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General Cub Scout Summer Camp Information

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Cub Scout Summer Camp is designed for all Cub Scouts looking for a Summer Camping overnight opportunity in the Wild West at D-bar-A Scout Ranch.

The program will be all inclusive for Cubs from Wolf through Webelos. During the time at camp, Webelos will have some time in the schedule to learn the skills necessary to be a better Boy Scout.

Throughout their stay, Cub Scouts and Webelos will be visiting the Shooting Sports Area for BB Gun and Archery instruction, go swimming at the Aquatics Area, stop by Outdoor Skills to practice with their pocket knife and earn their Whittlin' Chip, experience and explore the nature at Eco-Con, and climb on the bouldering wall. Some other activities include a campfire, crafts, and visits from your favorite Staff members.

Evening programs during Cub Summer Camp will include fun out in Great American West in addition to camp-wide games and challenges.


The following are the costs per Youth and Adults:

Early Bird (register before May 25, 2012)
$ 65.00

NOTE: If you attended any one the Cub Scout Camp Night Sessions, please click here to let us know so that we can apply any discounts, as such discounts are not applied automatically. *


The Great Lakes Council Campership Fund provides assistance to Cub Scouts to attend:  

  • Cub Scout Day Camps
  • Cub Scout Summer Camps
  • Webelos Scout Summer Camps

The application deadline is April 13, 2012.>> To learn more and to apply, please click here.

*If your Cub Scout/Webelos Scout has been awarded a campership, all other discounts applied to the Scout will be void.


This year at D-bar-A Scout Ranch, there are six sessions in which Cub Scouts/Webelos can attend:

Session 1: July 9-11, 2012
Session 3: July 16-18, 2012
Session 5: July 23-25, 2012
Session 2: July 11-13, 2012
Session 4: July 18-20, 2012
Session 6: July 25 - 27, 2012

*Note: Sessions are subject to change.


As a Pack we encourage:

  • Bringing Own Tents
  • Utilizing D-bar-A provided tents (standard BSA wall canvas tents, with no mosquito netting with army style canvas cot)
  • Cabins (are also available)

Rest rooms and showers are available at a nearby facility and not in your campsite (there is a vault toilet located in each campsite).

Housing by Scout, Pack, or Den is selected during check-in (Please check the Leaders' Guide for check-in times).


Every Scout , Pack and, or den will have the opportunity to select their Activity Schedule(s) during check-in (please check the Leaders' Guide for check-in times). You may choose to plan the instructional schedule either using individual choice schedules, den choice schedule, or Pack choice schedules. Furthermore, you could even break the Scouts into small groups if you like. Keep in mind that at Camp, we use the "Buddy System" at all times; if the Scouts choose activities individually, they will need to have a buddy (another Scout or adult) go with them to each of the program areas.

Individual Schedules

The Scout selects an activity to do in each of the time slots.

Den Schedules

The den gets together and chooses what activities they want in each time slot.


Pack Schedule

For each time slot choose a Program Area that the Pack will go to and when the Scouts arrive in the area they choose the activity appropriate to their level.


In each Program areas there are five (5) categories of activities which are age appropriate depending on which rank the Scout is going for. The categories are: Wolf, Bear, Webelos, All, and BP/4/BS (New Prepared for Boy Scouts). In the last category BP/4/BS activities are designed for 5th Grade Weblos. Many of the areas have just for fun "Open" activities which can be done by Scouts of Any age.

>>Also See: Family Summer Camp