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Camping and Outdoor Program

2016 Journey to Excellence (JTE) Camping and Outdoor Program Goals

Cub Scouts

Goal #6 – Outdoor activities: Conduct outdoor activities and field trips.  The pack has activities and field trips in the outdoors, which could include outdoor pack meetings, hikes, family campouts, parades, outdoor service projects, etc.  All dens have the opportunity to participate.

Bronze Level: Each den has the opportunity to participate in three outdoor activities or field trips during the year. (50 points)

Silver Level: Each den has the opportunity to participate in four outdoor activities or field trips during the year. (100 points)

Gold Level: Each den has the opportunity to participate in five outdoor activities or field trips during the year. (200 points)

 Goal #7 – Day/resident/family camp: Cub Scouts attend day camp, family camp, and/or resident camp.  Cub Scouts attend an in-council or out-of-council Cub Scout day camp, family camp, and/or Cub Scout resident camp in 2015.  STEM programs either as a day camp or resident camp are also included.  All levels are total number of different Cub Scouts attending (A) divided by total number of Cub Scouts registered in the pack as of June 30, 2016 (B). Total = (A) / (B).

Bronze Level: 33% of Cub Scouts participate in a camping experience or improvement over the prior year. (50 points)

Silver Level: 50%, or 33% and have improvement over the prior year. (100 Points)

Gold Level: 75%, or 50% and have improvement over the prior year. (200 points) 

Boy Scouts

2016 Journey to Excellence (JTE) Camping and Outdoor Program Goals

Goal #6 – Short-term camping: Conduct short-term or weekend campouts (at least one overnight) throughout the year.

Bronze Level: Conduct four short-term overnight campouts. (50 points)

Silver Level: Conduct seven short-term overnight campouts. (100 points)

Gold Level: Conduct nine short-term overnight campouts. (200 points)

 Goal #7 – Long-term camping: Long-term camping: Participate in a long-term camp with a majority of the troop in attendance.  Number of Boy Scouts who attend any in-council or out-of-council long-term summer camp (of at least five nights), high-adventure experience, or jamboree, or serve on camp staff within the past year, divided by the Boy Scout membership on June 30, 2016. Youth attending long-term specialty camps such as NYLT or STEM are also counted.

Bronze Level: The troop participates in a long-term camp. (50 points)

Silver Level: 60% of Scouts attend a long-term camp. (100 points)

Gold Level: 70% of Scouts attend a long-term camp. (200 points)