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Scouts BSA Resident Camp

Camp Robert Drake will offer 4 weeks of Scouts BSA Resident Camp in 2019. For all the 2019 information check out our Scouts BSA Resident Camp tab.

Camp Drake News

Follow us closely to stay up to date with all things happening at Camp Drake!

 
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Camp Launch 2019

The Camp Launch for the 2019 camping season will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 10 at OSF Hospital, located at 1400 W. Park Street in Urbana, just off of University Avenue. The Camp Launch program will include program highlights for Camp Drake in 2019, procedural and registration updates, and tons of fun promotional information. Reservations for 2019 Scouts BSA Resident Camp can be made today by contacting Susan Coller at the Prairielands Council at Susan.Coller@Scouting.org. Plan ahead today for a fantastic 2019 camping season!

 
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Adventure in Sapce!

One of the most fun options of each Cub Scout Adventure Camp is the theme and the camp staff craziness. For 2019, outer space is the location for the out-of-door action with rocket men and aliens visiting the banks of the Salt Fork. Each program area becomes a far off planet with canoeing craters and archery target rings. Start making your own countdown to one of the two special Adventure Camps in July of 2019.

 

2019 Camp Drake Reservations

Camp Drake is excited to get started on next year's program! We are taking reservations for our 2019 Summer Camp year, by putting down a $100.00 campsite deposit! If you attended in 2018 and rolled over, your Unit is automatically signed up! Don't know if you rolled over? Check out our 2019 Reservation Page! If you didn't rollover or don't see your unit call us at 217-531-0219 and get signed up! (Our online form is coming soon!)

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Klondike Derby Penguin March 2019

Camp Robert Drake is the site of the annual winter camping challenge for Boy Scouts, Venturers, and their sleds.  Recent history has shown strong competitions from the units of the council.  All Boy Scout troops and Venturing crews are encouraged to start practicing for exceptional achievement in cold-weather activities.  Cheer for your favorite troop or crew at the big event on Saturday, January 26, 2019 on the banks of the Salt Fork! Check out our Klondike Derby event for more details!

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Stay Connected!

Never miss out on Camp Drake breaking news and program information again! Connect with Camp Drake on Facebook (Camp Robert Drake) and follow Camp Drake on Twitter (@campdrakebsa) today! As always, www.CampDrake.com remains the premiere location for all critical Camp Drake leader updates, program information and registration, games, news bulletins, training opportunities, and more!

 
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Tools Needed for Camp Drake

Camp Drake would appreciate any hand or power tools for its workshop, garden tools for outdoor work, or recreational equipment that you no longer need. Hand tools or power tools, such as screwdrivers, pliers, saws, etc., help with the many mechanical requirements of camp maintenance. Garden tools, like rakes, shovels, or weed whips, allow additional volunteers to complete projects on service days. Any outdoor recreation equipment will be put to good use with the Scouts at summer camp. From balls & bats to camping gear, from golfing supplies to boating equipment, please contact Mike Graham at the Raymond Lee Scout Service Center at 217-356-7291 if you can provide a gift for Camp Drake.