HMSR 2014 Summer Camp Information


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 at the Scout Meeting on Friday, May 31,
2014.

We would like to ask all the Scouts to fill out the Merit Badge Sign-Up Form below and print out the advance
preparation worksheets, if the Merit Badge requires advance work. Bring
your Merit Badge Sign-Up Form filled out and the advance preparation worksheets
to the May xxth Scout Meeting.

  • - 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 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 Badge Sign-up Form
    – This is the Sign-Up Form that will be turned in May 31st, 2013.
  • Merit Badge Schedule & Information
    – Please study this Schedule before filling out the Sign-Up Form.
  • Merit Badges Prerequisites
    – The following Merit Badges require advance preparation work to be done
    before camp in order to earn the merit badges at camp. You may download
    the Merit Badge workbook by clicking the Merit Badge name in the first
    column.


9:00 – 10:00

10:00 – 11:00

11:00 – 12:00

2:00-3:00

3:00 – 4:00

4:00 – 5:00
Woodcarving
Art
Citizenship in the Nation
American Heritage
Archaeology
Art
Bird Study
Astronomy
Fish & Wildlife Management
Citizenship in the World
Camping
Woodcarving
Energy
Basketry
Fly Fishing
Communications
Computers
Communications
Emergency Preparedness
Camping
Indian Lore
Insect Study
Environmental Science
Electricity
Geocaching
First Aid
Search and Rescue
Pioneering
Space Exploration
Personal Fitness
Environmental Science
Communications
Oceanography
Wilderness Survival
First Aid
Emergency Preparedness
Fishing
Computers
Personal Fitness
Fishing
Forestry
Geocaching
Photography
Environmental Science
Orienteering
Pulp and Paper
Fire Safety
Geology
Leatherwork
Fire Safety
Pulp and Paper
Soil & Water Conservation
Leatherwork
Indian Lore
Repitle & Amphibian Study
Mammal Study
Space Exploration
Weather
Nature
Mammal Study
Citizenship in the Community
Plant Science
Basketry
Basketry
Archery

9:00 – 10:30
Welding

10:30 – 12:00
Lifesaving

9:00 – 10:30
Archery

10:30 – 12:00
Climbing
Rifle Shooting

9:00 – 10:30
Shotgun Shooting

10:30 – 12:00
Swimming

9:00 – 10:30
Swimming

10:30 – 12:00
Canoeing
Climbing

9:00 – 10:30
Climbing

10:30 – 12:00
Kayaking
Rowing
Cooking

12:00 – 2:00
Rowing
Canoeing
Sailing
Sailing

MERIT BADGE PRE-REQUISITES


Merit Badge

Aquatics Area

Eagle
Canoeing
*Swimmer classification *Bring clothes and shoes that cover toes and heel
to get wet *Recommended minimum age of 13
Lifesaving
*Must bring long sleeve button-down shirt, long pants *Must have passed
*SWIMMING merit badge *Second Class (7a through 7c) and First Class (9a
and 9c) *Recommended minimum age of 13
Kayaking
*Swimmer classification *Recommended minimum age of 13 *Bring clothes
and shoes that cover toes and heel to get wet
Rowing
*Swimmer classification *Must be able to lift rowboat *Bring clothes and
shoes that cover toes and heel to get wet *Recommended minimum age of 13
Small Boat Sailing
*Swimmer classification *Bring clothes and shoes that cover toes and heel
to get wet *Recommended minimum age of 13
Swimming
*Swimmer classification *CPR Instruction – not certification *Must bring
long sleeve shirt, long pants *Second Class (7a through 7c) and First Class
(9a and 9c)
BSA Lifeguard
*CPR & First Aid Certification (Bring current card/proof of certification)
*Swimming Merit Badge, Lifesaving Merit Badge, and Rowing Merit Badges
suggested *Minimum age of 15 *DO NOT SCHEDULE ANY OTHER PROGRAMS DURING
THE DAY
Snorkeling BSA
*NOT A MERIT BADGE* *Must bring own equipment – mask, fins, snorkel *Swimmer
classification
Mile Swim
*NOT A MERIT BADGE* *Swimmer classification *Must attend practice every
day
BSA Kayak
*NOT A MERIT BADGE* *Swimmer classification

Climbing Tower
Climbing

Ecology and Conservation Area
Bird Study
Must attend 6:00 AM observations according to merit badge schedule and
counselor *7 – Bring report of checklist of requirement *8 – Bring proof
of completion
Environmental Science
*3e – Research prior to camp: Bring materials to camp *4 – Bring report
journals to fIrst day of class
Fish and Wildlife Management
*5 – Bring written records or proof of projects to camp
Forestry
Geology
Insect Study
*4b – Bring Scrapbook *7 – Bring proofof completion *11 – Bring report
Mammal Study
*Pen/Pencil and Notepad
Nature
*4e – Catch and identify 2 species offIsh (show completion with note from
SM)
Oceanography
*Writing Ability *Pen/Pencil and Notepad
Reptile & Amphibian Study
*8 – Bring records to camp
Soil & Water Conservation
*7 – Bring report of visit or proof of project (photo and records)
Weather
*8 – Bring weather instrument and weeklong record to camp
Plant Science

Extreme Sports
Personal Fitness
*1, 6, 7, 8, & 9
Sports
Can be Taken by Appointment with the Extreme Sports Director *4,5

Handicraft Area
Art
*4 Be prepared to discuss what you learned in your visit to an art musewn/gallery
to be covered in class time
Basketry
* $20 for merit badge kit
Fingerprinting
Leatherwork
* $9.00 for merit badge kit
Pulp and Paper
Woodcarving
*Must bring Totin’ Chip card * $4.50 for merit badge supplies *Recommended
Scout be at least 13 years old

Order of the Arrow Village
Archaeology
*4 – Complete research prior to camp: Bring research materials to camp
American Heritage
*3c – Bring family history *4c – Bring community history
Fishing
*Bring fishing equipment *9 – Bring proof of completion to camp
Fire Safety
*6a – Bring completed plan to camp *9a – Bring proof ofcompletion *11
- Bring proof of completion
Indian Lore
*$14.00 for merit badge supplies
Fly Fishing
*8 Each Scout must bring their own Fly Fishing Equipment

Outdoor Skills
Camping
*5e, 8c, 8d, 9a, 9b, 9c – Bring proof of completion to camp
Cooking
*Bring cook kit with utensils *2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d – Bring pyramid
and menus to camp *7 – Bring proof of completion to camp
Emergency Preparedness
*First Aid Merit Badge *8c – Bring proof of completion of an emergency
family kit (note from SM)
First Aid
*Must bring proof of completed First Class first aid requirements *Bring
homemade personal first aid kit to camp
Geocaching
*7 – Bring Proof of completion *8 – Bring Proof of completion *9 – Bring
Proof of completion
Orienteering
*Bring compass, pen/pencil, and notepad *Camp orienteering map – $3.50
Pioneering
*Bring proof of completed First Class Rope requirements
Search and Rescue
*4, 5 – Bring certificate, 6a – Bring notes, 10 – Bring notes
Wilderness Survival
*Bring materials for personal survival pack *Requires Tuesday evening
overnight outing

Merit Badge offered by Camp Chaplain
Citizenship in the Community
*2,3,5,7,8 *Bring the Completed Pre-Reqs for Discussion with Fellow Scouts
*Not recommended for first year Scouts
Citizenship in the Nation
*2,3,6,8 *Bring the Completed Pre-Reqs for Discussion with Fellow Scouts
*Not recommended for first year Scouts
Citizenship in the World
*3,4,7 *Bring the Completed Pre-Reqs for Discussion with Fellow Scouts
*Not recommended for first year Scouts

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Astronomy
*Must attend nightly observations according to merit badge schedule and
counselor *6 – Bring sketch *7b – Bring sketch *8a or 8e
Communication
*5 – Bring report from meeting *8 – Bring proof of completion
Computers
*7a
Electricity
*$3.50 for merit badge kit *2 – Bring inspection report to camp
Energy
*1a – Bring article to camp with you *4 – Bring report to camp
Photography
*4
Welding
*$4 for merit badge steel supply *Long sleeved shirt, long pants, and
closed-toed shoe required
Space Exploration
*$12.00 for merit badge supplies

Shooting Sports
Archery
*Limited to 24 participants per session
Rifle Shooting
*Experience with .22 caliber rifle *Approximately $15.00 for ammunition/targets
*Suggested for older scouts Limited to 35 Scouts
Shotgun Shooting
*Strength to shoot 12 gauge shotgun *Approximately $18.00 for ammunition/targets
*Limited to 15 participants


ALL PREREOUISITES MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO CAMP FOR MERIT BADGE COMPLETIONATCAMP
& REOUIREMENTS MAY CHANGE PENDING NATIONAL UPDATESl