Boy Scout Summer Camp



The Kwahadi Dancers had to cancel their Eastern Tour and will not be able to come to camp this year.  Please check back for more information on the Kwahadi Dancers coming to our 2018 Summer Camp Season!



New Check-In Procedures for Medications - Please Read

Many new additions to areas and programs may be available for your adventure. Check back often for updates.


Camp Fees


Youth: $259 per Scout (if paid in full by May 15, 2017)
After May 15, 2017: $295

Adult: $115 per adult (no early discount)


Campership Applications Due by APRIL 7, 2017


BSA Health Form - Tap or Click Here (National Site)


Background Check Required for all adults:

Michigan requires a Background Check Form for the state in which you reside. 

If you have completed this form in the years 2010 to 2016, you do not need to do so again. 

Use the links below and send to Sarah Carpenter at the LaSalle Council office.  Call Sarah at 574-289-0337 ext. 302 or 1-800-822-3867 if you have questions about these required forms.

Indiana Background Check Form

Michigan Background Check Form

Illinois Background Check Form


Apply to Become a 2018 Tamarack Staff Member!

We are not accepting any paper applications for 2017.  If you have already completed a paper application to become a 2017 Tamarack staff member, you must click the link above and re-apply.  Looking forward to having you as a part of the legendary Tamarack staff for the 2017 camping season!

Leaders Guide

Be sure to download the 2017 Boy Scout Summer Camp Scout Leader's Guide for all of your Summer Camp information, located in BSSC forms below.  Check back often on page 2 of the Leader's Guide for any new updates.


Committed to excellence for 60 years, Camp Tamarck continues to receive National accreditation rating from the Boy Scouts of America.

Boy Scout Summer Camp is a nationally accredited, quality camp program that meets the standards of the National Camp Assessment Program of the BSA.

File Name Description
2016-2017 Major Program Area Changes Download
2017 Campership Fillable Form Submit to Sarah Carpenter at Download
BSA Camp Scuba Flyer 2017 2017 Scuba Camp - Week 3 Only Download
BSSC Camp Flyer 2017 Download
BSSC Leader's Guide 2017 2017 Boy Scout Summer Camp Leaders Guide - Camp Tamarack Download
Camp Tamarack STEM Award Download
Campsite Reservations Chart 2017 updated 11.08.16 Download
How To Sign Up For Merit Badge Classes Step-by-Step Guide Download
Illinois Background Check 2017 Download
Indiana State Background LaSalle.pdf Download
LSC - Program Refunds Policy Refund Policy Download
Medication Dispensation Sheet *New BSSC 2017-Scout leaders need to download this form if any of their scouts have any medications. Scout leaders will be dispensing medications to their scouts, NOT the Health Officer. Download
Medication Dispensation Sheet Instructions Download
Merit Badge requirements2017 Download
Merit Badge Schedule 2017 Schedule revised on 10/05/2016. - Troops should add scouts to the account roster, then add their registrations and create class schedules for each Scout.. Download
Michigan Camps Request For Central Registry Clearance.pdf Download
Refund Policy 2017 Download
WLSR Medication Protocol Download
Position Name Telephone
Camp Director Bill Stauffacher (574) 289-0337 x320 Email
Team Leader / Office Manager Sarah Carpenter (574) 289-0337 x302 Email