Summer Camp 2018


IMPORTANT UPDATE (4/24/2018): Parents: If you want to be added to the email distribution list for summer camp, go to the following link, sign in with a Google account, and click on the option to “Apply for membership”: Troop 51 Summer Camp Google Group or, alternatively, send an email to asking to be added.

Troop 51 2018 Summer Camp

EVENT:  Boy Scout Summer Resident Camp – Camp Bowman @ Goshen Scout Reservation

DEPARTURE: Saturday 7/7/2018 @ 9AM

RETURN: Saturday 7/14/2018 @ 1PM

Summer Camp Coordinator:

About Camp Bowman

Camp Bowman offers camping for 400 and includes a chapel, handicraft area, extensive archery, rifle and shotgun areas, parade field, aquatics, shower house, and direct access to hiking trails. Camp Bowman is our Patrol Cooking Camp and can help your Scouts apply their skills whether they are brand new or in their late teens. There are lots of lessons (teamwork, cooking, cleaning, etc.) to be learned through Patrol Cooking that cannot be learned in a dining hall.

Camp Bowman Website:


CAMPER FEE Early Discount Price received PRIOR to April 4th Youth $360 Adult $225    (note:**There may be additional fees if your son chooses a merit badge or program that requires additional equipment**)

BUS FEE per person: Provided by camp $50.00 round trip ticket  (reservations are limited register early!)

TROOP FEE: $10.00 per camper (pays for supplies, trailer  & specials)

MEDICAL FORMS DUE PRIOR TO JUNE 6th – MED FORM!  SCOUTS & ADULT Campers ALL MUST have this form or they will NOT be admitted to the camp.

PLEASE read and fill in Part A & B and the NCAC Scout Camp Risk Advisory page. Your Doctor will need to complete Part C. Contact your doctor’s office now and find out if they will complete the form without a physical.

ADULT CAMPERS NEEDED!  You can ride the bus or DRIVE your car!  You can also split the week with another parent.

NEED minimum of 2 Parents on the bus.

NEED Drivers for scouts and troop supplies.  Please contact Christine Saah directly if you are planning to drive or can pull a trailer.

NEED 4 New Scout parents for the NEW SCOUTS 1st Year Program “Bowman Brigade”.  New Scout program is designed for 1st Year Boy Scouts.  The boys will stay together as a unit to work on specific scout skills.


Troop 51 Summer Camp Registration Form 2018
Troop 51 Merit Badge Selection Form

Camp Bowman/Goshen Scout Reservation Downloads:

Camp Bowman Specific Downloads

Camp Bowman Map [PDF]
2018 Bowman Leaders Guide UPDATED 2-11-2018 [PDF]
2018 Bowman Program Catalog & Prerequisites [PDF] – Schedule & Description of Merit Badges
2018 Bowman Program Schedule UPDATED 2-11-2018 [PDF]
2018 Bowman Vets Description & FAQ [PDF]

General Goshen Downloads

2018 Goshen Leader Guide [PDF]
Goshen Scout Reservation Map [PDF]
BSA Medical Form with NCAC Health Advisory [PDF]
Directions to Bus Loading, Fairfax [PDF]
Graces for use by Scouts at meals [PDF]

Boy Scout Camp General Downloads

Boy Scout Equipment List [PDF]
COPE & Climbing Lesson Plan [PDF]

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