Camps / Activities at
Parker Scout Camp
Alpha Lupus is a weekend winter camping school designed to teach Scouts, Scouters and Venturers the basic skills needed to operate a safe outdoor winter program for your own unit. (adult leadership is required.)
Alpha Lupus is open to any registered Scout, Scouter or Venturer who desires to learn how to have safe fun during Minnesota's best 6 months of camping (participants must be second class and 12 years of age or older, and should have some winter activity experience as a Webelos Scout, or with other group programs).
There are different program camps during each weekend.
Alpha Lupus is for first time campers. Novice instruction, with winter camping training provided. "You will learn how to include winter camping in your troop's program for "fun" not for survival," (Maximum - 40 per weekend).
Friday night you will stay indoors and learn the ins and outs of cold weather camping. Sessions include information about clothing, shelters, food, and gear that will keep you warm and dry and can also be fun! Saturday night you will sleep in a shelter you have built yourself!
Planned activities include shelter building, ice fishing, and an orienteering challenge.
KOTA WINTER CAMPING
Kota High Adventure is for experienced winter campers only. You must have attended at least 1 Alpha Lupus training weekend to participate in this outdoor program, or approved by your troop leadership. Gourmet meals, quality camaraderie, outdoor activities and instruction fill out this weekend experience, (Maximum - 40 per weekend, adult leadership is required.).
Participants will arrive on Friday night and be given the tools and clues to find their campsite, build a shelter an enjoy a winter night out in the woods.
Outdoor instruction, rifle shooting, fishing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, are just a few fun things these Scouts do. Work on the requirements for the snow Sports Merit Badge and the Wilderness Survival Merit Badge! (Prepare and bring your survival kit to camp with you!)
All fees include facilities, training, supplies, meals and snacks.
Voyageurs Scout Camp for new Scouts, BSA
Who: Any Scouts BSA Troop Member who either just crossed over into Scouts BSA or just want to work on their trail to First Class.
What: Get a head start on your trail to Eagle. New Scouts will have the opportunity to complete up to 60 rank requirements for Scout, Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, and 1st Class. This is a three night, three day first time adventure for youth who want to experience Scout Camp in a familiar setting, earn their first ranks, and be better prepared for their Troop Summer Camp. Scouts will have a chance to earn one of their first Merit Badges too!
Activities: Swimming, Fire Building, Wood Cutting, Knot Tying, Cooking, First Aid, Orienteering, Physical Fitness, and more.
Pathfinders is a program for Scouts BSA scouts that are Life scouts and working towards Eagle Scout.
More Details coming soon.
Merit Badge Weekends
There are 2 Merit Badge Weekends held at Parker Scout Camp, one in the fall and another in the spring.
The fall Merit Badge Weekend is Skills and Trades Themed weekend
The spring Merit Badge Weekend is Hobbies and Crafts Themed weekend
National Youth Leadership Training
is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide all 13 to 20 year-old youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home units and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
NYLT incorporates the latest leadership ideas and presents fresh, vital, and meaningful training for today’s youth.
Scouts will be camping please bring a tent.
Vision: The Boy Scouts of America is the premier leadership development organization for youth in the United States of America.
Council Wide Camporee
For Scouts BSA scouts
Program features include but not limited to:
Archery, 22 rifle, tomahawk throwing, Geocaching, First Aid, Knots & Lashings, camp fire program, and more
Units are responsible to bring all camping/cooking gear including tents and all food and food prep
Units will be assigned a camp site per size and type of unit
Space is limited to 250 attendees for this event
The events will be competitive and there will be prizes for the best of and more.
A fun weekend for all family members! Scouts and Non Scouts welcome, bring a buddy!
Friday - Sunday, August 12-14 at Parker Scout Camp
CAMPING OPTIONS available are tenting, electrical sites, and castle rooms.
"FREE FORM" schedule lets you decide what you want to do!
ACTIVITIES: included are Water Fun, Shooting Sports, Crafts, Tie Dye Shirts, Fishing Dock, Glow-Stick Dance Party, and more! Saturday evening dinner and Sunday brunch are included.