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2015 Summer Camp
Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Event Description This is a highlight in every Scouts year. Summer camp is a week-long event during which scouts work on various scout-related activities and requirements.  Examples include advancement requirements, merit badges, and their Totin' Chit.  Parents usually get to visit mid-week.

First-year Boy Scouts are highly encouraged to attend the first summer camp after crossing over from Cub Scouts.  This reinforces the new bond they've made with Troop 71.

The Troop selects a location and reservations are made. The camp site provides a schedule of available classes -- advancement, merit badge, etc. The Scouts fill out individual registration forms. They choose the classes they’d like to attend and, if it is for a merit badge, fill out a "blue card." several alternatives. Troop leaders screen these selections to ensure the Scouts have all the prerequisite training for the classes they chose.

2015 Summer Camp Flyer
Date and Time Exact dates for 2015 Summer Camp are still to be determined.

However, proposed dates are Saturday, 04 July to Saturday, 11 July 2015
- Campers may have to depart Scout Hut on Friday evening, 03 July 2015 because it takes about 10.5 hours of actual travel to reach camp
- Return to Scout Hut on Sunday, 12 July 2015

Tomahawk Scout Reservation, Birchwood, WI

Clicking on the map below will allow you to view it full page (view in Google Maps).  You may also get directions in the subsequent page.

  • Total Summer Camp 2014 program cost depends on mode of transportation used. Currently, estimates range from $400, if using rented vans, to about $500, if going by charter bus as was done in 2012.
  • Cost for adult is $100 plus cost of transportation.
  • Some activities and Merit Badges incur additional costs
  • Complete payment schedule is still TBD:
    • First Payment (Reservation/Registration):  10 Feb 15: $100
    • Second Payment:  10 Mar 15: $75
    • Third Payment:  14 Apr 15: $75
    • Fourth Payment:  12 May 15: $75
    • Fifth Payment:  9 Jun 15: $75
  • New Scouts and Late Registration:  $150 by 10 Mar 2015; Balance by 12 May 2015 (remaining balance includes any additional costs for activities and merit badges)
  • Additional Costs: TBD
Activity Leader Kyle and Ann Lundberg  click here to send message
Required Items


Troop 71 Routine Drug (Prescription) Administration Record
Troop 71 Over-the-Counter Medications Form
Troop 71 Camping Equipment Checklist
Camp Tomahawk Camping Equipment Checklist
White Pine Leaders' Companion
Directions to Camp Tomahawk
Map of Camp Tomahawk
Map of White Pine Subcamp
Tomahawk Summer Camp Video