Skyloo: Camping

Is your unit ready for Summer Camp 2017

Key Dates

Here are the significant dates and timeline for good program planning


  • September - October - Unit Leaders (Cubmasters, Committee Chairs, and Camping Coordinators)
    • Begin promoting and discussing camping with the Den Leaders and parents
    • Discuss how your unit is going to make use of the Council fundraising opportunities to assist each scout in earning their own way to camp
    • Hand out the "Camping Timeline"
  • Prior to the November University of Scouting - Den Leaders
    • Hold a meeting with your parents to decide which camp your den will attend and prioritize the preferred weeks
    • Camping dates
    • Collect $10 deposit for each scout
  • November All Unit Leaders
    • Attend University of Scouting for excellent program training and to have first shot at your preferred camping week
  • October - May
    • Focus on fundraising promotions to earn your way to camp
      • Popcorn Sale
  • March
    • Collect $50 per scout before the March 15 turn-in date
    • Make second deposit to Council office by March 15
    • Continue fundraising efforts
  • May
    • Collect the balance of the camp fee before May 15
    • Make final payment to Council office by May 15
    • Secure leadership attending camp and organize transportation
  • June-July
    • Have a great outdoor camping experience