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Troop 524 Camps

Below is a list of campouts Troop 524 participates in throughout a normal year.  There is a brief description provided so that you can learn more about what we do when we go camping.  This list is not comprehensive but describes the major annual campouts.

Fall Camporee

September

Phillipo Scout Camp

Stearns Scout Camp

Rum River Scout Camp

Scouts work in Patrols for the weekend, completing challenges, cooking, and building relationships with one another.

 

Each weekend is themed so all the challenges relate to one another.  Past themes have included, Amazing Race, Star Wars, and Indiana Jones. 

Spring Camporee

May

Stearns Scout Camp

Phillipo Scout Camp

Rum River Scout Camp

Scouts work in Patrols for the weekend, completing challenges, cooking, and building relationships with one another.

 

Each weekend is themed so all the challenges relate to one another.  Past themes have included, Amazing Race, Star Wars, and Indiana Jones. 

Klondike

February

Rum River Scout Camp

Scouts work in Patrols for a Saturday, completing challenges, cooking, and building relationships with one another while enjoying everything Minnesota winters have to offer.

 

Events usually involve some winter survival activities along with a creative sled design contest.

 

 

Fred C. Andersen

January

Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp

A weekend of winter camping, where scouts spend the day mainly outside sleding down the blufs of the St. Croix River (away from the water) and exploring the rock formations.

 

Scouts sleep in heated cabins and food is typically cooked by adults for the weekend.

Electronics Camp

March

Camp Ajawah

Troop 524's only electronics camp of the year.  Scouts are allowed to bring electonic devices including video games, movies, computers and cell phones.  All types of media brought along must be suitable for scouts of all ages and excludes things like PG 13+ movies and rated M video games.

 

Adults cook the meals for the weekend and scouts eat in a large mess hall.

Junior Leadership Training (JLT)

April

L.E. Phillips Scout Reservation (Fort Rice)

Troop 524's annual leadership camp for youth members.  Scouts learn leadership and teamwork skills they can use througout their lives.

 

Scouts sleep in fort towers (unheated) and have free time available for playing games or exploring the camp.  Saturday night also includes a game of SCOUT (a.k.a. BINGO) with prizes and have a movie night with popcorn!  Adults cook the meals for the weekend.

Base Camp

 

Base Camp

Base Camp has various activites for scout to participate in, such as rock climbing and high rope courses (both indoors and outdoors).  They also have aspace shuttle simulator, and indoor archery range.

 

Typically Troop 524 has done a lock-in overnight event, but single day Saturday and Sunday facility use is also available.

Snow Base

 

Tomahawk Scout Reservation

Snow Base has various outdoor winter activities for scouts to participate in.