2016 Camp Miles Boy Scout Winter Camp


2016 Camp Miles Boy Scout Winter Camp
Date/Time
Registration Begins
8/31/2016 9:00 AM
Last Day To Register
11/14/2016 11:55 PM
Location
38751 Bermont Rd.
Punta Gorda, FL 33982, US
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Enjoy winter break with your troop, crew or as a provisional camper.  The Southwest Florida Council Winter Camp experience at Camp Miles offers a fun way to advance in Scouting. Space is limited to the first 350 Scouts and leaders.

A $25 non-refundable deposit per person is required at the time of registration online.  SECOND YEAR WEBELOS WHO ARE CROSSING OVER TO BOY SCOUTS NEED TO REGISTER WITH THEIR TROOP - NOT AS PROVISIONAL, UNLESS THE TROOP IS NOT ATTENDING.  SECOND YEAR WEBELOS MUST  BE REGISTRERED IN A BOY SCOUT TROOP AT THE TIME OF CAMP.

Merit Badges:  Over 30 offered, including challenging Eagle required badges. NEW for the 2016 Season: Bugling MB, Public Health MB, Farm Mechanics MB, Movie Making MB, Oceanography MB, Nature MB
Shooting Sports:  .22 rifle shooting, muzzle loading, rifle shooting, shotgun shooting, archery, 3D archery, tomahawk throwing and much more.
Aquatics:  Swimming, sailing, rowing, canoeing, kayaking, Paddle Board USA, Snorkling BSA, and Mile Swim. 
Scoutcraft:  Fire building, pioneering, orienteering, dutch oven cooking, wilderness survival and much more.
50 Foot Climbing Tower:  Rock climbing on six challenging routes. Learn the skill of rappelling.

Specialtiy Programs
SCUBA: PADI Discover SCUBA program offered daily.
First Year Camper Program: Complete many requirements for the Tenderfoot.  Learn the basics of the Patrol Method.
Second Year Camper Program: Complete many Second Class and First Class rank requirements in a patrol method environment.

Unit Excursions
Group rates for Disney, Busch Gardens and Universal available by request, at additional cost.  Minimum 10 youth required.  
Deep sea fishing is available to units on a first come, first serve basis.  Additional fee applies.  Scheduling may interfere with other program offerings or merit badge instruction.

Camp Contact Information
Camp Director - Bruce Hassy - bruce.hassy@scouting.org
Program Director - Shannon McMahon - pssrprogdirector@gmail.com
Asst. Program Director - Jason Wolfe - swflactivities@hotmail.com
Camp Commissioner - Robert Proctor - pssrcommish@gmail.com
Medical Director - Lorraine Martins - pssrmeddirector@gmail.com

Important Documents
2016 Winter Camp Flyer
2016 Winter Camp Leader/Parent Guide
2016 Event Schedule
2016 Merit Badge/Advancement Offerings
2016 Packing List
BSA Health & Medical Record
PADI Medical Statement - Discover SCUBA Participants Only

Staff Opportunities
Interested in being a camp staff team member? There are a few positions still available. All staff members must be 15 years of age or older. Staff development training will take place on the following two weekends:
     December 2 - 4, 2016
     December 9 - 10, 2016

Attendance at these two weekends is mandated by the National Camp Standards. Please complete a staff application and e-mail to Lori Laumeyer at:  Lori.Laumeyer@scouting.org.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD STAFF APPLICATION

Online Registration Opens August 31st at 9 AM EST
 
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Cost
$45.00 per Adult
$160.00 per Youth (Provo)
$135.00 per Youth (with Troop)