Cub Scout Camping
Scout Day Camp
For Palmdale Day Camp
Day camp is an organized five day program for
Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts conducted by all districts in our
Council under certified volunteer leadership at approved sites.
Volunteer parents are required in order to help the program run
smoothly. Adults may volunteer for any number of days. Cub Scouts
and Webelos Scouts may choose to attend more than one Day Camp
and may sign up for the Day Camp in any district. They are assigned
to a den appropriate to their grade to participate in the activities.
Day camps do not include any overnight activities.
There are four opportunities in the year to attend a Cub/Parent
Weekend, two in the Spring and two in the Fall. The Spring programs
are different than the Fall programs. The camp is held at
Josepho and is led by volunteer certified leadership. Camp runs
Friday evening to Sunday morning. Each Cub Scout or Webelos Scout
must be accompanied by one parent. Participants will be grouped
together with other youths from their Pack.
Cub Family Fun Weekends
There are two Family Fun Weekends held at
is held in July and the other in August. Both programs are the
same. The program runs Friday evening to Sunday morning. The Cub
Scout or Webelos Scout is accompanied by his family. There are
activities for all ages. The program is run by the same volunteer
certified leadership that runs the Cub/Parent Weekends.
Cub Scout Resident Camps
This program will be run at
Josepho. There are four sessions
to choose from. Leadership for the program is certified by the
BSA National Camp School and is supplemented by a volunteer staff.
The camp runs Monday morning to Wednesday morning or Wednesday
afternoon to Friday afternoon. The program is open to Cub Scouts
(entering 2 and 3 rd grade in the Fall), who must be accompanied
by a parent. They will participate in crafts, cooking, short hikes
and nature walks, activities from the Wolf and Bear Book and earning
the Archery and BB shooting belt loops.
Scout Resident Camps
There are two sessions for Webelos Scout dens to attend camp
together as a group. The camp will be held at
runs Monday morning to Friday morning. The Webelos Den (4-12 boys)
will be accompanied by a minimum of two adults. Activities include
Archery and BB shooting belt loops, swimming, crafts, cooking,
long hikes and nature programs. Several Activity Badges will be
completed. Leaders of the camp program are BSA National Camp School
certified assisted by volunteer staff who help with the daily
Scout Family Camping
Cub Scout Packs may organize family camping at any of our council's
camps. Just call the Camping Dept. 818/785-8700 ext. 121 to make
a weekend reservation for one of these camps:
Palisades). If you
wish to go further afield, call ext. 130 to make a reservation
for Camp Emerald Bay (Catalina Island),
Camp Whitsett (Sequoia
Los Angeles County Council, Boy Scouts of America
16525 Sherman Way, Unit C-8, Van Nuys, CA 91406