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Cub Scout Activities

Scout Night with the Mankato MoonDogs

Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July 13, 2019
Franklin Rogers Park Mankato
Three Great Options To Choose!

Scout Night With The MoonDogs has a new format for 2019!  And we’re hoping to knock it out of the park with options that will work with your family!

Tailgate and the Game!
Friday, July 12, 2019
5:30 p.m. Tailgate party with a 7:05 p.m. opening pitch
$7 per person

Enjoy your favorite tailgate foods together with other Scouting families starting at 5:30 p.m. before the game.   At 7:05 p.m. the Mankato MoonDogs host the St. Cloud Rox for nine innings of great baseball fun!  Wear your Scout Field Uniform and line up on the field with the team for the National Anthem – it will be a Kodak moment for sure!  The enjoy the game and be sure to root for the home team.    

Overnight On Franklin Rogers Field
Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July 13, 2019
Immediately following the game
$5 per person

Immediately after the game, grab your tent and gear to camp out on the field!  Enjoy a fun camping experience in a totally cool environment – the ball field; how many families can say they camp in a ball field!  Breakfast is provided.

MoonDogs Day Camp (Youth grades K-5)
Saturday, July 13, 2019
8 a.m. – Noon
$20 per youth ($15 Popcorn Super Saver Units)

Plan to stay Saturday for a fun Day Camp at Franklin Rogers Park beginning at 8 a.m.  Join the Minnesota State University Mankato Athletes to practice your favorite sport, play games and learn what it takes to be a collegiate athlete – all while playing on the field at Franklin Rogers Park!  Adults attend this camp free of charge.  Please bring water, tennis shoes, your favorite baseball cap and sun screen.  MoonDogs Day Camp is open to Cub Scouts and siblings grades K-5.

Now the best part – you can pick and choose which of the three events work into your world. Click the blue “click to register” button below, read through your choices, then select and register for those events you will be attending!  It’s just that simple – we’ll see you at the ballpark!

MoonDog Event registration closes July 8, 2019.  After this date you may still attend but must register through the event coordinators.  Click the blue registration button below for contact information

Twilight Camp Cub Scouts

Monday, July 29 – Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Spring Lake Park, North Mankato
5:30 – 8 p.m.

$50 per youth

Farm, Fields and Fun will come to life at Twilight Camp for Cub Scouts.  This evening camp is the perfect way to enjoy the summer camp opportunities in the evening after typical working hours.

The camp begins each night at 5:30 p.m. Please eat supper before arriving.  Each evening the Camp Team will have an adventure planned.  It could be First Aid one night, following by cooking and hiking the next, only to be followed up by fun and games on the last night.

This camp is held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night, July 29-31, 2019, at Spring Lake Park in lower North Mankato.  Cost to attend is $50 per Scout; adults attend at no cost.  You are also welcome to purchase a camp    t-shirt for an additional $15.  For those wanting shirts, your registration must be in by July 7, 2019.  

For those units who earned the  Super Saver level of popcorn 2018, your rate will be $40 per Scout with adults attending free.  

The evening ends at 8 p.m.  Camp is held outdoors, rain or shine so plan accordingly.

Twilight Camp is designed for Scouts in grades 1 – 3, fall of 2019. However, if an older Cub Scout would like to participate they are welcome.

Registration closes July 22, 2019.  After this date you may still attend but must register through Heidi Nelson directly.  Please click the blue registration button below for contact information.

 

 

 

Cub Scout Resident Camp – Cedar Point

Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 2019
Cedar Point Scout Camp
$125 per Adult/Scout pair; $65 each add’l Scout same family

Sow the seeds of Scouting…Come grow with us!  Join us at Cedar Point Scout Camp for Cub Scout Resident Camp “Farm, Fields and Fun” on Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11, 2019.

This adventure is open to all Cub Scouts entering 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade fall of 2019 (4th and 5th graders should visit Northwoods Webelos Camp at Northwoods Webelos Camp Link).  Campers will spend two nights tenting, have meals provided, and will enjoy a wide range of activities centered around the theme of Farm, Fields and Fun!

The adventure begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday evening for dinner, an opening ceremony, fun time and campfire.  Wake up early Saturday morning for breakfast followed by all day activities!  Some of the day activities include archery, making bread, sling shots, first aid and farm games.  In the evening you’ll learn about Dutch Oven Cooking, have a hayride, chapel and yummy desserts.  Sunday will find you having breakfast and experiencing more fun in various rotations.  The camp ends with closing ceremonies at Noon.

Scouts who attend this action packed camp will toward completing various belt loops

  • Tiger:  Tigers in the Wild and Safe and Smart
  • Wolf:  Paws on Path and Air of the Wolf
  • Bear:  Bear Necessities, Fur, Feathers and Ferns and Roaring Laughter
  • Webelos/AOL: Build My Own Hero, Looking Forward Looking Back

Cost for resident camp is $125 for each parent/adult pair (scout must attend with an adult).  If you have additional scouts in the same family, they attend for $65 each.  You can purchase a T-shirt for $15 if you choose so during the registration process.  For those wanting shirts, your registration must be in by July 15, 2019.

**If your Pack earned the Popcorn Super Saver camp rates during Popcorn 2018, your rates will be $110 youth/adult pair.

Also, if your individual Scout earned the $25 camp coupon during Popcorn 2018, you can enter the voucher code for an additional  $25 savings!  Please obtain voucher code from your Cubmaster.**

Registration will be open until August 2, 2019.  After that date you may still attend but must register through Jay Striemer.  Please click the blue registration button for contact information.

 

Cub Scout Day Camp

Saturday, August 17, 2019
North Park , Alden, MN
$20 per youth; $7 per adult

Sow the seeds of Scouting… Come grow with us!  Join us at the North Park in Alden, MN on Saturday, August 17, 2019, for Farms, Fields and Fun!

North Park is located at at 342 North Broadway Avenue in Alden, MN.

This adventure is open to all Cub Scouts entering grade 1-5 during the 2019-2020 school year.  The Early Bird cost is $20 per youth and $7 per adults.  Early Bird registration ends on August 6, 2019, with the price changing to $30 per youth and $10 per adult.

If your unit is a Super Seller unit from Popcorn 2018, your cost will be $15 per youth and $7 per adult if registered by August 6, 2019.  After that date price changes to $30 per youth and $10 per adult.

T-shirts are available for an additional $15 fee until July 29, 2019, and need to be ordered during the registration process.  Camp registration closes on August 10, 2019.  You may still attend after this date but must register directly with Ann Bryson.  Click the registration button below for contact information.

Lunch is provided.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own water bottle, sunscreen and bug repellent.  Closed toes shoes are required.

Program includes BB Guns, Archery, Crafts, Scout Games,  and the best part – S’mores for lunch!  

   

Schedule of Events
8 a.m.        Check-in
8:30 a.m.  Flag Ceremony
9 a.m.       Program Begin
Lunch provided complete with S’mores!
Afternoon programming begins immediately once everyone is done with lunch
3:30 p.m.  Closing Ceremony
4 p.m.        Depart camp

2019 Popcorn Fest

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Cedar Point Scout Camp
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Popcorn Committee for Twin Valley Council is very excited to announce Popcorn Fest 2019!  Popcorn Fest is our new and improved training and the committee is hoping you’ll find it a fun filled event!

Popcorn Fest will held at Cedar Point Scout Camp located near Fairmont, MN, on Saturday, August 24, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. (check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.)

The first 90 minutes of the day will be spent learning all about the NEW Trail’s End popcorn app, and the NEW Trail’s End prize program.   We’ll talk popcorn sales tips and strategy and have time for conversations with fellow Popcorn Kernels and other adults.

Following popcorn training we will open up the Popcorn Fest for the Scouts and have some fun!  

The ranges will be open for BB Gun and Archery, *take a bounce in the Bounce House, have your face painted, try your skill at all types of yard games, *throw a tomahawk, *run the obstacle course, *attempt the monkey bridge, fly a drone, *build a robot or just have fun! 

Scouts, BSA should bring their swimsuit and towel as the waterfront will offer canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards! 

*Please note – some activities are age/height/ability sensitive.

Roasting a hot dog over the fire, making a S’more, playing a yard game or having your face painted.  Whatever you choose, it will be a fun time!  

As mentioned, for lunch grab a hot dog or two.  If you’d like a soda/tea/etc please bring one along otherwise, we’ll have water available.  

Popcorn Fest wraps up at 2 p.m.  At this time you are welcome to wander Cedar Point Scout Camp (at your own risk) or head into Fairmont for some shopping.  

In the evening it’s Scout Night At The Raceway!  What Scout doesn’t want to sleep by the racetrack?  This event is happening at the Fairmont Raceway.  Your Scout will attend the races free of charge and adults will receive reduced priced tickets of $6 each.  You do need to register for this event separately so please see the button below.

Are you a $1,500 Club Member? 

All Club Members (those who sold $1,500 or more in popcorn during the 2018 sale) will receive an awesome $1,500 Club Sweatshirt sporting our new Club logo!  However, you must register by July 12th AND attend the event to be eligible to receive the sweatshirt.

2019 Commission Climb.  

Units who attend the Popcorn Fest with their Popcorn Kernel and at least one youth will have an additional 2% commission added to their base level.

As an added bonus, units who  have 10% of their youth who are on their BSA unit roster July 31, 2019, attend Popcorn Fest on August 24, 2019, along with the Unit Popcorn Kernel (minimum of 2 Scouts) will receive an additional 3% commission.  

For example, if your units has 25 Scouts on the roster July 31, 2019, your unit would need 3 Scouts (10% of 25 is 2.5 rounded up to 3) and the Popcorn Kernel.  Another example,  if your unit has 9 Scouts on the roster July 31, 2019, your unit would need 2 Scouts (10% of 9 is .9 rounded up to 1 but there is a 2 youth minimum requirement) and the Popcorn Kernel.

Schedule of Events

  • 8:30 a.m. Check-in begins
  • 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Popcorn Training
  • 10:30 – 2 p.m.  Popcorn Fest!
  • 2 – 5 p.m.  Families are on their own
  • 5 p.m. Door open for Scout Night At The Fairmont Raceway!

Scout Night At The Fairmont Raceway

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Fairmont Raceway
Doors open at 5 p.m.
$6 per person; 12 and under free

Join us for a full night of dirt track racing!  It’s Scout Night At The Fairmont Raceway!

Twin Valley Council is excited to team up with the Fairmont Raceway to bring you this event on a great night; it’s the Raceway’s Annual Ultimate Kids Night!  This means there will be several chances to win some great prizes for the younger kids, including bikes!  The grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. The Hot Laps start at 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.  Prize giveaways are before the races begin so it is important to arrive a little early on kid’s night.  Watch the Fairmont Raceway website for details about the giveaways. 

What kid doesn’t want to camp at the raceway?  The area on the north side of the track (behind turn 4) is reserved for Scout camping.  Arrive early and pitch your tent before the races.  After the races is fine as well, but you’ll setting up in the dark!

Before the races be part of the National Anthem and check out the race cars on display in the grandstand area.

Immediately following the races everything from autographs, tours of the pit areas, chat with the drivers and get another chance to check out the race cars!       

In the morning grab a doughnut and head for home by 10 a.m.

All Scouts (any age) and youth under age 12 will attend free of charge.  Adults and youth age 13 and older are $6 each ($12 at the door). 

Everyone must register through the twinvalleybsa.org website to receive this special pricing.   

Questions please contact
Jay Striemer at 507-236-0679 or jstriemer@yourstarnet.net

 

Cub Camp Health & Shooting Sports Forms

Any camp participant, youth or adult, must have a Health & Shooting Sports Form submitted at Camp. No exceptions.

If your child wishes to participate in BB Gun and Archery activities parents must also sign the Shooting Sports Permission.

It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure their child has a Health & Shooting Sports Form at camp.

North Woods Webelos Camp requires a physical signed by a Doctor.

Camp Camp Song Book

This songbook was developed by a Twin Valley Council volunteer for a Wood Badge ticket item and is available for download below.

Cub Camp Song Books

Cub Camp Staff

Are you interested in helping at Cub Camps as a staff member? Please contact your District Executive to complete a staff application so we can get your name to the appropriate camp director.

Forms listed on this page are in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and/or Adobe PDF format. You will need Microsoft Office, or Adobe Acrobat® Reader to view and print these forms. Free PDF Reader software may be downloaded from the Adobe web site.