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Herms Day Camp 2020 **CANCELLED**

Event Details

Herms Day Camp 2020


Join us Beneath the Sea at Day Camp!  

Camp is open to all Boys and Girls (Cub Scouts) entering the 1st – 5th Grade. If you are not currently a Scout, you can still attend camp.

You'll discover and learn things from beneath the sea.  Cub Scouts will play and participate in:

  • Valuable Cub/Boy Scout Skills/Projects
  • Earn the Shooting Sports Award in:
    • Archery 
    • BB Guns
  • Science Activities
  • Wood projects
  • Make new friends
  • Meet Scouts from different troops

DATE: August 3 - 7, 2020



  • Drop Off: 9:00-9:15am
  • Program: 9:15am-3:30pm
  • Pick Up: 3:30pm 
  • End of week program: Friday, 2:00pm

Volunteers   8:30am to 4:00pm 

LOCATION: 1100 James Place, El Cerrito, 94530


Registration includes all activities and materials, Camp T-shirt, and patch. 

Cub Scouts

  • Early Price $150  (before May 31, 2020)
  • Regular Price $175 (before June 30, 2020)
  • Late Price $200 (after July 1, 2020)

Non-Registered Cub Scouts must fill out a youth membership and pay and additional registration fee of $35. Download the Member Application on the right side of the screen under attachments, if needed. 

Tags, Jr. Helpers and Adults Fees

Tags - $25 (Parent must be a volunteer)

Jr. Helper - $10 

Adults - FREE

Registration Tips

Rank and Grade your scout WILL BE in Sept of 2020

  • Tiger: Going into 1st Grade***Please note that Tigers must be accompanied by their parent/guardian (as a volunteer). This is a BSA regulation.
  • Wolf: Going into 2nd Grade
  • Bear: Going into 3rd Grade
  • Webelos: Going into 4th Grade
  • Arrow of Light (AOL): Going into 5th Grade


Cub Scouts Forms

Links to the forms are on the right side of the screen under attachments. See ways to turn in forms below.  The following items are required to attend camp. 

  • Medical AB Form ("C" form is NOT needed)
  • Cub Scout Shooting form
  • Copy of participants medical card (this includes adult and jr helper volunteers)
  • We also need a picture of each person who will be at camp (adults included) for your camp ID card

Adult Volunteers

  • Day Camp is 100% volunteer run. Adult  and Jr. Helper volunteers are needed to make this a great camp for all!
  • Adults will help as:
    • den leaders (escort and help Cub Scouts at various stations)  
    • station leaders (Teach Cubs how to complete projects and/or perform activities)
  • Refund of $100 of your cub scout registration fee for camp. You will receive a credit on your credit card or a check about 3-4 weeks after camp closes. 
  • Requirements:  Being an Adult Volunteer is a fun and rewarding experience. But there are some requirements to ensure the safety of all Day Camp Participants.  Volunteers must be:
    • BSA Registered- To be an adult volunteer you must be BSA registered.  If you’re a leader with your pack or troop you most likely are already registered.  If you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle of a cub scout and are not involved with the pack or troop you will need to fill out an application. Download the BSA Adult Member Application on the right side of the screen under attachments.
    • Current Youth Protection Training (YPT) Certification for all Adults. You’ll need to send a copy of your certificate with your registration.  Don’t worry if you don't have one, training is online. Link is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
      • Directions once you click on the link: Create an account. Click on Menu in the upper left.  Then click on My Training.  Your training should now be on the screen.  Click on Youth protection training certification, take course. Follow instructions on course page to take course and print certification.  
    • Orientation– To help make this a safe, fun and memorable event for the Cubs, all volunteers must attend the orientation/training meeting, and help with either set-up or breakdown of camp. 
  •  Forms
    • Medical AB Form
    • Shooting form
    • Copy of medical card
    • Picture for ID card

Jr. Helper Volunteer Requirements

  • For Jr. Helpers 6th-12th grade you must be a registered BSA youth.  If you’re registered as a Boy Scout, Sea Scout, Venture Scout or Explorer Scout you will not need to fill out a youth application.  All  other youth must fill out a Youth Application.  Link to the form is on the right side of the screen under attachments.
  • Training Session– To help make this a safe, fun and memorable event for the Cubs, Jr Helpers must attend the training meeting.
  • Forms
    • Medical AB Form
    • Shooting form
    • Copy of medical card
    • Picture for ID card

Tag Program (For Volunteer kids under 1st Grade)

  • Siblings of our registered cub scouts are called Tag-a-longs or “Tags”. Tags may only attend camp if their parent is volunteering in camp.  All tags must be potty-trained unless parent is working in the tag dept.  
  • Forms:
    • Medical AB Form
    • Shooting form
    • Copy of medical card
    • Picture for ID card

Ways to turn in forms/document options

  • Turn in completed forms to your pack camp coordinator.. this is new this year so if you have questions please let us know.
  • Email every participant's picture to:

Do not mail or drop forms off at the council office.

Contact Info


Sindy: 510-326-9053 


When & Where
Camp Herms
Camp Herms
Monday 08-03-2020 9:15 AM PT to
Friday 08-07-2020 3:30 PM PT Past
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