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!

 

12/2 - Bear Make it Move - 3-4 pm EST - Instructor Angela Rzeszut

12/9 - Tiger Bites - 3-3:45 pm EST - Instructor Angela Rzeszut

12/16 - Bear Picnic Basket - 3-4 pm EST - Instructor Angela Rzeszut

12/28 - Baloo the Builder - 10-11:30 am EST - Instructor Chris Eckelkamp

12/28 - Baloo the Builder - 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST - Instructor Chris Eckelkamp

12/28 - Baloo the Builder - 2:00-2:30 pm EST - Instructor Chris Eckelkamp

12/29 - Webelos/AOL Build It - 10-11:30 am EST - Instructor Chris Eckelkamp

12/29 - Webelos/AOL Build It - 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST - Instructor Chris Eckelkamp

12/29 - Webelos/AOL Build It - 2:00-2:30 pm EST - Instructor Chris Eckelkamp

These programs are recommended for participants age 5-11.

Materials for the woodworking adventures will be available for pick up in Woburn, MA or can be shipped.

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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.

Schedule for pick-up/drop-off (must be scheduled ahead):

Saturdays

  • 8:30am              Hartwell Tavern Parking lot, 99 N. Great Rd. (Rte. 2A), Lincoln
  • 9:15am               Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 242 Boston Rd., Chelmsford
  • 9:45am              Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St., Groveland
  • 10:15am            Topsfield Fairgrounds, 207 Boston St., Topsfield
  • 10:30am            Applebee's Parking Lot at Liberty Tree Mall, Danvers
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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

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.

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