By Camp Floyd State Park
Feb 11, 2014

Camp Floyd’s Cub Scout Adventure: Febuary, April & May

CampFloydCubScoutsCub Scout Camp Floyd Adventure program is designed for Cub Scouts and offers an authentic and unique hands-on adventure! Cub Scouts travel back in time to 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory.  Participants are taught to march and drill, play period games, tour historic buildings, more.

The camp curriculum is based on the history of Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, and is designed to complete the requirements for Achievement #8, The Past Is Exciting and Important. Each camp is limited to 30 scouts and leaders.  Program fees are $7 per boy or adult, which includes all camp material. The program is two hours beginning at 4:30 pm.  Advance registration is required.

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Cub Scout Camp Floyd Adventure includes:

  • A Camp Floyd patch
  • Story of Camp Floyd told by a reenactor
  • Marching and drilling with replica rifles
  • Guided tour of the Museum and Stagecoach Inn
  • Discussion of historic newspaper articles
  • Rifle cartridge made of candy

2014 Dates
February 19
April 16
May 7

camp floyd 2There must have 10 participants to proceed with this program.  If we do not reach 10 participants, you will receive a refund or have the option to transfer your registration to a later date.

Established in 1858, Camp Floyd housed the largest concentration of U.S. troops then in the United State.  The troops were sent to Utah to suppress a rumored Mormon rebellion, which never took place.  The army was recalled back east in 1861 for the Civil War emergency.

Camp Floyd State Park is located in the town of Fairfield, 22 miles southwest of Lehi on State Highway 73.  For more information please contact the park at:  801-768-8932 or go to stateparks.utah.gov/park/camp-floyd-state-park-museum.

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