Cub Scout Camp

Camping is what many youth enjoy most about Scouting. Camp programs use natural surroundings to provide Scouts with numerous opportunities to experience physical, mental, spiritual and social growth. When they think about Cub Scout camping, most leaders think of Summer Camp. However, Crossroads of America Council strives to provide other camping opportunities for Cub Scouts throughout the year, as well. Opportunities are listed on this page as well as our year-round camping page.


Summer Camp

Crossroads of America Council offers many exciting Cub Scout summer camping programs. Registration is now open for 2018 Cub Scout Summer Camps! Packs register and attend Cub Scout Camp as a group. Click on the link below to take you to the registration page.

Belzer Day Camp - Pack Registration
Belzer Day Camp, is the premiere Day Camp experience for Cubs in the greater Indianapolis metro area. With a full time camp staff delivering an exciting program in a world class camping facility, all of your Scouts, from Tigers through Arrow of Light will have terrific time!

  • Six week-long sessions beginning the week of June 11th and ending the week of July 16th.
  • Held at Camp Belzer, 6102 Boy Scout Road, Indianapolis, IN 46206
  • Camp Belzer website

Adventure Camp - Pack Registration
Adventure Camp is a 4 day/3 night camp for Wolves, Bears, Webelos, Arrow of Light Scouts and their leaders. Everything is provided to make this a good first overnight experience for Scouts, including modern amenities, tents with cots, and meals served in our dining hall.

  • 11 sessions beginning on June 10th and running through July 21st.
  • Held at Camp Kikthawenund, 7651 W 500 N, Frankton, IN 46044
  • More information

District Day Camps
District Day Camps are offered in their area for those Scouts who can't easily travel to Camp Belzer. District Day Camps are planned and coordinated by a team of volunteers from packs in the area. District Day Camps are available to packs from any district.

  • Bear Creek District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 11 - 15, 2018
    Camp Bear Creek,7417 S Scout Rd, Connersville, IN 47331

     
  • Golden Eagle District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 25 - 29, 2018
    Camp Red Wing, 5757 E Inlow Spring Rd, Muncie, IN 47302

     
  • Hou Koda District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 18 - 22, 2018
    Washington Township Community Park, 435 Whipple Ln, Avon, Indiana 46123

     
  • Pathfinder District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 25 - 29, 2018
    Location to be determined near Trafalgar, Indiana

     
  • Sakima District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 18 - 22, 2018
    Location to be determined near Anderson, Indiana

     
  • Sugar Creek District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 25 - 29, 2018
    Camp Cullom, 6815 W Co Rd N, Frankfort, IN 46041

     
  • Wabash Valley District Day Camp - Pack Registration
    June 11 - 15, 2018
    Camp Wildwood, 5103 E Old Maple Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47803

Community Camp - Individual Registration (coming in early 2018)
Community Day Camp is an opportunity for all elementary aged kids to visit Camp Belzer. This week-long camp is led by camp staff and does not require parental/volunteer leadership. If there is a Scout who cannot attend Belzer Day Camp with his pack, or who wants to attend for a second week, this camp provides those opportunities. Community Camp also invites non-Scouting children from the area to have a great summer camp experience alongside Scouts. Any youth aged 6 - 11 years old may participate in this program. This includes Scouts, siblings, community members, boys and girls alike. Continue reading to learn more about Community Camp.


Pack Camp Resources

CAMP PROMOTION

If you would like assistance promoting summer camp to your families, we are here to help! The council offers tools that can assist you in preparing your Cubs and parents for summer camp including the following:

  • Placemats for your pack's Blue and Gold Ceremony, containing fun activities for the Scouts and camping information for the parents. Placemats will be available in early 2018. You may pre-order your placemats here.
  • Trained presentation teams to deliver a promotional program to your Scouts and families, showing the excitement of camp. We'd like to make this presentation at your Blue and Gold or March pack meeting. Click here to request a camp promotion presentation.
  • Camping Chairman and other volunteers who can visit a committee meeting to help you plan your pack's summer camp experience. Email the camping department to request a visit.
  • Promotional Videos
CAMP FORMS AND PACK RESOURCES

Cub Scout Health Form
2017 Adventure Camp advancements earned: Wolf, Bear, Webelos

Camp Scholarships

Finances should never be a reason for a Scout not to attend camp. Crossroads of America Council offers a Campership program where recipients can be awarded up to 50% of the early camp fee in exchange for performing an age-appropriate service project.

2017 Campership Application

The 2018 Campership application will be available beginning January 2, 2018. For Summer Camp, applications must be submitted by March 1, 2018 to be considered for the full value of the award. Requests submitted after March 1st will still be eligible to receive a reduced level of summer camp support. Applications for other camping programs may be submitted at any time. Contact the council camping office by phone at (317) 813-7067 or by email for more information.

 



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Indianapolis, IN 46256
(317) 813-7125



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