Category: Camp Bowers

Webelos Woods Host Troop Registration

November 15th, 2018 by
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Welcome to Rippy World

January 11th, 2018 by
This past December the Cape Fear Council purchased additional premier commercial inflatable elements and support pieces to complete the Rippy World circuit at Camp Bowers.  Working with Commercial Recreation Specialists and Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park we determined the best possible combination of elements to present a challenging course for our Scouts.  Stay tuned to our Facebook page for in-depth looks at each element.
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Crew Camporee

September 28th, 2017 by
Crew Camporee Leader's Guide Single Registration Group Registration
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Camp Bowers to host International Camp Staffer

May 19th, 2017 by
Meet Gabriel Tidestav who comes to us from Sweden this summer.  He is a Challenger Scout in Scouterna, the Guides and Scouts Association of Sweden, and is looking forward to his first experience in America. Gabriel has been a member of Scouting since he was 7 years old beginning as a Beaver Scout and working his way through the ranks where he is currently a Challenger Scout and assistant leader for the Beaver Scouts in his hometown.  The thing he enjoys most about Scouting is being in the outdoors.  He enjoys hiking in Sweden and has ascended the highest mountain in ...
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Critter Call

May 4th, 2017 by
Attention All Critters 2018 Cape Fear Critter Call Have you ever had the thought: I would love to get back together with my Wood Badge patrol.  Or even a desire to see that loud mouthed fox that drove you nuts during your course?  A few folks in the Cape Fear Council have come together and are organizing the Cape Fear Critter Call.  Why, you ask? The mission of the Cape Fear Critters is to provide financial and leadership support to the training of youth and adults in the Cape Fear Council through Wood Badge, National Youth Leadership Training, and other leadership programs. When: May ...
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Council Celebrates 100 Years with Jamboree

April 26th, 2017 by
The Cape Fear Council’s 100th Anniversary Jamboree is now history.  Hundreds of Scouts from across the Cape Fear Council gathered at Camp Bowers the weekend of March 31 – April 2, 2017 to celebrate a milestone of 100 years of service to the youth of Southeastern North Carolina. The original date and location in the fall of 2016 had to be rescheduled because of Hurricane Matthew’s heavy rains and wind.  Weather continued to be a concern as heavy rain moved across the state stopping mid-afternoon on March 31 just in time to welcome gathering troops at Camp Bowers. Blue skies soon ...
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Pre-Camp Swim Tests Announced

February 22nd, 2017 by
The Cape Fear Council has partnered with the Wilmington Family YMCA to offer two Pre-Camp Swim test days for all Troops and Scouts.  Scouts will take a standard BSA swimmers test administered by Camp Bowers BSA lifeguards following which their Scoutmasters will be given their filled out buddy tags.  We can also provide copies of our lifeguards certifications if needed for Troops attending summer camp out of Council. As we get closer to the event we will provide an opportunity for individual scouts to register if their Troop is not participating. Location: Wilmington Family YMCA, 2710 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 2 test ...
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New Action Tower XXL Coming to Camp Bowers

November 22nd, 2016 by
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous Scouting supporter the Cape Fear Council has ordered the Wibit Sports Action Tower XXL to be installed in Lake Katharine at Camp Bowers for Summer 2017.  A challenging obstacle block in itself, the Action Tower will test your endurance through climbing, jumping, crawling, hanging and sliding activities. Promotes physical training, building teamwork, and even evaluates problem solving skills.
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Camp Bowers Celebrates Successful Summer

July 21st, 2016 by
Thank you to all of the volunteers, camp staff, Scouts, and leaders for a great summer!
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Major Camp Bowers Updates

June 1st, 2016 by
Is anybody not ready?  Camp starts in 19 days and boy have we been busy preparing for your arrival.  Here is an update of what we have been working on: This past May our Camp Staff completed the last of 3 training weekends. This effort, led by Larry Greer (past Woodbadge course director) caps off 30 hours of customer service, health & safety, and teaching strategy training.  Thank you to all of the instructors that came out to help. Our Ecology, Shooting Sports, Scoutcraft, First-year Camper, and Program Director are attending National Camping School this week. This is the first time that ...
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