The 2008 NCS First Year Camper Section will be at Camp
Resolute (Bolton, MA), dates TBD
(we are currently planning on expanding the syllabus to run on both weekends)
Visit http://www.nerbsa.org/program/campschool/boyscouts/ for registration/location information
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
This website is meant to serve as a resource for those who assist in running a First Year Camper Program at a Boy Scout Resident Camp.
Syllabi and Program Resources
First Year Camper Program Guide
Companion Website. This is a complete guide to implementing a First Year Camper Program. It has been accepted as a "Best Idea" by the Boy Scouts of America.
Bushcraft, Scouting, and Woodlore Notes
This file is from the 1960's, I believe, and contains a wide variety of useful Outdoor Skills information.
Rank Requirement Instructional Videos
The BSA has just published instructional videos for the Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class rank requirements. The videos are straightforward and are a great way to learn the basic skills taught in the First Year Camper Program.
Teaching EDGE™ (compass version)
This is from a draft version of the new National Youth Leader Training syllabus.
Presentation Evaluation Form
This form is designed to complement presentations designed using the Teaching EDGETM.
First Year Camper Philosophy Summary
Presentation from the Northeast Region Outdoor Program Seminar on First Year Camper Program Philosophy
Starenock Compass Game
Games and Riddles
Discussion of First Year Camper Program Models
Additional Syllabi/Lesson Plans
If you have materials you would like to see, materials you would like to share, or any other comments, please contact email@example.com.