Home Repairs Camp


Learn handy skills to use around the house!

Cancelled for 2023

In this hands-on program, scouts will learn:

Electrical: Replace a duplex outlet · Replace a switch · Replace a cord plug · Replace a light socket

Plumbing: Replace a faucet washer · Cut and thread a pipe · Sweat a copper pipe · Unclog a drain three different ways

Painting: Repair drywall · Prepare and paint a wall · Paint/varnish/stripping · Paint/stain/varnish

Miscellaneous: Hang a picture · Install wall anchors · Stretch window screens · Caulk a shower

Due to the hands-on nature of the training, the Home Repairs Specialty Camp is limited to the first 64 Scouts and 12 adults who sign up. A wait-list will be maintained in case of cancellations.

Adults attending will be asked to help provide supervision in the campsites as well as volunteer for shifts in the kitchen, but will be permitted to participate in classes and will receive all of the same materials as the participating Scouts.