2021 Scouts BSA Specialty Camps

Many Scouts first experience summer camp with their Troop. Joining your Troop for summer camp is a great time and every Scout should try to camp with their Troop. There are, however, additional camping opportunities offered at Baiting Hollow to help a Scout round out their camping experience or help advance in rank.

All Scouts BSA Camp programs listed below are resident/sleep away programs.

 

Aquatics Camp 

August 15th - August 20th

Splash into adventure at Lake Arrowhead. Spend a week in the water swimming, kayaking, canoeing, rowing, paddling, sailing, snorkeling and life-saving. Aquatics camp will also include motor boating and water skiing on Long Island Sound. Aquatics Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

The fee for Aquatics Camp is:       

Before May 1st - $380 per scout                    After May 1st - $405 per scout

 

Bike Camp - Sorry. We are not accepting registrations for Bike Camp at this time.

June 27th - July 2nd

Plans for our Bike Camp program include rides to local park campgrounds for overnight stays and completion of requirements for the Cycling merit badge. Information about equipment needs and itinerary will be posted here and sent to all participants as soon as they are available. Minimum age to attend is 12.  Bike Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

The fee for Bike Camp is:     

Before May 1st - $405 per scout                    After May 1st - $430 per scout

 

Bridge Camp 

July 5th - July 10th

Bridge camp is a program for Scouts who have just bridged over from Webelos. During the day the Scout will be involved with our Brownsea "first year camper program". At night they will be in a campsite with other Scouts their age. They will have a chance to work on Totin' Chip, Fireman Chit, Baiting Hollow Naturalist and participate in all of the other camp programs. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to work on their first merit badge. Bridge Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

The fee for Bridge Camp is:     

Before May 1st - $380 per scout                    After May 1st - $405 per scout

 

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) 

July 5th - July 24th

A Scout may enroll in the CIT program if they are at least 14 years old by July 1, 2021. Half the day is spent working next to experienced staff members to gain a hands-on look at camp programs. The second half of the day is spent on individual advancement and achievements including an opportunity to work on merit badges. Individuals who graduate from the CIT program have the opportunity to be considered for placement as a member of our Junior Staff Intern Program. If selected, Scouts can continue their training at no cost and spend the remainder of the summer working with our camp staff. Please call our camp office at 631-727-1614 for more information about our CIT Program. CIT Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

The fee for Counselor in Training Camp is:       

Before May 1st - $380 per scout                    After May 1st - $405 per scout

 

Science Camp

August 22nd - August 27th

Science camp supplements and uses the STEM program. Local science related field trips are taken to see and practice Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Science with hands-on activities like you never experienced within the four walls of a typical classroom. The only thing missing is YOU! Minimum age to attend is 12. Science Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

2021 Science Camp campers will have two tracks to choose from:

  • Campers selecting Track 1 will work on the Plant Science and Geology merit badges and the Let It Grow STEM/NOVA award which is designed to help you explore how math affects your life each day. More information can be found at: www.scouting.org/stem/Awards/BoyScouts.aspx#letitgrow
  • Campers selecting Track 2 will work on the Engineering and Nuclear Science merit badges and the Whoosh! STEM/NOVA award, which is designed to help you explore how engineering affects your life each day. More information can be found at: www.scouting.org/stem/Awards/BoyScouts.aspx#whoosh

The fee for Science Camp is:       

Before May 1st - $405 per scout                    After May 1st - $430 per scout

 

Shooting Sports Camp

August 22nd - August 27th

Our shooting sports program includes the opportunity to earn merit badges in rifle and archery shooting. Have fun tomahawk throwing, shooting sling shots and learning about black powder rifle. Scouts can earn NRA certifications in rifle shooting and NAA certifications in archery.  Minimum age to attend is 12. Shooting Sports Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

The fee for Shooting Sports Camp is:        

Before  May 1st - $405 per scout                    After May 1st - $430 per scout

 

Trail to Eagle Camp

August 15th - August 20th

Our most popular specialty camp, Trail to Eagle Camp helps motivated Scouts walk down the trail to the Eagle Scout rank. Programs designed to help Scouts achieve required merit badges are in place and District Advancement Chairpersons are often in attendance to provide counseling on time management, Eagle Scout projects, and the paperwork required for the Eagle rank. All of the Eagle required merit badges, and only Eagle required merit badges, are offered during Trail to Eagle Camp. (Exceptions are Cycling, Hiking and Family Life.) This camp is not intended for first or second year campers. Campers registering for this program must have attained at least the First Class rank prior to attending. Trail to Eagle Camp is a resident/sleep away camp program.

 

The fee for Trail to Eagle Camp is:     

Before May 1st  - $380 per scout                    After May 1st - $405 per scout

 

Registration for all Specialty Camp programs closes at midnight on the Friday before check-in.  

  • Bridge Camp
    July 05, 2021 to July 10

  • Counselor-in-Training (CIT - Minimum Age 14)
    July 05, 2021 to July 24

  • Trail to Eagle Camp (Must be First Class Rank)
    August 15, 2021 to August 20

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  • Aquatics Camp
    August 15, 2021 to August 20

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  • Shooting Sports Camp (Minimum Age 12)
    August 22, 2021 to August 27

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  • Science Camp (Minimum Age 12)
    August 22, 2021 to August 27

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