Camp – [DHASB] Denali High Adventure Scout Base
Denali High Adventure Scout BaseDHASB is the newest camp property of the Great Alaska Council. This 2,000 acre camp is located at mile 133 on the Parks Highway offering long term camping (6 nights) to Boy Scouts from Great Alaska Council as well as other visiting Councils. It is one of three traditional resident camps operated by the Council. Denali High Adventure Scout Base Mission Statement: Delivering Alaskan wilderness education and adventures while encouraging, physical, mental and moral growth and stewardship.
Denali High Adventure Scout Base Vision Statement:Develop a world class destination for Scouts and visitors to experience Alaska’s unique, vast and remote wilderness. Educate all campers through fun, safe and re-sponsible programs in outdoor ethics, high adventure skills, bear safety and steward-ship using year around activities. Help them come to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Scouting and its values using the outdoor and life skills experienced in the natural wonder of our Denali High Adventure Scout Base. Desired outcomes for Scouts attending DHASB include but not limited to:
- Stronger personal values and character
- Continued desire to learn
- Social Adeptness
- Positive sense of self-worth and usefulness
- 3D Archery
- Olympic Style Archery
- Large Bore rifle
- Muzzle Loading Shotguns & Rifle
- STand-up Paddle Boards
- Log Cabin building (“Sage Cabins”)
Denali Work CrewLimited number of spaces are available for Scouts to join the Denali Work Crew. those Scouts gave a week of service to the camp and then spend a week at camp as a camper. This occurs during our staff week.
2016 Camp Dates
July 11 – 16 (Monday Start)
July 17 – 23
Boy Scouts & Venturers: Registration HereImportant Camp Dates: October 1 – Reserve your week; $250 unit deposit required December 15 – Registration opens with Early Fees; 10% Deposit Required February 28 – 1st Half of payment due and Early Fees end. Payment must be made to keep Early Fee Price. March 1 – Regular Fees begin March 15 – FOS Deadline for Camp discount April 30 – Balance due and Regular Fees end May 1 – Late Fees begin
- fails to attend camp
- is sent home for disciplinary action
- is sent home for inattention to safe Scouting standards
- or chooses to leave camp early
No refund will be given if someone: fails to attend camp; is sent home for disciplinary action; is sent home for inattention to safe Scouting standards; or chooses to leave camp early. Refunds for extenuating* circumstances must be requested in writing to the Great Alaska Council Service Center and received no later than one week following the scheduled week of camp. Cancellation fees will apply after May 1.
–Requested by May 1 will receive 100% of fees paid
–Requested by May 15 will receive 75% of fees paid
–Requested between May 16-31 will receive 50% of fees paid
–No refunds beginning June 1
–Refund requests are processed AFTER camp is concluded*Extenuating circumstances include, but not limited to: medical in nature, major disruptions in the family life like death of a family member or divorce. Extenuating circumstances does not include sports related activities including tournaments or sport camps or family vacations. Provisional Scouts While the preferred method for a Scout to attend camp is with is troop, there times that is not possible for them to do so. Scouts can attend as an individual or also know as a provisional Scout. Provisional Scouts will either be assigned to a host troop or provisional troop made up of other provisional Scouts with camp staff serving as troop leaders. There is nominal increase in fees for a Scout to attend camp using this method. For additional information please call the Council Service Center at 907-337-9547.