Summer Camp

Camp Roy C. Manchester
June 24-29, 2018


We will leave for camp from Grace Church on Sunday, June 24. We will return Friday, June 29 after the campfire program.  Parents are encouraged to spend a few nights camping with the troop.  Families are welcome on Friday evening for Family Night and the final awards camp fire. See the camp schedule here.

No Scout will be permitted at Camp Manchester without completing the required medical form.  The medical form is provided here or under the Forms tab.

Before Camp Starts You Must Complete the Following:

Registration – for merit badges and activities through the Scoutmaster (typically in March)

Completed and signed Medical Forms 

Click this link to print merit badge worksheets


Troop 1 – Personal Summer Camp Items and Equipment

See the packing list here.

All gear should be marked with indelible ink (laundry marker).

The troop will supply tents and ground cloths. Adults can use their own tents only if there are not enough troop tents. No more than two (2) scouts per tent.

Bring your Class A uniform, which includes campaign hat, nerckerchief and slide, and preferably olive pants.

Clothing and foot wear for a week:
Two or more (2+) Troop 1 Class B t-shirts, 0ther t-shirts, three (3) pairs of shorts, one (1) pair long pants, one (1) sweatshirt or light jacket, underwear, socks, two (2) pairs of shoes (sneakers are fine), shower shoes or flip-flops, rain suit or poncho, and swim trunks. NO open toe shoes except for use in the shower.

Do not forget sunscreen, Insect repellant, and toiletries.

Also remember to bring: Note Pad
Pen or Pencil
Boy Scout Handbook
Merit Badge Handbooks (for chosen merit badges)
Medicines (prescription and non-prescription) to be given to the Scoutmaster
Metal or plastic cup with a handle (for hanging)


Optional Items Do Not Bring
Fishing gear Electronics
Spending money for vending machines and trading post Video games and laser pointers
Sunglasses Too many snacks


Camp mailing address and phone number:  (consider mailing before we leave for Camp) Scout’s name and Troop I, Camp Roy C. Manchester, 1531 Cross Rd., Benton KY 42025 – Phone (270) 354-8253