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2017

Outdoor Adventure

www.BoyScoutCamping.org Owasippe Scout Reservation 9900 Russell Road Twin Lake, MI 49457

Camp Napowan

N4789 24th Avenue Wild Rose, WI 54984


Dear Scouting Fa

milies,

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N4789 24th Avenue Wild Rose, WI 54984 Open to all Boy Scouts in 6th through 12th grade.

Camp Napowan is nestled between two beautiful lakes in the pine woods of Central Wisconsin and is one of the most exemplary summer camps in the Midwest. For over 65 years, Napowan has provided hands-on outdoor education and fun for Scouts from across the country. Napowan features Flintlock Pioneer Village where history comes to life with early settlement style buildings, staff dress, and programs featuring a fully functional forge and ax throwing. Napowan offers pavilion dining to its campers, where Scouts have a special opportunity to get to know Napowan camp staff and be entertained with song and merriment. On-site patrol cooking is available upon request. This also allows more time for Scouts to pursue their interests without having to deal with meal preparation. Camp Napowan provides many unique opportunities for Scouts in all of the program areas offered. Traditional Aquatics, Shooting Sports, Nature, Handicraft and Scoutcraft take on new meaning when participating in the camp's exciting and focused programs. There is something at camp for Scouts of all ages.

Join us at Camp Napowan for a truly exciting adventure of a lifetime.

Scout Camp Connection

Weekly sessions begin 1 p.m. on each Sunday and end by 11 a.m. on the following Saturday.

2017 Camping Schedule Session I Session II Session III Session IV Session V Session VI Session VII

June 18 - June 24 June 25 - July 1 July 2 - July 8 July 9 - July 15 July 16 - July 22 July 23 - July 29 July 30 - August 5

Camp Fees Scouts Adult Leaders

By May 15: $300 After May 15: $340 By May 15: $170 After May 15: $200 $30 per day

$100 deposit per unit due at time of reservation. Deposit applies to the balance of the camp fee.

Camperships available!

Does your Scout want to attend summer camp but his troop is not attending the week he wants to go? Just contact our help desk and we will be happy to match your Scout with a local troop that he can attend with.

Contact the Outdoor Adventure Help Desk at (630) 796-4260 or at PTAC.Camping@Scouting.org PathwayToAdventure.org/Camping/BoyScouts Register Now


Camp Blackhawk Owasippe Scout Reservation is home to Camp Blackhawk and is open to all Boy Scouts in 6th through 12th grade.

Weekly sessions begin 1 p.m. on each Sunday and end by 11 a.m. on the following Saturday.

2017 Camping Schedule Session I Session II Session III Session IV Session V Session VI

June 25 – July 1 July 2 – July 8 July 9 – July 15 July 16 – July 22 July 23 - July 29 July 30 - August 5

Camp Fees Scouts

Adult

Saturday Early Arrival Leaders

$300 if paid by May 15, 2017 $340 if paid after May 15, 2017 $170 if paid by May 15, 2017 $200 if paid after May 15, 2017 $80 $30 per day

$100 deposit per unit due at time of reservation. Deposit applies to the balance of the camp fee.

Camperships available!

Camp Blackhawk lies on the shores of Big Blue Lake and is rich in tradition, with roots dating back to the early days of Scouting. As one of the Owasippe Scout Reservation camps located in beautiful West Central Michigan, there are 4,800 acres to explore and enjoy. Along with its long-standing traditions, Blackhawk also has modern facilities like the camp’s Dining Hall, which is filled three times a day with Scouts from all over the Midwest. Blackhawk has 25 campsites located on hills overlooking Big Blue Lake. The sites have washstands, hot water showers and flush toilets. Looking out from the Dining Hall, one can see beautiful Big Blue Lake, with its sandy swimming beach. Its docks are set up to create the perfect swimming hole. Swim instruction takes place here, while boating activities can be found down the beach. The camp also offers great programs in Scoutcraft, Ecology/Conservation, Nature, and Aquatics, along with Shooting Sports and Handicraft. A wide variety of merit badges are offered in each program area.

Scout Camp Connection Does your Scout want to attend summer camp but his troop is not attending the week he wants to go? Just contact our help desk and we will be happy to match your Scout with a local troop that he can attend with.

9900 Russell Road | Twin Lake, MI 49457

Contact the Outdoor Adventure Help Desk at (630) 796-4260 or at PTAC.Camping@Scouting.org PathwayToAdventure.org/Camping/BoyScouts Register Now


Camp wolverine Owasippe Scout Reservation is home to Camp Blackhawk and is open to all Boy Scouts in 6th through 12th grade.

Weekly sessions begin 1 p.m. on each Sunday and end by 11 a.m. on the following Saturday.

2017 Camping Schedule Session I Session II Session III Session IV Session V Session VI

June 25 – July 1 July 2 – July 8 July 9 – July 15 July 16 – July 22 July 23 - July 29 July 30 - August 5

Camp Fees Scouts

Adult

Saturday Early Arrival Leaders

$300 if paid by May 15, 2017 $340 if paid after May 15, 2017 $170 if paid by May 15, 2017 $200 if paid after May 15, 2017

Camp Wolverine is an Owasippe Scout Reservation camp located on 4,800 acres of wilderness totally within the Cleveland Creek watershed. Lake Wolverine has a highly protected ecosystem, on whose waters no gas engines are allowed. This lake offers its visitors peaceful serenity. Our Scouts enjoy fishing and canoeing on this ecologically pure lake. Camp Wolverine offers great programs in Scoutcraft, handicraft, shooting sports, and ecology/conservation. The camp’s Aquatics program is done at the large swimming pool near the lodge. The camp has 25 sites with facilities that include hot water showers, wash stands, and flush toilets. The site locations are conducive to camping using the patrol method. Each meal is brought to your site hot and ready to serve, or ready to cook in Patrol fashion.

Scout Camp Connection

$80

Does your Scout want to attend summer camp but his troop is not attending the week he wants to go?

$30 per day

Just contact our help desk and we will be happy to match your Scout with a local troop that he can attend with.

$100 deposit per unit due at time of reservation. Deposit applies to the balance of the camp fee.

Camperships available!

9900 Russell Road | Twin Lake, MI 49457

Contact the Outdoor Adventure Help Desk at (630) 796-4260 or at PTAC.Camping@Scouting.org PathwayToAdventure.org/Camping/BoyScouts Register Now


RENEKER FAMILY CAMP Open to all Scouting families and the general public. For five decades, Camp Reneker has provided quality camping experiences to Scout families at a very affordable cost. Nestled at the south end of Owasippe Scout Reservation, Reneker Family Camp provides outdoor recreation programs for the whole family.

Weekly sessions begin 1 p.m. on each Sunday and end by 11 a.m. on the following Saturday.

2017 Camping Schedule Session I Session II Session III Session IV Session V Session VI

June 25 – July 1 July 2 – July 8 July 9 – July 15 July 16 – July 22 July 23 - July 29 July 30 - August 5

Camp Fees With family member camping at Owasippe

$325 cabin fee (maximum of 6 people)

With no family member camping at Owasippe

$425 cabin fee (maximum of 6 people)

Saturday Early Arrival Nightly Fee

Camp Reneker offers 40 cabins arranged in two clusters of 20. Our cabins sleep 4-5 people and have kitchens and living rooms. Each cluster has a central, private toilet and shower facility. These two central buildings also have laundry facilities. Families provide their own meals but numerous food options will be available during your stay at Reneker. Other features available when staying at Family Camp include a swimming pool, basketball courts and a trading post. All of this comes with a dedicated staff whose goal is to assist each family in getting the most out of their camp experience. Join us for all the fun and adventure.

CAMP RENEKER PROGRAM

Camp Reneker offers a wide range of programs for all ages. The day starts with ageappropriate activities and continues into the afternoon and evening with family oriented programs. Your Cub Scout can even earn numerous activity awards! Our trained and dedicated staff leads family campers through activities that include swimming, fishing, crafts, hiking, BB gun shooting, archery and more. *There are also exciting age-appropriate Outpost opportunities available such as horseback riding at the Diamond O Ranch, ziplining, rock climbing, canoe trips, sailing, and much more! *Additional fee may apply.

$70 $75

$100 deposit per cabin due at time of reservation. Deposit applies to the balance of the camp fee.

9900 Russell Road | Twin Lake, MI 49457

Contact the Outdoor Adventure Help Desk at (630) 796-4260 or at PTAC.Camping@Scouting.org Register Now

PathwayToAdventure.org/Camping/Family


9900 Russell Road | Twin Lake, MI 49457

Open to all Venturing Crews. Ages 14 to 21.

Owasippe Scout Reservation, commonly referred to as “America’s Premier Scout Camp,” is owned and operated by the Pathway to Adventure Council, Boy Scouts of America. The camp has operated continuously since 1911 and now sits on approximately 4,800 acres adjacent to The Manistee National Forest. With over 100 years of experience, we have a long tradition of Scouting excellence at Owasippe that we would like to share with you. Our camps offer varied programs that will enhance your crew’s camping adventure.

Register your crew today and participate in any of the adventures below! • STEM

• C.O.P.E. • Canoe

Trip/Kayaking • Backpacking • Hiking • Lake Tubing • Mountain Biking • Fishing • Sailing • Shooting Sports • Swimming • Rock Climbing • River Tubing • Horseback Riding • Mountain Boarding • Camp-wide Games • Campfires • Wrangler Outpost • ATVs • Waterskiing

2017 Camping Schedule Session

July 23 - July 29

Camp Fees Join crews from across the council and country in this high-adventure Venturing week at Owasippe!

Venturers

Adult

$300 if paid by May 15, 2017 $340 if paid after May 15, 2017 $170 if paid by May 15, 2017 $200 if paid after May 15, 2017

Saturday Early Arrival Leaders

$80 $30 per day

$100 deposit per unit due at time of reservation Deposit applies to the balance of the camp fee.

Contact the Outdoor Adventure Help Desk at (630) 796-4260 or at PTAC.Camping@Scouting.org Register now

www. PathwayToAdventure.org/Camping/Venturing


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