2020 Summer Programs
A MESSAGE FROM THE CAMPING COMMITTEE
Greetings Scouters & families!
While this season has not exactly gone as planned, we would still like to provide opportunities for individuals, families, units, and patrols to utilize YOUR Scout Camp! The following guide provides program opportunities that will allow Scouts to still enjoy the great outdoors, earn advancement, and Deliver the Promise of Scouting! These guidelines and procedures are in place through August 2 but are subject to change at any time due to state & local guidelines. See you at camp!
Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation
2282 W 500 S Pleasant Lake, IN 46779
Phone: 260-475-5099 (Summer Only)
Council Program Assistant Cody Zimmerman
The Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation will be available for individual, family, unit, and patrol overnight camping beginning June 5. Unit leaders will be required to adhere to BSA, CDC, and Indiana recommendations in regards to the Covid-19. Weekend reservations may be made online with the link below or by contacting the Council Service Center.
Groups must have at least one currently registered member of the Boy Scouts of America. Proof of membership may be required. Extended (beyond weekend) camping opportunities are available and must be coordinated by contacting Cody Zimmerman, Council Program at the Council Service Center.
Beginning Tuesday June 16, Camp Chief Little Turtle Staff & Volunteers will make available select merit badge programs for individual registration. These courses will beginning at 10am and run until 4:30pm. This round of merit badge offerings will run for four weeks. Additional offerings are available see weeks 5-6 below for those offerings.
PROGRAM OFFERINGS: The weeks 1-4 schedule of courses will be offered on the days indicated beginning June 16 through July 10. The weeks 5-6 schedule of courses will be offered on the days indicated beginning July 14 through July 24. Note that each badge requires only one day of attendance except First-Aid Merit & Emergency Preparedness Badges which requires two full days to complete.
Weeks 1-4 Merit Badge Schedule
Weeks 5-6 Merit Badge Schedule
TOP SCOUT: This program includes a taste of a variety of high adventure opportunities at CCLT. Scouts will Mountainboard down the parade field, throw tomahawks, mountain bike a ten-mile trail, and ride an ATV through the skills course. All participants will earn a special CCLT “Top Scout” hat and the 2020 CCLT Camp Patch! Must be 14 years of age and bring long pants, long sleeved shirt, boots that cover your ankles, and a bandana.
SERVICE CORPS: In need of service hours for rank advancement*? Or just want to give back to YOUR camp? A variety of service projects are available for Scouts and Scouters of all ages and abilities. Register for the Service Corps and stay as long as your willing/able. Bring long pants, work gloves, and a packed lunch. All participants earn the 2020 CCLT Camp Patch and a certificate documenting your hours. *Service projects for rank advancement must be pre-approved by your Scoutmaster.
ATV RIDER COURSE & FRIDAY RIDE: Ride through Carburetor Canyon and become part of the ATV Safety Institute (ASI) Safe Rider Coalition. Participants must take the online pre-course, be 14 years of age and wear long pants, long sleeved shirt, boots that cover your ankles, and a bandana.
Scouts must be registered by the Tuesday prior to each weeks program. Each program will require at least 4 participants for the course to run. Registrants will be contacted by email on the Monday before if course is cancelled. All participants must bring part A & B of the BSA Health Form & provide it at check-in.
Each program cost varies and will include all necessary consumable equipment and kits. Cost also includes a 2020 CCLT Patch.
Vehicles may check-in at Long Lake Lodge beginning at 9am each morning to receive a vehicle pass. Program participants will then be directed to check-in at the Camp Chief Little Turtle Registration Shelter (in the parking lot) between 9:15 and 9:45. Vehicles with Merit Badge Program Participants will not be assessed a vehicle fee.
*Activities and Schedule are subject to change*
Safety is our primary concern for all participants. Program participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire and have their temperature taken before being permitted to participate. If a person does not pass the health pre-screen, the entire vehicle will not be permitted to participate in any programs. Scouts in programs may not intermingle with scouts from other groups after the program has begun. Please review our additional COVID Precautions on page 3&4 of this guide.
All program necessary materials will be issued to each scout and will not be shared. All participants should bring the following in their "Camp-On" bag:
*Part A & B Health Form *Waterbottle
*Backpack *Mask (see page 3)
*Sack Lunch *Rain Gear
*Hand Sanitizer *Hat & Sunblock
*Mosquito Spray *$$ for Souvenirs & Snacks
*Documentation of completed Pre-Requisites
Participants will be issued a check-out packet prior to departure. The packet will include completed blue card, returned health physical, camp patch, and additional promotional material for upcoming camp/council events.
All guardians are required to remain on site. Some courses may require additional adults to ensure two-deep leadership. If two-deep leadership is not needed, guardians are permitted to participate in any Day-Use programs at no charge. In addition, designated wifi locations will be made available if requested. Guardians, parents, or leaders will not be allowed to “roam” between groups.
Scouts will need to bring their own bag lunch. Refrigeration will NOT be provided. Scouts will be required to eat in the program areas. Scouts may not assemble with other individuals from other groups for meals.
The Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation has a variety of self-led program opportunities for individual, family, unit, and patrol usage. A $5.00 per vehicle admission fee (collected on-site) will be charged upon entry and a vehicle pass will be issued. All day-use visitors must check in with the Camp Host at Long Lake Lodge before proceeding into camp. At least one member of the group must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America. Proof of membership may be required.
COST: $5.00 Per Vehicle.
Day-use is restricted to the hours of 9am and 6pm Tuesday through Saturday from June 5 to August 1. Check in for day usage is from 9-1. Camp is closed at noon on Sunday and all day Monday for maintenance. Vehicles will not be permitted beyond the parking lot in Camp Chief Little Turtle.
Offerings for Day Usage
MEANS CANOE BASE
Bring your own or use the council-owned canoes and head down the Pigeon River. Canoes are available for rent through the council office. Unit must provide trained leadership. Personal Flotation Devices must be worn and are provided by the council. No downstream pickups will be available. Personal equipment & canoes may be used at no fee (except vehicle fee). Safety Afloat training is required and certification must be presented to the Camp Host.
COST: $15.00 Per Canoe per day.
A nine hole disc golf course is setup around the CCLT Parade Field. Disks and maps are available for day-use visitors at no charge.
ONE-MILE COMPASS COURSE
A marked course is available for download from the camp website (ccltbsa.org) and a handout of coordinates will be available from the Camp Host. Participants should bring their own compasses.
Several scavenger hunts will be available for day-use visitors, including a nature scavenger hunt, camp history scavenger hunt, and a clue scavenger hunt.
Pit Lake is open to Scouts for fishing. No license is required on Pit Lake. No equipment is provided. Bait will be available in the trading post but will have limited hours. Fishing on Mud Lake, Rock Lake, Long Lake, and the Pigeon River requires a valid Indiana Fishing License.
CUB SCOUT ADVANCEMENT KITS
Cub Scout Advancement Kits will be available for check-out through the Camp Host for individual, pack, or den usage. These kits will include the requirements and most of the materials to complete the following Cub Scout Advancement. Cubs should bring notebook, pencil & 6 essentials.
*Build it Up, Knock it Down!
*My Tiger Jungle
*Tigers in the Wild
*Call of the Wild
*Paws on the Path
*Fur, Feathers, Ferns
*A Bear Goes Fishing
WEBELOS & AOL SCOUTS
*Outdoorsman Option B