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Discovery Overnight Camp

Full week overnight camp offered at 2 different locations!


Adventure awaits for you at our wilderness set camps, Many Point and Tomahawk, for kids 6th – 12th grade. You can look forward to a week full of activities such as swimming, archery, boating, .22 rifles, shotgun, climbing, and so much more. Our enthusiastic and well-trained staff will guide you every step of the way, all you need to do is come ready to have some fun! Come with your friends or siblings, or by yourself and meet some new friends at camp for the week. 

Some Activities You'll Do

Tomahawk Throwing

Try your hand at this timeless challenge

Try your hand at this timeless challenge

Sports

Get a group together and play an active game.

Get a group together and play an active game.

Shotgun

Can you hit the clay pigeon?

Can you hit the clay pigeon?

Swimming

Swimming is one of the staples of camp, a fun outdoor activity promoting physical fitness, teamwork, and self reliance.

Swimming is one of the staples of camp, a fun outdoor activity promoting physical fitness, teamwork, and self reliance.

Rifle Shooting

Can you hit the bullseye?

Can you hit the bullseye?

Tent Camping

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

Slingshots

It's another activity you can do at our Archery Ranges

It's another activity you can do at our Archery Ranges

Knots and Lashings

Use one of our knot/lashing kits to learn the basics of this Scouting skill.

Use one of our knot/lashing kits to learn the basics of this Scouting skill.

Fishing

Fishing is a great way to connect with nature, relieve some stress, learn how our ancestors used to acquire food, and more!

Fishing is a great way to connect with nature, relieve some stress, learn how our ancestors used to acquire food, and more!

Climbing

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

Leather Branding

Webelos scouts will have a chance to take home a leather round with a Fleur de Lis branded on it to remember their time at Polar Cubs.

Webelos scouts will have a chance to take home a leather round with a Fleur de Lis branded on it to remember their time at Polar Cubs.

Maps and Compass

Map and compass is a key skill if you plan to do any backpacking

Map and compass is a key skill if you plan to do any backpacking

High Ropes Course

Our mind challenging and heart pounding elements give you a chance to test your ability to conquer fear and build self-confidence.

Our mind challenging and heart pounding elements give you a chance to test your ability to conquer fear and build self-confidence.

STEM

STEM activities can be anything that gets your unit thinking scientifically about a project.

STEM activities can be anything that gets your unit thinking scientifically about a project.

Archery

Take up a bow and fire a few arrows toward the bullseye

Take up a bow and fire a few arrows toward the bullseye

Volleyball

A sport that almost everyone has played at least once, now play it with your new camp friends.

A sport that almost everyone has played at least once, now play it with your new camp friends.

Hiking

Hiking at camp is a fantastic way to enjoy the environment.

Hiking at camp is a fantastic way to enjoy the environment.

Boating

Boating can enrich an experience at camp whether it's just something you do for an hour or if it is the center of your outing.

Boating can enrich an experience at camp whether it's just something you do for an hour or if it is the center of your outing.

Crafts

Crafty things to do at our camps

Crafty things to do at our camps

Camp Store

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Campfires

A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.

A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.

Council Fire

Gather around a warm fire and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate at this Polar Cubs activity station. Share riddles, tell stories and enjoy the warmth before heading out to your next activity!

Gather around a warm fire and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate at this Polar Cubs activity station. Share riddles, tell stories and enjoy the warmth before heading out to your next activity!

Challenge Course

Our Low Ropes courses consist of real and imaginary challenges

Our Low Ropes courses consist of real and imaginary challenges

Team Building Games

Enjoy the outdoors and hanging with your unit while doing new team building games each season.

Enjoy the outdoors and hanging with your unit while doing new team building games each season.

Disc Golf

Can you toss a frisbee? If the answer is yes than you can try out this cool activity.

Can you toss a frisbee? If the answer is yes than you can try out this cool activity.

GaGa Ball

Enter the Octagon with your friends and try and be the last to survive the round!

Enter the Octagon with your friends and try and be the last to survive the round!

Canvas Wall Tent

Walk right into this spacious tent. Each tent includes 2 cots and mosquito netting is available to borrow from camp for free for your week.

Bring Your Own Tent

Do you like using your own tent? Go ahead and bring it to camp!

Indoor Showers

Shower buildings can be either locker room style with individual shower stalls or single room showers with a locking door.

Outdoor Latrines

You can expect to see latrines near every campsite and program area. Latrines are stocked with toilet paper and a hand washing stations (either hand sanitizer or a sink with soap).

Internet accessibility and cell phone coverage is limited at all of our camp properties. If you have specific needs related to work or otherwise, please contact the camp property you are planning on attending to learn more about available access. In the case of an emergency, reliable communication will be made available to you.

Electricity is not available in all campsites and is reserved for those with a medical need such as CPAP machines. Make sure to note such medical needs in your registration to notify the camp.

Electricity is available in most buildings and can be used to charge cell phones. We recommend bringing portable batteries if you would like to leave an item unattended and charging.

All campsites include a fire ring, fire wood, picnic table and access to potable water.

The camp store is stocked with small convenience items, snacks, apparel, souvenirs and patches. Cash, check and credit cards ($5 minimum) are accepted.

Program Highlights

  • Fantastic swimming areas with inflatables
  • .22 Rifles / Shotguns / Five Stand
  • Climbing Towers over 40’ tall
  • Tree Houses
  • Water Skiing
  • Horses

For a full list of programs available to youth, review the 2021 program guide.

Discovery Overnight Program Guide

Please note: Offsite Trips, ATV’s, and Waterskiing are only available to registered Scouts. The rest of our programs listed in the program catalog are available to the Discovery Overnight Youth.

Schedule

Both camps Many Point and Tomahawk have slightly different schedules. Check out the program guide for a sample schedule.

Sunday

  • 1pm: Check In / Registration / Swim Qualifications / Campsite Set Up
  • 7pm: Camp Tours / Emergency Drill

Monday – Friday

Morning:

  • 8am: Breakfast
  • 9am: Group Education Session rotations (know as MB’s for Scouts)
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm: Afternoon Program rotations
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • 7pm: Free Time
  • 9pm: Campsite time

Saturday

  • 9am: Check Out begins
  • 11am: Camp is closed

Advancement

Youth attending discovery overnight camp will be placed in merit badges for them to learn about the topics of the merit badges. Classwork / homework is option but encouraged for the campers!

Location Details

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Many Point

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Many Point

Registration Questions: 612-261-2460

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Tomahawk

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Tomahawk

Registration Questions: 612-261-2460

Who can attend?

Discover Overnight Camp at Many Point and Tomahawk is open to youth going into 6th grade – 12th grade. Youth are encouraged to come with friends or siblings to join other small groups for an awesome week of

How much does it cost?

 2021 Fees

$500 per youth

When is Discovery Overnight Camp?

There are four weeks available to do Discovery Overnight Camp.

Many Point

  • July 18-24
  • August 1-7

Tomahawk

  • July 25-31
  • August 8-14

What should I bring?

When packing for Summer Camp, see a full packing list on each camps website, but below are some helpful reminders!

  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Rain jacket - always be prepared!
  • Sunscreen and bug repellent
  • Shower shoes (flip flops)
  • Flashlight
  • Sweatshirt or lightweight jacket - it can get cold when the sun goes down!
  • Thermometer and hand sanitizer
  • Any medications that they might need (tell staff at check in)

It may be helpful to pack your gear in a plastic tote instead of a suitcase because it is easy to carry and it will keep your things dry in the case of rain!

What forms do I need to bring?

Each participant (youth and adult) must have a completed of the Health Form. Additionally each youth participant who would like to participate in shooting sports activities must have a completed Shooting Sports Waiver. Both of these forms can be found under forms on the right hand side of this screen.

Forms will be turned in upon arrival, and you will get them back at the end of your week. If you do not have them completed, you will be asked to fill them out once you arrive.

Food Service

Camp will be delivering hot lunch and dinner to your campsite for you to eat with your group. Your group can elect to cook hot breakfasts in your campsite or to eat cold breakfast each day.

Dietary Restrictions

Please view the dietary restrictions in the related pages on how to work with camp on accommodations we can provide.

What to expect at Check In

Camp Staff will be ready to greet you in your assigned campsite at 1pm. Once you are in camp, you will want to set up and head to the beach to do swim qualifications for the week. Your counselor will work with your group to build your camp schedule for the week with the other kids in your group.

Swim Qualifications

Each participant, youth and adult, will be asked to complete a swim qualification test. You will not be allowed to participate in any aquatic activities (swimming or boating) until this is complete. There are 3 different levels that participants can check at to fit their comfort and ability level:

  • Learner (Non-Swimmer)
  • Beginner
  • Swimmer

Swim checks can be completed prior to coming to camp under the supervision of a registered lifeguard, see Swim Qualification Record sheet in the forms area in the right sidebar for more information.

Transportation

Each camper needs to find their own way to camp and home from camp. If you’d like options on carpooling, please contact us and we can share your information with other registered families.

First Aid & Onsite Medical Staff

Each camp property has at least 50% of their staff trained in First Aid and CPR. Each camp has an EMT and a volunteer physician on call 24/7, as well as dedicated sick call hours throughout the week.

Ready to register? Select the register button for the property you would like to attend and you will be redirected to our online registration site! If you would like assistance or are experiencing problems with the registration process, please contact Customer Service 612-261-2303.

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Many Point

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Many Point

Registration Questions: 612-261-2460


 Many Point Scout Camp
Ponsford, Minnesota

Registration Open!

This Year's Dates

  • July 18-24
  • August 1-7

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Tomahawk

2021 Discovery Overnight Camp at Tomahawk

Registration Questions: 612-261-2460


 Many Point Scout Camp
Ponsford, Minnesota

Registration Open!

This Year's Dates

  • July 25-31
  • August 8-14


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