Advancement Programs

Base Camp ONLINE Merit Badges

Base Camp programs including merit badge classes are offered virtually! Youth Protection rules and two-deep leadership apply to all digital programs. Registration for these classes begin on Friday at 9:00am. New offerings are released every Thursday.
Throughout each class, Scouts will fulfill many requirements during the online sessions. Scouts may have some requirements to complete on their own at home or with their units at a later date. Within 2 weeks after completion of the session, you will receive a digital blue card via email detailing your advancement. You can then forward this information to your Scout Leader or Advancement person to input into your Scoutbook account. No hard copy blue card will be issued.
Online Merit Badge Classes Week of June 22nd
  • Digital Technology – Friday, June 26th – 11am-1pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd
  • Fingerprinting – Friday, June 26th – 11am-1pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette

 

Online Merit Badge Classes Week of June 29th
  • American Heritage – Monday, June 29th – 1-3pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd
  • Genealogy – Monday, June 29th – 1-3pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson
  • Communication – Monday, June 29th & Wednesday, July 1st – 4-6pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd
  • Public Speaking – Tuesday, June 30th – 1-4pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd
  • American Cultures – Tuesday, June 30th – 3-5pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson
  • Journalism – Wednesday, July 1st – 12-3pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette
  • Disability Awareness – Wednesday, July 1st – 1-4pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson
  • Citizenship in the World – Thursday, July 2nd – 9am-12pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette
  • Citizenship in the Nation – Thursday, July 2nd – 12-3pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette
  • Coin & Stamp Collecting – Thursday, July 2nd – 1-4pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson
  • Law – Thursday, July 2nd – 12-2pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd

 

Special Programs – Summer of Global Citizenship – Family Life Merit Badge – Wednesday, July 1st – 11am-2pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd - Register Here

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Base Camp ONLINE Cub Scout Adventures

Similar to our satellite programs or adventures at Base Camp Express, parents and leaders can sign up Cub Scouts, siblings and friends to join an online meeting where Base Camp staff will lead you all through a fun Cub Adventure!

Adventures Week of June 22nd

 

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New England Base Camp in Milton- Merit Badge Programs

Any Scout can come to New England Base Camp and work on merit badges, including Eagle-required badges!

$25 per Scout. 20% Adv. Card Discount. Please register, no walk-ins.

Depending on the badge, scouts can complete most or all of the requirements. Please bring blue cards signed by your Scoutmaster. If you use Scoutbook, it will make data input easier.

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Base Camp Express in Woburn- Merit Badge Programs

Any Scout can come to Base Camp Express and work on merit badges, including Eagle-required badges! One merit badge offered on Saturdays and Sundays.

$25 per Scout. 20% Adv. Card Discount. Please register, no walk-ins.

Depending on the badge, scouts can complete most or all of the requirements. Please bring blue cards signed by your Scoutmaster. If you use Scoutbook, it will make data input easier.

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Cub Scout Adventures! Satellite Programs

If your Den wants to do special programs, you don't have to come all the way to Base Camp! We have different Satellite locations in Gloucester, North Andover and Wakefield 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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New England Base Camp in Milton- Open Program

Join us for our Saturday program! Work on Merit Badges! 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 plane 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.

How to participate:

  • Open Program- Follow your own path and explore the campgrounds
  • Pathways- Use one of our fun Outdoor Activity Pathways that will lead you throughout the camp while doing themed-activities. You can even fulfill advancement or training requirements on the way.
  • Advancement- Leaders, Parents, and Counselors can work with Scouts on specific Adventures or Merit Badges
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