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National Camp-In

posted Apr 28, 2020, 5:44 PM by Jody Havens

Need something different to do this weekend while you're home socially distancing!

Saturday May 2, 2020 

Boy Scouts of America is hosting a National Camp-in day and earn a Merit Badge.

Whether in your backyard or in your living room, join families across the country live on Facebook for a day of fun virtual adventures.

From camp-style cooking and friendly competitions, to special guests and campfire singalongs, this virtual event will bring the best parts of Scouting to life!

This National Camp-In is free and open to all families – including families whose children are not currently in Scouting.

Camping tips and tricks

  • Camping hacks from adventure pros
  • Easy camp-style recipes you can make indoors or out

Physical Fitness and Community Service

  • Virtual 5K benefiting Feeding America
  • Warmups and at-home exercises led by Paralympic gold medalist David Blair

Skill development

  • STEM fun and a Q&A session with Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc.
  • Moviemaking merit badge for all! Make your own movie outline and storyboard and get a behind-the-scenes virtual movie-set tour from Hollywood costume supervisor Jessica Pazdernik. Live Q&A with  Director/Producer Francis Lawrence, Costume Supervisor Jessica Pazdernik, and Producer Shannon McIntosh.   
  • Camp-In campsite competition. Build your camp-in campsite ahead of time or do it with us during the event.
  • Hear from a NASA astronaut

Virtual Campfire

  • Skits and songs from Scouts across the country