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 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.

Click here to download the 2018 Cub Scout Camping Opportunities brochure.









2018 Summer Camp Registration

Online registration is now open for Cub camps including day camps and resident camps.  For your Unit's user name and password, contact Rachel at 319-862-0541 or


2018 Summer Camp Staff

Are you interested in becoming apart of a fun and energetic summer camp staff? Now is your chance to apply and become apart of the 2018 summer camp staff at Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation! To apply, please click on the link provided below:   

If you are 14 years of age and are interested in being a Counselor in Training (CIT) for 2018, please complete the 2018 CIT Application by clicking on the link provided below: 

Camp staff interviews are being held on Sunday, December 31, 2017.  For more information on how to apply for Summer Camp Staff at Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation, please contact Paul Sawnson.


Meet the 2018 Camp Director of Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation 

The Hawkeye Area Council is proud to announce that Peter Wilkinson has been chosen to become the 2018 Camp Director at Howard H. Cherry Scout Reservation. To read Peter's bio, click on his picture below: 


2018 Boy Scout Summer Camp Campsite Reservations

Want your favorite campsite for 2018?  Act fast!  Some weeks of summer camp fill up fast.  To reserve your campsite online, click the link below to log into Tentaroo.  If you need login information, please contact Tammy at or Rachel at or at 319‐862‐0541 with your unit number, name, email address and phone number to receive the User Name and Password.  For instructions for using Tentaroo, click here.

New in 2018: Wakonda Kids Camp

This summer, Camp Wakonda will be open to the public for day programs catered for day cares, school groups, and other youth organizations.  If you know of a group that might be interested in this program, please contact or at 319-862-0541.  Click below for more information.

New in 2018: OPSREY

OSPREY is HHCSR's new week-long program tailored to older Scouts.  Dates are July 16-22.  Half-day and full-day programs are available.  Scouts can also sign up for individual programs.  Click below for more information.


Under Construction!: Dakin Dining Hall Gets an Addition

This winter, work is underway on an expansion to the north porch of Dakin Dining Hall.  Thank you to the property and maintenance committee and other volunteers for their hard work on this project!


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