"Adventures of a lifetime!"
Summer camp is more than just having fun and earning merit badges
indicate that summer camp is more than just a place to have fun. It
also offers Scouts the opportunity to participate in physically and
intellectually challenging activities, introduces them to new and
rewarding experiences, and provides them with supportive and caring
Please contact your Scoutmaster for further
information about your troop's plans for summer camp at Winnebago. If your troop will not be here this summer, you are welcome to come as an individual Scout.
Parents are encouraged to review the Winnebago Summer Camp Leaders' Guide. It is the bible for troop leaders but it is also packed with lots of useful information for Scouts and their parents.
The safety of all campers is of utmost importance at Winnebago. We follow all of the BSA guidelines in the Guide to Safe Scouting. We also require Youth Protection Training for all staff and adults staying at camp.
Scouts like to get mail at camp! It can take several days for the mail to arrive. So mail early - even before they
leave for camp.
Scout name and troop number
Winnebago Scout Reservation
102 Timberbrook Road
Rockaway, New Jersey 07866
In case of emergency, you may call camp at 973-983-9075.
Please be prepared to provide your son's
name, troop number and campsite. We will then send a messenger to
the adult leader at the campsite.
The health lodge is staffed with an on duty health officer and a fully
stocked examination room. Arrangements have been made with nearby
medical facilities for more serious cases.
All prescribed medicine must be stored at the health lodge.
Things to bring to Winnebago Scout Reservation can be found in the Winnebago Summer Camp Leaders' Guide.
The trading post is the camp store. Campers may purchase
Winnebago Scout Reservation camp shirts and souvenirs, merit
badge pamphlets (limited quantity), snacks, candy, beverages, and basic camping
gear. Merit badge pamphlets may also be purchased in advance at the council Scout shops.
The weather at Winnebago Scout Reservation can range from clear and sunny
in the 90s during the day to clear and cool at night with lows in the 60s.
If you have any questions about summer camp with your troop, please review the Winnebago Summer Camp Leaders' Guide and contact
your Scoutmaster. If you are coming to one of our summer camps for individual Scouts, please review the following web pages. Each of these camps also has its own information sheet to complement the Winnebago Summer Camp Leaders' Guide.
Can't go to camp with the troop? Looking for more time at camp? Maybe your son wants to finisg up a merit badge? Then check out our summer camp programs for individual Scouts.
- Boy Scout Day Camp - Come for a day, a week or more. Work on advancement or just have some fun and return home at night, Great for new Scouts and Scouts with evening jobs.
- Provisional Camp Troop - Resident camping for
one or more weeks. Great if you can't attend camp with your own troop, or you just want more weeks at camp.
- Trail to Eagle Camp for Star and Life Scouts at least 13 years old. Scouts form a special
troop at camp and work together to conceptualize their own
individual Eagle projects. Special speakers and programs
focus on the challenges ahead and strategies for accomplishing goals.
Please be sure to review the refund policy before registering for camp.
Page last updated: 10-04-2014 03:00 pm