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Family Adventure at Scouts BSA Camp


Adventure awaits for your family at our Scouts BSA Camps, Many Point and Tomahawk. 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 your families every step of the way, all you need to do is come ready to have some fun! Come with your family or a group of families to have as much adventure as possible!

Some Activities You'll Do At This Event

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!

High Adventure Prep

Get ready for your High Adventure trip by visiting one of our camps.

Get ready for your High Adventure trip by visiting one of our camps.

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.

Slingshots

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Shotgun

Can you hit the clay pigeon?

Can you hit the clay pigeon?

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.

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.

Tent Camping

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

Opt out!! Outside that is with tent camping.

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!

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.

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.

Crafts

Crafty things to do at our camps

Crafty things to do at our camps

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.

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!

Campfires

A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.

A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.

Rifle Shooting

Can you hit the bullseye?

Can you hit the bullseye?

Challenge Course

Our Low Ropes courses consist of real and imaginary challenges

Our Low Ropes courses consist of real and imaginary challenges

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.

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

Program Highlights

  • Fantastic swimming areas with inflatables
  • .22 Rifles / Shotguns
  • Climbing Towers over 40’ tall
  • Nature Centers
  • Fire Towers

For a full list of programs available to youth, review the 2021 program catalogs for each camp.

Schedule

 Sunday

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

Monday - Friday

  • 8am: Breakfast
  • 9am: Morning Program
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 2pm: Afternoon Program
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • 7pm: Free Time
  • 9pm: Campsite time
  • Open Beach all day (closed around mealtimes)

Saturday

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

2021 Only: As part of Many Point’s 75th anniversary, camp is remaining open on Saturday for tours and open program time. There will be a banquet with dinner beginning at 5pm and program at 7pm. Guests who stay overnight will be asked to check out of camp before 10am on Sunday morning for new Scouts to arrive.

Advancement

Scouts attending with their family during the week will be welcome to join merit badge sessions with the Scouts in camp with their troops. Check out camp website for the advancement schedule.

Who Can Attend

Family Week at Scouts BSA camp is open to all Scouting families and Scouting alumni. Families and alumni are encouraged to find other friends or families to buddy up with for the week and do programs together.

Do Parents have to Attend?

Each youth participant (under 18) must come with an adult 21+. This adult can be a parent, guardian or other family member over the age of 18. Tiger Scouts require a 1:1 ratio for adults and Scouts.

2021 Fees:

For a family of up to 6 people, $350 for the week. $50/person for the week to add on commissary food delivered to the campsite. Each additional person in your family is an additional $50 for the week. Kids under age 5 attend for free.

What Is Included in the fee?

For the base price of $350, the camp program areas and schedule activities are included. You can rent camp equipment from us for $4/tent, $3/cot, $20/stove (w/ propane) and $10 for a patrol box.

When is Scouts BSA Family Camp?

We have one session at each Scouts BSA property. At Many Point, it is July 4-11. At Tomahawk it is July 4-10.

Indoor Housing

If you would like to stay in indoor housing, you must book a cabin separately within each camps family programs. You need to also register for the Family Week at Scouts BSA camp program to do the Scout-side programs that are included in the camp week.

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).

Food Service

You can bring your own food, or you can request commissary service from camp. Camp will drop off uncooked food portioned to your group size around 30 minutes before each meal time.

Dietary Restrictions

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

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.

What Should I Bring?

When packing for Summer Camp, make sure to bring what you need to be comfortable for 2 nights away from home. See a full packing list on each camps website, but below are some helpful reminders!

  • Swim suit and towel
  • Rain jacket - always be prepared!
  • Sun screen and bug repellent
  • Shower shoes (flip flops)
  • Flashlight
  • Sweatshirt or lightweight jacket - it can get cold when the sun goes down!
  • Thermometer and hand sanitzer

What Forms Do I Need to Bring?

Each participant (youth and adult) must have parts A and B 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 Resources on the right hand side of this screen.

Forms will be verified that you have them upon arrival, and you will keep them in your camp during your week. If you do not have them completed, you will be asked to fill them out once you arrive.

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 family commissioner will work with your group to share your camp schedule for the week and tailor it to your families wishes.

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.

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.

2021 Family Adventure at Many Point / 75th Anniversary Celebration

2021 Family Adventure at Many Point / 75th Anniversary Celebration

Registration Questions: 612-261-2460


 Many Point Scout Camp
Ponsford, Minnesota


2021 Family Adventure at Tomahawk

2021 Family Adventure at Tomahawk

Registration Questions: 612-261-2460


 Tomahawk Scout Reservation
Long Lake, Wisconsin



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