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Photo Fridays: Great Moments at Summer Camp (39 photos)

To be honest, this week’s Photo Friday topic — Great Moments at Summer Camp — is a little redundant.

After all, it’s hard to find any moment at summer camp that isn’t great.

I speak from experience. I attended Camp Cherokee (now called Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp) with my troop six years in a row when I was a Scout. The location stayed the same each year, but the adventures, challenges, and excitement were fresh every time.

From the looks of the photos you sent me this week, it appears I’m not the only one who had a blast at summer camp.

That’s the concept behind this week’s edition of Photo Fridays, a feature highlighting real photos submitted by real Scouters. So far we’ve covered Cub Scout Fun, High Adventure, and Funny Moments.

Next week’s topic: “Scouters Can Have Fun, Too!” E-mail your best shots to me.

But first, enjoy these 39 photos!

Amy Bacon, Chehaw Council

Amy Bacon, Chehaw Council

Amy Bacon, Chehaw Council

Amy Bacon, Chehaw Council

Brad Atkins, Greater Alabama Council

Charlie Tapia, Theodore Roosevelt Council

Ed Bedford, Occoneechee Council

Ed Bedford, Occoneechee Council

Ed Bedford, Occoneechee Council

Ed Bedford, Occoneechee Council

Ed Bedford, Occoneechee Council

Ed Bedford, Occoneechee Council

Greg Larson, Minsi Trails Council

Greg Larson, Minsi Trails Council

Greg Larson, Minsi Trails Council

Greg Larson, Minsi Trails Council

Greg Larson, Minsi Trails Council

Greg Larson, Minsi Trails Council

Leon Wiser, 3 Rivers Council

Mike Brown, Baden-Powell Council

Mike Brown, Baden-Powell Council

Mike Brown, Baden-Powell Council

Paul Farrell, Northern New Jersey Council

Paul Farrell, Northern New Jersey Council

Paul Farrell, Northern New Jersey Council

Paulo Benatti, Minsi Trails Council

Paulo Benatti, Minsi Trails Council

Scott Holmes, South Florida Council

Stu Jackson, Denver Area Council

Stu Jackson, Denver Area Council

Stu Jackson, Denver Area Council

Stu Jackson, Denver Area Council

TJ Wallace, Great Salt Lake Council

TJ Wallace, Great Salt Lake Council

TJ Wallace, Great Salt Lake Council

Tracy L. Bess, Buckskin Council

Tracy L. Bess, Buckskin Council

Tracy L. Bess, Buckskin Council

Charlie Tapia, Theodore Roosevelt Council

What do you think?

Which of these photos do you like best? What’s your favorite summer camp memory? Leave a comment below.

Next week: “Scouters Can Have Fun, Too!”

The program is for the Scouts, but adults have a blast, too! Send your best photos of adult leaders having fun to me. Use the subject line “Photo Fridays.”

Previous Photo Fridays

  1. Cub Scout Fun
  2. High Adventure
  3. Funny Moments

6 thoughts on “Photo Fridays: Great Moments at Summer Camp (39 photos)

  1. I think Greg Larson’s campfire photo best represents the theme. Mike Brown’s sailing photo is magazine worthy.

  2. Thanks Scouting Magazine for a chance to share our memories. That is my son Joshua on the climbing wall. Joshua has spina bifda and he has always wanted to master the climbing wall. Last year with the help of the climbing staff, equipment from the marine base, and a lot of leaders he got the chance to climb the wall. It was a dream for him. I thank everyone that was there that day to see him come out of his wheelchair and tackle that wall. It was a moment for him and his mom, (his scoutmaster also) that we will never forget! Everyone was cheering him on to the top! Scouting has made so many things possible for my son. Thank you BSA!

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