Fish Camp at S bar F Scout Ranch
Merit Badges offered at Fish Camp:
Fish and Wildlife Management
The BSA Complete
Scouts who complete the 3 Merit Badges listed
above will qualify for The BSA Complete Angler Award.
Scouts, age 15 and above, who have completed the BSA Complete Angler
Award, are elidgible for certification as a BSA Certified Angler
July 20-26 at
Fish Camp is organized to combine fun camp
activities with an emphasis on Fishing, Fly Fishing, and Fish and Wildlife
Management. It is designed for registered, mature BSA Scouts ages 13-17.
Scouts can sign up individually or a troop may bring a
group of Scouts who meet the minimum requirements.
- Registered member of the Boy Scouts of
America who has attended long-term Boy Scout camp for a minimum of two years.
- 13 years of age and First Class
- Completed medical Form
- All participants will be requried to have personal
fishing gear and sufficient camping clothing.
Check in will be on Sunday at 2 p.m. and check out will be
Saturday at 9 a.m.
The entire Swift Base at S bar F Scout Ranch will be
dedicated to Fish Camp for this week. Participants will be placed in patrols and troops under
the leadership of experienced adult leaders who will help guide them through
the week. BSA Certified Angler Instructors will be leading many of
the educational sessions while members of the
Swift Base Camp Staff will be leading many of the competitions and recreational
programs. The program is a place where Scouts can relax, focus on
the development of a life-long hobby, and explore the opportunities provided in
Fish and Wildlife Management.
Medical Forms are required. The Scout uniform will also be required at all dinners and opening and closing campfires.
Fish Camp is a provisional Scout experience. That means that individual Scouts sign-up and
attend the week under adult leadership recruited by the Camp Director. Any adult leader who would like to attend and
help is encouraged to call the Greater St. Louis Area Camping Department at 314-361-0600.
Scouts form the
We will place Scouts from the same home troop in the same
patrol and troop at camp, unless requested otherwise.
Order of the
There will be no OA programs during the week. Scouts may
use this summer camp experience to meet the camping requirements to be elected
by their own home troop.
Anyone requiring special meal consideration should be
prepared to supplement the normal camp menu.
Refrigeration will be available for those with special needs. Package and clearly mark any foods.