Housatonic Council hosts Cub Scout and Webelos camping

The Housatonic Council, Boy Scouts of America, invites all Cub and Webelos scouts to participate in summer camping at Camp Strang in Goshen.

Cub Resident Camp is for boys entering second or third grades. Webelos Camp is for boys entering fourth or fifth grades. Boys do not have to be registered scouts in order to attend either program. The camps offer swimming, boating, fishing, star-gazing, BB-gun range, archery, meals and a campfire.

Cub Resident Camp is Aug. 5 through 7 for $135. Webelos Camp is Aug. 5 through 10 for $325; a half week during Aug. 5 through 10 costs $185. Applications are available at the Council office in Derby or online at housatonicbsa.org at Cub Scout Summer Camp. Camperships are available to those who meet the criteria. A typical day's program includes polar bear swim, breakfast, morning activities, lunch, siesta, afternoon activities, free swim, dinner, evening program campfire and lights out.