Technology Merit Badge

Digital Technology Merit Badge

Technology has come a long way since Computers merit badge was first introduced in 1967. This badge will teach Scouts about technology in the digital age.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Afternoon Nova Program

Sioux Camp

See Afternoon Nova Program

White Pine Camp

See Afternoon Nova Program

Older Scout Program

See Afternoon Nova Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Afternoon Nova Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

2014

Electricity Merit Badge

Electricity Merit Badge

Electricity is a powerful and fascinating force of nature. As early as 600 BC, observers of the physical world suspected that electricity existed but did not have a name for it. In fact, real progress in unraveling the mystery of electricity has come only within the last 250 years.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

A,B,C, and D

Sioux Camp

A, B, C, and D

White Pine Camp

A, B, C, and D

Older Scout Program

See Morning NOVA Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Morning NOVA Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Morning NOVA Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Morning NOVA Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Morning NOVA Program

Details

Prerequisites

See Morning NOVA Program

Extra Commitments

See Morning NOVA Program

Additional Cost

See Monrning NOVA Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

See Morning NOVA Program

Last Requirement Revision Date

2014

Electronics Merit Badge

Electronics Merit Badge

Electronics is the science that controls the behavior of electrons so that some type of useful function is performed. Today, electronics is a fast-changing and exciting field.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Afternoon Nova Program

Sioux Camp

See Afternoon Nova Program

White Pine Camp

See Afternoon Nova Program

Older Scout Program

See Afternoon Nova Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Afternoon Nova Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Afternoon Nova Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Etnering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Emergency Prepardedness

Emergency Prepardedness

Be Prepared, the motto of all Scouts. With the Emergency Prepardedness Merit Badge Scouts will learn how to react when disaster strikes! 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block C

Sioux Camp

Block C

White Pine Camp

Block C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Scouts must have earned First Aid Merit Badge and Req. 8b where Scouts must create a family emergency kit. Scouts should plan to either bring the kit or a detailed picture with descriptions of what is in their kit.

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering the 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Req 2c and 6c,

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Environmental Science Merit Badge

Environmental Science Merit Badge

While earning the Environmental Science merit badge, Scouts will get a taste of what it is like to be an environmental scientist, making observations and carrying out experiments to investigate the natural world.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A or C

Sioux Camp

Block A or C

White Pine Camp

Block A or C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req. 1, 4, and 6. Expect out of class work doing observations and writing reports. Make sure to bring a note book and pencil to this merit badge.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2016

Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Sioux Camp

White Pine Camp

Older Scout Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Sioux Camp Location

White Pine Camp Location

Older Scout Program Location

Details

Prerequisites

Extra Commitments

Additional Cost

Age/Grade Requirement

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

Fingerprinting Merit Badge

Fingerprinting Merit Badge

Become a Scout Detective as you learn how to take finger prints and learn how Law Enforcement uses them and other forensic data to help our community! 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Troop/Crew Activity Time

Sioux Camp

Troop/Crew Activity Time

White Pine Camp

Troop/Crew Activity Time

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

None

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Will use a Troop/Crew Activity Slot

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2004

First Aid Merit Badge

First Aid Merit Badge

Caring for sick or injured people is an important skill for every Scout to learn! In this merit badge Scouts will hone the skills learned through first class in First Aid and learn many more important skills!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A and B

Sioux Camp

Block A and B

White Pine Camp

Block A and B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Dining Hall

Sioux Camp Location

Program Building

White Pine Camp Location

Program Building

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Must have completed all First Class First Aid Requirements.

Extra Commitments

Must bring materials to create a first aid kit for Requirement 5

Additional Cost

None.

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 7th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned while at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Fish & Wildlife Merit Badge

Fish & Wildlife Merit Badge

Wildlife management is the science and art of managing the wildlife—both animals and fish—with which we share our planet. Maintaining the proper balance and the dynamics that go with it requires humankind's attention. We use this stewardship tool to help minimize or eradicate the possibility of extinction of any given species. We want our descendants to have the opportunity to experience the same animal diversity that we now enjoy.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B

Sioux Camp

Block B

White Pine Camp

Block B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

6a will need to record and observe 25 species of wildlife.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

None

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Fishing Merit Badge

Fishing Merit Badge

Get ready to tell that big story of your monster catch! Fishing is a great way to connect with nature, relieve some stress, learn how our ancestors used to acquire food, and more! It's a life long hobby and a great skill to have.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block C

Sioux Camp

Block A

White Pine Camp

Block A

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Chippewa Marina

Sioux Camp Location

Chippewa Marina

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req 9 and 10, bring a fishing pole if you have one!

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering the 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Forestry Merit Badge

Forestry Merit Badge

Learn all about the trees and plants of nature in Forestry Merit Badge! Take on the role of a forester and learn the role trees and plants have to do in our every day lives. Scouts will learn how trees live and grow and how to ID them. 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block C

Sioux Camp

Block C

White Pine Camp

Block C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req 1. Scouts will need to prepare a field guide.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering the 6th grade in the fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Geocaching Merit Badge

Geocaching Merit Badge

Learn to use a GPS and find hidden caches all over camp!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block C

Sioux Camp

Block C

White Pine Camp

Block C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Marina

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Program Building

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req 9, Scouts will need to set up a geohunt.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th grade in the fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2010

Geology Merit Badge

Geology Merit Badge

Geology is the study of Earth. It includes the study of materials that make up Earth, the processes that change it, and the history of how things happened, including human civilization, which depends on natural materials for existence.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block D

Sioux Camp

Block D

White Pine Camp

Block D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

5c, Scouts will need to collect and ID various types of rocks and minerals

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements cam be earend while at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2006

Horsemanship Merit Badge

Horsemanship Merit Badge

In addition to learning how to safely ride and care for horses, Scouts who earn this merit badge will gain an understanding of the instincts and behaviors of horses and humane and effective methods for training horses.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Ranch Hands Program

Sioux Camp

See Ranch Hands Program

White Pine Camp

See Ranch Hands Program

Older Scout Program

See Ranch HandsProgram

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Ranch Hands Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Ranch Hands Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Ranch Hands Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Ranch Hands Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Ranch Hands

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Allr equirements can be earend at camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

2013

Journalism Merit Badge

Journalism Merit Badge

One thing is for sure about journalism: It is never boring. For a reporter, almost every day is different from the last. One day you might interview the mayor of the city, the next day report on a car accident, and the day after that preview a new movie.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program

See News Team Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp Location

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp Location

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program Location

See News Team Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See News Team Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Kayaking Merit Badge

Kayaking Merit Badge

Paddle around Long Lake in your own personal water craft! Kayaking can be a great way to get around the Lake while enjoying nature up close and personal! Kayaking is similar to canoeing...except a lot more fun!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B or D

Sioux Camp

Block B or D

White Pine Camp

Block B

Older Scout Program

HA Treks or HA Aquatics

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Beach

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

HA Vans

Details

Prerequisites

Must be at the Swimmer Level

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2012

Leatherwork Merit Badge

Leatherwork Merit Badge

Learn one of the oldest trade skills working with leather!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Brownsea or Independent Study

Sioux Camp

Brownsea or Independent Study

White Pine Camp

Brownsea or Independent Study

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Brownsea or Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Brownsea or Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Brownsea or Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

If doing independent study plan on making time to meet with the Staff and working on your projects on your own time.

Additional Cost

$5.00

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Lifesaving Merit Badge

Lifesaving Merit Badge

The main purpose of the Lifesaving merit badge is to prepare Scouts to assist those involved in water accidents, teaching them the basic knowledge of rescue techniques, the skills to perform them, and the judgment to know when and how to act so that they can be prepared for emergencies.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A and B

Sioux Camp

Block A and B

White Pine Camp

Block A and B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Beach

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Must be at the Swimmer Level and be able to swim 400 yards in a strong manner.

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Mammal Study Merit Badge

Mammal Study Merit Badge

Learn everything about our furry warm blooded friends in Mammal Study Merit Badge! You can learn how mammals live and survive while observing them in nature! Anyone who is a fan of fuzzy animals will love Mammal Study Merit Badge.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block D

Sioux Camp

Block D

White Pine Camp

Block D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2015

Merit Badges

Merit Badges

There over 50 merit badges available to choose from. Browse our selection and find out which are best for you.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Sioux Camp

White Pine Camp

Older Scout Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Sioux Camp Location

White Pine Camp Location

Older Scout Program Location

Details

Prerequisites

Extra Commitments

Additional Cost

Age/Grade Requirement

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

Metalwork Merit badge

Metalwork Merit badge

Scouts will begin their work on this merit badge by learning about the properties of metal, how to use simple metalworking tools, and the basic metalworking techniques. Then they will practice using these tools and techniques before concentrating on the more intricate skills of one of four metalworking options.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Sparks Program

Sioux Camp

See Sparks Program

White Pine Camp

See Sparks Program

Older Scout Program

See Sparks Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Sparks Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Sparks Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Sparks Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Sparks Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Sparks Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 9th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements are earned at camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

2008

Moviemaking Merit Badge

Moviemaking Merit Badge

Moviemaking includes the fundamentals of producing motion pictures, including the use of effective light, accurate focus, careful composition (or arrangement), and appropriate camera movement to tell stories. In earning the badge, Scouts will also learn to develop a story and describe other pre- and post-production processes necessary for making a quality motion picture.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program

See News Team Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp Location

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp Location

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program Location

See News Team Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See News Team Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2013

Nature Merit Badge

Nature Merit Badge

There is a very close connection between the soil, the plants, and all animal life, including people. Understanding this connection, and the impact we have upon it, is important to preserving the wilderness, as well as to our own well-being as members of the web of nature.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block D

Sioux Camp

Block D

White Pine Camp

Block D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Orienteering Merit Badge

Orienteering Merit Badge

Orienteering, the use of map and compass to find locations and plan a journey, has been a vital skill for humans for thousands of years.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A

Sioux Camp

Block C

White Pine Camp

Black A

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Marina

Sioux Camp Location

Program Building

White Pine Camp Location

Program Building

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2013

Personal Fitness Merit Badge

Personal Fitness Merit Badge

Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be the best one can be. Regardless of their current levels of personal fitness, in the twelve weeks it will take Scouts to complete the athletic requirements for this merit badge, they will be in better shape, feel better about themselves, have more energy, and gain self-confidence in their overall abilities.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block D

Sioux Camp

Block D

White Pine Camp

Block D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Dining Hall

Sioux Camp Location

Program Building

White Pine Camp Location

Weekes Dining Shelter

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Req 1b - Have a dental exam

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Req 8,

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Photography Merit Badge

Photography Merit Badge

Beyond capturing family memories, photography offers a chance to be creative. Many photographers use photography to express their creativity, using lighting, composition, depth, color, and content to make their photographs into more than snapshots.

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program

See News Team Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp Location

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp Location

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program Location

See News Team Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See the News Team Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2016

Pioneering Merit Badge

Pioneering Merit Badge

Pioneering—the knowledge of ropes, knots, and splices along with the ability to build rustic structures by lashing together poles and spars—is among the oldest of Scouting's skills

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B and D

Sioux Camp

Block B and D

White Pine Camp

Block B and D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Sioux Camp

White Pine Camp

Older Scout Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Sioux Camp Location

White Pine Camp Location

Older Scout Program Location

Details

Prerequisites

Extra Commitments

Additional Cost

Age/Grade Requirement

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

Programming Merit Badge

Programming Merit Badge

Earning the programming merit badge will provide insight in the inner workings of devices we use in our every day life and how they function! By the end you will even be able to preform some programming magic yourself! 

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Morning Nova Program

Sioux Camp

See Morning Nova Program

White Pine Camp

See Morning Nova Program

Older Scout Program

See Morning Nova Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Morning Nova Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Morning Nova Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Morning Nova Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Morning Nova Progarm

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Morning Nova Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Radio Merit Badge

Radio Merit Badge

Learn the way of the waves in Radio Merit Badge! Learn what it takes to broadcast signals and help us with The HAWK AM our camp Radio Statation!  

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program

See News Team Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See News Team Program

Sioux Camp Location

See News Team Program

White Pine Camp Location

See News Team Program

Older Scout Program Location

See News Team Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See News Team Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge

Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge

Explore the world of Frogs, Snakes, Turtles, and more! Learn all about how reptiles and amphibians live and survive in our world. 

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Independent Study

Sioux Camp

Independent study

White Pine Camp

Independent Study

Older Scout Program

N/a

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Req 9 and this badge is and Independent Study badge meaning Scoust will need to work on the badge on thier own time.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Req 8

Last Requirement Revision Date

2016

Rifle Shooting Merit Badge

Rifle Shooting Merit Badge

Take aim and earn Rifle Shooting Merit Badge!

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A or C

Sioux Camp

Block A or C

White Pine Camp

Block C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Sioux Rifle Range

Sioux Camp Location

Sioux Rifle Range

White Pine Camp Location

WP Rifle Range

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Scouts should plan on going to the Open Shoots during Open Program to complete the shooting requirements.

Additional Cost

$2.00 minimum for Ammo

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 7th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2012

Robotics Merit Badge

Robotics Merit Badge

Earning the Robotics merit badge requires a Scout to understand how robots move (actuators), sense the environment (sensors), and understand what to do (programming); Scouts will demonstrate robot design in building a robot.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Morning Nova Program

Sioux Camp

See Morning Nova Program

White Pine Camp

See Morning Nova Program

Older Scout Program

See Morning Nova Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Morning Nova Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Morning Nova Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Morning Nova Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Morning Nova Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Morning Nova Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2011

Rowing Merit Badge

Rowing Merit Badge

Rowing is the use of oars as a means of propelling boats, has grown from a basic method of transportation to a competitive sport and an enjoyable method of exercising.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B

Sioux Camp

Block B

White Pine Camp

Block B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Chip Marina

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Must be at the Swimmer Level

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2014

Salesmanship Merit Badge

Salesmanship Merit Badge

By studying salesmanship, Scouts can learn self-confidence, motivation, friendliness, and the persistence necessary to overcome obstacles and solve problems. Sales can offer a challenging and rewarding career for those who enjoy interacting with people from all walks of life.

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B

Sioux Camp

Block B

White Pine Camp

Block B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Trading Post

Sioux Camp Location

Trading Post

White Pine Camp Location

Trading Post

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Req 5

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements other than Req 5 can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge

Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge

Take aim and make a bang at Shotgun Merit Badge! 

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B and D

Sioux Camp

Block B and D

White Pine Camp

Block B and D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Sioux Shotgun Range

Sioux Camp Location

Sioux Shotgun Range

White Pine Camp Location

Shotgun Range

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Scouts should plan on attending the Open Shoots to complete shooting requirements.

Additional Cost

$10.00-$25.00 for Ammo Costs

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2013

Small Boat Sailing Merit Badge

Small Boat Sailing Merit Badge

Take to the wind and water and sail away! Small boat sailing is one of the best ways to spend an afternoon while at camp!

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block E

Sioux Camp

Block E

White Pine Camp

Block E

Older Scout Program

HA Aquatics

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Beach

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

HA Aquatics

Details

Prerequisites

Must be at the Swimmer Level

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2017

Soil & Water Conservation

Soil & Water Conservation

It is the duty of every person to learn more about the natural resources on which our lives depend so that we can help make sure that these resources are used intelligently and cared for properly.

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Independant Study

Sioux Camp

Independant Study

White Pine Camp

Independant Study

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Independant Study Merit Badge - Scouts should plan on making time in thier schedule to work on this merit badge.

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 6th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requiremetns can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2016

Space Exploration Merit Badge

Space Exploration Merit Badge

We explore space for many reasons, not least because we don't know what is out there, it is vast, and humans are full of curiosity. In this badge you will learn what it takes to travel through space and learn about the science, scientists, and astronauts that made it all possible. Now get ready to build your own model rocket and blast off! 

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block B

Sioux Camp

Block B

White Pine Camp

Block B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Ecology

Sioux Camp Location

Ecology

White Pine Camp Location

Ecology

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

Will have to attend the launch day on Friday Morning.

Additional Cost

$15.00

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2014

Swimming Merit Badge

Swimming Merit Badge

Swimming is a leisure activity, a competitive sport, and a basic survival skill. Scouts who earn this badge will learn about safety when swimming and diving, how swimming can contribute to overall fitness and health, and gain some basic competitive swimming skills

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Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A or C

Sioux Camp

Block A or C

White Pine Camp

Block A or C

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Beach

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Must be at the Swimmer Level

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

entering 6th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2014

Weather Merit Badge

Weather Merit Badge

Meteorology is the study of Earth's atmosphere and its weather and the ways in which temperature, wind, and moisture act together in the environment. In addition to learning how everyday weather is predicted, Scouts can learn about extreme weather such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes, and how to stay safe.

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Sioux Camp

White Pine Camp

Older Scout Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Sioux Camp Location

White Pine Camp Location

Older Scout Program Location

Details

Prerequisites

Extra Commitments

Additional Cost

Age/Grade Requirement

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

Welding Merit Badge

Welding Merit Badge

Learn the basics and safety of welding while working hands on with different projects. 

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Sparks Program

Sioux Camp

See Sparks Program

White Pine Camp

See Sparks Program

Older Scout Program

See Sparks Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Sparks Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Sparks Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Sparks Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Sparks Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Sparks Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 9th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requriements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2012

White Water Merit Badge

White Water Merit Badge

Canoeing or kayaking through whitewater rapids can be a thrilling experience. Safe whitewater fun requires each participant to understand the the equipment and techniques and to have a firm respect for the power of nature's waterways.

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

See Aquatics Program

Sioux Camp

See Aquatics Program

White Pine Camp

See Aquatics Program

Older Scout Program

See Aquatics Program

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

See Aquatics Program

Sioux Camp Location

See Aquatics Program

White Pine Camp Location

See Aquatics Program

Older Scout Program Location

See Aquatics Program

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

See Aquatics Program

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 9th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2015

Wilderness Survival Merit badge

Wilderness Survival Merit badge

In their outdoor activities, Scouts learn to bring the clothing and gear they need, to make good plans, and do their best to manage any risks. But now and then, something unexpected happens. When things go wrong, the skills of wilderness survival can help make everything right again.

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Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block D

Sioux Camp

Block D

White Pine Camp

Block D

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Req. 5 - Scouts will need to put together a survival kit and explain its uses

Extra Commitments

Req 8 - Scouts will need to attend the Wilderness Surivival Outpost

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 7th Grade in the Fall

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earned at camp

Last Requirement Revision Date

2018

Details

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

B & D Block

Sioux Camp

B & D Block

White Pine Camp

B & D Block

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Sioux Camp Location

Scoutcraft

White Pine Camp Location

Scoutcraft

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

None

Extra Commitments

We provide knives!

Additional Cost

$5.00

Age/Grade Requirement

6th Grade

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

None

Last Requirement Revision Date