Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Click here for pictures from Summer Camp 2008!

As is true to Troop 1 Katonah tradition, we are again staying at the Cimarron campsite at Buckskin at Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation. We will leave Katonah at 8:30 AM on Sunday, August 9 and return the following Saturday, August 15, 2009. It is important that every parent read the "Parent Guide" given to each Scout. In it are all of the rules of the road, including activity and merit badge opportunities.

To register for camp, please give Chris Kristensen a check for $320 made out to Westchester-Putnam Council, BSA along with the Scout's full name, address, phone number, and birthdate. Also please know that upon arrival at camp, each Scout must have the official Medical Form (now 5 pages long!) filled out by your family doctor. Lastly, please let Mr. Kristensen know what merit badges you would like to take ASAP, since some classes close out very fast. We can't register Scouts for merit badges until we have the $320 deposit. EVERY SCOUT SHOULD HAVE THE CHANCE TO GO TO SUMMER CAMP. If you have questions about the medical form or the registration fee, please contact us. We don't want to leave anyone behind!

Camp Buckskin Overview
Camp Buckskin of Read Scout Reservation is the finest dining hall camp in the Northeast. Offering a wide variety of traditional advancement programs and the benefits of the Summit high adventure activities, a week at Buckskin is a true adventure for your Scouts. Located in the Adirondacks near Lake George, summer camp at Buckskin is a great opportunity for advancement, allowing Scouts to explore and earn merit badges that are not readily available at home.

Katonah Troop 1 attempts to bring a patrol to summer camp every August. Our participation depends on the interest level of the boys and the availability of adult leaders. If the troop does not attend camp, your boy can always attend camp as a "Probie" (Provisional Scout) with another troop or with a troop made up of "probies."

More information available at: http://www.wpcbsa.org/Read/Buckskin/

Camp Read - 2009

On top of Mount Stephens - 2008

Camp Read - 1964