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Manhattan Beach, CA
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  December 8, 2017

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Summer Camp 2018

Camp Chawanakee
LocationShaver Lake near Fresno
DatesJune 24th to June 30th
(Estimate: Six hours from the Scout House)
Sample ActivitiesSwimming / Lifesaving / Snorkeling / Rowing / Canoeing / Kayaking / Sailing / Sailboarding / Windsurfing / Archery / Rifle Shooting / Fishing / Campcrafts / Nature Studies / Pioneering / HandiCrafts / Merit Badge Programs
Senior ScoutsC.O.P.E. - Mountain Biking / Rock Climbing / Horseback Riding / Zipline / Team Building
For DetailsMr. Franz or Mr. Reeley

(includes transportation)
$550 per Scout

For payment instructions see the bottom of the signup form.
Or three payments:
$200 by Jan. 9, 2018
$200 by Feb. 27, 2018
$150 by May 15, 2018
The troop is willing to provide financial assistance to any family who needs it to send their son(s) to summer camp. Please contact Mr. Hugo Furth for details.
ScheduleTuesday, January 9th - Sign-ups and first payment due
Tuesday, February 27th - Second payment due
Tuesday, April 17th - Medical Exams for those who need them
Tuesday, May 15th - Final Summer Camp payment due
Thursday, May 17th - Parent/Scout Summer Camp orientation meeting

More information and the sign up form can be found here (pdf, 229k).


All Scouts going to summer camp shall have at least two overnight campout with Troop 849. Check out the Guidelines page to find out more.

Medical Form

Everyone going to summer camp needs a completed medical form. Parts and A and B need to be filled out by the parent or guardian. Part C needs to be filled out by a licensed health-care provider. Licensed health-care providers include physicians (MD, DO), nurse practitioners, and physician's assistants.

Merit Badge Program

Sign up for the merit badges that you are interested in.

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