Summer Camp at Pupukea


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Nestled high in the Ko'olau Mountains, Camp Pupukea is a 65 acre BSA camp. Located 3 miles above Sunset Beach on Pupukea Road and roughly situated an hours drive from downtown Honolulu and beautiful Waikiki. The North Shore of Oahu has more than 7 miles of beaches and during the summer, waves subside creating the perfect spot for swimming, sunbathing, and Boy Scout Camp. Camp Pupukea offers central dining, a pool, shooting sports range and eleven Troop campsites with water, latrines and conveniently located showers. Troops participate in a traditional merit badge program with several special programs offered only in Aloha Council.
Pupukea offers 40 Merit Badges, 6 camping week sessions, 3 meals a day served cafeteria style in the Weinberg Lodge, dedicated and trained staff, Hou Kiu program for new first-year scouts,  Hawaiiana Award program only offered in Hawaii, Beach Program of canoeing, kayaking and snorkeling, Mile Swim, First Aid and CPR training, BSA Lifeguard and much more.
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 link to 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:

WEEK 1:

JUNE 21 - JUNE 27

WEEK 2:

JUNE 28 - JULY 4

WEEK 3:

JULY 5 - JULY 11

WEEK 4:

JULY 12 - JULY 18

WEEK 5:

 JULY 19 - JULY 25

WEEK 6:

JULY 26 - AUGUST 1

THERE WILL BE NO EARLY ARRIVAL AT CAMP

Sunday Check-in: begins in the afternoon at 1:00 PM. Units not completing Advance Check-in must complete the process before heading to their campsite. Please do NOT arrive at camp before 1:00PM. The camp staff has a lot to do in preparation for your arrival and cannot accommodate early arrivals.

Monday Check-in: Do not arrive before 7:00AM.  No one will be available to assist you before that time, so it could cause your Scouts to have to wait.  Once you arrive, we will get you into your campsite very quickly, so there is no need to show up really early.

Payment Schedule: FEE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Upon Reservation!!: $100 Reservation Fee submitted with reservation form non-refundable
 
March 15: 50% of total fee
 
May 31: 100% of total fee
 
Scouts: $225
Week 1,2,3,4,5 - option to participate in unit campsite cooking: Scout cost $150
*Five or more scouts constitute a unit and must meet minimum adult leadership standards
 
Adult Leaders: First Two adults are free (local units)
Additional Leaders: $100 (local units)
*ADULTS: All Unit Must Meet Minimum Leadership Requirements and Youth Protection Training Standards
 
Mainland units: $460 per Scout & Adult
Mainland Provisional: $325

CAMP DISCOUNTS

Special: local Troops and Crews attending Week 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 receive a discount when participating in unit campsite cooking.

*opt out of meals provided by the Dining Hall, troops will bring their own food and have a reduced camp fee.

WHAT'S NEW

STEM related Badge Classes

Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience (COPE) for older scouts age 14+

Fishing Merit Badge & Radio Merit Badge

Venturing Week - June 28 - July 4

Troop Cook available more weeks

 

Hawaiiana Award Program

The program was designed to educated interested Scouts on the Hawaiian Heritage. This program will be packed with fun and educational activities and includes participation in games, a written essay, music, dance traditional hula and a luau during camp. You will learn how to make flower leis, and learn ancient Hawaiian cooking methods by making lau lau in an imu (Hawaiian oven). Included are field trips to Sharks Cove, Pu'u o Mahuka Heiau State Historic Site and more. 

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!

Wilderness First Aid & CPR

Knowledge of CPR is also a part of earning First Aid, Emergency Preparedness, and Lifesaving merit badges as well as BSA Lifeguard. We will be offering this important skill at Pupukea for those participating in the programs listed above, those wishing to learn about CPR, and any adult leaders in camp.

Shooting Sports

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.

Beach Program

Kayaking BSA, Snorkeling BSA, Canoeing, (grouped class, must be taken together) Scuba BSA, and Scuba merit badges are all offered throughout the week at camp. All of these classes are off site, at the beach front.

Recreational Activities

In the evenings, take part in some of the many activities and competitions sponsored by the camp and OA. Start the week off with a bang! on Monday night with camp wide games and sports competitions. Brush up on your knot skills and join us for an exciting competition for all youth and adults in the Knot Off extravaganza. Show off your cooking skills in the Cobbler Cook-off!

Parent’s Luau Campfire Program

Parents and family are invited to join us on Friday evening for the closing campfire program. It’s a great way to conclude a week of fun.

40 Merit Badges Offered

Archery, Art, Astronomy, Camping, Canoeing, Communications, Cooking, Cycling, Emergency Prep, Env Sci, First Aid, Fish and Wildlife, Forestry, Geocaching, Horsemanship , Indian Lore, Kayaking, Leatherwork, Lifesaving , Model Design & Building, Moviemaking, Nature, Oceanography, Orienteering, Photography, Pioneering , Reptile & Amphib Study, Rifle Shooting, Scuba Diving, Shotgun, Soil & Water Cons, Space Exploration, Swimming , Weather, Wilderness Survival , Wood Carving, We also offer: Hawaiiana, Black Powder Basic, Instructional Swim, BSA Lifeguard (for Scouts & adults age 15+), 1st Aid & CPR training, Scuba BSA, Snorkeling, Wilderness 1st Aid, & adult trainings.

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONTACT US:

Oahu Service Center

42 Puiwa Road
Honolulu, HI 96817
Tel:  (808) 595-6366
Fax: (808) 595-4323

Hawaii Service Center

PO Box 5327
Hilo, HI 96817
Tel:  (808) 959-0079
Fax: (808) 959-3568

Guam Service Center

280 N. Marine Drive Tamuning, GU 96931
Tel:  (671) 649-0639
Fax: (671) 649-0646

American Samoa

Tasi Road, Tafuna Industrial Park
Pago Pago, AS 96817

Tel:   (684) 699-7611 

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