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A Cub's World

From a Cub Scout’s point of view, the Cub World at Camp Tuckahoe offers a wide variety of outstanding programs and facilities designed just for him. During summer camp sessions for Cub Scouts ages 6-10 and their parents, the Cub World hosts most of the program areas campers will experience during their stay at Tuckahoe.

Cub World is a camp-within-a-camp, creating a special place just for Cub Scouts to enjoy. The Cub World was created as a separate and distinct area of Tuckahoe away from Boy Scout programs areas. While the Cub World is tucked away in its own corner of the camp, it is very convenient to the dining hall, pool and campfire circle.

The Cub World is also available year-round for packs to spend weekends at the Fort or Castle, or simply enjoying a day trip to the Cub World. Based on the best concepts developed nationally, the Cub World will provide our council with the tools needed to attract more Cub Scout campers to Tuckahoe and retain them longer as members.

Program Features

 
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Frontier Fort

Cub Scouts can imagine themselves back in the old days of America’s Western frontier. Scouts can stand guard in the towers and survey the view from the elevated walkways.

The Frontier Fort is a year-round facility that has a sleeping capacity for up to 40 Scouts & Leaders. It’s amenities include bunk beds with mattresses, full kitchen with appliances, wood stove, indoor rest rooms and showers to make your stay at Camp more comfortable and enjoyable.
 
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Medieval Castle

The Medieval Castle takes today’s Cub Scouts back to the days of King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable. Colorful shields, wall hangings and knight’s armor help create the mood.

The Medieval Castle is also a year-round facility that has a sleeping capacity for up to 40 Scouts & Leaders. It’s amenities include bunk beds with mattresses, full kitchen with appliances, wood stove, indoor rest rooms and showers.
 
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Pirate Ship

Come on aboard mateys for some adventure on the high seas!

Cub Scouts can take a turn at the ship’s wheel, take up positions on the ship’s three decks and gangway, or sleep in the ship’s cargo hold during fair weather.

Bunk beds with mattress pads can accommodate up to 20 shipmates.
 
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Teepee Village

Along with the exciting facilities above, The TeePee Village is one of the Overnight Themed Areas that your pack/den can choose to sleep in during one night of you stay at Summer Camp!

(Make sure to indicate your interest on your Reservation Form.)

Each of the four large teepees have a raised wooden platform with mattress pads and can sleep up to 9 Scouts and Leaders.
 

Cub Scout Shooting Sports

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The Archery Range and BB Range are very popular program areas during Summer Camp which provide Scouts with outstanding opportunities to learn shooting skills and earn the Archery and BB Gun belt loop & sports pins.
 
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Nature Center

Don’t put your camera away just yet!

This “Swiss Family Robinson” style multi-deck nature observatory is just what Scouts need to learn about nature and the environment from a bird’s eye view of the forest.

An excellent assortment of nature-related advancement opportunities are available in this truly unique setting.
 
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Underground Mine

Boys love exploring dark and spooky places!

Give your Scouts a taste of what it was like by putting their imaginations to work by feeling their way through the Underground Mine.

This program will provide lots of opportunities for learning and for fun!.
 

Physical Fitness Trail

tuckahoe-fitness-trail-with-frameDesigned with Cub Scout-age boys in mind, the Cub World Physical Fitness Trail allows campers the opportunity to test their strength, balance and agility.

Your boys will love the challenge!

 
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Cub World Pavilion

The Cub World Pavilion is a large, well-equipped facility that is available year-round.

During Summer Camp, it is frequently used for group instruction and for an unlimited number of other Cub activities.

The Pavilion has lighting with lots of seating and storage.
 
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Cub World Activity Field

Cub and Webelos Scouts enjoy all kinds of sports & fun activities at the Cub World Activity Field!

A level grassy activity area has been created at a convenient location in Cub World for Scouts to get involved in group and camp-wide games.
 
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Huck Finn Raft

at Memory Lake

Cub Scouts can imagine rafting down the mighty Mississippi River with their best friend Tom Sawyer. While not located within the Cub World borders, this program feature was developed to provide even more fun for Cub Scout campers. This raft can handle your ENTIRE den (parents too!) all at the same time.

Put on your life jackets, grab an oar, and do your best to maneuver our Huck Finn Raft around Memory Lake!
 

Cub World Site Map

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Summer Camp Information
Camp Tuckahoe
400 Tuckahoe Rd.
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Summer Camp Phone
(717) 432-5232