Camp Roger competes for rope swing, fishing dock

Camp Roger has entered the second round of voting in Erhardt Construction’s Building our Community Contest, coming one step closer to achieving a rope swing and fishing dock. The voting opened July 23 and will end August 19. Camp Roger is among the top five from the 60 organizations who entered the contest. The rope […]

Outdoor education big draw for fall at Camp Roger

Since the beginning of Camp Roger’s outdoor education program in 2000, the number of school groups and students attending has progressively increased. This October, the camp reached its 2,000th event and had the 75,000th student come through the discovery nature center. So far this school year, 88 events have been held at Camp Roger’s Rockford […]

Campout combines fun, community

Members of the Webelo den, (l–r) Michael Fox, Jim Woodard and Jason Andrus, prepare a flag for retirement.

  Crestwood’s Cub Scout Pack 3285 finished their Pack year with an overnight campout at Camp Roger in May. The event, attended by 26 Scouts plus their adult partners, combined skill-building, community service, teamwork and adventure into a fun-filled weekend.   For many of the kids, this was their first time camping. Younger Scouts stayed […]