Welcome to

CAMP PHOENIX

Join Scouts from around the country for a week of remote Scout camp! We're bringing what you love from your traditional camp right to your backyard. Work on up to five merit badges, accept Firebird Challenges, and join in campfires and songs right in your backyard. Rising up from the adversity we've faced, Camp Phoenix is bringing us together for camp while we're physically apart.

What's a day at Camp Phoenix like?

Think back to the last time you went to Scout Camp and reminisce on what you did: you camped outdoors, earned merit badges, went on outdoor adventures and forged friendships with fellow Scouts. Camp Phoenix is bringing those memories to life this year right from home. Every day, Scouts will work on their chosen merit badges, get outdoors to complete Firebird Challenges and participate in evening programs with Scouts from across the council.

Check out some of these highlights:

Earn up to 5 merit badges

Scouts will work on up to 5 merit badges of their choice, including many Eagle Scout required badges, taught by trained counslors online.

Accept Firebird Challenges

Feeling competitive? We’ll have adventure challenge for Scouts to earn points and rise up their week’s leader board. From hikes, runs and walks to service and camp lore- Scouts will need to use all their Scout training for these, and be prepared for lots of fun!

Get Great Swag

We’re creating some great, creative swag to send to you- we can’t wait to show it to you!

Camp Dates & Fees:


$150 per week; $130 per additional week

Camperships are available
            – please contact us for more details.

WEEK 1: JUNE 28 – JULY 3

WEEK 2: JULY 5 – JULY 10

WEEK 3: JULY 12 – JULY 17

WEEK 4: JULY 19 – JULY 24

WEEK 5: JULY 26 – JULY 31
WEEK 6: AUGUST 2 – AUGUST 7
WEEK 7: AUGUST 9 – AUGUST 14

Choose from 60 merit badges:

American Business

American Cultures

American Heritage

American Labor

Animation

Astronomy

Aviation

Basketry

Bird Study

Camping*

Chess

Citizenship in the Community*

Citizenship in the Nation*

Citizenship in the World*

Collections

Communication*

Crime Prevention

Digital Technology

Drafting

Electricity

Electronics

Emergency Preparedness*

Energy

Entrepreneurship

Environmental Science*

Family Life*

Fish & Wildlife Management

Game Design

Genealogy

Graphic Arts

Indian Lore

Insect Study

Journalism

Landscape Architecture

Law

Mammal Study

Mining in Society

Moviemaking

Music

Nature

Painting

Personal Fitness*

Personal Management*

Photography

Programming

Public Health

Public Speaking

Reading

Reptile & Amphibian Study

Safety

Salesmanship

Scholarship

Scouting Heritage

Sculpture

Soil & Water Conservation

Sustainability*

Textile

Theater

Weather

Badges bolded with astericks (*) are required to earn Eagle Scout rank.

Trailblazer Program

A Path to First Class

Scouts will learn basic Scout skills while working on rank requirements in Tenderfoot through First Class. Topics of instruction will include knots, first aid, physical activities, and many more. Scouts will also have the opportunity to work on Art & Fingerprinting merit badges

Information & Resources

Participant’s Guide (Download PDF) – 7/2
Participation Waiver (coming soon)
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45 AM Flags Flags Flags Flags Flags
9:00 AM Merit Badge Session 1 LIVE MB Session 1 Merit Badge Session 1 Merit Badge Session 1 LIVE MB Session 1
10:00 AM Merit Badge Session 2 LIVE MB Session 2 Merit Badge Session 2 Merit Badge Session 2 LIVE MB Session 2
10:45 AM Patrol / Troop

Spirit Time

Patrol / Troop Spirit Time Patrol / Troop

Spirit Time

Patrol / Troop

Spirit Time

Patrol / Troop

Time

11:00 AM Merit Badge Session 3 LIVE MB Session 3 Merit Badge Session 3 Merit Badge Session 3 LIVE MB Session 3
12:30 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 PM Free Time Free Time Duty to God Religious Service Free Time Free Time
2:00 PM Merit Badge Session 4 LIVE MB Session 4 Merit Badge Session 4 Merit Badge Session 4 LIVE MB Session 4
3:00 PM Remote Learning Platform “Orientation”

Opens

Merit Badge Session 5 LIVE MB Session 5 Merit Badge Session 5 Merit Badge Session 5 LIVE MB Session 5
4:00 PM Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time Patrol / Troop Time
5:00 PM Guest Presentation Guest Presentation Guest Presentation Guest Presentation
5:30 PM Flags Flags Flags Flags Flags
6:00 PM Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
7:00 PM Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time OA Campfire Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time Spirit Time Patrol / Troop Time Closing Ceremony & Campfire
8:00 PM

Tenderfoot

Second Class First Class
Knots (3a-c) Leave No Trace (1b) Tread Lightly (1b)
Knife, Ax Care (3d) Fire building (2a-c) Lashings (3a-d)
First Aid (4a, c) Knots (2f, g) Map & Compass (4a, b)
Hazardous Plants (4b) Orienteering (3a, c, d) Plant Identification (5a)
Buddy System (5a-c) Animal Identification (4) Weather (5b-d)
Physical Fitness (6a, b) First Aid (6a-e) Safety Afloat (6b-d)
Flag Folding (7a) Flag Respect (8b) First Aid (7a-c)
EDGE Method (8) Personal Management (8c-d) Emergency (7d-f)
Scout Spirit (9) Personal Safety (9a, b) Environmental Issues (9b)
Scout Spirit (10)

Scout Spirit (11)

2020 Merit Badge Schedule *

9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
American Heritage American Cultures American Business American Labor Animation
Aviation Citizenship in the Nation Basketry Chess Astronomy
Camping Collections Citizenship in the World Crime Prevention Bird Study
Citizenship in the Community Electronics Energy Drafting Entrepreneurship
Communication Emergency Preparedness Environmental Science Insect Study Game Design
Digital Technology Family Life Graphic Arts Painting Indian Lore
Electricity Genealogy Journalism Photography Landscape Architecture
Fish & Wildlife Management Mammal Study Law Reptile & Amphibian Study Sculpture
Nature Personal Management Mining in Society Scouting Heritage Theater
Personal Fitness Programming Moviemaking
Reading Public Health Music
Safety Pulp & Paper Public Speaking
Scholarship Salesmanship Sustainability
Textile Soil & Water Conservation Weather *BOLD indicates Eagle Required

* TENTATIVE – Schedule subject to change (as of 6/1/2020)

Merit Badges Prerequisites, Supplies, & Comments

Scouts and parents should review ALL merit badge requirements at least 1 week before session starts to allow time to assemble necessary information and possible supplies)
6/1/2020
Merit Badge Pre-requisites* Supplies Needed & Additional Comments
American Business
American Cultures 1a, b, c, or d Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
American Heritage 5a, b, or c Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
American Labor
Animation
Astronomy 4, 6b, 8b Prerequisites will need to be completed at night. Need: Binoculars or telescope. (prerequisites must be done to complete MB)
Aviation Need: 1 foam plate for making FPG-9 Glider
Basketry Need: 1 round basket kit, 1 square basket kit, and 1 campstool seat kit
Bird Study Need: Binoculars, materials to build a bird feeder or birdbath. Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Camping 3, 4b, 7, 8d, 9 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed (prerequisites must be done to complete MB)
Chess Need: Chess board
Citizenship in the Community 3, 4b, 7c Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week. (prerequisites must be done to complete MB)
Citizenship in the Nation Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Citizenship in the World Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Collections 1 Be able to show your collection
Communication 5, 8 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed. (prerequisites must be done to complete MB)
Crime Prevention 7
Digital Technology
Drafting Scouts should be familiar with CAD drawing program. Need: Paper and Pencil for manual drawing
Electricity 6, 11 Adult supervision is required to complete requirement #6
Electronics Need: An electronics kit and soldering equipment (a purchase link will be provided). Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Emergency Preparedness 1, 7, 8b Must show proof of First Aid merit badge earned. Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Energy 4 Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Family Life 3 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed. Prerequisites must be done to complete MB.
Fish & Wildlife Management
Game Design
Genealogy Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed.
Graphic Arts Need: Computer software for digital design is highly recommended. Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed
Indian Lore 3 Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
Insect Study 9, 10 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed.
Journalism 2 a(2) or 2 b(2) Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed.
Landscape Architecture
Law 6a or b
Mammal Study
Mining in Society
Moviemaking Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Music 3 a, b, or c Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
Nature
Painting Review and follow all safety guidelines and protocols when using paint.
Adult supervision is highly recommended.
Personal Fitness 1, 7, & 8 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed (P – Req 7, 12-week requirement)
Personal Management 2 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed (P – Req 2, 13-week requirement)
Photography Have access to a camera or smartphone
Programming Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Public Health 5 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Public Speaking Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Pulp & Paper 7 Adult supervision is highly recommended when making paper
Reading 3, 6 Please review reading requirement which will take more time.  Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
Reptile & Amphibian Study 8 Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
Safety
Salesmanship Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Scholarship 1, 3 Need: Copy of school grades, Note from principal
Scouting Heritage 6 Scouts will need to make a collection of patches and other Scouting memorabilia
Sculpture Need: Plaster and a fruit for mold casting
Soil & Water Conservation Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Sustainability 2 Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed. Prerequisites must be done to complete MB
Textile
Theater Additional time outside of the suggested session time will be needed to complete the badge in a week.
Weather
* NOTE: Pre-requisites must be done to complete merit badges

Firebird Challenge Scorecard

Item Point Value Comments Verification
Camp in a Tent Anywhere (Sun night – Wed. Night) 8 2 points per night (max 8 points) Click here to Sign-up

Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org

Camp in a Tent Outdoors (Sun night – Wed. Night) 12 3 points per night (max 12 points) Click here to Sign-up

Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org

“Scout Meme In” Contest 5 About Camp or Scouting Submit to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Submit a Song/Skit for the Friday Night Campfire 20 Song/Skit must be submitting by 8:00 pm Thursday night. Submit to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Cook a meal with no adult help (Mon-Thurs) 15 3 points per meal (max 15 points) *Adult supervision is recommended for younger Scouts. Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Do A Good Turn Daily Activity (Mon-Thurs) 15 3 points per day (max 15 points) Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Dress in Troop theme 10 Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Participate in 1 of the Special Topics Guest Presentation 20
Participate in OA Day 10
Do a Waterfront(less) Activity 10 Complete a waterfront activity without a waterfront Submit photos/video to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Post an inspirational thought 10
Build a Campfire 5 Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Cook a Dessert over that Campfire 5 Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Build a ‘tent’ or cabin on the Camp Phoenix Minecraft server 10 Java edition Submit user name / gamer tag to minecraft@ctyankee.org
Build a campsite on the Camp Phoenix Minecraft server 10 Java edition Submit user name / gamer tag to minecraft@ctyankee.org
Play a game with another Scout (live or virtual) 15
Post a Grace/Blessing for the Day or a Meal 10
Ride your bike/skateboard/scooter 3 miles (Mon-Wed) 10 3 points for each mile (max 10 points) Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Run or walk a 5K (Mon-Thurs) 20 4 points for each kilometer (max 20 points) Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Complete a Home Service Project 10 Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Physical Distancing Community Service Project 10 Submit photos to Firebird@ctyankee.org
Attend the Duty to God Religious Service 10
250 Total
BONUS POINTS:  Get an unregistered youth to join your troop and participate in Camp Phoenix 25 Send friend’s name & troop # to camp-phoenix@ctyankee.org. Points awarded when youth application processed & Camp Phoenix registration done.
Individual Recognition:
Scouts with the top 12 scores each week will receive recognition. (minimum score 70 points to receive participation recognition)
Weekly competition:
Patrol Recognition: min 4 Scouts from the same troop, during the same week
Troop Recognition: min 8 Scouts from the same troop, during the same week
Special recognition for troop with largest camp participation at the end of the season (total all weeks)