Patriots' Path Council - 2024 Camp Somers

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2024 Camp Somers

Event Details

Come to Camp Somers

Unit and Individual Camping

Troops - Resident Camping

Come with your troop and enjoy a great week at camp.  Participate in all our great programs, work on merit badges and have some fun at camp.

Individuals - Resident Camping

Our Provisional Camp Troop is an overnight program for Scouts who can't go to summer camp with their troop, or just want more weeks at camp. Work on more merit badges, or just have fun at camp in any of our program areas. We provide adult leaders with many years of troop leadership experience. Come for one or more weeks as an individual or with some of your friends.

Trailblazer - Day Camp

Trailblazer Day Camp is a weeklong adventure geared toward first year Boy Scouts moving up from Webelos. Older Scouts are also welcome and they are placed in patrols with experienced Boy Scouts. Have fun in all of the camp program areas. You may also work on Tenderfoot to First Class rank requirements, outdoor skills, and age appropriate merit badges. The program offers new excitement each week. Bus transportation is provided from more than 50 locations throughout Morris, Sussex, and NW Somerset counties. Four weeks are offered Monday-Friday 8:45am until 4:00 pm.  Please do not select Merit Badge classes that extend past 4 pm.

Specialty Camps

Fishing Camp

~Week 3 Only~

Scouts will earn Fishing, Fly Fishing, and Fish and Wildlife  Management merit badges. Scouts will be trained in the Angling Educator Program. This week will include fishing at camp, a deep sea fishing field trip, tour of the Pequest Trout Hatchery with trout fishing, and more.  Resident campers (Provisional and Scouts camping with their troop) are welcome to enroll in this specialty week.  Limited to 24 scouts.

Film & Art Camp

~Week 4~

Earn the Moviemaking, Animation, Art, and Photography merit badges! Spend the week learning about a variety of film and art, and make a movie with Peter Basler.   Resident campers (Provisional and Scouts camping with their troop) are welcome to enroll in this specialty week.  Limited to 20 scouts.

Our Summer Camp programs gives you the opportunity to

  • Earn merit badges while learning new skills
  • Mountain bike our great trails
  • Do some great fishing on our ponds
  • Stargaze with our ecology staff
  • Eat at our dining hall - food service is fantastic!
  • Swim in the lake and try the new water obstacle course
  • Try canoeing, kayaking and funyaking
  • Take part in our awesome COPE program with plenty of open COPE sessions
  • Climb one of our natural rock walls or try our climbing towers
  • Cook your own steak dinner one evening in your campsite
  • Win our camp wide cooking contest
  • Develop teamwork and leadership skills
  • Enjoy a nice hot shower 24 hrs a day in our clean shower and bath house.  There are plenty of flush toilets and individual shower stalls.
  • Learn Tenderfoot through First Class Scout skills at our first year camper Dan Beard program

The Thomas A. Pepe Camping Scholarship was created to help families that need financial  assistance with camp costs.  To apply online, complete the short application at https://247scouting.com/forms/358-scholarship.

Campsite Matrix
Contact
When & Where
Week 1
Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Sunday 07-07-2024 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 07-13-2024 10:00 AM ET
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Week 2
Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Sunday 07-14-2024 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 07-20-2024 10:00 AM ET
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Week 3
Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Sunday 07-21-2024 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 07-27-2024 10:00 AM ET
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Week 4
Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation
Sunday 07-28-2024 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 08-03-2024 10:00 AM ET
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