Welcome to the Adventure of Scouting!
The Adventure takes place at the J. Warren Cutler Scout Reservation located near Naples, New York in the beautiful Bristol Hills. Cub Scouts live in one of five themed villages for three days and two nights.
While there they participate in camp wide activities such as boating and fishing, swimming, nature, archery, and shooting sports as well as themed village programs.
The High Seas Adventure
Ahoy mates and welcome to the High Seas! Grab your fishing pole and your bathing suit because you are going on an adventure with your captain and first mate. You will battle another ship in a spongewar, make your own boat to race down a raingutter, learn knots with edible string, and end your stay on a treasure hunt looking for buried treasure!
The Medieval Castle
Walk over the drawbridge and back into medieval times. As a squire you will create your own hats and tunics to wear to the final dinner. You will decorate your tunic with your own coat of arms before participating in the royal tournament. Test your strength, aim, and teamwork skills to earn your knighthood into the royal court. After you have been knighted you may be called upon to defend your castle from intruders and dragons using the castles own catapult!
The Pioneer Fort
Howdy partner! Get ready for life in the 1800’s when you step inside Fort Radcliff to meet your sheriff. You will spend your days as a settler would, making candles, homemade ice cream, and pioneer toys. You will also be able to play a pioneer game of kickball, go panning for gold in a creek bed, and eat your ice cream before becoming an honorary deputy for the rest of your stay.
The Native American Village
Welcome to life before the settlers came to America. With teepees, a longhouse, and a totem pole, you will feel as though you have stepped back in time. While in this village you will create different crafts, such as dreamcatchers and choker necklaces you will also learn about the beliefs behind the crafts. A game of lacrosse and spear throwing will sharpen your Native American skills and you will leave with a new appreciation of the Native American culture. This village is geared towards 1st year Webelos Scouts.
The Mountain Man Brigade
Welcome to the rugged life on the frontier. Learn about and try building your own campsite improvement with the other seven people in your brigade. Sharpen your fire building skills because you will be cooking your own dinner over a fire you have created! To round out this adventure you will learn all about Boy Scouting and the programs offered to you as a Boy Scout by the OA Coordinator. This village is geared towards 2nd year Webelos Scouts.