Summer Camp 2014

posted Jan 20, 2014, 8:07 PM by Pack 345   [ updated Feb 15, 2014, 4:17 AM ]
Want to know how much fun summer camp is, just ask one of our scouts, or parents, who attended last year.

The Pack has reserved camp sites for 2014 summer resident camp at Camp Munhacke and D-bar-A.

Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp at Camp Munhacke
(Dens 1 and 8 and Next Years Tigers).

Cub Scout camp is for all scouts entering 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade next fall. The camp dates are July 24-26 (Session 5, Thu-Sat). Camp takes place at Camp Munhacke, 120 acres of land north of Chelsea in the Pinckney Recreation Area. It is on the shores of Bruin Lake. Tents, cots, all your meals and all activities are included. Activities include: swimming, fishing, kayaking, hiking, BB-guns, archery, bonfires, woodworking, ultimate Frisbee, and many other activities. Additional information about camp can be found on the Michigan Crossroads Council site - click here.

  • Youth Fee - when paid in full by May 1st = $130
  • Youth Regular Fee – after May 1st = $145    
  • Adult Fee = $100
  • Adult BSA application fee = $16

Webelo Adventure Camp at D-bar-A
(Dens 5 and 10).

Webelos Adventure Camp, for scouts entering the 4th and 5th grades will be at D-Bar-A. Camp is 4 Day - 3 Night. Dates are June 18-21 (Session 1, Wed-Sat). D-bar-A is located in Metamora, MI. Lodging will be in cabins and all meals are included. Those who wish to bring a tent for the true camping experience are welcome to do so. Information can be found on the Council website - click here.

  • Youth Fee - when paid in full by May 1st = $160
  • Youth Regular Fee – after May 1st = $175
  • Adult Fee = $85
  • Adult BSA application fee = $16

Payments and Details
If interested in attending camp, please add your name to the sign up sheet at a Pack Meeting or contact your committee chair.

  • The deposit ($50 payable to Pack 345) and confirmation (names of youth and adults attending) will be required at the Jan 28 Pack Meeting.
  • Final payment must be made at the April 29 Pack meeting in order to get the lower rate.
  • The $50 deposit is not refundable, but is transferable to another scout up to the May 1.
  • After May 1, the deposit is not transferable.
Youth are required to submit:
  1. BSA Annual Health Form A&B (for youth and adults) Adobe Portable Document Format
    Fill this out, attach a copy of your health insurance card and bring it to camp.

Adults attending camp will be required to complete and/or submit the following items:

  1. Youth Protection Training (YPT)
    It is a 20 minute online course. Very easy and very good.
    It is now required for all adults attending camp. Even if you are only attending for part of a day.
    For details on YPT --

    For instructions on taking the course --
    At the end of the course, print out the certificate of completion and attach it to your Adult application. This is due when you submit your final payment on April 29.
    Note: Current Leaders whose YPT is up-to-date do not have complete the training. YPT must be renewed every 2 years.

  2. Adult Application Adobe Portable Document Format
    Adults, If you are not registered with BSA, you will need to fill out an Adult application (524-501.pdf). You must fill out page 4 and 5 completely. This includes the signature page and all of the right hand column (background, addresses and references) on the app page. Return it, along with proof that you have taken Youth Protection Training (see above), and a registration fee of $16.00 (payable to Pack 345). Return these items with your final camp payment (payable to Pack 345) at the April Pack Meeting.
    Note: Current registered Leaders do not have complete the application.

    Some notes regarding the application:
    We are a Pack
    Our unit # is: 3345
    Expire date can be 12/31/14.
    You can leave the unit position and position title fields (at bottom) blank.
    Make sure that you sign both pages 4 and 5.
    This form must be signed by the Pack Charter Organization rep. So you can not bring it to camp. It must be submitted with proof of YPT at the time of your camp payment.

  3. BSA Annual Health Form A&B (for youth and adults) Adobe Portable Document Format
    Fill this out, attach a copy of your health insurance card and bring it to camp.

  4. MI Registry Clearance Form DHS 1929 MS Word document
    This form must be completed and submitted (along with a copy of a picture ID) to the Michigan Department of Human Services office. They will process the request and send the clearance letter back to you. You will then need to make a copy of the letter and bring that copy with you to camp. You must fill the form out for all adults who will be attending with your scout. If you are not sure yet which parent is going, or you are sharing the duties, fill out a form out for each of you.

    Some instructions for the form.

    • Fill in Section 1 with your information.
    • Fill in section 2 with your information and check the box labeled ‘Individual’ (you are requesting this clearance for yourself).
    • In section 2, name of employer…, Name of CPS… and Title fields can be left blank.
    • Fill in page 2 with the address you want the clearance letter(s) mailed to. Note: Individual requests will only be mailed to the address on the picture ID provided.
    • Attach a copy of your picture ID to the form.
    • Mail the form to the DHS office. 
    • When you receive the letter back from DHS, make a copy of the letter keeping the original at home. 
    • Bring copy with you to camp for each adult.
    • (This is a 10 day process for them to turn around the request so do not wait.)

    Send the completed form to:
    Kim Graza
    Organizational Support Manager, BCAL

    7109 W. Saginaw Hwy
    Lansing, MI. 48917

    You can also drop the form off at the Livingston DHS office (
    2300 E. Grand River, Ste. 1, Howell, MI 48843, 517-548-0200, FAX: 517-548-0298). With a copy of your picture ID attached. They will mail the clearance letter back to you.

More information regarding specific details of each camp will be distributed as the summer approaches.