National Camping School – Participant information

Thank you for registering for National Camping School!

We trust that you will have a wonderful experience with us and learn some valuable skills to take back to your camp.

To get you started, please scroll down to find your appropriate school to download the “Welcome Letter” and specific information including what to bring and information about transportation from the airport (not all areas)

(click on the school location to download the information)

If you have further questions about the school, please contact your School Director or email ncs@scouting.org  

Please note: You must first be registered to download this information.

2020 Resident Camping Schools

Please note in 2020 Resident Camping Schools will begin on SATURDAY unless noted.

Location City, State Host Council Start Date
Florida National High Adventure Sea Base Islamorda, FL National Council 2/8
Alpine Scout Camp Alpine, NJ Greater New York  2/29
Philmont Scout Ranch Cimarron, NM National Council 3/29   (Sunday Start)
Summit Bechtel Reserve Glen Jean, WV National Council 4/18
*June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation (two weekend) Ashford, CT Connecticut Rivers  4/24 and5/1 (Friday start)
Summit Bechtel Reserve Glen Jean, WV National Council 5/9
H Roe Bartle Scout Reservation Osceola, MO Heart of America 5/16
Lost Pines Scout Reservation Bastrop, TX Capitol Area 5/16
Bert Adams Scout Camp Covington, GA  Atlanta Area 5/16
Tesomas Scout Camp Rhinelander, WI Samoset 5/23
Camp Raven Knob Mount Airy, NC Old Hickory 5/23
Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation Cedar Glen, CA Los Angeles Area  5/23
Summit Bechtel Reserve Glen Jean, WV National Council 5/30
Fire Mountain Scout Camp Mt Vernon, WA Mount Baker 6/6
Ten Mile River Scout Camps Narrowsburg, NY  Greater New York 6/6
Massawepi Scout Camps Tupper Lake, NY  Seneca Waterways 6/13
Philmont Scout Ranch Cimarron, NM  National Council 9/20 (Sunday Start)

2020 Day Camp Schools

 

Location

Host Council

State

Start Date

End Date

Camp Pupukea

Aloha Area Council

HI

2/1

2/2

Camp La No Che

Central Florida Council

FL

2/8

2/9

Houston area

Sam Houston Area Council

TX

2/8

2/9

National Service Center

National Council

TX

2/22

2/23

Beaumont Scout Reservation

Greater St. Louis Area Council

MO

2/29

3/1

Camp Loud Thunder

Illowa Council

IA

3/7

3/8

Camp Snyder

National Capital Area Council

VA

3/21

3/22

New England Base Camp

Spirit of Adventure Council

MA

3/21

3/22

Walker Creek Ranch

Marin County Education (not a council)

CA

3/21

3/22

Bert Adams Scout Camp

Atlanta Area Council

GA

3/21

3/22

Philmont Scout Ranch

National Council

NM

3/21

3/22

Latimer Scout Reservation

Middle Tennessee Council

TN

3/28

3/29

Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation

Greater Los Angeles Area Council

CA

3/28

3/29

Camp Thunderbird

Pacific Harbors Council

WA

3/28

3/29

Council Service Center

Northern Lights Council

ND

3/28

3/29

Camp Naish

Heart of America Council

KS

4/18

4/19

Camp Flying Eagle

Southwest Florida Council

FL

4/18

4/19

Ed Bryant Scout Reservation

Glacier’s Edge Council

WI

4/18

4/19

Camp Rockefeller

Quapaw Area Council

AR

4/25

4/26

Camp Guyasuta

Laurel Highlands Council

PA

4/25

4/26

K–M Scout Ranch

Montana Area Council

MT

4/25

4/26

Alpine Scout Camp

Greater New York Councils

NJ

6/6

6/7

Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center

Orange County Council

CA

10/3

10/4

2019 NRA Rifle and Shotgun Instructor Courses 

NOTE: NRA Instructor Course Prerequisites – As of July 2018  All BSA shooting sports candidates MUST take a basic NRA student class in their discipline before attending the instructor class. Before you can attend and be certified as an NRA Rifle or Shotgun Instructor at an instructor class, you MUST already have taken and passed NRA Basic Rifle or Shotgun. The BSA and NRA offer these courses at discounted prices across the country or you can attend any commercial NRA Basic Rifle and Shotgun class.  To find a Basic Rifle or Shotgun course in your area visit www.nrainstructors.org 


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