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LDS Day Camp


Summer Camp is the highlight of each Cub’s year. Spend a weekend with your Pack working on advancement and doing fun activities in the outdoors. All food, equipment, and training is provided by our extraordinary staff; just bring your personal gear and a desire to learn! This camp is a single day, specifically designed for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints units.

Some Activities You'll Do

Bounce Pillow

It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.

It's like a giant bouncy house that's built into the ground.

Knots and Lashings

Use one of our knot/lashing kits to learn the basics of this Scouting skill.

Use one of our knot/lashing kits to learn the basics of this Scouting skill.

Swimming

Swimming is one of the staples of camp, a fun outdoor activity promoting physical fitness, teamwork, and self reliance.

Swimming is one of the staples of camp, a fun outdoor activity promoting physical fitness, teamwork, and self reliance.

GaGa Ball

Enter the Octagon with your friends and try and be the last to survive the round!

Enter the Octagon with your friends and try and be the last to survive the round!

STEM

STEM activities can be anything that gets your unit thinking scientifically about a project.

STEM activities can be anything that gets your unit thinking scientifically about a project.

Pedal Carts

All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!

All the fun of go-karts combined with biking at camp!

Stargazing

There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!

There sure are a lot of stars in the sky!

Camp Store

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Get yourself a camp souvenir or pick up something you may have forgotten at home.

Crafts

Crafty things to do at our camps

Crafty things to do at our camps

Fire Building Techniques

Start and stop a fire the right way.

Start and stop a fire the right way.

Archery

Take up a bow and arrow and fire a few toward the bullseye

Take up a bow and arrow and fire a few toward the bullseye

Boating

Boating can enrich an experience at camp whether it's just something you do for an hour or if it is the center of your outing.

Boating can enrich an experience at camp whether it's just something you do for an hour or if it is the center of your outing.

Campfires

A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.

A toasty campfire is often the focus of any campout.

BB Gun Shooting

Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun

Take aim at a target and nail the bullseye with a BB gun

Climbing

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

We have climbing structures at four locations, providing physical and mental challenges to Scouts of all ages

Bouldering

Bouldering provides challenging horizontal routes for climbers that like the unique challenge of going sideways instead of up and down.

Bouldering provides challenging horizontal routes for climbers that like the unique challenge of going sideways instead of up and down.

Indoor Restrooms

Restroom facilities include a flush toilet and a sink.

Indoor Showers

Shower buildings can be either locker room style with individual shower stalls or single room showers with a locking door.

Outdoor Latrines

You can expect to see latrines near every campsite and program area. Latrines are stocked with toilet paper and a hand washing stations (either hand sanitizer or a sink with soap).

Internet accessibility and cell phone coverage is limited at all of our camp properties. If you have specific needs related to work or otherwise, please contact the camp property you are planning on attending to learn more about available access. In the case of an emergency, reliable communication will be made available to you.

Electricity is not available in all campsites and is reserved for those with a medical need such as CPAP machines. Make sure to note such medical needs in your registration to notify the camp.

Electricity is available in most buildings and can be used to charge cell phones.

The camp store is stocked with small convenience items, snacks, apparel, souvenirs and patches. Cash, check and credit cards ($5 minimum) are accepted.

Program Highlights

Archery
Wood Crafts
Nature Activities
Games
Rank Advancement

Schedule

This schedule may vary slightly depending on which camp property you attend. See property specific pages to find a more detailed schedule.

Advancement

Participants will earn advancment at this camp. A full list of requirements earned will be provided at camp.

Location Specific Program Information

2018 LDS Day Camp at Base Camp

Base Camp 612-767-0042

2018 LDS Day Camp at Stearns

Stearns: 320-236-7879
Registration Questions: 651-287-3699

Who Can Attend?

LDS Day Camp is open to all LDS Cub Scout packs.

Do Parents have to attend?

Packs need to have a 1:2 adult to youth ratio with a minimum of 2 adults from each pack.

How Much Does it Cost?

$33 Youth $13 Adults

What is included in the Fee?

Lunch and Dinner (Stearns only) and a patch for all youth participants.

Is Financial Aid Available?

Yes! Every Scout should have an opportunity to attend Summer Camp and we do not want cost to hold anyone back from this experience. If you are in need, please complete the Campership Form to receive up to 50% of the youth cost covered.

When is LDS Day Camp

LDS Day Camp is offered three days in August. See the register tab for this year's dates!

What should I bring

  • Water Bottle
  • Sun Screen
  • Bug Repellent
  • Rain Jacket
  • Swim Suit
  • Towel

What forms do I need to bring?

Each participant (youth and adult) must have parts A and B completed of the Health Form. Additionally each youth participant who would like to participate in shooting sports activities must have a completed Shooting Sports Waiver. Both of these forms can be found under Resources on the right hand side of this screen.

Forms will be turned into the staff at check in. If you do not have them completed, you will be asked to fill them out once you arrive.

Food Service Provided

Base Camp: Lunch
Stearns: Lunch and Dinner

Special Dietary Needs

We want to make sure that every camper gets a healthy and safe meal. At camp, we are prepared to accommodate for the following restrictions:

  • Lactose Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Peanut/Nut Free

If you have needs above and beyond those listed above, or if you would prefer to bring your own food, cooler space and a microwave will be made available to you.

How do I inform the camp of my dietary needs?

Please note any dietary needs in your online registration information. This will give the camp staff a summary of all of the needs for a given weekend. Please also inform staff of any dietary restrictions at check in to make sure that they have accurate information. If you have questions regarding food service, please contact the camp directly.

What to Expect at Check-In?

A staff member will greet you at the front gate and direct you to parking and the check in location (usually the dining hall). You will be asked to turn in your completed health form for ALL participants, youth and adult, as well as shooting sports waivers. Blank forms will be available if you forget to bring it!

Ready to register? Select the register button for the property you would like to attend and you will be redirected to our online registration site! You can register for yourself or for your whole Pack. If you would like assistance or are experiencing problems with the registration process, please contact Customer Service 651-287-3699.

2018 LDS Day Camp at Base Camp

Base Camp 612-767-0042


 Base Camp
Fort Snelling, Minnesota

Opens 3/1/2018


2018 LDS Day Camp at Stearns

Stearns: 320-236-7879
Registration Questions: 651-287-3699


 Stearns Scout Camp
South Haven, Minnesota

Opens 3/1/2018



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