Scouts BSA Activities

Topsfield Base Camp

Open Program

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.

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

Activities include:

  • Canoeing
  • Mountain biking
  • Air rifles
  • Archery
  • Scout skills
  • Rank requirements from Scout through First Class.

Scouts will get to play with rockets, paper air planes and water rockets.

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

In-person Merit Badge Programs at Topsfield!

  • October 10th, 9am-1pm - Space Exploration
  • October 10th, 1pm-4pm - Aviation
  • October 24th, 9am-1pm - Wilderness Survival
  • October 24th, 1pm-4pm - Hiking

$25 per person - 20% off for Adventure Card holders.

NEW Online Merit Badge Sessions!

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Earth Week

Sustainability – Monday, September 28th & Wednesday, September 30th – 4-6pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd

Environmental Science - Monday, September 28th & Wednesday, September 30th – 4-6pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette

Veterinary Medicine – Tuesday, September 29th – 4-7pm – Instructor Alison Batey

Soil & Water Conservation – Thursday, October 1st – 4-7pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson

 

Special Programs:

NOVA – Let It Grow! – Friday, October, 2nd – 4-7pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson

STEM Week

Architecture – Monday, October 5th – 4-7pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson

Engineering – Monday, October 5th & Wednesday, October 7th – 4-6pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette

Medicine – Tuesday, October 6th – 4-7pm – Instructor Alison Batey

Composite Materials – Tuesday, October 6th – 4-7pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd

 

Special Programs:

NOVA – Splash! – Wednesday, October 7th & Friday, October 9th – 4-6pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson

NEW! Careers Week

Salesmanship – Tuesday, October 13th – 4-7pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd

Veterinary Medicine – Wednesday, October 14th – 4-7pm – Instructor Alison Batey

Weather – Thursday, October 15th – 4-7pm – Instructor Chuck Blanchette

Mining in Society – Friday, October 16th – 3-6pm – Instructor Darrin Johnson

Personal Management - Saturday - October 17th - 1-4pm

NEW! Influencer Week

Moviemaking – Monday, October 19th & Wednesday, October 21st – 4-6pm – Instructor Zack Shepherd

Journalism – Tuesday, October 20th – 4-7pm – Instructor Alison Batey

Public Speaking - Thursday, October 22nd - 4-7pm - Instructor Darrin Johnson

Communication - Thursday, October 22nd & Friday, October 23rd - 1-3pm - Instructor Darrin Johnson

Graphic Arts - Saturday, October 24th - 1-4pm - Instructor Zack Shepherd

20% OFF

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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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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