Cub Camp at Gorsuch 2017

 

Here is a message from Mary Maresh and our Cub Scout Staff!

 

Cub Scout Camp has moved to Camp Gorsuch!

Here are some of the benefits:

  • Larger Dining Hall
  • Opportunity for Cub Scout Swimming
  • More Covered Places for Activities including Dan's Palace
  • Covered Shooting Range
  • Larger Camp
  • Better Parking
  • Longer Summer Camp Season for staff (they will be working at Cub Camp and Boy Scout Camp)

 

Weeks of Camp and Links to Register on the bottom of this page.

 

Camp Gorusch  is now home to the largest camping program of the Great Alaska Council - Cub Scout camping! This camp is located on Mirror Lake and is part of the Rasmuson Scout Reservation. With options for day-camp or overnight resident camp, there's something for every Cub Scout and his family at Camp Gorsuch. Come join the fun!

 

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!


Day Camp

Day Camp is available to boys in all dens and runs Tuesday through Friday each week of camp. Cub Scouts arrive each morning at 8:45 a.m. with their leaders and parents and stay until closing flag at 4:45 p.m. On Friday they stay until 8:00 p.m. Lunch is provided all week for day campers along with dinner on Friday. Families are encouraged to come for dinner and a campfire program put on by the Cub Scouts on Friday Night. Dinner is at 5:15 p.m. and the campfire is at 6:30 p.m.

 

Wolves & Bears Resident Camp 

Wolf and Bear dens arrive on Monday night at 7:00 p.m. All of the meals are provided starting Tuesday morning and ending with the Friday night dinner. Cub Scouts and their leaders will stay in cabins at camp. The cabins have bunk-beds with mattresses. Showers and flushing toilets are available. Participants will need to bring their own sleeping bags and personal hygiene items. Families are encouraged to come for dinner and a campfire program put on by the Cub Scouts on Friday Night. Dinner is at 5:15 p.m. and the campfire is at 6:30 p.m.

 

Webelos Resident Camp 

Webelos dens arrive on Monday night at 7:00 p.m. All meals are provided starting Tuesday morning and ending with the Friday night dinner. Webelos will make some of their meals as part of their program. Webelos Scouts and their leaders will stay in tents at camp. The tents have wooden platforms. Showers and flushing toilets are available. Participants will need to bring their own sleeping bags and personal hygiene items. Families are encouraged to come for dinner and a campfire program put on by the Cub Scouts on Friday Night. Dinner is at 5:15 p.m. and the campfire is at 6:30 p.m. 

 

Family Nights at Camp

Thursday and Friday nights are Family Nights at camp. Thursday features open program such as tandem canoeing, archery, rifle, and dodge ball! Friday night features a campfire program starring the Cub Scouts themselves. Dinner is available both nights: meals for children 3 and under are free, children 4 to 10 years old are $6 each, meals for people 11 and up are $10 each. More details are in the Camp Carlquist Leader’s Guide.

 

2018 camp fees coming this fall!

 

Camp Fees 

Even though the registration system is tracking the names of youth and adults attending camp, it does not track payments for specific youth or adults. The registration system only tracks payment from the Pack as a whole. Packs  are responsible for accounting for payments from its members towards camp.

 

Base Price

All of the camps have a Base Price

Camp Youth Adult
Cub Scout Day Camp at Gorsuch    
Cub Scout Resident Camp at Gorsuch    

 

Discount for First Two Leaders

The fee for the first two leaders at all camps will be reduced to $65 per person by the office staff between March 1, 2017 and March 13, 2017. (With our new registration system this is the best way to do it)

 

Discounts for Paying 50% of your Total Fees by.

Discounts for youth and adults will be applied between March 1, 2017 and March 13 2017 for units who pay 50% of the amount due by .... (50% of the total Base Fee.)

Camp Youth Adult
Cub Scout Day Camp at Gorsuch Early Discount    
Cub Scout Resident Camp at Gorsuch Early Discount    

 

 

15% Discount for Reaching Friends of Scouting goal by.

Discounts will be applied between March 1, 2017 and March 13 2017. Information about Friends of Scouting Goals and progress can be found on each of the Districts' Webpages.

 

Late Fees - Full Payment Due

Full Camp Payment is due on April 30, 2017.  Packs will be credited for the number of Youth and Adult spots paid in full. There will be a Late Registration Fee that will be applied to any new reservation or any reservation not paid in full by April 30, 2017.

Camp Youth Adult
Cub Scout Day Camp at Gorsuch Late Fee    
Cub Scout Resident Camp at Gorsuch Late Fee    

 

To Reserve a Spot today it is $25 per person.

Will be applied towards your camp fees. Each session includes Day Camp and Resident Camp. You will select Day Campers and Dens in February.


 

File Name Description
2017 Cub Leaders Guide Download
BSA Medical Form Download
Camp Fees and Fee Schedule Download
Campership Appliation Download
Gorsuch Camp Map with Campsites Download
Refund Policy & Schedule Download
Registration Instructions Download
Webinar Powerpoint Slides Download
Webinar Recording Download