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GENERAL INFORMATION FOR CAMP CARPENTER — — USE  (SEPTEMBER – MAY)

  1. All reservations for the use of camps must be submitted with the reservation fee at least three weeks prior to the desired date.
  2. If reservation fee is not paid within ten days after reservation is requested, desired area may be reserved by another unit.
  3. If a unit finds it necessary to cancel its reservation, the Program Assistant must be informed prior to reserved date.  If cancellation is made the week of reserved weekend, the Camp Manager must also be notified. 
  4. Reservation fees are not refundable or transferable to another weekend. 


FACILITIES

 

CAMPSITES

Camp Carpenter has 9 campsites for short term use.

LEAN TO’S

Passaconaway Campsite at Camp Carpenter has 6 lean to’s with room for 24.

STAFF CABINS

8 unheated cabins with electric lights are available with beds for 4 people.

DIRECTORS LODGE

Lodge heated with forced hot air, includes kitchen with electric stove and range and refrigerator, two indoor bathrooms, no showers or bathtub, 16 beds.

NUTTLE LODGE

Lodge heated with forced hot water, includes kitchen with electric stove and range and refrigerator, indoor bathroom, no showers or bathtub, 14 beds.


CAMP — — USE GUIDELINES


FIREWOOD

Firewood can be collected from the grounds.  Come prepared with bow saws and axes to cut your firewood to proper length. Split firewood may be available. Contact the camp for availability.

DRINKING WATER

Drinking water is available at the spigot at the rear of the Center For Character Development.

VEHICLES

Units must come prepared to backpack in all equipment.  Only one vehicle is allowed, conditions permitting, to deliver gear to campsite and return to the parking lot.  Do not drive into the campsite. Park along the road without blocking the road.  All other vehicles are to remain in main parking lot.

SERVICE PROJECTS

Service projects are available for all ages. The Good Turn has been an integral part of the program of the Boy Scouts of America since 1910, and can be one of its greatest character building and citizenship training tools.  Contact the Camp Manager for available service projects for your unit or group.

CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT

Check in and out with the Camp Manager.

UNIT ROSTER

Please provide a roster of adults and youth at check in.  Also please provide the unit leader’s mobile phone number.

BSA GUIDELINES

Units must follow all National BSA and Daniel Webster Council policies (see Guide to Safe Scouting).

LATE ARRIVALS

Unit leaders are responsible to check in late arrivals.

CAMP EMERGENCIES

The Camp Manager must be informed of any emergencies.

TRANSPORTING EQUIPMENT TO CAMPSITES

Units must come prepared to backpack in all equipment.  Only one vehicle is allowed, conditions permitting, to deliver gear to campsite and return to the parking lot.  Do not drive into the campsite. Park along the road without blocking the road.  All other vehicles are to remain in main parking lot.

GARBAGE REMOVAL

Rubbish may be placed in the dumpster beside the Storage Building.

LATRINES AND WASH STATIONS

Latrines are located in or near campsites.  Sinks are for hand washing only

CAMPFIRES

Fires should be used according to Leave No Trace Practices. Fires are permitted in existing fire pits. Fires should be attended at all times and extinguished properly. Do not scatter charred wood around the campsite. Only fine white ash should be scattered in the surrounding woods.

PETS

No pets are allowed (whether restrained or not).  No generators, firearms or fireworks are allowed.

BUDDY SYSTEM

The buddy system must be used and leaders should know the location of their scouts at all times.  Camp areas that have not been reserved by the unit are off limits to the unit.  Units with members that set off security alarms will be charged a fee of $50.00.

OUT OF COUNCIL UNIT INSURANCE

Out of Council units are required to provide their own insurance.

CAMP CARPENTER

CONTACT

Program Department
P:  603-625-6431, Ext. 116
E:  camping@nhscouting.org

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