In the News: WGBH

"With in Eye Toward Diversity, Scouts BSA Form Troop in Roxbury"

"Komba Lamina, chief diversity officer and urban scouting and exploring executive... said, “What we’re doing here in eastern [Massachusetts] is really to go back out there and let folks know scouting welcomes you.”

Summer Camp

July- August

Week-long Day Camps

Grades 1-5 at Base Camp in Milton & Satellite locations

Grades 6-12 at Base Camp in Milton

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!
  2. FIND YOUR LOCAL UNIT - BEaSCOUT.org
    • A local mom or dad is running a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, or Venturing Crew in your town!

Support Scouting

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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New England Adventure Card

Discounts on outdoor experiences at eight locations in Eastern MA and NH for your child, family, or group!

  • Saturday Open Programs
  • Facilities & Lodging
  • Birthday Parties
  • Summer Camp
  • and more!

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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