Venturing Summer Camp
One of only a few summer camp facilities dedicated solely to Venturing Summer Camp, Swift High Adventure Base at S bar F Scout Ranch is truly a unique program for your Venturing Crew but is also open to Explorer Posts, and older Scout Patrols.
The Ranch’s 270-acre Nims Lake serves as the focal point for Venturing Summer Camp with water skiing, sailing, fishing, canoeing, swimming, water tubing, sun bathing, kayaking and water sliding. Our herd of horses will allow you to saddle-up and explore the wilderness trails. If heights and challenges are your thing, we offer rock climbing, rappelling and a high and low ropes course. You may want to try your hand at firing a .22 rifle, pistol, shotgun or archery. Evening programs include campfires, dances, volleyball and crazy competitions. Or you might go out for a canoe trip overnight. During Swift summer camp, you choose what you want to do.
Specialty Week Summer Camps
Kodiak Challenge Trek
Kodiak Challenge, like NYLT, is a second-tier leadership training of the Boy Scouts of America. A unit or individual may participate in a Kodiak Challenge centered on a challenging five-day trek. Kodiak is a challenging trek with simple and fun leadership skills at its core. Kodiak Challenge is not taught in a classroom; it is done in settings that are more aligned with the participants’ interests.
*To participate in Kodiak, simply sign up for any week of camp at Swift.
Sign Up For More Weeks & Save
Second-week discount: Attend a week of Boy Scout or Venturing summer camp and get $100 off a second week of camp (excludes National Youth Leadership Training and Horse camp). Or, get $50 off a GSLAC camp if you spend a week at another council’s camp or high-adventure base.
Family discount: A $100 family discount is available for siblings who also attend a GSLAC summer camp.
To apply for discounts, you must contact the Council program department at 314-361-0600. Discounts must be applied for before paying in-full.