Camping

Hiker & Denali

Use the dropdown or side menus to checkout one of our nationally accredited camping programs!

  • Camp Carlquist: where adventure and imagination come together for an unparalleled Cub Scout camping experience! Choose from one of 5 weeks of resident (overnight) and day camp. 
  • Camp Gorsuch: a traditional camp for Boy Scouts that honors the traditions of Scouting in Alaska while challenging Scouts with new experiences and taking the next steps on the Scouting trail. 
  • Denali High Adventure Scout Base: summer camp with a high adventure twist! Denali High Adventure Scout Base goes beyond the basics to provide unmatched  programs and experiences for Scouts in the primitive Alaskan wilderness. 
  • Eagle River Scout Camp: with program options for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, Eagle River Scout Camp is the premier camping destination for Scouts in Southeast Alaska!

Apply to be on Camp Staff!

Does your child enjoy spending the summer outdoors? Do they enjoy working as part of a team? Do they need to earn some money this summer? Then they should apply to work at one of the Great Alaska Council's summer camps! We are looking for outstanding young men and women to join our team in 2017. Working on camp staff is a great summer job and provides valuable work experience. Camp teaches teamwork, problem-solving, personal responsibility, and many other valuable skills. Paid positions are available for staff age 15 and up.

Staff applications are available online: Click here to apply!


But wait...we've got more than just summer camp programs!

  • Okpik: We live in Alaska, it tends to get cold. And snow. A lot. But not even cold weather and snow can stop a Scout. Join us for the premier cold weather camping training in Alaska! Learn how to conquer the Alaskan Winter and prepare your Scouts for an unmatched camping experience!
  • Alaska Ultimate High Adventure: Your portal to exploring our incredible state! One day you could be staring at the Majestic mountains of the Alaska Range, the next you could be sea-kaying in the shadow of a glacier. If your unit is looking for an adventure, we can deliver an experience you and your Scouts will never forget!

Click here and check out our Ultimate High Adventure Webpage! 


Important Information regarding summer camp 

Leader Fees:  
Each unit is allowed two leaders at $60 each when registering with the exception of LDS 11 year old camp and Denali High Adventure Scout Base.
   
Camperships (Great Alaska Council Scouts only): 
A limited number of camperships are available to help youth in need of financial assistance. Download the campership application below. Please review the form carefully! Camperships are not transferable and have no cash value.
   
Friends of Scouting Discount (Great Alaska Council Units only):
If a unit reaches its Friends of Scouting goal it will receive a 15% discount on camp. Goals must be met by March 11, 2016. Speak with your District Executive for more information.

 

File Name Description
BSA Medical Form Download
Campership Application Download
Merit Badge Rotation Schedule Download
Refund Policy & Schedule Download