a Northern Star Council camp located in Birchwood, Wisconsin

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Adult Leader Activities

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Internet is available at the Welcome Center
We understand that many adults may need to touch base with home, work, and family during their week.  The Welcome Center is open for leaders to check email, send photos home, or to check in with work. Open 8 AM until 10 PM every night except Sunday, where we are only open until 8 PM for campfire.
Scoutmaster Recognition Dinner
As a symbol of our thanks, we invite all of the Scoutmasters to a special dinner to review summer highlights and talk about ideas for the future.
BSA Aquatics Supervision
The Swimming & Water Rescue and Paddle Craft Safety are two certifications that enable unit leaders to safely run aquatic outings for their troops. This opportunity includes guarding skills.
Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS)
Adult Leaders wanting to partake in IOLS will be able to this summer! They will be following the Brownsea program where the majority of the skills will be taught. There will be additional commitments outside Brownsea: Sunday Orientation, Cooking a Meal and Menu planning at the
Cooking Demo, going on a Brownsea Hike to Logging Camp, and attending the Skill Testing Session on Friday Morning at the end of the week.
Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat
Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat are offered at 7:30 pm on Monday at each of the sub-camps aquatics areas.
Climb on Safely
Time and day of training to be announced at camp. It will be offered each week in the sub-camps.
Wilderness First Aid
In 2018 Wilderness First Aid will be offered weeks 2, 5, and 8. Next Summer these will be offered different weeks to provide training opportunities to as many people as possible. Please sign up online, course is $125 per person.
Scout Leader Merit Badge
Earn the Scout Leader Merit Badge! Complete a variety of requirements that take you around camp and let's
your experience a multitude of different activities while having fun! Check out page 42 of the planning guide for
all the requirements!