in 2008 Camp Merz introduced a program, The Camp Merz Older Scout Program. Since then
there has been significant interest shown in the program and to respond we
are developing and implementing new and exciting features to the
The program is being
called Camp Monkey-Fist, OSP. The name has been chosen to symbolize the challenge of tying the
monkey fist knot and the feeling of accomplishment when it is tied
right. The Older Scout Program,
OSP, offered is challenging and fun, and when done right there is a feeling
of great achievement.
Starting in 2009 we are dedicating a camping area in the
unused portion of Camp Merz for Camp Monkey-Fist, OSP to use on overnight
if you’re thinking because I am over the age of 15 there is nothing left for
me to do at Camp Merz? Well then
I guess you are wrong. As of
2008 Camp Merz has incorporated an Older Scout Program, now Camp Monkey-Fist,
OSP, into the mix.
is for scouts 15 and older who enjoy cycling, hiking, swimming, kayaking,
canoeing, and over night camping. If this sounds like you, then make sure to sign-up.