Mid-America Council - First Camp & Family Weekend at Camp Cedars

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First Camp & Family Weekend at Camp Cedars

Event Details

First Camp & Family Weekend


Friday, September 22 to Saturday, September 23

Friday 5:30 pm check-in
Saturday 7:00 am check-in
Saturday program 9 am - 3 pm

Camp Cedars
Cedar Bluffs, NE

FREE for new Cub Scouts in 2023

$10 for current Scouts, adults, and siblings over 5 before September 14th, $15 after

FirstCamp is a sampling of outdoor program that youth will get to know through their experiences in Cub Scouting.  FirstCamp will be held at Camp Cedars.

The activities at FirstCamp will be open-program, so Scouts can spend as much or little time at each activity as they would like.  All activities, supplies, and lunch are provided.  The BSA's Scout Shop will be setup on-site, so you can purchase any uniform parts and handbooks needed.

Family Weekend welcomes current Scouts, siblings, and their families to camp to experience a fun weekend in the outdoors!

NEW and current families are welcome to camp Friday night at camp. Bring your tent, sleeping bag, toiletries, and comfortable clothes for program Saturday.

PACKS ... bring your families out as a unit campout! We'll take care of the program and you get to know your new families.

New in 2023...Cabin Rentals! Cabins are available to rent on a first come, first serve basis for $30 per night. Cabin rentals are for individual families only due to Youth Protection policies. All cabins have heat, AC, ceiling fan, 4 bunk beds and front porch. Linens and pillows are not provided. Rent yours today! *Cabin rentals offered in each registration under the contact section*

Saturday lunch will be provided for those registered by Wednesday, September 20. Please plan accordingly and bring all other meals. 

Activities may include:

  • Bouldering
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • STEM Activities
  • Shooting Sports
    • Lions will not be participating in BB guns and archery, but will participate in slingshots
  • and more!

Each participant (including siblings and adults) must bring a copy of BSA Medical form with Parts A & B completed. This does not require a physical at a physicians office, it simply should be completed by a parent or guardian. The form can be found HERE. Form will not be collected during check-in and should be kept on your person at all times. 

When & Where
Camp Cedars
Saturday 09-23-2023
9:00 AM CT to 3:00 PM CT Past
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Camp Cedars
Saturday 09-23-2023
9:00 AM CT to 3:00 PM CT Past
More Information