Register NOW for National Jamboree

Want to be one of the 160 Scouts and Scouters who will represent the Spirit of Adventure Council at the 2017 National Jamboree?

Camp with 35,000 other Scouts from all over the world for a 9 day mountain top experience at the Summit Bechtel High Adventure Base in West Virginia, July 19-28, 2017.

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Featured Blog

Scouting provides wonderful ways to have fun in the outdoors. I would say that there are two types of experiences. The first kind is picture perfect; smiling scouts under sunny skies. The second type is the activity that is better talked about after the fact than it was during the event.


Sue Ellen Briggs, Flintlock District Chair

40th Annual Salute to Scouting


October 25th, The Westin Copley Place Boston

Join our Master of Ceremonies, Randy Price (WCVB 5), as he presents

  • Ralph Lowell Distinguished Citizen Award
    • Robert L. Reynolds, Pres & CEO, Putnam Investments
  • Second Century Leadership Award
    • Eastern Bank
    • Accepted by Richard E. Holbrook, Chairman and CEO

Trails End Popcorn Sale

Fund an Adventure for your Pack, Troop, Crew, or Post with the "one-and-done" annual Trails End Popcorn Sale.

SOAR 2016

Roughly 6000 people joined us at SOAR 2016, held in the beautiful Christian Heter and Artesani Parks which afforded a back drop like no other for a Scouting event in the city limits of Boston.

Thanks for SOAR-ing with us!

New England Adventure Card

Two Levels of Adventure to Choose From

Bringing outdoor experiences at eight locations in Eastern MA and NH to your child, family, or group with built-in value to fit in any budget.

Locations and Registrations at www.NewEnglandBaseCamp.org

"What the card will do for us is open up those missed opportunities... We can avoid the weekends where we struggle with “Tablet time/Screen time” and our son and daughter can make New England Base Camp their second 'outdoor' home."

Join Scouting

  1. TRY IT OUT BEFORE YOU JOIN! - Visit New England Base Camp
    • Come and do all the things Scouts do – no strings attached!
    • A local mom or dad is running a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, or Venturing Crew in your town!

Spirit of Adventure serves Boston and 75 other Massachusetts communities [map]. We support about 13,000 Scouts and 5,000 volunteers.

Additionally, we are home to the most popular Scouting facility in New England as well as 5 other camping properties providing year round programs for over 20,000 campers and guests annually.  

Weekend Adventures

Everyone is Invited

Stop by the New England Base Camp to learn and experience outdoor adventures! For families of all shapes and sizes.

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Benefits for Members

Join Scouts

The Value of Scouting membership extends far beyond the fun of the activities: it develops life-long character and leadership attributes. Learn more about the proven value and how to join.

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Summer Camp

All Ages and Locations

The Boy Scouts unlocked the keys to youth development through summer camp adventures over 100 years ago. A century later the adventures have expanded to every outdoor pursuit imaginable!

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The Scout Blog

Scouting Community

Weekly articles from parents, Scouts, volunteer leaders, and staff about the value of Scouting and the activities.

Read about youth development, community parenting, outdoor skills, leadership, and how it all comes together.

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