Tradition

Troop 451 maintains several strong traditions of the Scouting program, including Native American themed dances and ceremonies.

High Adventure

High adventure programs are a key part of the program for older Scouts, This includes horse-back riding, canoeing/Kayaking, SCUBA, whitewater rafting, sailing, and more.

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Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

Summer Camp

Troop 451 has participated in summer camp at Camp Geiger in St. Joseph, Missouri since 2001.

2020 Summer Camp Information

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Fun and Adventure

Offering young people responsible fun and adventure.


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Character Development

Instill lifetime values in young people and develop in them ethical character.

Training

Training

Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership.


Service

Service

Serve America's communities and families with its quality, values-based program.

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to provide a program for community organizations that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth.

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Camp Geiger 2018 Second Session

Apr 25 2016

Summer Camp 2020

Summer Camp is upon us! Troop 451 is returning to Camp Geiger in St. Joseph, MO.

  • There will be a uniform and locker inspection Friday, June 12th from 6pm to 7:30pm at FUMC.
  • We will depart from the First United Methodist Church of Lewisville at 10pm on Saturday, June 13th.
  • We will return between 10pm and 11pm on Saturday, June 20th.

Be sure to review each of the following sections:

  • An Overview of Camp Geiger
  • Merit Badge Selections
  • Packing List and Forms
  • Payments
  • Friday-Night Check-In
  • Staying Connected

An Overview of Camp Geiger

Camp Geiger has created a Guide that describes the camp, the activities, and daily life at Summer Camp. Check it out for all the details. There is also a Map to show you how to get around Camp Geiger.

Adults have a choice of activities too. Refer to this list of activities available in 2019 to see what may be planned for Adults in 2020.

Families who want to attend Family Night (Wed 6/17) or the Tapping Fire (Thurs 6/18) are more than welcome!

Additional policies and information about camp can be found on Geiger's own page: http://www.ponyexpressbsa.org/camping-and-activities/camp-geiger

Merit Badge Selections

Merit Badge Selection has been moved and will open May 1st. The classes fill up fast, so select your classes quickly.

  1. While at Camp, you can complete multiple BSA Merit Badges.
  2. Review the Merit Badge Descriptions to see what classes are offered.
  3. The Merit Badge Descriptions document also includes the Non-Merit Badge Activities available.
  4. Review the Merit Badge Schedule for the times when your classes are available, and choose times that do not overlap.
  5. Fill out the Merit Badge Selection form and send it in.

Packing List and Forms

Download the following forms to prepare for Summer Camp.

Payments

The cost this year will be $500 for Scouts and $400 for Adults.

Because we are unable to meet in person, did you know you can also make your payments to the Troop for this and other items through Venmo and Paypal?  Just send payments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and be sure to include what the payment is for in your comments! 

Friday Night's Check-In

The Scout's packed belongings will be sent up ahead of the Scouts themselves. The Friday night before leaving, these activities will occur from 6pm to 7:30pm.

  • Footer Locker Inspection
  • Medicine Check-In
  • Money Check-In
  • OTC Medicine Waiver
  • BSA Forms (2 copies) Check-In
  • Insurance Card (2 copies) Check-In.

Staying Connected

Stay Connected with everything that is happening is accomplished through blog posts and pictures of the Scouts at Summer Camp. As a registered member, you can view how to access these sources of communication. (You must be logged in to view that page).