Mini Camp Weekends

Summer Camp When You Want It!

You spoke and we listened. We’re revamping Mini-Camps this spring by providing more flexible pricing and unit-friendly programs on select weekends at Naish. We’re calling them Adventure Weekends and they have plenty to offer your troop, team or crew. Pitch your tents in North Meadow and Clarks Fork (for free)...Get in shape for your upcoming Philmont Trek hiking the RimRock Trail...Rent the facilities needed to make your event a great one! Pick your weekend below and see what's available.

Adventure Weekend Schedule

For more information, program descriptions and restrictions download the 2016 Flyer.

Adventure Weekend at Naish
To sign up for an Adventure Weekend click the date below.  Please note, registration closes on the Wednesday prior to each scheduled Camp date.
Weekend Overnight Camping
If you are planning on camping overnight, click below on the link for the Weekend you are planning on attending.
March 12, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of March 12
April 2, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of April 2
April 16, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of April 16
April 23, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of April 23
August 12-13, 2016 (Aquatics Supervision only)  
September 24, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of September 24
October 8, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of October 8
October 22, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of October 22
November 5, 2016 Overnight camping for the weekend of November 5

Registrations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.  Full payment is required at the time of registration.  No refunds will be given for non-attendance of the Adventure Weekend programs.  Fees paid are not transferable to another date.  A Saturday lunch is provided as part of the registration fee for the Wilderness First Aid and Merit Badge programs only.  Adults bringing youth to participate in a Merit Badge course OR Scouts/Adults participating in a Group course may also purchase a lunch on Saturday for an additional $5.00.  Availability for each program is listed on the registration page.

Check-in is held at the Naish Central Camp Office on the scheduled Saturdays listed below between 7:00 and 7:45 a.m. (check-in by 8:45 a.m. for Wilderness First Aid) for all courses except for Aquatics Supervision.  Aquatics Supervision check-in is held at the Naish Central Camp Office from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. on the Friday evening schedule below.

  • Wilderness First Aid runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday ONLY.
  • The Advanced Shooting (Rifle & Shotgun) Programs run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday and end after lunch; there is no afternoon programming for the Advanced Shooting Sports programs.
  • Aquatics Supervision runs from 7:00 p.m. on Friday night to approximately 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday are provided with your registration.  A bunk in one of the Central Camp Staff Cabins for Friday evening is also included in your registration for Aquatics Supervision (sleeping gear not provided by camp).
  • All other programs run from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

ATV Safety Course

The Heart of American Council is now offering an ATV Adventure Ride Course.  Scouts must be 14 years of age or older to participate.  You can find more information and available course dates/times by downloading the ATV Flyer.  Register for this ATV Adventure Course by going to

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid can be completed through the Mini-Camp program.  However, if you are not able to attend any of the courses offered through the Heart of America Council, you can complete Wilderness First Aid through any of the following organizations:

American Red Cross (Instructor Training, Only)
National Outdoor Leadership School (Wilderness Medicine Institute)
National Ski Patrol - Outdoor Emergency Care