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.
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 atv.kintera.org. 2017 dates TBA soon!
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: