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Use this as a checklist to make sure you are taking your pack to a place this is proper and safe for them to camp.
Places the are good to take a pack to camp are most state parks that have bathrooms. Such as Parkers Creek, Vista Point,
Camp Durant is approved and many councils within close driving have Cub Scout reservations you can use.
Many Church camps will do also
Places to camp
Has links to Philmont, Sea Base, Northern Tier, and the Summit.
Camp Durant has a special rate if you attend camp they will take you to the summit at a reduced rate.
Camp Durant.com for more information.
Here in Washington NC
Schooners, Kyaks and jet ski's in our own backyard.
Summer and weekend programs
A directory of Hiking Trails in NC


Hanging Rock State park.
This park makes a good day trip for Cub Scouts or a camping trip for Boy Scouts.
Many trails and waterfalls in the park to see and the view from hanging rock is great.
If the campground is full there are two others on the Dan River just outside the park.
Moore Springs 4H camp
Mr Sam's 336-593-3005
Canoe trips are available on the Dan that last about half a day.



USS Yorktown at Patriots point in Charleston SC has overnite camping for Cub and Boy Scouts.
Combine it with historic trails program or Aviation merit badge to keep the boys looking around.
Meals are included and you get a tour of Ft Sumter. Consider going in the very early spring to avoid the heat.






Stone Mtn SRA has a good group site.
No backpacking sites, but you can hike 10 miles using the trails.
Do not pass up the waterfalls at this park, they are worth seeing.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:47

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