By Ann Shumway
Oct 20, 2015

Hey Cub Scouts, are You Ready for JJ 2016?

Soaring to New Heights!

2016 Promotional Flyer          
JJ 2016 flyerAt Camp Jeremiah Johnson next

summer we’ll literally behaving a blast!  Our theme will be Soaring to New Heights.  We’ll be focusing on space, space explorers and one of the all-time favorites—building and launching rockets!

We’ve opened more days in 2016 to accommodate the demand.  Sessions will run June 6th – August 3rd.  Special Days to keep in mind are:

  • June 6th – Special Needs Day – for youth who need a slower, calmer pace.
  • June 18th – Out of County Day – for those units who drive more than an hour to get to camp


We’ll also be holding three Webelos Overnighters for boys and a member of their family.  IMG_1074In the past these have been a great bonding opportunity for the young man and his family member.  These events are packed from the minute they arrive to the minute they leave.  This year we will be focusing on completing First Responder and Camper.  Click 2016 Webelos Overnighter Achievement Sheet for a complete list of adventures passed off.

camp jeremiah scout camp 2011 004Dates the Webelos Overnighter will be held are:

  • June 24th – 25th
  • July 15th – July 16th
  • July 29th – 30th

14799179931_6ff0f077d2_zAnother fun program we started last year was A Bear Goes Fishing.  This passes off the Bear Adventure with the same name.  Even though it passes off a Bear Adventure this doesn’t mean that only Bears can attend.  Boys and GIRLS of all ages will enjoy learning about fishing and all that’s involved and then actually going fishing.

Of course, we’ll still be holding our Shooting Sports Shoot Out for youth (yes, boys and GIRLS) who want to spend more time doing archery or shooting BB Guns.  For Cub Scouts we will continue to pass off pin requirements for these two areas until the new program is revealed.

JJ raftsA Bear Goes Fishing and the Shooting Sports Shoot Out takes place on Monday afternoons on the following dates:

  • June 13th
  • June 27th
  • July 11th
  • July 18th
  • August 1st

IMG_1626aTraditional Day Camp for Cub Scouts and Girls will be bursting with all kinds of enjoyable adventures including:

  • Archery
  • BB Guns
  • Boats
  • Rockets
  • Crafts
  • Nature Hike
  • Songs, Games and much more!

JJ RocketsFor a complete list of Cub Scout Adventure requirements we hope to pass off at camp click 2016 Wolves and Bears Day Camp Achievement Sheet

Dates, program details and the 2016 Program Guide can be found at the Camp Jeremiah Johnson website.  Registration opened October 15th.

If you have questions regarding programming at Camp Jeremiah Johnson please feel free to contact Ann Shumway at 801-437-6218 or at ann.shumway@scouting.org.

Ann ThumbnailSoaring to New HeightsAuthor: Ann Shumway | Day Camping, STEM and Learning for Life Director, Utah National Parks Council

 

 

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