Base Camp Programs

Week-long Camps!

STEM Camp

STEM Camp takes place during April Vacation!
April 16th- 20th 2018

Younger campers, boys and girls in the 1st through 5th grade, will enjoy a week full of STEM activities. From cool science experiments to nature walks, from drones to dino digs, from weather to space exploration, from art/design to animals!

Those in 5th /6th Grade, crossing over, can choose to take the General Science Pathway designed as a transition. It includes a general introduction to science experimentsBiologyChemistrySustainability and a field trip to a local Science Museum.

Older Campers, boys and girls in the 6th through 12th grade, will choose a pathway themed around STEM activities including field trips, visits from scientists and engineers and hands-on projects. Scouts will earn the corresponding merit badges. Pathway choices are Introduction to Robotics, Advanced Robotics, Energy and Electricity, Engineering, Arts and Animation, & Architecture  and Design.

NYTL- National Youth Leadership Training

NYLT takes place during April Vacation!
April 15th- 21st 2018 - OVERNIGHT CAMP

What is NYLTNational Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide all 13- to 20-year-old youth members of the Boy Scouts of America, both male and female, with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home, units and in future endeavors.

Course:  NYLT Week during April Vacation. Sunday April 15th to Saturday April 21st. Held at New England Base Camp in Milton, MA.

Requirements: Scouts who attend NYLT should be at least 1st class and have attended at least one week at a week long summer camp in the past. 13 - 20 year old members of the Boy Scouts of America, including Scouts and Venturers.

Weekend Programs!

Weekend Fun Begins at Base Camp!

Join us for our Saturday program! Work on Merit Badges! Either at our main camp in Milton, MA or at Lone Tree in Kingston, NH. From 10:00am- 5:30pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur.

Cub Scout Satellite Programs

If your Den wants to do special programs, you don't have to come all the way to Base Camp! We have five different Satellite locations that run programming specific to each rank: Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears & Webelos. With the Adventure Card (which all cubs have) participating in satellite programs are free! Check out our programs and pick a location near you!

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Join the Team

Fill out the staff application to join the staff at New England Base Camp! Or the volunteer application to volunteer your time at Base Camp!

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Camperships

The Campership program seeks to increase the number of Scouts enjoying outdoor experiences at Spirit of Adventure Council camps. This is done by providing financial assistance to our Scouts  who wish to attend one of our programs.

Please fill out the Campership form to apply for financial assistance. If you have any questions while completing the form, do not hesitate to contact Robyn Mellish.

Health Form

All campers are required to fill out the BSA Health Form Parts AB & C

Once completed, please send or hand-deliver a copy (with immunization records attached) to the Council office.

600 West Cummings Park
Suite 2750
Woburn, MA 01801

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.