AquaBase - Aquatic High Adventure Base

Imagine spending your Summer Camp experience on one of the largest man-made lakes
in the world? Then still, imagine spending that week on board a beautiful Catalina or Hunter
sailboat with your best friend experiencing team work and learning nautical skills! The Lincoln
Heritage Council is proud to sponsor Aquabase at Camp Roy C. Manchester. Below is some
vital information on this amazing program unlike any in our area.  





Choose from one of the many program options we have available:

Water Sports-  This program will allow Scouts (ages 16 and above) to participate in a number of exciting activities including motor boating, water skiing, wakeboarding and personal watercrafts. Each Scout will complete the Kentucky boater’s safety program and learn about the safe operation of boats and PWCs. A special program will be offered to teach Scouts about jet skiing and the proper techniques to operate one. Each will also have the opportunity to learn to ski and wakeboard. Course cost will be $300, with a discounted rate of $275 if paid by March 4th.

High Adventure Sailing-  A program like no other in the country; Scouts (ages 14 and above) will spend the week on a 25 foot sailboat cruising up and down Kentucky Lake while serving as the crew of their very own boat. Each participant will have the opportunity to serve as the skipper of the boat leading their team through the water. Each night will be spent docked in a different bay. Scouts will go ashore each evening to prepare their meals and evaluate the days sailing experience. Scouts will learn navigation skills and develop teamwork skills while gaining self-esteem and self-confidence. They will visit multiple marinas around the lake learning about different types of sailboats and enjoying recreational activities. Course cost will be $350, with a discounted rate of $325 if paid by March 4th.

Lifesaving and BSA life guard-  Scouts can work toward earning their BSA Lifeguard certification while earning the lifesaving merit badge. Course cost will be $285, with a discounted rate of $260 if paid by March 4th.


Early Bird Deadline - March 4th

Get your Scouts' deposits ($75/Scout) postmarked or dropped off to the Council Office by March 4th to receive the $25 off each registration. After March 4th, the fee for the Aqua Base program will be $350. You can also make payments online. Call the Council Office if you have any questions. 502-361-2624. Please log in through the Tentaroo system to check your Troop's payments, add your roster, and sign up for merit badges (when that part is open on the 9th.)

Aquabase - Venture Crew Challenge Week - July 9-14, 2017!!!


Requirements - for Aquabase High Adventure Sailing

  1. 14 years old by date of trip
  2. Swimming MB & Bring to Camp Proof of SWIM TEST within last year.
  3. Small Boat Sailing MB (Required)
  4. Class III Medical Form (requires doctor’s examination within 12 months of trip)
  5. Scout Spirit   


Summer Camp Dates for 2017:

Week 1: June 11-17, 2017

Week 2: June 18-24, 2017

Week 3: June 25-July 1, 2017

Week 4: July 2-8, 2016

Week 5: July 9-15, 2017  &  Venture Crew Challenge Week @ RCM!

Week 6: July 16-22, 2017 **

** (Week 6 will be held at Camp Crooked Creek & Aquabase (RCM) Only)

(Week 5 will be a special Crew-only week at RCM)



All fees are due May 6, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS. The early bird cost is $325. The regular fee is $350.00

Signing Up

Units signed up to attend Camp Roy C. Manchester will have the first priority to attend Aquabase. If your unit is attending Roy C. Manchester, a deposit per Scout of $75.00 is due to the Council Office no later than February 1, 2017.  All others interested in coming to Aquabase will be allowed to register after Friday, March 3, 2017. If there are any spaces available after Friday, May 5, 2017, you will need to pay the full $350.00 dollars when you sign up. All fees are due by May 1, 2017. No exceptions will be made. If you made the $75.00 deposit on time, the remaining fee would be $250.00. Payments can be made online through the Tentaroo registration for your Unit.

To register, contact Brandy Koenig at or 502-361-2624. All correspondence should be sent to 12001 Sycamore Station Place, Louisville, KY 40299.

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