By Bob Gowans
Apr 11, 2015

Time is Running Out to Register for Camp!

Cope CubeCamping and outdoor experiences are what young men get involved in Scouting for, but time is running out to sign up. The outdoor experience is essential in instilling in these young men the values Scouting offers and teaches.

The Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America offers a tremendous variety of camping opportunities, everything from high mountain top experiences to the red rock canyons of southern Utah. The Council offers two High Adventure Bases for your older Varsity Scouts and Venturers.

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Weeks 3,4 and 6 are full, limited space other weeks

Beaver High Adventure Base is in the tops of the Tusher Mountains east of Beaver. A spectacular site filled with high adventure activities including a COPE course and zip line, mountains to climb, cliffs to rappel off of and memories to be made. The Beaver High Adventure Base is somewhere you have got to go.

 

Entrada High Adventure

June is all filled, but some limited space in July

Entrada High Adventure Base may be the most unique scouting facility in the country. Located near Dead Horse Point outside of Moab this camp is in the middle of the greatest slick rock biking location anywhere. With the opportunity of mountain biking, white water rafting on the Colorado, climbing, rappelling and canyoneering all within the area this High Adventure Base is where you need to be

Six weeklong Scout camps provide young men with a Scouting experience that will exceed their expectations, offering opportunities hard to experience anywhere else.

Biker at Thunder RIdge

Just 92 sites left

Thunder Ridge Scout Camp located near the Brian Head Ski resort in southwestern Utah is a beautiful high mountain camp. Camping among the pines in this high elevation site creates a love for the mountains and all of God’s creations. Local Scouters have given much to develop this outstanding camp.

Frandsen_Iceberg feature

Only 46 sites left

Frandsen Scout Ranch located on the north end of Scofield Reservoir offers an aquatics program unequaled at any of our other camps. This unique camping experience is full of fun for the Scouts. In addition to the great aquatics features there are many other learning opportunities and Scouting experiences available.

High Uintah_Sail

Just 30 sites left

High Uintah Scout Camp is located in the mountains east of Vernal, it is another spectacular location for Scout camping. Organized and staffed by the great Scouters in the Uintah Basin, this camp caters to troops who are looking for a real wilderness adventure combined with the Scouting program which will provide adventure and Scouting experiences to all their boys.

 

Camp if FullBlue Mountain Scout Camp also harnesses the local resources of great Scouters in southeastern Utah. This beautiful camp is located outside of Blanding and has been successfully operated by local volunteers for many many years. Open for only one week in the summer you need to register quick to get a campsite in this camp.

Camp if FullTifie Scout Camp on the foothills above Mt. Pleasant, overlooks the valley and is an exceptional camp. The newest among Utah National Parks Council camps, the facilities are new and beautiful. They including a swimming pool which is the main source of fun on those warm summer days. With programs not offered anywhere else in the council and Wi-Fi throughout the camp this is a great location for a Scouting adventure.

Camp if FullMaple Dell Scout Camp is the old traditional camp of the council. Just a few miles up Payson Canyon this camp is what you see in your mind when you think of Scout camping. Excellent program, great staff, fun, adventure and everything you expect to have at camp you will find at Maple Dell.

All the values and principles we teach in scouting are engrained into the lives of young men when we get them into camp and allow them to live the lessons taught in weekly meetings at home. Don’t miss out on the adventure that lies ahead. Give your Scouts the camping and outdoor experience that will stay with them through out their lives, experiences that they can draw on to better themselves and others including future families, friends and Scouts.

Come to camp, Adventure starts here.

Go to www.utahscouts.org to register your boys for camp. See you there!

Author:Bob Gowans Bob Gowans | Director of Camping, Utah National Parks Council

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