Topic: Camping

Week 4 added to Camp Rockefeller Schedule!

BIG NEWS!! Due to Overwhelming Response for this summer’s Camp Rockefeller we have just decided to ADD WEEK 4!!! It will be held from Jun 26-Jul 2 and it is now open for reservations with a $200 deposit. All campsites are open so get your deposit down soon as sites are assigned based on date […]

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Beaver Day 2022 News!!

ANNOUNCING – BEAVER DAY AT CAMP! QUAPAW AREA COUNCIL, BSA ANNUAL CAMP CLEAN UP/FIX UP WEEKEND WILL BE SATURDAY, MARCH  19th 2022 YOU’RE INVITED TO COME CAMPING AND JOIN IN THE SCOUTING FELLOWSHIP AS WE OPEN CAMP FOR ANOTHER GREAT CAMPING SEASON BRING YOUR LIMB-LOPPERS, SHOVELS, RAKES, LEAF BLOWERS, PRESSURE WASHERS, GLOVES & ENERGY! LUNCH […]

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Dr. Jinnings Burruss earns Certified Executive Chef recognition

Congratulations to Dr. W. Jinnings Burruss for obtaining his World Chefs Certified Executive Chef credential! Jinnings has served as the Executive Chef for Camp Rockefeller for many years and is instrumental in making the food at Camp Rockefeller a cut above, but now he has earned this credential from the World Chefs Association. The holder […]

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Calendar Changes for Early 2021

The following changes to the 2021 calendar have been made in our continuing effort to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic in a way that leans forward but always puts the safety of our Scouts and volunteers first. In light of the recent encouraging news around immunizations, we are extremely optimistic that the we are beginning to […]

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Unit Meeting Guidelines during COVID-19

August 10, 2020   Quapaw Area Council; Boy Scouts of America Risk Management Unit Meeting Guidelines, Fall 2020 COVID 19 Guidelines   Preliminary Comments: The Council office has received questions about how to proceed with the Scouting program at the unit level this Fall.  Unfortunately, there are no perfect answers.  This should be obvious to […]

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Can Units Go Camping?

What should a unit do that wants to plan an activity? The BSA recently released this Decision Guide to help you think through that decision.  The CDC has provided some great considerations for youth camping. Of course, the most important source for guidance on camping should always be the Arkansas State Dept of Health. Another […]

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Summer Camp Cancelled / Mystery Camp Registration Open

Statement regarding Camp Rockefeller Scouts BSA Resident Camp (Summer Camp) The safety of our Scouting Family is our top priority. After a very in-depth review of the State directives for operating overnight camps, the recommendation from our Council Health and Safety committee and our Camping Task force is to cancel Camp Rockefeller Scouts BSA Resident […]

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Delayed Start to Camp Rockefeller due to COVID-19

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Our aims are character development, leadership development, citizenship training and personal fitness. Central among the various methods that we use to […]

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Camp Rockefeller Once Again Nationally Accredited

Camp Rockefeller was rated a nationally accredited camp today, June 18, 2019.  Congratulations to the Camp Director, David Clark; Program Director, Archer Tribett and the quality Camp Staff for meeting the many standards required to be a Nationally accredited camp.  Over 200 standards related to safety and quality program were reviewed for Camp Rockefeller to […]

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New Parent Portal available for Summer Camp Registration

As part of our new event registration system (Black Pug), unit leaders now have the ability to manage all of their summer camp registrations in one unit registration while still giving parents the ability to pay fees directly or, at the unit leader’s discretion, manage the scout’s schedule. This offers the best of both worlds. […]

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