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Pack 249 Summer Camps


Wild West Cubs Day Camp

·June 11th through the 14th

·This camp is for Tiger Cubs (entering firstgrade in fall), Wolves, Bears, Webelos I and Webelos II

·Registration fees are $55.00 and early birdregistration is due March 1st.

·The $55.00 registration fee will expire on April5th. After April 5th the registration fee goes up to $70per Scout. Please bring payment to the Blue and Gold Banquet if you areplanning on your Scout attending.

·The Pack needs a minimum of two trained adultsto attend each day of camp so if you are sending a Scout please sign up for atleast one day. There is no fee for adults except to buy a t-shirt.

·T-shirts for Scouts will be included in theregistration fee.

See Flyer and Camp Health Form attached below.


Bear Camp



2012 Bear Camp Registration begins Monday, February 13, 2012.

Online registration only.

 (Scroll down for sessions and availability) 

Register online ( beginning 9:00am, February 13, 2012 until all sessions reach capacity.  You will be able to see the number of slots remaining per session by using the registration link, clicking on "register now..." at the top of the page then scrolling to the bottom of the page.

  • Have the names of the scouts and parents ready.  You will be able to enter the names following the payment screen.  Have the names, addresses, email addresses, phone and cell phone for your primary and secondary contacts ready. All this information MUST be given at the time of registration.
  • Be prepared to make full payment at the time of registration.  Credit Cards, Checks, or PayPal will be accepted.  2012 camp fees are $60.00 for each Bear and $60.00 for each Leader, if paid before March 5, 2012. $75.00 each if paid on or after March 6, 2012.  There are no part time campers or leaders nor can a slot be shared by more than one person.

To adjust your existing registration or for any questions or concerns:  Contact Cheri Williams, Program and Camping Department              816-569-4930      ,


What is Bear Camp?

It is designed especially for Boys going into 3rd grade and their parents.  Each Scout spends 2 full days and 1 night of fun in the wilderness of Cub World.  Boys and their adult partner will participate in many exciting activities listed below.   

  • Water Park- Swimming
  • Theme Related Activities - Crafts, Games
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Special Events
  • Exciting Campfire with Staff and Cub Scout Participation
  • Field Sports - BB Guns, Action Archery
  • Nature and Conservation
  • Campsite Living
  • Central Camp Trading Post
  • Parents MUST BE WITH Scout at all times.

Note: Bear Resident Camp is a one-on-one camping experience.  Therefore every youth attending camp must have an adult partner.  Special circumstances require the approval of a Heart of America Council Representative.

Session 1

June 10 – 11, 2012 

Session 8

July 8 – 9, 2012 

Session 2

June 15 – 16, 2012

Session 9

July 13 – 14, 2012

 Session 3

June 17 – 18, 2012

Session 10

July 15 – 16, 2012

Session 4

June 24 – 25, 2012

Session 11

 July 20 – 21, 2012 

Session 5

June 29 – 30, 2012

Session 12

July 22 -- 23, 2012

Session 6

July 1 – 2, 2012

Session 13

July 27 – 28, 2012

Session 7

 July 6 – 7, 2012

Session 14

July 29 – 30, 2012

Bear Camp Leader's Orientation for the 2012 Camping Season will be Sunday, May 20, 2012 and Monday, May 21, 2012.  Both will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Cub World Pavilion, Theodore Naish Scout Reservation Cub World, 1100 Martinek Lane, Kansas City, KS 66111.  It is highly recommended at least one (1) representative from your pack attend one of the meetings. At the meeting, leaders will be given a Bear Camp Leader Guide 2012  and there will be time for a Q&A session as well as a tour of the camp.  Leaders need only attend one of the meetings.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bear Camp 

Q. How are refunds handled?
A.  Refunds are given after the camp session has completed and is reconciled with the Council Office.  The monies (minus the non-refundable of $20) will AUTOMATICALLY be put into the unit account.

Q. Where is Bear Camp?
A.  Bear Camp is at the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation in Bonner Springs, Kansas.  (map)

Q. What kinds of things will I be doing at Bear Camp?
A.  There are lots of exciting things to do at Bear Camp.  You can do things like shooting BB Guns, swimming, making rope, making wood projects, participating in campfires, and meetings lots of other Bear Cubs just like you. 

Q.  Where do I sleep? 
A.  You will be sleeping in a 2 person canvas wall tent that includes a cot and floor boards, electricity is not available.

Q. What should I take to Bear Camp?
A.  Your leader can help you decide what to take and what not to take to camp.  Your leader has a list in their Bear Camp Leader's Guide, but generally, you should take basically the same things that you would take to spend the night at a friends house plus your Scout uniform, your Bear book, bug repellant, and a few other things.

Q. Bear Camp sounds awesome, can I go?
A.  If you are a Bear Cub you can go.  All you need to do is check with your leader to find out how to sign up.

Q. What if there are twins or triplets in my Pack?
A.  If there are multiple children from the same family, only one parent is required to go.  Please contact the Camping office for further questions or concerns regarding this issue.

Q. What if I'm the only one in my unit that wants to attend Bear Camp?
A.  Great!  We encourage units to sign up together, but if you're the only one that wants to attend Bear Camp, we will find a unit for you to camp with.  Contact the Council office and we will get you camping!

Q. What if both parents want to attend with their Scout to Bear Camp?
A.  It is not required for both parents to attend, but if both want to attend, that is acceptable.  Just reserve slots for both people.

Q. What Health Forms do I need to attent Bear Camp?
A.  The Annual Health and Medical Record with parts A and B completed is the appropriate form.  It can be found here: Annual Health and Medical Record A&B. Bring the completed and signed health form with you when you check into Bear Camp.

Q. Is there a list of advancements the Scout could have earned attending Bear Camp?
A.  Yes, in the Bear Camp Leader's Guide Appendix, there is a list of advancements that could have been earned.

For further information, please read the Bear Camp Leader Guide 2012 (coming soon).   It's a great resource for information




Webelos Camp



Webelos Leader Orientation will be Tuesday, April 10th at Naish Central Camp Dining Hall at 7:00pm or Thursday, April 12th at Naish Central Camp Dining Hall at 7:00pm.  Webelos Leader Guides will be available at that time.  Leaders need attend only one of the meetings.

 Cost, Fees, and General Information

The cost to attend Webelos Camp for 2012 will be $130 per Scout and and $130 per Full Time leader on or before 5-2-12 with a $40 deposit per person made at the time of sign up.  After 5-2-12 the cost will increase to $145 per person. 

The cost for Part Time Leaders will be $55 per day on or before 5-2-12, and from 5-2-12 or after the cost will be $60 per day;  Part Time Leaders cannot combine days to share a Full Time slot.

These fees cover the cost of all patches for Scouts, program supplies, participation awards, meals, lodging, insurance, etc.  Please note camp T-shirts are NOT included in the Webelos camp fee. Also, like Day Camp, you must register to attend camp as a Pack, not individually. 

Additionally, any adult attending Webelos Camp (full or part time) MUST BE a registered member of Boy Scouts of America. 

Sessions have a limited capacity.  Any registered Webelos Scout (including third grade graduates) may attend Webelos Camp. Webelos camp programs are conducted during the summer at the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation.  Webelos camp is a three-day, two-night experience, and contains separate activities for first and second year Webelos.

  •  First Year Webelos program include activities which introduce Scouts to an outdoor camping experience. Requirements for Aquanaut, Craftsman, Readyman, Naturalist and Outdoorsman Activity Pins are offered.
  • The Second Year Webelos program is designed to help prepare older Webelos for their transition to Boy Scouts and Boy Scout Camping. Highlights include a Bouldering Wall, Model Rocket Building and Action Archery.
  • New Outdoor Skills and Games areas allow Scouts to have fun in an outdoor camp setting while teaching them how to work together. Various certification courses like Youth Protection Training, Safe Swim Defense and Boy Scout Fast Start Training for Adult Leaders are also offered. Knowledgeable Commissioners are on hand to help and serve.

Frequently Asked Questions About Webelos Camp:

 Q.  How are refunds handled?
A.  Refunds are given after all camp sessions have completed and are reconciled with the Council Office.  The monies (minus the non-refundable of $40) will AUTOMATICALLY be put into the unit account.


Q.  Do All Adults have to be registered with the BSA?  How many adults have to attend?
A.  At Webelos Camp, only 2-deep leadership is required, more parents may attend, but it is not a required one-on-one camping experience.  However, all adults attending Webelos Camp must be registered with the BSA.


Q.  If one Scout can't go, can another go in his place?
A.  Yes, just let the Council Office (            816-569-4930      ) know of any changes to the roster, or submit changes with the final payment (see below).  There is no penalty for switching one Scout for another.


Q.  What Health Form do I need to attend Webelos Camp?
A.  The Annual Health and Medical Record with parts A and B completed is the appropriate form.  It can be found here: Annual Health and Medical Form for Cub Scouts 


Q.  How are Campership monies handled?
A.  Submit the Campership application to the Council Service Center.  Meanwhile, go ahead and make full payments for the Scout, until you are notified.  Once the Campership money has been applied, it will go towards the Webelos Camp bill for the unit.


Q.  When is a final roster due?
A.  The final roster is due at the same time as the final payment, May 2, 2012.  In April, the Webelos Camp primary contact will receive a billing statement and the current camp roster, if there are any changes, submit the Webelos Camp Event Roster (with changes) with the final payment.


Q.  What if I'm the only one in my unit that wants to attend Webelos Camp?
A.  Great!  We encourage units to sign up together, but if you're the only one that wants to attend Webelos Camp, participants should camp with another unit attending the session you choose.  Contact your District Executive or the Camping Dept. at the Council office and we will get you camping!


Q. What are the swimming requirements?

A. The BSA swimmer requirements can be found in the Webelos Scout Book

Icon File Name Comment  
CampHealth Form.pdf  
day camp photo order.pdf Day Camp Photo Order Form  
Day Camp Tot Lot.pdf Day Camp Tot Lot Information  
NS_Day_Camp_Flyer_2012.sflb.pdf Wild West Cubs Day Camp Flyer  
Picture Release Form.pdf Picture Release form for Day Camp