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Boy Scouts of America

Family Camping Patch

Aproved Camping Sites for Family Outings
by the Cub Scout Pack

Prior to Camping as a Family Outing, A Pack Must:
  1. Have an adult leader who will accompany the group who has completed BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) Training.
  2. Secure an approved Tour Plan.
  3. Follow BSA youth protection and Guide to Safe Scouting regulations and polices.
  4. Use good judgement as to the time of the year, and the suitability of some camping locations.

Please consult this summary of BSA policies that apply to Cub Scout Pack Overnighters and Webelos Den Overnight Camping.

Approved Site List

COLORADO STATE PARKS  parks.state.co.us
Barr LakeNot Approved- No Campsites!
Boyd LakeApproved
Golden GateApproved
Jackson LakeApproved
North SterlingApproved
LoryNot Approved- No camping facilities
St. VrainApproved
Colorado State ForestApproved
WYOMING STATE PARKS  wyoparks.state.wy.us
Curt GowdyApproved
NEBRASKA STATE PARKS www.ngpc.state.ne.us
Box Butte Reservoir
  State Rec Area
Not Approved- No emergency services
or telephone
Chadron State ParkApproved
Fort RobinsonApproved
Wildcat Hills
  State Rec Area
Not Approved
Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests & Pawnee National Grassland
     Crow Valley CampgroundApproved
     Jacks Gulch Group CampgroundApproved
Rocky Mountain National Park Campgrounds
     Glacier BasinApproved
     Longs PeakNot Approved
     Moraine ParkApproved
City of Longmont Parks
     Union Reservoir Approved
City of Loveland Parks
      Mountain Park
Not Approved- No camping facilities
Larimer County Parks
   Flatiron Campground
     at Flatiron Reservoir
   Hermit Park Approved
     Mountain Park
Not Approved- No camping facilities
   Lions Park Not Approved- No camping facilities
MacGregor Ranch
  Estes Park
Lodge Valley Youth Camp

LONGS PEAK COUNCIL CAMPS  <camps.longspeakbsa.org> Baloo - campfire
 Council camps are approved for Cub Scout camping as indicated below. Program activities, summer operations, facility maintenance, lack of water, may restrict use availability.

A first aid trained adult must accompany the pack or den.

Packs or dens attending a session at the Jack Nicol Cub Scout Family Camp are not required to have a BALOO trained leader or a first aid trained leader.

Ben Delatour Scout Ranch
    Jack Nicol Cub Scout Camp Approved for council operated summer and weekend camp only!
Not approved for individual pack/den use outside of council organized camp programs.
Camp JeffreyApproved for fall, and spring use
Camp Soaring EagleApproved for fall, and spring use
Elkhorn High Adventure Base
(Boulder Rotary Lodge)
Approved for fall, and spring use
Family CampgroundApproved for spring, summer, and fall use
Camp Demming AreaNot Approved
Outpost Camp AreaNot Approved
Camp Laramie PeakNot Approved
Chimney Park Scout CampApproved
Camp PatiyaApproved
Camp JackNot Approved

Commercial and private campgrounds will not be listed but they could be approved for a specific pack campout by contacting the Farr Service Center in Greeley.

Additional Resources

Approved Campsites in the Denver Area - from the Denver Area Council, BSA
(in PDF format)

This approved camping site list will be updated as additional camping areas are reviewed by Camping Committee volunteers.
If you would like to add a camping site to this list please contact the Program Department at the Farr Service Center in Greeley, Colorado.

Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award

Tiger Cubs, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts have the opportunity to earn the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award.

The patch is worn on the right pocket flap of the Cub Scoutís or Webelos Scoutís uniform shirt.

For more information, see this BSA web page.

Application forms and patches are available at Council Service Centers.  

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Last Updated Sunday, 26-Jan-2014 10:16:28 CST