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Understanding the Adventure Card from a unit and a family perspective.

Chuck Eaton, Scout Executive, CEO, Spirit of Adventure Council

2017 Day Camp Registration Now Open!

Find an Adventure for your Cub Scout! Offering over 20 weeks of adventure at 7 different locations, book the perfect week-long adventure!

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."

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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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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!

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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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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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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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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