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July 12, 2024

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Local Cub Scouts’ Adventure Day Camp Starts June 6

Day camp activities include field sports, a STEM program, leather working and games for first through fifth graders.

As local schools let out for summer, the Natchez Trace District of the Boy Scouts of America, serving Williamson County, will host its annual Adventure Day Camp, June 6 – 10 at Franklin First United Methodist Church.

The theme this year is Space Odyssey, and activities will include field sportsΒ β€”Β archery, sling shot and bb shootingΒ β€”Β a dedicated STEM program, leather working and games for Scouts entering first through fifth grades in fall 2022.

Adventure Day Camp is open to current and prospective Scouts, and registration is online here. For current Scouts, registration is $110. For new and prospective Scouts, registration is $177 and includes membership through the end of 2022. The program runs 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each day.

Adventure Day Camp is one of many programs the Natchez Trace District hosts for Cub Scouts each year, including year-round pack and family camping opportunities and events such as the Pinewood Derby. Cub Scout activities center around earning badges specific to each school grade level and focus on areas such as hiking, nature, science, citizenship, first aid and sports.

There are 56 Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Venture Crews and Exploring Posts active in the Natchez Trace District, serving Williamson County. To learn more about these groups, or about Adventure Day Camp, email Eric Strickland at


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.