Watchung Day Camp

Join Us This Summer for a
Wild West Adventure


Aquatic Games and Challenges - Archery - BB Guns - Boating - Crafts
Family Campfire - Cubmobiles - Fishing - Games - Hiking - Inflatable Waterslide
Nature - Rock Throwing - Scoutcraft - Swimming Pool Trip - Sports
Trailside Nature & Science Center Webelos Buckskin Program
Rank Advancement - Activity Belt Loops

Wild WestWatchung Cub Scout Day Camp is one of two Cub Scout day camps for boys going into 2nd through 5th grade. The camp is nestled in the scenic 1,945 acre Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, NJ.  Watchung Day Camp has been providing a high quality Cub Scout program for over thirty five years. Bus transportation is provided from locations throughout Union, Somerset, SE Morris, Essex, and Middlesex counties.

Camp operates for six weeks from June 30 through August 8, 2014. The hours are Monday to Friday 8:45 am - 4:00 pm. Come for one or more weeks!  We offer an action packed day with lots of fun and some learning too. Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp stresses Scouting values and provides a fun and safe summer program for boys. Our experienced staff are all youth protection trained. We maintain a staff to boy ratio of 1:4 or better.

Cowboy Go back to the 1800's this summer for a Wild West Adventure. Each week will have a new focus area. We are continuing to improve your favorite programs and we will have a few new suprises too.

Register Online Registration and Fees

Online registration is now available.

The fee schedule includes discounts for multiple weeks and siblings. Register by March 31st and save $40 per week with the early bird fee! Join us 4th of July week and save an additional $70. Camp is closed on Friday July 4th.

Not a Cub Scout? For a small additional fee, you can join your friends at camp.

Already Registered?

Please review the confirmation packet for additional information and all the forms you need for camp.

Resident Camps for Webelos

If your son is going into 4th or 5th grade, also check out our resident camping programs!

Images from Summer Camp


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Boating and Fishing update

new Due to the 2014 dam restoration project, boating and fishing will be held at nearby Echo Lake this summer.

Financial Assistance

Need some assistance to send your son to camp? Patriots' Path Council can help. The Warren Wheeler Adventureship is available to help families pay the cost of attending camp.


If you are interested in working or volunteering at Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp this summer, please visit our Summer Camp Employment page.

Camp Promotions

Pack leaders, please don't forget to register for your free camp promotion. A volunteer will come to your pack meeting and help get everyone excited about summer camp.  Plus one Cub Scout in attendance will win a $50 ticket to camp!

Wild West

Page last updated: 06-04-2014 04:13 pm