HELPING YOUTH IS KEY TO BUILDING A MORE CONSCIENTIOUS, RESPONSIBLE AND PRODUCTIVE SOCIETY
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, providing programs for young people that build character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness. For more than 100 years, Boy Scouts of America has helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun.
Camp Friedlander is the premier Scouts, BSA Summer Camp program with a wide variety of merit badge options, activities for younger and older Scouts, training opportunities for adult leaders, and some of the best camping facilities in the country. Each summer, thousands of Scouts from across the nation (and the world!) make Camp Friedlander their summer camp home for a fun week of learning, achievement, leadership, and Scouting at its best. Click here to register.
Camp Friedlander offers nearly 70 merit badge programs! Depending on their schedule, Scouts can earn as many as six or seven merit badges during the week of summer camp. Our trained and knowledgeable Merit Badge Counselors instruct Scouts on requirements and provide the all-important hands-on experience a Scout needs to grasp an understanding in a particular field. Click here for details.
The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies and provides parents and leaders with resources for the Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, and Venturing programs. Click here for Youth Protection training.
Nobody offers more exhilarating or a wider variety of high adventure for young people than the Boy Scouts of America. Through high adventure experiences, The Boy Scouts of America leaves lasting memories with youth and fosters development in character and leadership. Click here to learn more about High Adventure bases.
The Troop Leader Resources page is filled with videos, action photos, useful information and practical ideas to help make it easier for youth and adult troop leaders to present Scout meetings that are fun with positive outcomes. Click here for the resources page.