Camp Somers

Backwoods Engineering Camp Confirmation Packet

Congratulations on registering for camp  This confirmation packet contains all of the key information you need for camp, and the forms you must complete and bring the first day of camp.


Please click on and review all of the following links.  They contain important information and instructions about your son's camping experience.

  1. Backwoods Engineering Camp Scout and Parent Guide - Contains lots of information about Camp Somers and the Backwoods Engineering Camp program. Also includes a personal equipment List.
  2. Annual Health and Medical Record FAQs - For the BSA form below
  3. Directions - for driving to camp


The following forms must be completed and sent with your son on the first day of camp.

  1. Annual Health and Medical Record - All campers, staff, and volunteer leaders attending camp must completely fill out parts A, B and C. Part C is to be completed and signed by a certified and licensed heath-care provider. This form must be completed annually and forms for those under 18 need to be signed by a parent/guardian. Be sure to keep the original for your records and make a copy for the camp. No one can attend camp without this form.
  2. Three Strikes Rule - Discipline policy
  3. Completed Pioneering merit badge Blue Card signed by your Scoutmaster - If you have not already earned the Pioneering merit badge.

If you have any questions about camp or these forms, please contact the Camping Services Department at 973-765-9322 x 238. Remember, if you need financial assistance to attend camp this summer, please check out the Warren Wheeler Adventureship.

The camp phone number when camp is in session is (973) 347-2240

Page last updated: 09-18-2014 11:38 am