Cub Scout Activities

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!

 

Bear Roaring Laughter – April 7th – 4pm EST - ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT

Wolf Cubs Who Care – April 14th – 4pm EST

NOVA Down & Dirty – April 21st – 4pm EST

WE/AOL Looking Back, Looking Forward – April 28th – 4pm EST

These programs are recommended for participants age 5-11. The NOVA Sessions are for Wolf, Bear, & Webelos/AOL.

 

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Base Camp EXPRESS Cub Scout Adventures

In-person Cub Scout activities at Base Camp Express in Woburn have returned!

 

Science Day – April 20th - 9am-12pm

Art Day – April 21st - 9am-12pm

Woodworking Day – April 22nd - 9am-12pm

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STEM Camp during April Vacation

You must have activated your Adventure Card account at www.experiencebasecamp.org in order to receive any Adventure Card discounts. If you have not received an activation email, please send an email to [email protected]

Boys and Girls

Campers can choose to attend one day, two days, three days, or all four.

Tuesday 20th

Program- Science

On the first day, we are going to focus on Science- from germs to Aviation, from cooking to geology.  Plus, we will get to shoot archery!

  • Germs Alive, Bear Picnic Basket, Earth Rocks, Nova- Science Everywhere

 

Wednesday 21st

Program- Technology

Technology is everywhere, from our phones to our cars, to the games that we play.  We will learn how the technology is used and how we can determine it!

  • Code of the wolf, Robotics, Game Design, Nova- Cub Scouts Can Code

 

 

Thursday 22nd

Program- Earth Sciences

Earth Day 2021 is all about conservation and what we can do to make Base Camp and your families more sustainable.  Work with leaders in conservation as we get honey from the bees, identify animals and plants, and play in the dirt!

  • Grow Something, Super Science, Earth Rocks, Nova- Down and Dirty

 

Friday 23rd

Program- Engineering

Using the scientific method, we will design and build all sorts of stuff- from bridges to rockets.  Come ready to think, design, build and then test it!

  • Paws of Skill, Baloo the Builder, Engineer, NOVA- Swing!

Summer Camp 2021

Registration now open!

You must have activated your Adventure Card account at www.experiencebasecamp.org in order to receive any Adventure Card discounts. If you have not received an activation email, please send an email to [email protected]

Boys and Girls

Campers will rock climb, learn shooting sports, build a campfire, do some crafting, learn wilderness survival skills and even do some outdoor cooking.

All our day camps are adhering to the revised State of Massachusetts guidelines for COVID-19 precautions. Some of the revisions include:

  • Reduced capacity at each camp
  • Face masks required for staff and campers
  • Equipment cleaned after use
  • Visitors not permitted
  • Group sizes less than 12, which exceeds the State requirement of <25
  • Children and staff monitored throughout the day for any signs of illness
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Cost should not be a factor in sending your child to camp. To apply for a campership, click HERE. Apply early as there are limited funds available.

Open Programs

New England Base Camp in Milton

Join us for our Saturday program! From 10:00am- 4:00pm 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

 

*Not all programs available during COVID.

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Topsfield Base Camp

Check back soon for Spring dates.

Arrival times will be assigned the week of the event to ensure that we maintain the COVID-19 recommendations. Program will run 9 am - 4 pm.

Dens may participate with a maximum of 12 participants, including adults, per group. Minimum of 6 scouts per group.

For the cubs it is all fun and games! We will be doing all rank requirements that include physical fitness and games!

  • For the Tigers we will have Games Tigers Play and Tiger Tag.
  • For the Wolves-Running with the pack and Paws of Skill.
  • For the Bears-Furs, Feathers and Ferns and.
  • For the Webelos we will have Stronger Faster Higher and Sports!
  • We will also have the axe yard and shooting sports!

Cost $35 per person. $15 for Adventure Card holders.

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Daily Den Meetings

Visit us HERE each day at 9:45 am for a Daily Den Meeting video. Each video highlights one Cub Scout Adventure.

Borrow Adventure Kits

Reserve your kits online and you will receive an email to choose your desired pick-up location and day.

These kits are designed for Cub Scout adventure learning. Each contains tools and instructions for leading outdoor skills activities and different games. Perfect for den meeting activities!

Be sure to sign them out below using your Adventure Card account and select a start and end date for your reservation. Contact Angela Rzeszut (617-272-3514) with any questions.

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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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Museum of Science Overnights

An overnight at the Museum of Science is a special program that inspires children to discover science in fun and educational ways. Campers have an opportunity to sleep on the floors of the Museum Exhibit Halls and participate in activities after the Museum closes. A typical Overnight stay includes a variety of hands-on science activities, demonstrations, a Planetarium show, and Omni film, and time to explore the Museum with chaperones.

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Base Camp Express in Woburn

Check out our activities including our Maker Space string art, hand tools, duct tape, origami and pinewood derby car building, Nature & Ecology with pond ecology and animals of the Merrimack Valley area, Design Space /Architecture with lego, k-nex, blocks, landscape, architecture and game design, STEM, Citizenship, Knot tying, Camp stoves and Meal planning.

Rank-Specific Cub Scout Adventures Offered Each Day!

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Lone Tree Scout Reservation in Kingston, NH

From 10:00am- 5:00Pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to STEM and nature activity pavilion. Be sure to save some time to go boating, try fishing, rifle or bb gun shooting, and test your campfire and knot-tying skills.

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Join the Team

Fill out the staff application to join the staff at New England Base Camp!

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