Mountaineer Area Council - Short-Term Camp Administrator Training

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Short-Term Camp Administrator Training

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National Camping School Short-Term Camp Administrator Training

Sunday, November 19, 2023
Camp Mountaineer (Morgantown, WV)


The Short-Term Camp Administrator Training is for volunteers who will be assessing National Camp Accredidation Program (NCAP) Standards for short-term camps and activities, and is open to volunteers from any council.

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Camp Mountaineer, 187 Camp Mountaineer Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508

Cost:  $75 per person (includes $55 per person National fee, facility use, all materials and lunch) 

(from BSA's National Camp Accreditation Program)

Short-Term Camp Definition:  A short-term camp is any council-organized overnight camping program, whether one-time or continuing, that is one, two or three nights in length where the council or its agents/volunteers provide the staffing and may provide program and food services, and includes camps conducted off council properties. National training courses are subject to the short-term camp requirements, regardless of format or duration (ie Wood Badge, National Youth Leadership Training).

Short-Term Camp Administrator Job Description:  Each short-term camp must have a short-term camp administrator. This person is responsible for ensuring that the planned camp complies with the NCAP Short-term Camp Standards.  This means walking the property to ensure that it is appropriate for the event; ensuring that paperwork is filed and any written BSA approvals are completed and obtained through the council; confirms facilities and program are safe and in good order before starting operation; and that appropriate health, safety and sanitation provisions are made.  This individual also ensures that all activities at the short-term camp comply with the applicable BSA National Camp Standards.

Additional Short-Term Camp Resources

When & Where
Camp Mountaineer
Sunday 11-19-2023
8:00 AM ET to 5:00 PM ET Past
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