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Cub Scout Camping Opportunities

Come Camp With Us! - Hawkeye Area Council, Camp Wakonda & Camp Waubeek

SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER CAMP! Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Scouters of all ages-it's time to sign up for the fun and excitement at Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation. Camp Wakonda and Camp Waubeek are ready for you. hawkeyebsa.org/camping

Posted by Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America on Thursday, May 17, 2018

EVERY KID DESERVES TO GO TO CAMP!

Day Camps and Family Camps are open to the public.  If your family is not currently registered with a BSA unit, you can still register for Day Camps and Family camps by calling the Council Service Center at 319-862-0541.

Day Camp Information Page

Family Camp Information Page

2018 Cub Scout Camping Opportunities Brochure Now Available

 

The Hawkeye Area Council has several opportunities for Cub Scout camping during the summer.  Our day camps are scheduled at various locations as noted below.  All other summer camps are located at Camp Wakonda at Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation.  

Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation also has many rentable facilities and campsites that Cub Scout units can reserve year-round by selecting rent facilities in the menu bar above.

Online registration is open for all Cub Scout Camps.  For assistance, contact Rachel at 319-862-0541 or Rachel.Kaiser@scouting.org. 

Cub Scout Camping Opportunities Brochure

 


 

2018 Cub Scout Day Camps

Passport to Adventure

Old Capitol Valley District Day Camp: June 4-7 (Johnson County Fairgrounds) 

Red Cedar District Day Camp: June 11-14  (Wickiup Hill Outdoor Education Center)

Three Rivers Day Camp: June 18-21 (Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation; Camp Waubeek)

Cub Scout Day Camp provides four days of fun and advancement at local facilities or camp. Running from mid-morning to early afternoon, these camps specialize in providing a fun atmosphere for your Scout. Three separate camps are held in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, and at our camp near Central City. Any Cub Scout going into 1st-5th grade can attend whichever day camp(s) work best for their schedule.

Cub Scout Day Camp Information Page

The Hawkeye Area Council's Cub Scout Day Camps are proudly sponsored by:

 

 


Family Camp

June 30 - July 1, 2018

July 6 - 7, 2018

July 21 - 22, 2018

 

 

 

 

Family Camp is an overnight weekend camping adventure for the whole family at Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation. Family Camp provides an opportunity for families to spend time interacting with each other - talking, laughing, cheering for each other and developing relationships. This is a 2 day 1 night camp for Scouts, their family and friends, including younger sisters and brothers.

Staffed activities include swimming, bouldering and climbing wall, shooting sports, games, fishing, crafts, and a campfire program. Activity stations provide some structured program while leaving enough free time to enjoy the great outdoors with
family.

Family Camp Information Page


Cub Scout Marksmanship Day

On Sunday, July 1, 2018, Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation is hosting a special safari adventure dedicated to youth shooting sports. This will be a full day of activities for youth going into 4th, 5th or 6th grade. Activities include but not limited to: air rifle shooting, BB guns, archery, wrist rockets, catapults, build your own targets, and swimming (make sure you bring your bathing suit and towel). At the end of the day there will be an awards ceremony.

Marksmanship Day Registration

 

 


Wolf & Bear Resident Camp

 

July 27 - 29, 2018

 

 

 

 

For Cub Scouts going into Grades 2 or 3! Scouts are grouped in dens and rotate through pre-set, rank-appropriate activity blocks. Meals are included after noon on check-in day. Fun activities include: archery, BB guns, climbing, swimming, handicraft, advancement activities, earning activity pins and belt loops for the rank of the Scout, interfaith chapel service, & organized campfire with camper participation.

Wolf and Bear Resident Camp Information Page


Webelos Resident Camp

August 3 - 5, 2018

 

  

For Cub Scouts going into Grades 4 or 5! Scouts are grouped in dens and rotate through pre-set, rank-appropriate activity blocks. Meals are included after noon on check-in day. Fun activities include: archery, BB guns, climbing, swimming, handicraft, advancement activities, earning activity pins and belt loops for the rank of the Scout, interfaith chapel service, & organized campfire with camper participation.

Webelos Resident Camp Information Page

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