2017 Summer Camp


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.

2017 Summer Camp Flyer (soon to be published)


02 - 08 July 2017


Camp Raven Knob
266 Raven Knob Road
Mount Airy, NC 27030

Troop 71 will be at Piney Ridge A and Piney Ridge B


  • Summer Camp 2017 program cost is $325
  • Some activities and Merit Badges incur additional costs
  • Cost for adults is $120  for full week; $60 for half week
  • Transportation cost will be added to help with expenses of drivers (i.e., help pay for gas)
  • Payment schedule:
    • Payment 1 (Reservation/Registration): $150 no later than January 31 2017
    • Payment 2 $75 no later than February 28, 2017
    • Payment 3 $60 no later than March 28, 2017
    • Payment 4 $60 no later than April 25, 2017
    • Payment 5 $55 no later than May 30, 2017
  • Additional Costs: TBD


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