Provisional Summer Camp

MCC Provisional Camping Opportunities 2018

Boy Scout Resident Camp – Camp Without Your Troop

OA LOGOWhat is Provisional Boy Scout Camp? It is an opportunity for a Boy Scout to attend a week of summer camp without his Troop.  It can be his first week of summer camp or perhaps a second week [only $199 for a 2nd week of camp!].

Please find listed below the Provisional Summer Camping opportunities available this summer.

Southern Shores Field Service Council – Kishahtek Lodge – Cole Canoe Base Week #2 June 24, 2018 to June 30, 2018) – Troop 9001

Great Lakes Field Service Council – Noquet Lodge – D-bar-A Scout Ranch Week #3 July 1-7, 2018) – Troop 9002

President Ford Field Service Council – Nataepu Shohpe Lodge – Gerber Scout Reservation Week #1 (June 16, 2018 to June 23, 2018) – Troop 9003

Water & Woods Field Service Council – Agaming Maangogwan Lodge – Camp Rotary Week #6 (July 29, 2018 to August 4, 2018) – Troop 9004

2018 Provisional Camping Flyer

Enter your information on the Provisional Camper form below. Once your form has been received, your parent/guardian will receive information to begin the registration and payment process. Once registered, you will be contacted by the Provisional Scoutmaster.

Provisional Camper

  • Which session does the Scout wish to attend?

MEET YOUR PROVISIONAL SCOUT LEADERS

Al and Kathy Snyder
Gerber Scout Reservation

Phil Nephew
Camp Rotary

MEET YOUR PROVISIONAL SCOUT LEADERS

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Richard Conquest
Cole Canoe Base

Richard Conquest attended Michigan Technological University and received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and earned an Advance Foreign Language Certificate in Spanish. He also earned his Master in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. Richard currently works as an electrical engineer for MS Plastic Welders in Webberville.

As a youth Richard participated in scouting as a Cub Scout and a Boy Scout. Richard earned his Eagle Scout Rank while in Troop 206 out of Flushing, Michigan in 1990. He was also a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow and served as the Lodge Elections Chair. Some highlights for him were attending summer camp every year and being able to experience a week at the Northern Tier High Adventure Base. During college Richard served as one of the Scouting Chairs for Alpha Phi Omega, a  coed service fraternity that had strong ties to the Boy Scouts of America. In this role he help plan events for the council such as Klondike Campouts, First Aid-O-Rees and weekly scout swim nights at the university pool.

As an adult Richard has served as a Tiger Den Leader and a Pack Cubmaster. He is currently serving as a Woodbadge trained leader in the roles of Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 312 and the Crew Advisor or Crew 312 both out of Pinckney. He has attended multiple summer camps with the troop and taken the Crew for a week of backpacking at Pictured Rocks National Park.

Richard has been married to his wife Stacy for 20 years and they live in Pinckney with their two children, Benjamin and Victoria. He enjoys spending time with his family and pets as well as playing MMORPG’s, reading and spending time outdoors. He is looking forward to a fun filled week at Cole Canoe Base making sure an enjoyable and memorable summer camp experience is available for those scouts who cannot attend with their troops.

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Heather Hudson

Heather Hudson attended Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw College and is a registered nurse. She has worked in the nursing field for 20 years and is currently working for the University of Michigan Health System’s Michigan Visiting Care. She specializes in rehabilitation care and works with pediatric ventilator patients.

Currently, Heather serves as a Wood badge Trained Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 312 and as an Associate Advisor for Crew 312, both out of Pinckney. Heather is an OA Associate Lodge advisor for the Kishahtek Lodge, and Associate Chapter Advisor for the OA Munhacke Chapter. Heather has been selected to be an Assistant Scoutmaster for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree, Scoutmaster for the 2020 Michigan International Camporee and the Scoutmaster for a 2018 Summer Camp Provisional Troop.

Heather has previously served our council’s youth in several capacities including: Member of the District Membership Committee, Assistant Scoutmaster for the 2017 National Jamboree and as Crew Advisor for the 2016 Michigan International Camporee.

Heather resides in Pinckney with her husband Peter, Son Caleb an Eagle Scout, Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 312 and current OA Lodge Chief of the Kishatek Lodge, her Son Gabe an Eagle Scout Candidate and current OA Secretary for the Kishahtek Lodge and her two cats Mr. Kittens and Mr. Snuggles.

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Chuck Thibodeau

Chuck Thibodeau attended Eastern Michigan University and received his B.S. in Computer Science and attended Villanova for his graduate studies in Computer Science. Chuck currently works at Microsoft and manages the Microsoft Project product business, has spent the past 35 years in the Project Management industry and 17 years with Microsoft.

As a youth Chuck participated in scouting as a Cub Scout, Boy Scout and was part of a Sea Explorer Post in Pinckney. Currently, Chuck serves as a Wood badge Trained Scoutmaster for Troop 312 in Pinckney. Chuck also serves as an Associate Advisor for Crew 312, OA Associate Lodge advisor for the Kishahtek Lodge and is the International Scouting Representative for the Southern Shores FSC. Chuck has been selected to be a Scoutmaster for the 2019 International Scout Jamboree, Assistant Camp Chief for the 2020 Michigan International Camporee and an Assistant Scoutmaster for a 2018 Summer Camp Provisional Troop.

Chuck has previously served our council’s youth in several capacities including: District Chairman, District Advancement Chair, Asst. District Commissioner, Unit Commissioner, Crew Advisor for the Council Philmont Contingent, Scoutmaster for the 2010 and 2017 National Jamboree, Scoutmaster for the 2012 and 2016 Michigan International Camporee and Crew Advisor for the 2013 National Jamboree.

Chuck resides in Pinckney with his Son Tyler an Eagle Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 312 and his Daughter Chelsea a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient.