Camp Wheeler

Join "Darth Dan" in the summer of 2015 for an

Outer Space Adventure

Archeology - Archery - BB Guns - Boating - Climbing Center - Crafts - Fishing -
Funyaks - Games - Hiking - Mountain Bikes - Nature - Nerf Action Adventure -
Family Campfire - Rafting - Training Zip Line - Scoutcraft - Science - Slingshots -
Radio Controlled Cars - Swimming Pool  - 2015 Rank Advancement and much more!

Camp Wheeler is one of two Cub Scout day camps for boys going into 2nd through 5th grade. Located on the 1,000 Darth Danacre Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation in Stanhope NJ, Camp Wheeler has been providing a high quality Cub Scout Day Camp program for over thirty years.  Bus transportation is provided from more than 45 locations throughout Morris, Sussex and NW Somerset counties.

Camp operates for six weeks from June 29th through Aug 7th 2015. The hours are Monday to Friday 8:45 am - 4:15 pm. Come for one or more weeks!  We offer an action packed day with lots of fun with some learning too. Camp Wheeler stresses Scouting values and provides a fun and safe summer program for boys. Our experienced staff are all youth protection Yodatrained and include many teachers and college students majoring in education. We maintain a staff to boy ratio of 1:5 or better.

Blast off this summer at our Outer Space Adventure. All of your favorite programs are back and we will have some new surprises too.

STEM Week - August 3-7

STEMBack by popular demand, week six is STEM Week. All of Camp Wheeler's great programs will incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics activities in a fun and interactive way. We will also have some special STEM week programs too!

Advancement Opportunities

In addition to all of the summer fun, camp is a place where Cub Scouts can work on the new 2015 Cub advancement requirements. We also offer advancement opportunities for fifth graders electing to complete Arrow of Light under the old requirements.

Register Online Registration and Fees

Online registration is now available.

The fee schedule includes discounts for multiple weeks and siblings. Register by April 24th and save $40 per week!  Not a Cub Scout? For a nominal 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. Campers attending Camp Wheeler are strongly encouraged to attend orientation on a scheduled evening before camp.  Also, don't forget to join us for the family campfire every Thursday evening. If you have already completed a week at camp, visit the advancement page.

Images from summer camp


Summer camp video

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2015 advancement sheets by rank and week are now posted.

Resident Camps for Webelos

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

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.


Military Discount

50% off a week of summer camp for Scouts of active duty military personnel.

Camp Promotions

Pack leaders, please don't forget to register for your free camp promotion. A volunteer camp promoter 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!

Outer space

Page last updated: 08-15-2015 04:31 pm