FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Day camp fees are:
$115 per person when paid in full by April 30, 2019
$120 per person when paid in full after this date – (fee includes a patch, t-shirt, materials, and programs)
Q: Does my child have to be a registered Scout to participate?
A: If your child is not currently a Scout, the additional fee for non-Scouts will be used to register your child in Scouting. He or she will be registered with a Cub Scout Pack of your choosing through the end of the year and will be a member of the pack and can participate in Scouting events through the end of the year.(For packs in your area, go to beascout.org)
Q: If my child is entering 4th or 5th grade, does he or she have to attend a Webelos day camp (noted by the W after the camp number)?
A: Your child is able to attend any day camp he or she would like to. Only children entering 4th and 5th grade are able to attend a Webelos specific day camp.
Q: Can sisters/younger siblings come to camp?
A: No, this program is designed for youth entering the 1st-5th grade and must be registered members of the Cub Scouting. However, if your daughters or siblings are of Cub Scouting age, you can register them in the same manner as above question regarding registration.
Q: Do you have before or after care?
A: This answer will vary by camp. You may inquire with the Camp Director for the particular camp you are interested in.
Q: What happens if my child has a doctor’s appointment?
A: It is not required, but is recommended, that your child attend all of the camp. We understand there may be other commitments happening and he or she is able to miss parts of camp for that.
Q: Do we bring their Cub Scout book with them?
A: He or she does not need to bring the Cub Scout handbook unless stated otherwise in communications with the particular camp staff.
Q: Does he need to wear his uniform?
A: Youth attending Day Camp will receive a Day Camp T-Shirt they should wear during the week. Additional shirts can be purchased at the time of registration.
Q: Can I volunteer to help?
A: YES!! To volunteer for a day, or the whole week, you must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Director of the camp your child will be attending.
Q: Is there a discount on fees if I volunteer?
A: If you volunteer for the entire week and attend volunteer training prior to camp, you are eligible for a $25 discount paid to you after the camp has completed.
Q: Is there a health officer at the camp?
A: Yes. Each camp has a health officer on property during all hours of camp.
Q: If my child does not participate all 5 days, is there a discounted fee?
A: Unfortunately, no. If your child is not able to attend all 5 days, the fee still remains the same. He or she will still have a great experience well worth the price.
Q: What are the qualifications of the staff volunteering at the camp?
A: Each camp has a minimum of 2 Boy Scouts of America National Camp School trained directors who have been planning this camp over the past 12 months and who have a team of other registered leaders with the BSA who meet qualifications for the different areas they are facilitating during the camp.