Scout Camps & Overnights

October Events

***Due to the environmental damaged caused by Hurricane Irma, the outing at Camp Sawyer has been cancelled.***

Cub Family Fun Day
  • What is it? The Cub Scout Family Fun Day & Camp out is an opportunity for boys and their families to start the Cub Scout year off with a fun outdoor event. This Cub Family Fun Day will feature games and activities designed for the entire family.
  • When? Saturday, October 07, 2017, beginning at 9 am and conclude by 3 pm. All three locations

Camping is available at Camp Sawyer from 5 pm Friday to Sunday 11 AM .

For more information about the campground, click here 

Camp Jackson Sawyer, South Florida Council, BSA


Parent Action Items:
 If you plan on attending, please remember the following:

What to Bring?  Here is a list of essential and optional gear to consider as well:

 Essential Gear Optional Gear
  • Cub Scout Handbook
  • Backpack
  • Full Class A Uniform
  • Pack T-Shirt (class B uniform)
  • T-Shirts (long or short sleeve)
  • Wristwatch
  • Sleepwear
  • Shorts
  • Jeans or light cargo pants
  • Belt
  • Jacket
  • Rain-gear
  • Socks
  • Underwear and/or Thermals
  • (1) Extra Pair of Socks
  • (1) Extra Pair of Underwear
  • Hiking shoes or comfortable footwear for hiking
  • Towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Headgear (Cap and/or Rain hat)
  • The 6 essentials of a hike:
    • Sun Protection
    • A Whistle
    • Canteen or Water bottle
    • A First Aid Kit
    • A Flashlight
    • Trail Food
  • Pillow
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Air Mattress or bedroll
  • A Large tarp or cot to place under your bedroll or air mattress
  • Personal Mess Kit, including utensils and drink-ware
  • Toiletries (Don’t forget to bring washcloths)
  • Toilet Paper (just in case)
  • Hand Soap or Hand Sanitizer
  • Insect Repellent
  • Tent
  • Lantern (propane or battery operated)
  • Camp Chairs
  • Mobile Phone w/Charger
  • Any personal medication you might need

  • Small Tent Fan
  • Additional light(s) for your tent
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Hiking Staffs or hiking poles
  • Fishing Gear
  • Citronella Candles
  • Glow Sticks
  • Sandals
  • Work Gloves
  • Pocket Knife
  • Camp Shovel
  • Hatchet
  • Mallet or Hammer
  • Flint Steel or Matches/Lighter
  • Duct Tape
  • Rope, string or Twine
  • Carabiners
  • Gear ties
  • Clothespins
  • Spare Propane or batteries for lantern
  • Spare Mantels for Propane Lantern
  • Spare Batteries for flashlights
  • Cooler
  • Extra Water
  • Any personal snacks or drinks that you might want
  • Magazines or books
  • Personal Journal w/pen or pencil
  • Extension Cord/power strip