Troop/ Crew Activities Descriptions

Sailing: Summer camp is the perfect place to sail! Jump aboard one of our sunfish sailboats and sail around the lake. Never sailed before? No worries our aquatics staff can help get scouts out on the water. Fun Fact Many Point is home to one of the world’s largest fleets of sunfish sailboats

Canoeing, Two Person Kayaks, Rowing: Partake in the classic summer camp experience of boating!

Fishing: Learn the best places on the lake to catch bass, sturgeon, sunfish and more!

Tree Planting: In celebration of the 75th year the scouts will be creating “green time capsules” by having each Scout plant a pine tree in the Diamond Jubilee forest.

Canoe Snorkel Trip: Hop in a canoe and head out to secret spot on the lake where scouts can snorkel and see fish, hunt for shells, and potentially even find treasure!

Troop Swim: A truly flexible time for scouts to enjoy the lake, by lounging in an inner tube, swimming laps, working on your swim strokes whatever your unit would like to do.

Reserve Camp Store: Fulfill your slushy and souvenir needs without having to worry about waiting in lines.

Reserve Shower House: Guarantee that scouts get cleaned by reserving your own private shower time.

Aqua Trampoline: The highlight of the beach for many scouts is the Aqua Trampolines! Each subcamp has two Aqua Trampolines that have lots of fun additions like the water whoosh, blob, and swing!

Archery, Tomahawks and Slingshots: Scouts have the chance to test out their marksmanship using bows and arrows, tomahawks, and slingshots.

Shotgun and .22 Rifle: Whether it’s your first time shooting or you’re a lifelong hunter, shotgun and rifle is sure to be a blast!

Climbing Tower: Take your skills to new heights! Conquer the bouldering wall, Tiny Tim, and Big Bertha.

Back of the Moon Hike: Head off on a beautiful hike through the wilderness surrounding Many Point. The trail is an out and back so units will have the ability to choose how long they’d like to go. This is a great opportunity to check off hiking requirements for rank advancement or merit badges.

Delta: Developing Ethical Leaders Through Action, Scouts will work together to accomplish a series of goals to grow as leaders and as a unit.

Disc Golf: A fun twist on golf. Many Point has two beautiful courses on our property for scouts to use.

History Center: Tour the Many Point Museum and discover the rich history surrounding Many Point.

Beaver Tales: Did you know that a beaver can stay underwater for 15 minutes? Gain new knowledge on one of nature’s hardest workers

Loon Lore: Ever wanted to learn more about the bird featured on the many point logo? Through fun games and stories, you can do this!

Nature Canoe/Kayak: Take a guided tour with one of our naturalists and learn about the unique ecology of lake Many Point.

Turks Head: Turn a piece of rope into a neckerchief slide using this unique knot.

Monkey’s Fist: With just a piece of string and a marble create an awesome keychain!

Hemp Craft: Put your creativity to work by making a whole range of crafts from friendship bracelets to luggage tags using hemp rope.

Tie Dye: Turn a plain old white tee shirt into a real fashion statement!

Firem’n Chit & Totin’ Chip: The perfect chance for scouts to learn or brush up on how to use knives, axes, saws, and fire safely. After completing this program Scouts will have earned their Firem’n Chit and Totin’ Chips.

Leave No Trace: We’ve all heard the old saying “Leave a place better than you found it”, Learn what that truly means and how to do it.

What’s Cooking: Put your cooking skills to the test in this cooking competition!

Ultimate Survivor: Learn the skills you need to know in order to survive in the wild such as fire starting, water filtration, shelter building and much more.

Knots and Lashings: An important skill for any scout is how to use a rope effectively. Learn to tie several knots and lashings and then put those skills to work to make a nifty camp gadget.

Itasca State Park: Just 30 miles from Many Point is Itasca State Park. Dip your toes in the headwaters of the Mississippi river and explore the nation’s second oldest state park.

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge: Many Point neighbors  one of the most diverse vegetative transition zones in North America. This diversity of habitat brings with it a wealth of wildlife, both woodland and prairie species.

Free time/ Campsite time: Give Scouts the opportunity to work on merit badge requirements, catch up on rest, or just hang out together.

9 Square: Mix together the classic playground game of foursquare with a combination of basketball and volleyball moves to create a fast-paced activity!

Gaga Ball: A fast paced high energy game where scouts put their dodging, striking, running, and jumping skills to use!