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Summer Camp 2018

Troop 9 at Summer Camp 2017

 When:  We are going to summer camp from Sunday June 24th  to Saturday June 30th, 2018 

Where: We are going to Camp Crooked Creek.  It is located 2 1/2 hours south of Indianapolis, near Shepardsville KY.  Click here for directions to camp..  We are staying in Campsite #8.

What can you do: Camp Crooked Creek has ATV's, Frontier Town, Snorkeling and SCUBA, COPE  as well as a full list of Merit Badges.

Firecrafter:  Firecrafter is a program only offered at Summer Camp.  It is designed to recognize and develop Scout, Wood Craft, and Leadership skills.  The three ranks are Camper, Woodman, and Firecrafter.  Troop 9 will give scouts the opportunity to earns these ranks and become members of Firecrafter at Summer Camp. 

How Much:  Full Price is $315 per boy, but nobody should pay full price! The camp offers an early bird discount of $25.  The troop also thinks it is important for your boy to go to summer camp and we are offering a Troop 9 early bird discount of an additional $20   If you qualify for the Early bird payment, the price is only $270.

To qualify for Early Bird discounts, you must pay:
                                       $50  deposit by March 2nd.
                                       $220 final payment May 15th.

If you can't do the Earlybird, the Regular Fee is $315 due by May 15th. 

If your Scout sold popcorn or Christmas trees, he may have a credit in his account and that can be applied toward summer camp.  Contact the Troop 9 Treasurer at treasurer@troop9bsa.org .

Each adult is $100 for the week to be paid by in full by May 15th.

 $$$$$ You can Pay Online by Clicking here. $$$$

Medical Forms:  For some reason the people at summer camp want to make sure we aren't going to lose anybody and they want a medical form for each person.   Medical forms must be complete by the time we leave for summer camp with parts A, B, and C completed. Part C must be completed by a Doctor.  Click Here for Medical Forms.

Leaders Guide: If you want to know every detail Click Here for the leaders guide.

Financial Help:  We realize this is a lot of money for some families.  The Boy Scout Council can offer financial assistance.  The Troop may be able to offer financial assistance.  YOU HAVE TO ASK!!  You must; talk to the Scoutmaster; make a $25 deposit by March 2nd.   

If you have a Scout that wants to go to summer camp but you don’t think you can afford this, please come talk to our Scout Master Mike Welch (scoutmaster@troop9bsa.org or cell: (317)714-3610.  To be eligible for financial help you must contact the Scout Master and make a deposit by March 2ndDon't miss summer camp because you did not ask for help!!!

Past Summer Camps

Here are a few of the Summer Camps we have attended in the recent past:

  • 2017 - Camp Krietenstein, Center Point Indiana, Woodsman Campsite
  • 2016 - Camp Krietenstein, Center Point Indiana, Hillside Campsite
  • 2015 - Camp Buffalo, Monticello Indiana, Shadysides Campsite
  • 2014 - Camp Ransburg, Bloomington IN, Squirrel's Den Campsite
  • 2013 - Camp Hugh Taylor Birch, Yellow Springs OH, Lower Wyandot Campsite
  • 2012 - Camp Ransburg, Bloomington IN, Squirrel's Den Campsite
  • 2011 -  Boxwell Scout Reservation, Camp Stahlman, Lebanon TN, Site 9
  • 2010 - Camp Ransburg, Bloomington IN, Squirrel's Den Campsite
  • 2009 - Camp Friedlander, Cincinnati OH, Campsite #18, Eagle
  • 2008 - Camp Ransburg, Bloomington IN, Hickory Ridge Campsite
  • 2007 - Camp Crooked Creek, Shepherdsville, KY, Campsite #8
  • 2006 - Camp Ransburg, Bloomington IN, Spring Hill Campsite
  • 2005 - Camp Chief Little Turtle, Angola IN
  • 2004 - Ransburg, Bloomington IN
  • 2003 - Friedlander, Cincinnati OH
  • 2002 - Ransburg, Bloomington IN
Water Skiing at Ransburg

If you have any questions or comments send them to webmaster@troop9bsa.org.

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