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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 and over fifty merit badges. 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.

McKee Summer Camp 2023

This year, the Blue Grass Council will be offering three weeks of in-person summer camp.

Week 1: June 18-24
Week 2: June 25-July 1
Week 3: July 2-8

Submit Your Registration


2022 Leader's Guide (2023 Guide coming soon!)

Check back soon for the 2023 Leader's Guide! All forms can be downloaded and printed from the Leader's Guide.

2022 Merit Badge Class Pre-requisites List 


The BSA National Office has updated the medical forms in 2019. The current form can be downloaded from the link below. Please make sure your Scouts are using the correct form (it will be marked 2019 Printing in the bottom right corner of the page) because we will not be able to accept older versions at camp.

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 26
  • Unit Roster Form - Page 35
  • First Installment Payment Form - Due March 4, 2022 - Page 29
  • Second Installment Payment Form - Due April 8, 2022 - Page 31
  • Final Payment Form - Due May 6, 2022 - Pages 33

Individual Forms

  • Campership Application for financial assistance Due by April 8, 2022 - Page 27
  • Special Dietary Needs Form - Page 44
  • Provisional Camper Registration Form - Page 28 - 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

  • Pioneer Scouts Merit Badge Schedule - Page 20
  • Regular Merit Badge Schedule - Page 21
  • Merit Badge Class Pre-requisites - will be posted when updated
  • Merit Badge Class Worksheet - Page 36
  • Honor Program Record Sheet - Page 43
  • Unit Swim Classification Record Sheet - Page 37


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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