Jack Nicol Cub Camp

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Go back in time with us this year at Camp Jack Nicol. We’ll pan for gold in the old west and have a rootin tootin time shooting BB’s. At the castle see to the shining knights, Kings, and save the princess from the evil dragon with your bow and arrow at archery. The Pirates will sing, dance and tell stories of buried treasure. You can test out your slingshot skills too at our wrist Rocket station, and if you hit the right target you may steal the pirates treasure.

Scouts and Adults will also attend activities in the Nature Center, visit the Handicraft Area, meet the staff at an opening campfire, have a chance to show off their own acting skills at the closing campfire, and design and build a float for the world famous “Light Parade”. Depending on the age and rank of the Scout there are many other activities scheduled during your visit.

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Summer Camp at Jack Nicol Cub Camp

The Jack Nicol Cub Scout Camp was dedicated in 2001 as a Cub Scout Resident Camp, owned and operated by the Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America. Camp Nicol consists of 3 major themed program areas; Fort Unfug, Castle Walker and the Everett Seaport. These facilities are designed to inspire the imaginations of our Cub Scout aged campers.

As a Cub Scout Resident Camp, we offer age appropriate programs that are not necessarily designed for rank advancement, but at the end of your stay you will realize just how much your son has accomplished. Our goal is for Scouts and their adult partners to have a rewarding outdoor camping experience, in a safe, FUN and Scout appropriate environment.

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Campers at Camp Nicol stay in 2 person canvas wall tents on wooden platforms with 2 canvas cots (there are 5 tents and a picnic table in each site). Individual hot showers are available at either of the 2 shower facilities which also house sink rooms. Camp Nicol has a number of latrines (sorry no flush toilets) each has wash sinks and drinking water. All of your meals are served cafeteria style in the beautiful Tointon Dining Hall.

In addition to our “Kid Friendly” menu there is a large salad bar. Everything you need for all of the programs is supplied: from BBs and Archery, to craft items, to Frisbees for a round of Disc Golf. You will be greeted by a staff trained to handle your needs. That includes a medic that is certified to handle our medication distribution at meal times. The camp Trading Post is stocked with camp t-shirts, caps, water bottles and basic camp supplies. We also offer snacks and drinks and it is the place to pick up your shooting sports patches and extra glow stuff for the Light Parade.

 

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The theme for 2014 is “Time Travel”.

There are sessions for Webelos, Wofl/Bear and Family Camp.

Activities and Pins include: Astronomy, Nature, BB, Outdoorsmen, Wrist Rocket, Art, Archery, Readyman

Webelos sessions are 4 day/3 night sessions that are limited to registered Webelos 1 and 2 (after April/May graduation).  Webelos will work on advancements for some of the Webelos Activity Badges as well as some of the Sports and Academic awards.  Other activities include BB shooting, archery, wrist rockets, hikes, crafts and much more!  Due to the activities at the Webelos sessions, it is limited to only Webelos and their leaders/parents.

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Wolf/Bear sessions are 3 day/2 nights sessions that are limited to registered Wolves and Bears (after April/May graduation).  They will work on advancement for some of the items in their handbook as well as some of the Sports and Academic awards.  Other activities include BB shooting, archery, wrist rockets, hikes, crafts and much more!  Due to the activities at the Wolf/Bear sessions, it is limited to only Wolves and Bears and their leaders/parents.

Family Camp is an exciting adventure for the whole family.  We have even had Grandpa and Grandma come to family camp!.  These are 3 day/2 night or overnight sessions that can accommodate any age.  The only requirement is that at least one of the family members is a registered Cub Scout.  Activities include BB shooting, archery, wrist rockets, hikes, crafts and much more!

Participants at all Jack Nicol Cub Camp sessions camp in canvas, 2-man wall tents on wood platforms.  Each tent has two canvas folding cots.  All meals are served in Tointon Dining Hall.  There is a Trading Post at the camp that will have everything from candy bars to sweatshirts!

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All participants at Camp Nicol will enjoy program and activities from all 3 theme areas; the Castle, Seaport and Fort. Activities may include: Nature/Science, BB gun shooting, Archery, Wrist Rockets, Arts and Crafts, Rank Advancement and Skills, Games and Sports. Evening activities include a campfire program, free time and cracker barrel, and the world famous Camp Nicol Light Parade! There are many optional program activities available to you and your Scouts during your stay. There are opportunities for various sports and games which may include: volleyball, kickball, horseshoes, croquet, and many more! Conservation is always much needed at Camp Nicol. Speak with one of our staff members about how your den can earn the SOAR award, or start working towards the World Conservation Award. There are plenty of projects available.

Advancement

All Scouts have the opportunity to work on various advancements throughout their stay. It is up to the leadership with your den to track the achievements earned. It is difficult to provide a tracking sheet for advancement, as all groups do different activities. Please plan to track your den’s progress during its stay at camp. It is helpful to bring a Scout Book with during your stay.

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On the final night of each session we will have a light parade for all Scouts to participate in. Please bring anything you would like to decorate your groups float. You will be able to use the wagons at camp and we will provide assorted glow sticks for each Scout. Feel free to bring additional. We will also sell glow sticks in the trading post.

Marksman, Master Archer & Wrist Rocket Ranger Awards

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Cubs and Webelos can now qualify for the New Camp Nicol Marksman and Archer Awards. The patches for these 3 awards are available in the Nicol Trading Post after completing the requirements on the ranges ($2.50). The rockers which designate skill levels are available in the trading post for $1.00 each.

Cubmasters Only

After breakfast on your last morning in camp, the Camp Nicol Director invites all adults to the Coffee Corral to meet with The Ranch Director and Food Service Manager to address concerns and take comments both good and bad. Your feedback is taken seriously and the suggestions are acted on promptly. Many of the improvements at Camp Nicol have come from these meetings. Please plan on attending!

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During your stay at a Webelos Session you will spend your day Saturday on an exciting hike to the Boy Scout Camp. While at the Boy Scout Camp you will have the opportunity to participate in fishing, bouldering, and horses.

Photos & Video

We've posted some photos and videos to give you a preview of our camps. Do you have photos/videos you would like to share with us? Contact us and we'd love to show them here.

Photo Gallery

There is no better way to get to see the camp than going and experiencing it in person but photos are the next best thing. Have some photos to share with us? Let us know!

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Photosynths & Panoramas

Photosynths are interactive panoramas. Click and drag the image to explore different parts of the camp. These require the Microsoft Silverlight Plugin which you can get here.

Fort Unfug




Shotgun Lake from the Dining Hall




Lake and the Ships




Everitt Seaport




View from Castle Walker




Shotgun Lake and the Ships




The Nicol Dining Hall




Maps

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Interactive Map

Street Address

The address for the camp is 2331 County Road 68C Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

Lat / Lon

Looking for something more specific? 40.75144299999999,-105.50205499999998

Directions to Camp

From US Highway 287

Follow the highway until you reach “The Forks” restaurant and town of Livermore.
Turn on to County Road 74E and head west for 16.5 miles.
Turn left onto County Road 68C at the Longs Peak Council, Ben Delatour Scout Ranch sign.
Follow the gravel road for 2 miles until you see the sign for Jack Nicol Cub Scout Camp on the left. If
you reach the main gates at the Boy Scout Camp, you have gone too far!

If you use a GPS or “Map Quest” you might be sent up Highway 14 (the Poudre Canyon). This adds
about 45 minutes to your trip.

Google Directions

Street Address

2331 County Road 68C Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

Camp Maps

We will add maps to the camp here soon!

Map Files

Coming Soon

Dates & Details

The dates, prices and openings posted here are updated from our registration system. If you have questions, feel free to call the council's service center..

Quick Links

Questions? Contact Us → Register for camp → 2014 Leader's Guide →

Sessions & Fees

Webelos Sessions (4 days, 3 nights)

Webelos sessions are designed for Webelos age Scouts (Scouts coming out of 3rd or 4th grades).
Cost includes: lodging, meals, camp patch and all program supplies. Session Dates are as follows:

Web #1 - June 12-15
Web #3 - June 19-22
Web #5 - June 26-29
Web #9 - July 10-13
Web #11 - July 17-20

SessionsDatesCost Openings
Webelos Session 1 June 12 - June 15, 2014 $150 / $80 42 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 2 June 15 - June 17, 2014 $110 / $65 44 Openings
Webelos Session 3 June 19 - June 22, 2014 $150 / $80 21 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 4 June 22 - June 24, 2014 $110 / $65 This session is full
Webelos Session 5 June 26 - June 29, 2014 $150 / $80 This session is full
Family Session 6 June 29 - July 1, 2014 $110 / $65 This session is full
Family Overnighter Session 7 July 5 - July 6, 2014 $55 / $45 58 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 8 July 6 - July 8, 2014 $110 / $65 52 Openings
Webelos Session 9 July 10 - July 13, 2014 $150 / $80 14 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 10 July 13 - July 15, 2014 $110 / $65 10 Openings
Webelos Session 11 July 17 - July 20, 2014 $150 / $80 10 Openings
Family Session 12 July 20 - July 22, 2014 $110 / $65 27 Openings

Wolf/Bear Sessions (3 days, 2 nights)

Wolf and Bear sessions are designed for Cub Scouts going to be a Wolf or Bear Scout (Scouts coming out of 1st or 2nd grade). These programs are designed to be a fun first time camping experience for these Scouts. If your den is not attending camp this summer, you can still attend this session as a parent and son.
Cost includes: lodging, meals, camp patch and program supplies. Session Dates are as follows:

W/B #2 - June 15-17
W/B #4 - June 22-24
W/B #8 - July 6-8
W/B #10 - July 13-15

SessionsDatesCost Openings
Webelos Session 1 June 12 - June 15, 2014 $150 / $80 42 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 2 June 15 - June 17, 2014 $110 / $65 44 Openings
Webelos Session 3 June 19 - June 22, 2014 $150 / $80 21 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 4 June 22 - June 24, 2014 $110 / $65 This session is full
Webelos Session 5 June 26 - June 29, 2014 $150 / $80 This session is full
Family Session 6 June 29 - July 1, 2014 $110 / $65 This session is full
Family Overnighter Session 7 July 5 - July 6, 2014 $55 / $45 58 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 8 July 6 - July 8, 2014 $110 / $65 52 Openings
Webelos Session 9 July 10 - July 13, 2014 $150 / $80 14 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 10 July 13 - July 15, 2014 $110 / $65 10 Openings
Webelos Session 11 July 17 - July 20, 2014 $150 / $80 10 Openings
Family Session 12 July 20 - July 22, 2014 $110 / $65 27 Openings

Family Camp Sessions

The family camp sessions are fun for the whole family. All family members are invited to participate in the family camp session.
Cost includes: lodging, meals, camp patch and program supplies. Session Dates are as follows:

Fam #6 - June 29-July 1
Fam #12 - July 20-22

Fam Overnight #7 - July 5-6

SessionsDatesCost Openings
Webelos Session 1 June 12 - June 15, 2014 $150 / $80 42 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 2 June 15 - June 17, 2014 $110 / $65 44 Openings
Webelos Session 3 June 19 - June 22, 2014 $150 / $80 21 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 4 June 22 - June 24, 2014 $110 / $65 This session is full
Webelos Session 5 June 26 - June 29, 2014 $150 / $80 This session is full
Family Session 6 June 29 - July 1, 2014 $110 / $65 This session is full
Family Overnighter Session 7 July 5 - July 6, 2014 $55 / $45 58 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 8 July 6 - July 8, 2014 $110 / $65 52 Openings
Webelos Session 9 July 10 - July 13, 2014 $150 / $80 14 Openings
Wolf/Bear Session 10 July 13 - July 15, 2014 $110 / $65 10 Openings
Webelos Session 11 July 17 - July 20, 2014 $150 / $80 10 Openings
Family Session 12 July 20 - July 22, 2014 $110 / $65 27 Openings

Early Bird Discount

If you register for any of the June Sessions by May 15, 2014 you will receive a $15 per person discount.

If you register for any of the July Sessions by June 15, 2014 you will receive a $15 per person discount.

FOS Discount

If your Pack meets its FOS Camp Goal by April 1 – each Cub Scout receives a $5.00 per night discount: Webelos Sessions – $15 discount Wolf/Bear Sessions – $10 discount Cub Scout Pack Sessions – $10 discount Family Camp Sessions – $10 discount on 2 night or $5 discount on 1 night

Popcorn Sale Discount

Popcorn Sales Discounts from the 2012 Popcorn Sale are valid only for activities listed on this page. They are not valid for any other activities at Jack Nicol Cub Scout Camp. They must be used in 2013!

Camperships

A limited number of Camperships are available for financial assistance to enable Scouts to attend camp. (Camperships will only be considered for Scouts registered in Longs Peak Council.) Campership Request Form  Campership Application 5-13

Registration & Contact Information

Registration will be open January 1, 2014. We handle registration online, See the Registration Page for all the details. For More Information Registration information: Please contact Cindy Batt at 970-584-2202 or email CampRegistration@longspeakbsa.org. Other camp information: Please contact Billy Riley – Camping/Operations Director at 970-584-2218 or email briley@bsamail.org.

 

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Jack Nicol Cub Scout Camp Refund Policy

All events at Jack Nicol Cub Scout Camp follow the Longs Peak Council Refund Policy – Non-refundable amount is 25% of the total fee; cancellation more than 30 days prior to the activity are refunded at 100% less the non-refundable amount; cancellations 14 days to 30 days prior to the activity are refunded at 50% less the non-refundable amount; cancellation less than 14 days, or no shows the day of the activity there is no refund.

IMG_6659Year Round Use at Nicol

Nicol Cub Camp is available all year round for campouts and activities but is usually busy in the summer and fall with a variety of activities including our fall weekend adventures.

Jack Nicol Cub Scout Family Camp will be busy this fall long with our Autumn Adventures including Fall Color Hikes, Webelos BB Gun & Archery Days, Haunted Weekends and our Tiger Cub Adventure Days. Learn More about our Autumn Adventure and register online »

 

Last modified: July 16, 2014