Orange County Council

Camperships

Help Send a Scout to Camp this Summer!

Alex is a Scout in Troop 1872 in Anaheim and looking forward to attending summer camp this year at Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley. According to his Scoutmaster, he is a “leader and participates in every way possible. He goes to every camp and is always willing to help.” Although he has done his best to raise the money to go to Scout camp, he and his family need some extra help. His family struggles financially and a campership would be able to make up the difference

And that's where you can make a difference.

Will you please join with others to help us raise the necessary dollars to send Alex and other deserving Scouts to summer camp this year? We especially need your help since some long-time campership funding sources that we have relied on in the past have been discontinued.

You may make your gift easily online at whatever amount you choose. You can also let your friends and associates know about the need and ask them to support too.

Thanks for doing your part to make a difference in the life of a young Scout!

Here are some links to some amazing stories that highlight the impact of Scouting, life-saving skills learned and the importance of the outdoor experience.

The Lifesaving skills of Scouting are learned young and remembered for life

Overview video of camps and programs – where lives are positively transformed!

The “Mitch Mobile” Eagle Project shows Scouts helping another Scout with special needs experience outdoor adventures

If you have your own special summer camp memory you’d like to share, we’d enjoy hearing about it—just e-mail us at communication@ocbsa.org

Read David’s story about how a campership helped him.

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