The Scoutmasterís Timeline for Camp
Early 2016
  • Review with your Scouts the program available at Camp Hinds this summer
  • Reserve your week and campsite with Pine Tree Council
  • Send in deposits for Scouts going to camp
  • Make parents aware of summer camp dates and the required BSA Health Forms
January 16, 2016 Pine Tree Council Kickoff, 10 am to 12 pm Pilgrim House, Brunswick
January 16, 2016 Camp registration opens, you may sign up for merit badges at this time  via our online system or sign in at a later date.
March 20th, 2016 Campership Application Deadline
March 30, 2016 Site reservation deposit $10 per boy, due by March 30.
TBA Join us at your District Roundtables to get your camp questions answered. Look for an announcement in Pine Spills.
April 2016 Arrange for two-deep adult leadership to cover your troop at camp
April 2016 If you are taking advantage of the early bird discount, your camp fee must be paid in full by April 30th.  All fees after April 30 will be at the regular price.
April 30, 2016 Early Bird Deadline!

Confirm the number of Scouts and Adults attending camp with Council by returning the camp contract that is mailed to Scoutmasters

30 Days Prior to Troop Coming to Camp Hinds
  • Finalize plans, shake down equipment, leadership, and transportation
  • Make final payments to Council (bring receipts to camp!)
  • Review Merit Badge sign-up forms for all campers
  • Collect and review BSA Health Forms for accuracy and completeness
  • Prepare gear for Wednesday cookout meal in campsite
  • Arrange for emergency funds for camp
12 Days Before Camp (two Wednesdays before your week) Meet at Camp Hinds for Leadersí Orientation

Bring photocopies of all current BSA Health Forms and advancement Registration materials (if not done online) to Camp.

Arrival on Sunday will begin at 2PM.  On arrival Units will meet their Guides to begin check in and must present their guide with a current updated roster for all those attending camp.  Leaders should also ensure they have extra copies of medical forms to ensure a smooth check in.
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Last Update: March 2, 2016