New England Base Camp – Milton

New England Base Camp in Milton- Merit Badge Programs

In-Person Sessions Now Available!

$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.

Composite Materials Merit Badge – Milton – Saturday, January 15th – 10am-2pm

Moviemaking Merit Badge – Milton – Saturday, January 22nd – 11am-2pm

Sculpture Merit Badge – Milton – Saturday, January 29th – 11am-2pm

Snow Sports Merit Badge – Milton – Saturday, February 26th – 10am-2pm



December 11, 2021

In collaboration with FEMA, the Spirit of Adventure Council and Daniel Webster Council is hosting the ReadyScout Merit Badge Event where Scouts will have the opportunity to earn several merit badges all focused on emergency readiness and public safety. ReadyScout will be held in two locations, New England Base Camp in Milton, MA and Granite Base Camp in Manchester, NH.

Merit Badge Instructors will be professionals from our partners for all courses. Scouts should arrive at 8:15am for check-in and bring a lunch. Lunch will be from 12pm - 1pm.

Click on your desired badge(s) to register.

Merit Badge Courses Available - New England Base Camp - Milton, MA

Merit Badge Courses Available - Granite Base Camp - Manchester, NH

New England Base Camp in Milton- Open Program

Join us for our Saturday program! Work on Merit Badges! From 10:00am- 5:00pm 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 or Merit Badges

Only $20 per person. Free for Adventure Card Members.