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Inland Northwest CouncilCampingCamp Easton on Lake Coeur d'Alene-OLD Site content

 Camp Easton

on Lake Coeur d'Alene

Est. 1920

 

 

 

Scuba Program

 

Camp Easton will be offering the Scuba Program in 2014 during Sessions 2-8.  In order to sign up for the week long course you will need to send in the attached sign up sheet with a payment of $300 dollars for the course.

A minimum of 4, maximum of 6 individuals (youth or adults) must sign up for the class in order for Camp Easton to hold the program.  Our deadline to register will be by Friday May 31, 2014 for youth (age 15) and adults.  We will then offer the course council wide to help fill up the spots.  If the minimum number of spots is not filled we will cancel the course and refund your money.

Each participant that takes the course will earn the Scuba Merit Badge (youth only) and become certified as a NAUI Open Water Diver.  You are saving a approximately $100 by taking the course at Camp Easton.

  • The Scuba Program will now be $300 dollars per participant
  • Scuba participants will not need to pre purchase equipment
  • Scuba participants will need to purchase a PADI Manual (additional $50)
  • Program will begin on Sunday upon arrival at camp, this will be bookwork training
  • Monday –Friday classes will go from 4:30 – 7:30 PM, meaning Scouts can sign up for other classes as well!

If you have any questions on registration please contact Camp Easton Camp Director @ bill.beaumont@scouting.org

Registration Form - Coming Soon!

 

 

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Camp Easton is located on Gotham Bay (Drum Beater Bay) on the eastside of picturesque Lake Coeur d’Alene – considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. With 383 acres of forested camp and ¾ miles of beautiful lake front, it is the perfect venue for Boy Scout resident camp.  Lake Coeur d’Alene provides the ideal waterfront for a comprehensive aquatics program. Water-skiing, motor boating, sailing, kayaking, canoeing and rowing are just the beginning. Camp Easton also offers snorkeling, SCUBA, the ever popular water trampoline and the 24-man “war canoes”. 

In addition to a premier aquatics program, Camp Easton offers a variety of shooting sports to include archery, rifle, and shotgun.   The dining hall will provide campers with great meals and mealtime program. Scouts will appreciate the variety of merit badge classes offered and new Scouts can get started on their trail to Eagle at the Eagle Quest area. Camp Easton truly has the program for everyone in your troop.

 

Download the 2014 Camp Easton Reservation form today and make your troop's reservation.
Click here to download!

 

Camp Easton Features:

Waterfront on Lake Coeur d'Alene

Private, hot, showers

Private bathrooms with flushing toilets

2-person canvas tents on wood platforms in every campsite

Quality food service operation

Monday morning arrival option

Nationally trained camp leadership

Scoutmaster Dinner on Thursday Night

Proximity to Silverwood Theme Park
(great for the Saturday before or after camp)

Beautiful weather
(generally dry, low humidity, few bugs)
)

Friendly, service oriented staff!

Camp Easton Program:

Canoeing, Rowing, Kayaking

2-person ocean kayaks

Snorkelling, BSA Mile Swim

BSA SCUBA 

Motorboating, Sailing, Water skiing

Archery, Rifle, Shotgun Shooting

Pistol Shooting (for Scouts 14 and up) 

Water Trampoline

Three 24-person "War Canoes"

Overnight war Canoe trips to Mica Bay

Eagle Quest (Trail to First Class)

Wide variety of Merit Badge classes

And much, much, more!

The Camp Easton Leaders Guide

Summer Camp Parent Information

 
 
 

 

 

Base Camp Fee is $295 per Scout / $125 per Adult

 

 

Rover Week at Camp Easton (Session 1 Only)
Rover Week at Boy Scout Camp-Camp Easton Week 1 & Camp Grizzly Week 4:

Boy Scouts who cannot attend camp with their troop, or who wish to have a second week of camp, may attend camp by themselves as ‘Rovers.’ The camp forms a temporary troop and provides adult leadership for the week. Scouts enjoy all normal camp activities during Rover Week. Adults are not required for Rover Week, as the camp provides leadership. Adults wishing to attend must be approved by the camp director, serve in a leadership capacity in the Rover troop, and pay the adult fee (no free adults granted for Rovers).

 

2014 Rover Reservation Form

 

How to get to Camp Easton:  To drive to Camp Easton, take Interstate 90 to exit #22 (7 miles East of Coeur d'Alene) go south toward Harrison on Idaho's Scenic Byway , Highway 97. In a short 11 miles you are there!, Camp Easton has 383 acres of forested camp and ¾ miles of beautiful Coeur d'Alene lakefront for your camping enjoyment.

 

What merit badges are offered at Camp Easton?  Camp Easton offers a wide variety of merit badges including; 7 different aquatics merit badges, Archery, Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, Fishing, Orienteering and much much more!  Camp Easton offers more than 30 different merit badges each summer.  For a listing of merit badges offered consult the Camp Leaders Guide.

 

Besides merit badges, what is there to do at Camp Easton?  In addition to a great merit badge program Camp Easton offers several activities including; BSA SCUBA, BSA Snorkelling, BSA Mile Swim, BSA Lifeguard, Eagle Quest (Trail to First Class), Camp-wide games, campfire programs, and more.

 

What is the Mica Bay Trip?  The Mica Bay is a phenomenal over-night outpost camp for older Scouts.  Thrill to the excitement of paddling the "War Canoes" across beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene to the secluded outpost at Mica Bay State Park.  This 4.5 mile roundtrip adventure is a special time when your Troop gets together and uses the "Patrol Method" as they employ skills used by Native Americans and old traders of the Coeur d'Alene area.  Unit Leaders need to be aware that they assume full responsibility for their Unit. Safety Afloat and Safe Swim Defense certification is required prior to taking the trip. Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat procedures will be used for this trip. No Camp Staff is provided overnight.  More details available at camp.

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

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