Green Mountain Council - Frontiers Camp

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Frontiers Camp

Event Details

Frontiers Camp is a unique and very popular BSA resident summer camp experience, presented once each summer for Scouts, BSA registered youth and Venture Crew members at the Mount Norris Scout Reservation located in Eden Mills, Vermont.

For eight days and seven nights, scouts are immersed in the activities of American Frontiersmen of the early-1800s. This is a one-of-a-kind adventure and experience that develops self-reliance, team-work, and moral and ethical judgment, while incorporating the values of the Scout Oath and Law, as well as frontier skills and a rendezvous lifestyle.

We are a provisional camp so any registered Scouts BSA youth can attend, with or without others from their respective Scouting unit. We provide an all-volunteer staff in excess of 50 registered Scouts and Scouters, who are well-trained and possess over 450 years of Frontiers Camp experience, either as a camper or leader. All merit badge and rank instruction is provided by adult staff.

Daily activities for our campers include a structured merit badge program, Vermont hunter safety programs (including rifle, bow, & trapper programs), BSA rank advancement, frontiersman projects, traditional BSA skills, history and stories, historically accurate rendezvous contests of physical skill such as log rolling and tomahawk throwing, numerous crafts, active games, exciting campfires, great meals (many prepared on open fires by the scouts themselves), and much more.

The Frontiers Camp program includes four different programs based on years of attendance. All new scouts to Frontiers camp will enter our Woodsmen program. This program is capped at 60 youth. Scouts returning to Frontiers Camp, will then select our Skinners program (year 2), Trappers Program (year 3) or Voyageur program (year 4).

Each program year has various tracks or options for the Scout to select at the time of registration.

Frontiers Camp is a participating camp in our Green Mountain Council’s Character Co-Op program, which provides yearlong benefits to its members. 

When & Where
Mt. Norris Scout Reservation
Saturday 06-24-2023 10:00 AM ET to
Saturday 07-01-2023 10:00 AM ET Past
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