NEW LOCATION: The Woburn Scout Shop & Customer Service Center have moved to a new facility that will house Base Camp Express. Visit us at 2 Tower Office Park, Woburn, MA 01801

Pumpkin Fest

Saturday, October 19th

All the great Cub Scout activities done with pumpkins for a family-fun day in the outdoors! Parents attend for FREE. Cubs get their 20% Adventure Card discount.

Participants launch pumpkins with a trebuchet and catapults, carve pumpkins, play pumpkin mini golf, pumpkin bowling, do a scavenger hunt, and guess "what's in the pumpkin?". Come and make pumpkin donuts and other pumpkin-based delicacies.

Boston College Football Scout Day

Saturday, November 9th

All Scouts will get a special BC football patch and opportunities to earn requirements for both Athletics and Physical Fitness Merit Badges! They will also have the chance to walk on the field, presenting the flag and buddy-up with the players for the anthem.

In the News: Boston Globe

"Recipe for Happy Campers: Teach Them How to Cook"

"They are offering instruction in foragin, beekeeping, braising, and baking. Some campers help grow the food they will learn to cook. New England Base Camp, which is run by the Boy Scouts of America, Spirit of Adventure Council, even has its own local guest celebrity chef on hand."

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    • 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!

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Your support of Scouting in the Greater Boston and North Shore areas is critical and all of your tax-deductible gift stays local. Click below to give to our Friends of Scouting annual campaign or discover other ways to give with the links provided.

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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 in Milton to learn and experience outdoor adventures! For families of all shapes and sizes. Open almost every Saturday during the school year!

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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. Read this Boston Globe Article entitled, "Girls Scouting for more Adventure." 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

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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