HMSR 2017 Summer Camp Information


***Links Updated for 2017 Camping season.

This is a resource page for Boy Scout Summer Camp at the Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation, located in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. On this page you will find various forms, links, and information that you will need if you are attending Boy Scout Summer Camp. Current Weather Conditions at the Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation:


Hawk Mountain Weather Link


General Camp Information


Annual Health and Medical Forms

Troop 37 Camp Forms and Information


Merit Badge Forms and Information

Merit Badge Sign-up will begin as soon as you have selected your Merit Badges, so please fill out your Merit Badge Selection form and get it in to Mr. Holland or Mr. Liu. Then print out the advance preparation worksheets, if the Merit Badge requires advance work.

Click here to download Merit Badge Selection Worksheet

  • – All sheets need to have your name printed neatly on them.
  • – Advance preparation worksheets will need to be completed and turned
    in no later than June 24th to either Mr. Holland or Mr. Liu.


Scouts should come to camp having:


1st Year Campers

You will be signing up for Pathfinder Advancement program (click here to download the Pathfinder Program sheet) which is an
important part of our camp program. It allows scouts the opportunity to advance through most requirements for the Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class ranks; as well as earn Indian Lore, Nature, and Mammal Study Merit Badges. It  is our recommendation that all first year Scouts participate in the Pathfinder Program. The advancement opportunities and the exposure to all areas of the camp will help assure that these campers have a positive experience.
If you have any questions or problems, please see Mr. Holland or Mr. Liu
at a Scout Meeting.

  • Merit Badges Prerequisites
    Some Merit Badges require additional money for Merit Badge kits or other materials
    Many Merit Badges require advance preparation work to be done before camp in order to earn the merit badges at camp.

2017 Merit Badge Schedule

9:00-10:0010:00-11:0011:00-12:002:00-3:003:00-4:004:00-5:00
*Emergency Preparedness*CampingBasketry*Communication*Camping*Emergency Preparedness
*Environmental Science*CommunicationDigital TechnologyAmerican Heritage* CommunicationArt
Bird Study*Environmental ScienceFish & Wildlife Mgmt.Astronomy* Environmental ScienceElectricity
Energy*First AidFly FishingBasketry* First AidGeocaching
FishingArtIndian LoreFishingArchaeologyGeology
GeocachingAstronomyNuclear ScienceInsect StudyChemistryIndian Lore
LeatherworkBasketryOceanographyPioneeringDigital TechnologyKayaking BSA
PhotographyFire SafetyOrienteeringPulp and PaperFire SafetyKayaking MB
Reptile and Amphibian StudyMammal StudyPulp and PaperSoil & Water ConservationForestryMammal Study
WoodcarvingPlant ScienceSearch & RescueSpace ExplorationKayaking BSAPublic Health
BSA Standup PaddleboardBSA Standup PaddleboardSpace ExplorationWeatherKayaking MBTextile
Wilderness SurvivalLeatherworkWoodcarving
Nature
Pottery
9:00-10:3010:30-12:002:00-3:303:30-5:00
*Lifesaving*SwimmingRifle Shooting
*SwimmingArcheryRobotics
ArcheryClimbingCanoeing ( 3:00-5:00 )
ClimbingShotgun ShootingRowing ( 3:00-5:00 )
Rifle ShootingWeldingSmall Boat Sailing ( 3:00-5:00)
Robotics
Canoeing ( 9:00-11:00)
Rowing ( 9:00-11:00 )C.O.P.E. (2:00-5:00)
Small Boat Sailing ( 9:00-11:00 )Paddle Craft Safety (2:00-5:00)
Swimming and Water Rescue (9:00-12:00)

* – Indicates Eagle Required Merit Badge

ALL PREREOUISITES MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO CAMP FOR MERIT BADGE COMPLETION AT CAMP & REOUIREMENTS MAY CHANGE PENDING NATIONAL UPDATES