Calendar for New England Base Camp

There's a lot going on at New England Base Camp! See a list of upcoming public activities at our Milton, MA and Kingston, NH locations at our calendar listing below.

Saturday 1/20: Open Program & Winter Survival

Lone Tree Open Program

Join us for our Saturday program & special winter survival skills program! From 10:00am- 5:30pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give Ice Climbing a try and then head over to the Sledding and Snurfing hill, challenge course and the STEM or Music rooms. Be sure to save some time to go Ice Skating, indoor climbing and test your winter survival skills. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at Base Camp.

Saturday 1/27: Open Program & Winter Cooking

Join us for our Saturday program & special winter cooking program!

From 10:00am- 5:30pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give Ice Climbing a try and then head over to the Sledding and Snurfing hill, challenge course and the STEM or Music rooms. Be sure to save some time to go Ice Skating, indoor climbing and test your winter survival skills. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at New England Base Camp.

Saturday 2/3: Open Program & Winter Hike

Join us for our Saturday program & special Winter Hike!

From 10:00am- 5:30Pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at Base Camp.

Saturday 2/10: Open Program & Movie Night

Join us for our Saturday program & our special Movie Night! This Saturday, we'll be watching the Disney/Pixar classic, Up

From 10:00am- 5:30Pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at Base Camp.

Saturday 2/17: Open Program & Scout Heritage Day

Lone Tree Open Program

Join us for our Saturday program & our celebration of Scout Heritage Day- the anniversary of Scouting's formation in America. Focus on Scouting Heritage Merit Badge!

From 10:00am- 5:30pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give Ice Climbing a try and then head over to the Sledding and Snurfing hill, challenge course and the STEM or Music rooms. Be sure to save some time to go Ice Skating, indoor climbing and test your winter survival skills. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at New England Base Camp.

Week of 2/19- 23: Winter Camp

Younger campers, boys and girls in the 1st through 5th grade, will have a blast. They will ice skate, go sledding, go snurfing, swim in the indoor pool and get a visit from the Yeti!

Older Campers, boys and girls in the 6th through 12th grade, will choose a pathway themed around winter activities including some with overnights, day trips, certifications and merit badge earnings for scouts. Pathway choices are Winter Survival, Find Your Way, Snow Sports & First Aid. 

Month of March

During the Month of March, Base Camp is closed as we transition from Winter to Spring Programming.

Saturday 4/7: Open Program & Opening Weekend

Join us for our Saturday program! From 10:00am- 5:30Pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at Base Camp.

Saturday 4/14: Open Program & Safety Afloat Training

Join us for our Saturday program & Paddle Craft Safety with the USCG auxiliary. Come Learn and get trained by the United States Coast Guard!

Float trips are popular Boy Scout, Venturing, and Sea Scout activities. Safety Afloat awareness training provides guidelines for safe float trips and is required of unit leaders, but does not provide the skill training mandated by those guidelines. BSA Paddle Craft Safety expands Safety Afloat training to include the skills, as well as the knowledge, needed for a unit leader to confidently supervise canoeing or kayaking excursions.

From 10:00am- 5:00pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at Base Camp.

Week of 4/16- 20: STEM Camp

Younger scientists, boys and girls in the 1st through 5th grade, will enjoy a week full of STEM activities. From cool science experiments to nature walks, from drones to dino digs, from weather to space exploration, from art/design to animals!

Those in 5th /6th Grade, crossing over, can choose to take the General Science Pathway designed as a transition. It includes a general introduction to science experiments: Biology, Chemistry, Sustainability and a field trip to a local Science Museum.

Older scientists, boys and girls in the 6th through 12th grade, will choose a pathway themed around STEM activities including field trips, visits from scientists and engineers and hands-on projects. Scouts will earn the corresponding merit badges. Pathway choices are: Introduction to Robotics, Advanced Robotics, Energy & Electricity, Engineering, Arts & Animation, Architecture & Design.

Friday 4/21: Open Program & Earth Day

Lone Tree Open Program

Join us for our Saturday program & special Earth Day program! Join us for our ecology and STEM programs to help people of all ages discover the joys of the outdoors. Participants on Earth Day will plant trees, harvest honey and bees wax from our bees and use it in recipes and candle making. Also, discover the dinosaurs and learn about fossils and the origin of fossil fuels!

From 10:00am- 5:30pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Focus on Environmental Science and Sustainability Merit Badges.

Saturday 4/28: Open Program & Sports Day

Join us for our Saturday program & Sports Day! Join us for games of basketball, lacrosse, t-ball and more!

From 10:00am- 5:00pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at New England Base Camp.

Saturday 5/5: Open Program & Star Wars Weekend

Lone Tree Chuck Wagon Derby

Join us for our Saturday program & Star Wars Weekend! Our outdoor activities are all now Star Wars-themed with your favorite characters making appearances and light saber battles! 

Lone Tree is hosting a special Chuck Wagon Derby! Build and decorate your groups's chuck wagon and race!

From 10:00am- 5:00pm the campground is open for exploring. Come and give archery a try and then head over to the axe yard to learn to chop/split and plain a log. Be sure to save some time to go swimming, try rock climbing, throw a tomahawk, test your skills at outdoor cooking and dig up a dinosaur. Scouts can always earn merit badges while they enjoy camp!