Feb and April Merit Badge Camps

posted Jan 9, 2019, 6:26 AM by Webmaster Troop 13   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 6:27 AM ]
New England Base Camp
February 18th– February 22nd Week-long Day Camp

February - Older Campers, boys and girls in the 6th through 12th grade, will choose a program themed around winter activities including some with overnights, day trips, certifications and merit badge earnings for scouts. Program choices are:

Winter Survival: Program involves Wilderness Survival Merit Badge, Cooking Merit badge,  CPR Certification,  Includes one overnight


Find Your Way: Program involves Orienteering Merit Badge, Geocache Merit Badge, CPR Certification


Snow Sports: Program involves Snow Sports Merit Badge,  Physical Fitness Merit Badge, Includes one day of skiing


First Aid: Program involves First Aid Merit Badge, Fire Safety Merit Badge, CPR Certification, Basic First Aid


Optional Extended Day Program- The Extended Day program provides programming and supervision to campers following the end of the camp day. With this option, parents can pick up campers anytime Monday-Thursday between 4-6 p.m. 


Optional Lunch Program- Campers who participate in the lunch program are provided with lunch including sandwich, fruit, chips, juice and dessert.


20% off for campers with the Adventure Card! The Card is part of all Cub Scout registrations in the Spirit of Adventure Council. Login with your Card-holder’s User ID.


*Sign up for BOTH Winter and STEM Camps before the end of Winter Camp, and receive a FREE New England Base Camp hoodie!*

April 15th– April 19th 2018
Week-long Day Camp



Older Campers, boys and girls in the 6th through 12th grade, will choose a program themed around STEM activities including field trips, visits from scientists and engineers and hands-on projects. Scouts will earn the corresponding merit badges.

Program Choices are: 

Robotics: Program includes introduction to robotics using lego Mindstorm kits, a field trip to iRobot, & a chance to earn the Robotics Merit Badge
Energy and Electricity: Program includes learning about electromagnetic energy, fusion, playing with a Geiger Counter, field trip to MIT Fusion Lab, instruction by MIT Researchers, and a chance to earn the Electricity, Energy and Nuclear Science Merit Badges.
Engineering: Program includes working with engineers from all throughout Boston, a field trip, working with engineers, access to the 3d printer at New England Base Camp and a chance to earn the Engineering and Inventing Merit Badges.
Game Design & Animation: Program includes making art with science, making your own digital cartoons, a field trip to FableVision, working with Animators at FableVision and a chance to earn the Animation, Game Design and Chess Merit Badges.
Architecture and Design: Program includes design and layout landscaping, a field trip and a chance to earn the Architecture, Drafting, and Landscape Architecture Badges.