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Summer Camp 2021

Have you heard the exiting news? After policy announcements in the same week by the governors of both New York and New Jersey- we can confirm that our overnight summer camps at Ten Mile River and Cub World at Alpine Scout Camp will be operating this summer! Our camping team is working hard to provide Scouts and their families with unforgettable outdoor adventures!


Download these important camp documents:

Now Hiring:


We’re staffing up at Cub World, Aquehonga, Keowa, Ranachqua, Lakeside Family Camp, and Catskill Adventure Base. If you or someone you know is interested click the button below to apply for a summer camp position.

Scholarships for Camp?


Camp is a highlight of the Scouting program, as such financial hardships should never prevent a Scout from attending and having an incredible outdoor experience. Camperships are available to provide assistance toward GNYC Summer Camps.

Keeping Camp Safe:

Pre-Camp screening check list:
Each camper will be required to complete a pre-event medical screening checklist to ensure that it is safe to attend.
PPE:
Every Scout, volunteer and staff member will always be required to wear a mask in public spaces.
Ventilation of indoor spaces:
Dining Halls and large indoor spaces will be open and ventilated to allow air flow and clean air into the space.
Daily Health Screenings:
Upon arrival at camp, our medical staff will perform a check in health screening. Additionally, unit leaders at overnight camps will be given a daily check list to assess the health of each camper daily.
Disinfecting and Cleaning:
All touched program equipment, bathrooms and other high touch surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected on a routine basis.
Altered Activities and Physical Distancing:
Physical activities such as field sports will be changed to limit contact. Campers and staff will maintain a safe physical distance of 6 feet.
Cohorts:
Units are encouraged to have Scouts keep their buddies matched the entire stay in camp to limit contact transmission. Troops should also plan to use the Patrol method when in camp. Tent, capacities may be limited based upon state regulations.
Hand Washing and Sanitizing:
Hand sanitizer will be provided at all bathrooms and program areas. Scouts will be reminded to wash their hands and keep proper hygiene.
Adjusted Food Service:
Mealtimes may be expanded to have assigned time slots to allow for physical distancing. Self-serve salad bars will not be in place this summer.
Pre-Camp Preparation:
We strongly encourage that 1 O days prior to attending camp all participants stay close to home and adhere to all CDC guidelines and not interact with large groups to not increase risk of infection. All Campers may be required to test for Covid-19 prior to arrival at camp.
No Unexpected or Unscheduled Visitors:
Unexpected or unscheduled visitors can increase the risk of infection and break our “camp bubble.” We highly recommend and discourage visitors and may prohibit while at camp.
Leaving Camp:

We strongly discourage any Leaders or Youth leaving camp during your stay for any reason. This will help to keep contract transmission a low risk.

Camp Leadership for 2021

at both Ten Mile River and John E. Reeves Cub World we are very lucky to be able to have a staff of returning and experienced leaders across the board. Here are this years key camp leaders:

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Aquehonga:

Anthony Allison – Camp Director

Anthony Zalak – Assistant Camp Director

Keowa-

Scott Dellosso – Camp Director

Jason Toledano – Assistant Camp Director

Ranachqua-

Brian Wersebe – Camp Director

Dak Zaza – Associate Camp Director

Lakeside:

Josh Nally – Family Camp Director

Catskill Adventure Base:

Phil Stephens –  Trek Director

Joselyn Aviles – Camp Director

(WILD WEST THEME FOR 2021)

Key Dates:

These dates establish and set a timeline for effective camp planning and operation, however Scouts can register for and attend camp up until the day prior to that session- Sites and Classes may fill up and late comers will miss the early bird discount; so register for camp today.

March 31st:

$45 dollar deposit per scout due

​April 1st:

TMR Merit Badge Course Registration Begins

​MAY 1st-

Early Bird Discount Deadline

July 11th-

First Week of Summer Camp at Cub World and NYLT at Alpine and Week 1 at TMR

July 23-25 –

Parent & Pal (Weekend Session at John E. Reeves Cub World)

August 7th –

Ten Mile River Alumni Reunion

TEN MILE RIVER DATES


Staff 7/06 – 7/10

Week 1 7/11 – 7/17

Week 2 7/18 – 7/24

Week 3 7/25 – 7/31

Week 4 8/01 – 8/07

Week 5 8/08 – 8/14

Week 6 8/15 – 8/21

JOHN E REEVES CUB WORLD


Staff 7/06 – 7/10

Week 1 a.7/11 – 7/14  | b. 7/14 – 7/17

Week 2 a.7/18 – 7/21 | b. 7/21 – 7/24

Week 3 a.7/25 – 7/28 | b. 7/28 – 7/31

Week 4 a.8/01 – 8/04 | b. 8/04 – 8/08

Specialty Camp Weeks:

Additional Opportunities: