August 5 – 9
Camp Forest’s unique badge system challenges campers to a high level of skill and accomplishment. Eagle Week is a week for digging deep into the part of your badge journey that inspires you! During this self-directed week, you’ll have lots of access to one-on-one and peer mentoring to make progress towards your next badge level.
The Maine Woodsman Badge is also offered during this week. Campers age 12 – 14 will test in 15 skill areas to earn the Maine Woodsman Badge.
Open to youth ages 7-17. They can work on their Osprey even while more advanced skills are taught during this week.
Learn survival, shelter, navigation, carving, basket-making, natural arts, tracking, plant identification, cooking fires, ecology, and community skills. Make baskets, ropes, tools, leather bags, and gear off the landscape. Mixed in with the usual games, swimming, songs, and skills, you’ll help each other finish those primitive projects that take more skill and focus. Navigation, map and compass, and emergency medical skills required for the Maine Woodsman Badge will also be included.
Osprey Badge skills or equivalent is required. Skills for the Eagle, Beaver and Maine Woodsman Badges will be learned. Required two night sleepover for the badges.
WHAT TO BRING TO DAY CAMP:
Lunch and snacks and drink. Water bottle, eating utensils, Jacket or Sweatshirt, Change of clothes, Swimsuit and towel on swim day, Bug Repellant, Jack Knife with parental permission, a sense of humor, and a good attitude.
Optional Scheduled Sleep Over(s): Same as Day Camp with enough lunch and snacks for 3 days,(we provide food for the sleepovers) sleeping bag or bedroll, sleeping clothes, flashlight, and extra clothes, personal hygiene items.
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