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Camping

When a youth joins Scouting, they join an organization that values the fun and excitement of experiencing the outdoors. Each scouting unit is encouraged to provide its youth members with enriching, positive outdoor activities.

Adherence to the BSA’s policies found in the Guide to Safe Scouting, Youth Protection Guidelines, and Scouting Safely are required. In addition, careful program planning will assure a positive experience for your unit, the Scout and their family.

Mawat District and its scouting units offer lots of camping opportunities:

Cub Scout Camping

Each Cub Scout camps with his/her parent or guardian. The campers learn the basics of camping, under the direction of their Den Leader.

Overnighters

Packs and Webelos dens hold overnight camping trips as part of their annual program.  Webelos with their parent/guardian may also be invited to camp with local Scouts BSA troops.

Cub Scout Family Camping

Well-planned, organized family camping at the pack level.

Mawat District Cub Day Camp / Twilight Camp

Three days of fun-filled activities, usually in June. Activities typically include BB guns, archery, sports, crafts, nature and Scout skills.

Webelos Resident Camp

This is a great way for a Webelos scout and parent/guardian to camp for an extended time and experience troop-level activities.

Scouts BSA & Venture Camping

Camporee

Camporees are three day weekends full of lots of troop activities.

Summer Camp

A week of camping and earning merit badges for advancement.  Each troop camps as a unit at different summer camp locations.

Weekend Camping

Weekend Camping is a great opportunity for Scouts to practice their skills and have a great time in the outdoors.

Camping Locations

Camp Durant, Carthage, NC
https://ocscouts.org/camp-durant/

Camp Reeves, Carthage, NC
https://ocscouts.org/camp-reeves/

Camp Campbell, on the shores of Kerr Lake in Clarksville, Virginia
https://ocscouts.org/camp-campbell-2/

Camp Campbell Map with Topo

Lake Michie Recreation Area, Bahama, NC
https://www.dprplaymore.org/297/Campsite-Rentals

North Carolina State Parks
https://www.ncparks.gov/

Nantahala National Forest
https://www.forestcamping.com/dow/southern/nant.htm

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