Cub Scout Activities

Topsfield Base Camp

Saturdays, October 10th & October 24th

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.

Activities Include:

  • Individual Adventures
  • BB shooting
  • Archery shooting


Up, Up, & Away Weekend - Special activities and adventures

  • Model rockets
  • Water rockets
  • Science of paper airplanes
  • Wolf - Air of the Wolf
  • Bear - Motor Away
  • Webelos/AOL - Adventures in Science


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

Borrow Adventure Kits

Reserve your kits and send an email to [email protected] for Woburn reservations or [email protected] for Milton reservations to schedule your pick-up time.

Adventure Kits are stored at New England Base Camp in Milton & Base Camp Express in Woburn. They are kits designed for Cub Scout adventure learning. Each contains tools and instructions for leading outdoor skills activities and different games. Perfect for den meeting activities!

Sign them out below and pick up during normal business hours. Contact Angela Rzeszut (617-272-3514) with any questions.

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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!


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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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Open Programs

New England Base Camp in Milton

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 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

Base Camp Express in Woburn

Sign up for a half day: Morning program 10:00am-1:00pm or Afternoon program 1:00pm-4:00pm. Parents participate! Not a Drop-off program.

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 Citizen Scientist, Knot tying, Camp stoves and Meal planning.

Try out our Challenge course and Indoor Shooting Sports!

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.


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