Camp Scout! app puts Scouting destinations at your fingertipsPosted: April 27, 2014
Scouting of the XXI Century…same values, same method, new tools.
Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:
The annual practice of troops picking the perfect summer camp just got upgraded to the smartphone age.
Clear a spot on your home screen for Camp Scout!, a free iPhone app brought to you by Boys’ Life magazine and the BSA’s Outdoor Adventures team.
Let the iPhone detect your current location — or enter an address, place name or ZIP code — and Camp Scout! will show you the nearest BSA-owned properties.
Too many results? The “Things to Do” filter lets you see only camps with your unit’s favorite activities. Do your Scouts or Venturers fancy a place that offers boating, fishing and horseback riding? Tap all three activities, select “Find Camps” and voila!
Each camp’s page uses information supplied by the council. You’ll see a description, an activities list, driving directions, contact information and a link to learn more.
Roughly 500 camps are already in the app…
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