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Cub Scout Day Camp

Get ready to Explore America’s National Parks! That’s right: We are bringing our National Parks to South Jersey next summer with different concentrated themes at each of our day camp locations. From Colonial America to the American West, with all of the wild lands in between, your Cub is sure to find adventure this summer as we Explore America’s National Parks!
 
  • Pine Hill Scout Reservation: June 19-23 and June 26-30
  • Pine Tree Education and Environmental Center: July 10-14 and July 17-21
  • Salem County (location TBD): July 10-14
  • Belleplain State Forest: July 10-14
More details coming soon!!
 
Cub Scout Pack leaders: We plan to offer placemats for your Blue and Gold Banquets, as we have in the past. These paper placemats are designed to showcase our Cub Day Camp opportunities, including themes, locations, and dates. To order placemats for your banquet, please use this form.
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Pine Hill day camp 2021 - Nicole Nurthen photog -

Camperships and Fundraising

A “campership” is a grant given to a youth member to help with the expenses of attending a summer camp.

Garden State Council Camperships exist to help provide life-changing camping experiences for Scouts who, because of financial challenges, may not otherwise be able to attend a summer camp opportunity.

Summer outdoor adventure changes lives through recreation, friendship and experiences; summer camp cultivates skills and values needed for success in the future.

Scouts who face financial challenges have attended camps in the past due to the support of the campership program. This is due to the generosity of Scouting alumni, community individuals and organizations, as well as, grants organized and allocated by the Garden State Council.

Therefore, the funds available in the campership program are limited. Aid can only be awarded if funds are available. Camperships are awarded based on need, so parents and unit leaders involved in completing an application are encouraged to clearly detail the need.

A Scout is Thrifty: A Scout works to pay his/her own way and help others. Camperships are not to exceed 50% of the fee. 

This policy is made in consultation with and approved by the Council’s VP of Program, the Council Camping Chair and the Chair of the Campership Committee. All decisions are made by the volunteer Campership Committee.

Campership Applications for 2022 will be available soon.

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Trails End Popcorn Sales

Funding your Scouting adventure through popcorn sales is easier -- and safer -- than ever with new online tools from Trails Ends. Plus, Online Direct sales of popcorn run all year round! Find out more at Trails-End.com.

Camp Card Sales

Funding your Scouting adventure through camp card sales is a limited-time opportunity. Each year from April 1 through May, Scouts sell $5 discount coupon cards, and 50% of the value is credited to the Scout! Units: Contact your District Executive for details.

Packs: Promote Cub Day Camp with Placemats

Cub Packs: You can promote Cub Scout Day Camp to your Scouting families in a number of ways, starting with placemats for your Blue & Gold Banquet! Use this form to submit your placemat order, and Garden State Council will take care of the printing!