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 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.

Sunday 4/29: New England Base Camp Outdoor Conference

Experience Scout training outside a classroom setting. Prepare activities and acquire skills where Scout trainings are meant to take place...in the outdoors!

The New England Base Camp Outdoor Conference is for those trying to make their unit’s outdoor experience more interesting and challenging. Courses are hands on and interactive with experts on hand to help you build on your unit’s plan. You will leave having gained skills and ideas on how to take the well-grounded next step to enhance your program. Sixteen program areas and four courses in each.

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!

Saturday 5/12: Open Program & Mother's Day Program

Join us for our Saturday program & Mother's Day celebration! Invite mom to an outdoor adventure with her favorite people- her kids! She can have an outdoor adventure doing archery and climbing alingside her kids, or taking a dip in the pool. Celebrate mom by having a memorable day together!

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 5/19: Open Program & Mountain Man Day

Join us for our Saturday program & Mountain Man Day! Try out your tomahawk throwing skills and then come to outdoor cooking to taste some venison stew!

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 5/26: Open Program & Memorial Day Program

Join us for our Saturday program and our special Memorial Day and citizenship program! We'll have activities surrounding citizenship, community service and freedom of speech, as well as lessons on how to fold and care for flags!

From 10:00am- 5:o0pm 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 6/2: Open Program & 'Get Ready for Summer Camp' Program

Lone Tree Open Program

Join us for our Saturday program! Summer Camp season is almost here and we have activities and tips for preparing for summer fun!

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 6/9 Open Program & International Day of Scouting

Lone Tree Open Program

At Base Camp Milton, join us for our Saturday program as we celebrate International Day of Scouting, the anniversary of Scouting's formation!

At Lone Tree, join us for our Saturday program and special Mountain Man Day! At Lone Tree, Mountain Man Day is all about shooting: black powder pistols and black powder rifles- Boy Scout age only. 

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 6/16: Open Program & Father's Day

Join us for our Saturday program! Celebrate Father’s day in the great outdoors! Take your dad on the outdoor adventure with his favorite people – his kids! His outdoor adventure can include Rock Climbing, Shooting Sports, the aquatic obstacle course, the ropes course or dozens of other activities that help him break away from the day to day and help you spend a memorable day together!

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 6/23: Open Program & Give Back Day

Join us for our Saturday program and Give Back Day!  The staff and NEBC is giving a day of program to the people from United Way, Building Impact, UNC, and other service groups.

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 6/30: Open Program & End of Season Party

Join us for our Saturday program to celebrate the end of our Open Program season! Although we have Summer Day Camps coming up, we will have a party to mark the end of our regular season!

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 as they enjoy camp! Saturday fun begins at New England Base Camp.

Week of 7/9- 13: Day Camp in Milton Week 1

Campers will rock climb, swim, learn the shooting sports, build a campfire, do some crafting, learn wilderness survival skills and even do some outdoor cooking. All the classic outdoor scout program will be offered during these weeks. Webelos will have an opportunity to stay over one night. Siblings welcome!

Our camp program is designed for boys and girls going into grades 1-5 and invites the entire family outdoors. There is so much FUN to be had at the Spirit of Adventure Camp in Milton. All of our activities are appropriate for each individual age group. Highlights include standard program of shooting sports, nature, STEM, and athletics. All children benefit from going to camp from interacting with friends, to trying new things and pushing past personal boundaries. Children’s memories of summer experiences last a lifetime.

Week of 7/16-20: Day Camp in Milton Week 2 & Topsfield Twilight Camp

Milton Day Camp: Campers will rock climb, swim, learn the shooting sports, build a campfire, do some crafting, learn wilderness survival skills and even do some outdoor cooking. All the classic outdoor scout program will be offered during these weeks. Webelos will have an opportunity to stay over one night. Siblings welcome!

Topsfield Twilight Camp: Moonraker is Spirit of Adventure's twilight camp, offering a unique experience for working parents to still enjoy a week of camp with their Cub Scouts and taking advantage of the cooler nights during the summer. Held at the Topsfield Fairground with programs designed for all Cub Scouts going into grades 1-5, Moonraker makes use of the fields at the fairgrounds for activities like sports, archery and BBs.

Highlights include standard program of shooting sports, nature, STEM, and athletics with Scouts in dens/ age level during the first half of the evening, and then once the sun starts to set, there is a special, theme-related program for the entire camp.

Week of 7/23-27: Day Camp in Milton Week 3 & Lexington Day Camp

Day Camp in Milton: Campers will rock climb, swim, learn the shooting sports, build a campfire, do some crafting, learn wilderness survival skills and even do some outdoor cooking. All the classic outdoor scout program will be offered during these weeks. Webelos will have an opportunity to stay over one night. Siblings welcome! Our camp program is designed for boys and girls going into grades 1-5 and invites the entire family outdoors.

Day Camp in Lexington: Campers will be having a week of fun themed around superheros. Activities include:  Science, Cooking, Nature hikes and games, Archery, Games and challenges. There is so much FUN to be had at the Spirit of Adventure Camp in Lexington. All of our activities are appropriate for each individual age group. Highlights include standard program of shooting sports, nature, STEM, athletics, and trips to Minuteman National Park. All children benefit from going to camp from interacting with friends, to trying new things and pushing past personal boundaries. Children’s memories of summer experiences last a lifetime.