Summer Camp 2017

Troop 25 is going to Camp Buck Toms in Rockwood, Tennessee June 18-24, 2017!!

Check out more about the camp on their website.  Yes, that is our troop on their home page!  Please read the camp leader’s guide, for answers to all your questions.

Itinerary:

  • Saturday June 17th – Load a charter bus and leave Plano right after dinner, drive thru the night
  • Sunday June 18th – Breakfast and lunch on the road, Check into Camp Buck Toms, around noon – 3
  • Mon- Tues – Summer camp activities
  • Wed – Drive and hour and a half to the Pigeon Fork Rafting Company to do some white water rafting!!!!   Outdoor Rafting Adventures
  • Thurs- Fri – Summer camp activities
  • Sat June 24 – Possible stop in Nashville for lunch, then home late that night

Cost estimate:

  • Camp Buck Toms fee for a scout: $260 + troop supplies/trailer contribution $30 + rafting $60 + bus fee $200 = $550 OR Camp Buck Toms fee for an adult: FREE(our troop is paying that for you!) + troop supplies/trailer contribution $30 + rafting $60 + bus fee $200 = $290
  •  Merit badge fees: $10-30 (optional, depends on classes taken) see leaders guide for more info.  The link is above.
  • Travel cash: $40 – 60 for fast food meals and snacks on the road
  • Trading post and souvenirs – $ varies greatly/optional
    ***Bus fee:  The option to drive your own family to camp is only an option once we have enough people signed up to fill the bus.  A email will be sent as soon as we reach that point.  Please see Mrs Graham or Mr Patak if you have questions.

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Collections will be made at every Monday night scout event where Mika Graham is present.  Credit cards are accepted with a 3% service fee.  Alternate payment plans are available….just ask.  I’m happy to take full payment at anytime :).

  • $50 deposit is due when you sign up for camp to hold your spot
  • $150 payment is due on Feb 13th
  • Final payment including merit badge fees is due Apr 10

PS….Don’t forget we still have another fundraising opportunity. Camp cards are a quick and easy way to pay for camp.  For every $10.00 card you sell, I will put $5 in your scout account for camp.  It is a super deal!  Watch your email for details.

Check out photos from our troop’s trip to Camp Buck Toms in 2013.   Great ideas on how to get ready to stay in their Adirondacks and what it looks like there!  Check out the t25-2013-camp-buck-toms-packing-list too!!!