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Summer Camp

Summer Camp at McKee

Summer camp is the highlight of the Scouting year! Camp McKee offers one of the best summer camp programs around, including a top-tier first year camper program, over fifty merit badges, and an exciting new high adventure program that includes trips to the nearby Red River Gorge. For more information, or to make a reservation for your troop/crew, please contact Susan at the council office: 859-231-7811 or SusanAnn.Stone / scouting, org .

Summer Camp Schedule 2019

Week 1: June 16-22
Week 2: June 23-29
Week 3: June 30 - July 6
Week 4: July 7-13

2019 Leader's Guide Link (pdf) 

All forms listed below can be downloaded and printed from the leaders guide

Merit Badge Class Pre-requisites List  

BSA Medical Form (A, B, C) 
Every Scout and adult are REQUIRED to have an updated medical form (parts A, B, and C). The exam date must be within 12 months of their departure from camp. Older forms will NOT be accepted.


Troop/Crew Forms

  • Campsite Reservation Form - Page 29
  • Scout and Adult Roster Forms - Pages 31-32
  • Deposit Payment Form - Due March 11, 2019 - Page 33
  • Second Installment Payment Form - Due April 15, 2019 - Page 34
  • Final Payment Form - Due May 13, 2019 - Pages 35-36

Individual Forms

  • Campership Application for financial assistance Due by April 6, 2019 - Page 30
  • Special Dietary Needs Form - Page 48
  • Provisional Camper Registration Form - Page 47 - This program allows Scouts to attend summer camp even if they can?t attend with their troop. Provisional campers will be placed with a host troop which is attending camp the same week.

Program Forms and Information

  • Merit Badge Schedule - Page 25
  • Merit Badge Class Pre-requisites - will be posted when updated
  • Merit Badge Class Worksheet - Page 37
  • Honor Program Record Sheet - Page 43
  • Unit Swim Classification Record Sheet - Page 44

High Adventure Forms

All Scouts who will be attending a high adventure program OR going on the one-day climbing outpost to the Red River Gorge?must have the following forms signed by a parent or guardian.
Blue Grass Council Special Activities Consent Form - Page 38
Muir Valley Consent Form - Page 39

Scouts who are attending the week long high adventure programs on weeks 1-3 or the Ranger Week on week 4 will also need the following forms signed to participate.
Red River Gorge Zip Line Release Form - Page 40-41
Red River Adventures Release Form - Page 42

This form must be completed before a Scout may be released early from summer camp.
Scout Early Release Approval Form

Summer Camp Staff

Being on summer camp staff is an adventure unique in Scouting! Staff members are responsible for preparing, running, and supporting the camp program. Only on camp staff can you spend a summer at Camp McKee, making friends and learning valuable skills?and get paid for it!

Community Partners
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The Blue Grass Council receives support from the Cumberland Trails United Way, United Way of Franklin County, United Way of South Central Kentucky, and United Way of South Eastern Kentucky.

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