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Summer Camp at Camp D Bar A Scout Ranch

Sun, Jun 25-Jul 1, 2023

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Sun, Jun 25 @ 6:00 AM
Sat, Jul 1 @ 5:00 PM
$380 early bird ($430 regular)
Camp D Bar A Scout Ranch
880 E Sutton Rd, Metamora, MI 48455

Sunday Scout Drop Off (meet at Scout Hut)

Due to new camp requirements we will first meet at 6:00 AM at The Scout Hut, then drive in a single convoy into D- Bar- A Scout Ranch (approx 6 hour drive).

Saturday Pick Up

Pick up from The Scout Hut like normal by 5:00 PM Sunday.  Additional Information to be provided as time gets closer.


Required Forms (bring to camp)

BSA Health Form (all parts filled out)DHS Central Registry Clearance Request (Filled out by April 1 for Adults)  


General Help

 Summer Camp Planning Guide  


Contact Numbers:

Gavan Burke:   602-400-0583 (m)
Alex Alcalde:    317-370-6035 (m)
Camp Office:    810-245-2250

Mailing Address (for letters or cards to scout)

D-Bar-A Scout Ranch
c/o Troop 306, Scout Name, Indian Wood Campsite
880 East Sutton Road 
Metamora, Michigan, 48455


Fees Details

  • Youth Early Bird Fees: $380  (before April 1st)
  • Youth Regular Fee: $430 (after April 1st)
  • Full Time Adult Fee: $175

It is the policy of the Michigan Crossroads Council that all campers who camp overnight at camp properties - YOUTH and ADULT - be registered members with the Boy Scouts of America. MI Registry Clearance is also required for all persons aged 21+ wishing access to an MCC Camp property - resident camper or visitor. All visitors without MI Registry Clearance must be escorted at all times by someone with MI Registry Clearance.

Compare to Randsburg Summer Camp: 

  • Youth Early Bird Fees: $470  (before April 1st)
  • Youth Regular Fee: $495 (after April 1st)
  • Full Time Adult Fee: $235


Camp Details

Merit Badge selection for D-bar-A Scout Ranch will be available on Tuesday - March 21, 2023 starting at 8:00am. Many merit badges have class capacities.  Classes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Summer Camp at D-Bar-A is filled with fun and exciting adventure for Scouts of all ages. Our 1700 acres of rolling hills and forest in the southern part of Michigan provide an unlimited supply of opportunities to make your stay at D-Bar-A an experience of a lifetime. Scouts learn and explore as they seek the adventures only a summer camp experience can provide.

Here is a brief overview of some of the programs available while at D-Bar-A for your new and returning Scouts.

  • Horseback Riding
  • Rent a Burrow
  • Rifle, Shotgun and Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Blacksmithing
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Lifesaving
  • Outdoor Skills
  • Nature
  • Trade Skills
  • Handicraft
  • and so much MORE!

The camp offers over 50 merit badges including Horsemanship and thePedro Patrol program for first year Scouts.

What to Bring

  • One (1) Package of Cookies
  • BSA Health Forms (all parts filled out, including the examination)
  • Class A Shirt
  • Scout Handbook
  • Notebook, Pen or Pencil
  • Clothes & underwear, socks for 6 days (plus a few replacements)
  • Jacket, sweater, or sweatshirt
  • Swimming trunks
  • Comfortable shoes (if taking Boating or Swimming need pair to wear in pool)
  • Boots
  • Rain gear
  • Water bottle
  • Sleeping bag or blankets
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent (non-aerosol please)
  • Flashlight & batteries
  • Watch
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Religious materials
  • Pocket knife & Totem' Chip
  • Backpack, duffel bag, or tote for transporting gear
  • Prescription medication
  • Camp chair
  • OPTIONAL: Camera
  • SWIMMING MB: Long sleeve shirt and long pants are required for the Swimming MB

What NOT to Bring

  • Cell phones (little to no cell coverage and no power to recharge)
  • Radios (do kids have these anymore?)
  • Media Players
  • Electronic games or device
  • Fireworks and Explosives
  • Matches
  • Large or fixed blade knives (camp rules)


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