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Every Scout Should Go To Summer Camp!

A traditional part of the Boy Scout program is a weeklong residential summer camp experience at a Boy Scout camp. Troop 850 sends a large contingent to Scout summer camp every year, usually in July. This is a great opportunity for young Scouts to get accustomed to the Troop and to earn their first merit badges. Our summer camp destination varies. We have attended:

Camp Friedlander

Camp Ransburg

Camp Davy Crockett

Camp Powhatan

Summer camp is a great opportunity for rank advancement and especially for earning a number of the “required” outdoor merit badges such as swimming, camping, lifesaving and many others. We encourage all of our Scouts to attend summer camp.

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