Camp Honokaia is located on the Island of Hawaii. It is approximately three miles west of Honokaa town on Highway 19, between highway-mile markers 46 and 47. The camp is sited on 238 acres of densely wooded land. There are nine campsites with piped water which will also be serviced by portable toilets during summer camp. The campsites are surrounded with fragrant white ginger and other exotic greenery. Each campsite is large and secluded. Camping is jamboree style. There are two central shower facilities with hot and cold water.
Popular features of the camp include the rifle and archery ranges, the adventure trail, Hawaiiana activities and campfires. It is an ideal location for conservation projects and nature activities. The trading post is well stocked with Scout supplies, craft items, snacks, sodas, etc.
All boy scouts and adult leaders must present a copy of their Health and Medical form (Parts A, B & C) at check-in. Click on the linkto download a copy. ALL Adult Leaders must also provide a current copy of their Youth Protection at check-in.
Summer Camp Session Dates for the 2015 Season:
Session 1: JUNE 21 - JUNE 27
Session 2: JUNE 29 - July 5
Payment Schedule: Fee Subject to Change
Upon Reservation!!: $50.00 Campsite Reservation Fee
March 31: Scout confirmation fee
April 30: 100% of Total Camp Fee
*no fees will be collected at camp*
Scouts: Aloha Council $75.00 / Out of Council: $150.00
Extra Camper Fee: Due prior to unit's arrival at camp
Troops that paid their campsite reservation fee, participated in Camp Honokaia work day/s held between January and July of the same year of summer camp, and attended six roundtable meetings will be given a $50.00 credit towards camp fee payments.
Mammal Study and Geology will be offered during Week 1 as single session merit badge classes. Prerequisites are required.
Hawaiiana Award Program
Hawaiiana is a special award earned only at an Aloha Council Camp. The course is for 2nd year campers and older. Adults are also eligible to enroll.
Hou Ki'u Program - Trail to First Class
The Hou Ki'u program is a very important program aimed at giving new Scouts a good foundation upon which to build their Scouting career. It supplements your Troop’s skills development training and gives young Scouts an introduction to Scouting’s exciting outdoor program. The Hou Ki'u program concentrates on the Patrol Method, Tenderfoot to 1st Class requirements, and FUN! A new Scout’s first summer camp experience is a great indicator of how long he will stay in Scouting. If he has a great experience, he is much more likely to stay in Scouting and in your troop for a long time to come!
The Shooting Sports program includes archery, rifle, and shotgun. On each range, a Scout can expect to learn safety and responsibility. On all shooting sports ranges, adults and Scouts have opportunities for advancement, recreation, and competitive shooting. Each merit badge offers Scouts an introduction to shooting sports. Recommended for 3rd year plus campers only.
Join us for camp movie night. Brush up on your scouting skills and participate in the Adventure Trail, work with your troop, compete against other troops as you demonstrate your scouting knowledge and teamwork.
Parent’s Luau Campfire Program
Parents and visitors are invited and encouraged to visit on Friday (Week 1) or Thursday (Week 2) evening for the closing campfire. Some troops invite the families for dinner while others have the families bring a potluck dinner. Campfire is at 7:30 p.m.
Merit Badges Offered
Archery, Basketry, Camping, Communications, Cooking, Emergency Prep, Env Sci, Family Life, Fire Safety, Fingerprinting, First Aid, Indian Lore, Leatherwork, Medicine, Nature, Orienteering, Personal Fitness, Pioneering, Rifle Shooting, Shotgun, Wilderness Survival , Wood Carving We also offer: Hawaiiana Award, Mammal Study and Geology during week 1
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