Scouts BSA Summer Camp at Camp Mitigwa

Outing is the heart of Scouting…

The promise made to every youth when deciding to give Scouting a try and join a troop in the neighborhood is that of outdoor adventure.  The imagination of an 11 year old runs rampant when it comes to the adventure of the out of doors.

Mitigwa Scout Reservation

Mitigwa Scout Reservation is one of the finest Scout camps in the Midwest, providing residential Summer Camp programs for Scouts at Camp Mitigwa and for Cub Scouts at Camp Akela, plus year-round camping opportunities for all. The reservation boasts 450 acres of rolling river valley land with a rappelling tower, a swimming pool, campsites, dining hall, and so much more.  Learn more about Mitigwa Scout Reservation here.

Mitigwa Scout Reservation takes safety seriously. Review our Risk Advisory by clicking here.

2019 Scouts BSA Summer Camp

2019 Summer Camp Fees

Payment Schedule:
Campsite reservation fee is $100 and this is a credit to the overall camp fees for 2019. As part of the campsite reservation, Troops need to supply their estimated number.

By DATE TBD, all campers must be named and any spots that were estimated but not named should be removed. There will be a $150 payment for each Youth that is named, they can then sign up for Merit Badges, which will be available in early 2019. On DATE TBD, all spots listed but not "named" will be billed the appropriate camp fee. Fees must be paid in full by DATE TBD to get the Early rate. All accounts not paid after DATE TBD will receive the regular rate.

Cancellations fee: Mitigwa
From DATE TBD to DATE TBD there will be a $100 fee for any Scout or Adult that is cancelled (transfers are allowed)
After DATE TBD there are no Refunds allowed except per the regular Council Refund Policy

Scout Fees   Adult Fees
$300 (current estimate - final rate TBD)* Through DATE TBD $130 (current estimate - final rate TBD)*
$305 (current estimate - final rate TBD) After DATE TBD $130 (current estimate - final rate TBD)
*Newly Registered Scouts or Leaders will be guaranteed the early registration fee with a copy of completed application.


Class Schedules and Availability

Coming in 2019. View the 2018 details below, for reference.


Summer Camp T-Shirts

Details will be available in 2019.

  • 2019 Week 1 Scouts BSA Camp at Camp Mitigwa
    June 16, 2019 to June 22

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  • 2019 Week 2 Scouts BSA Camp at Camp Mitigwa
    June 23, 2019 to June 29

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  • 2019 Week 3 Scouts BSA Camp at Camp Mitigwa
    June 30, 2019 to July 06

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  • 2019 Week 4 Scouts BSA Camp at Camp Mitigwa
    July 07, 2019 to July 13

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File Name Description
2019 Campsite Chart Updated 10/11/18 Download
Annual Health and Medical Record Parts A, B & C are required for Summer Resident Camp Download
Camp Photos-Pat Bonz Photography Information on Camp Photos Download
Map: Directions to Camp Mitigwa Directions to Camp Mitigwa's main entrance: 1820 Magnolia Road, Woodward IA 50276 Download
Map: Mitigwa Grounds and Campsites Map of Mitigwa Scout Reservation campsites, facilities, and camp roads. Download
Map: Mitigwa Scout Reservation Trails - Topographical MSR is more than just front country campsites and cabins. A series of challenging trails laces through our 450+ acres of hills above the river. Download
Mitigwa Scout Reservation Risk Advisory Mid-Iowa Council and Mitigwa Scout Reservation are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable camp experience for your Scouts and leaders. Please review our Risk Advisory to learn more. Download
Unit Swim Classification Mid-Iowa Council encourages units to test their Scouts' and leaders' swimming abilities annually. Download this form to record your swimmers' classifications and refer to Option C for qualifications to use this record for summer camp. Include a copy of the lifeguard's certification with your classification record at camp check-in. Download