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2017 Fees (Except where noted.  All fees subject to change.)
Summer trek program

Six day trek, includes up to 6 participants 


Additional participants, each
(be sure to understand group size restrictions for different treks)


Six day Kayak trek, includes up to 6 participants 


Additional participants for Kayak trek, each
(be sure to understand group size restrictions)


There is an additional fee for transportation which is determined by the distance from Summit Base for the drop off and pick up for the trek selected.  In 2017, this fee is $0.50 per mile for the total miles necessary to transport the group.  (For Kayak Treks this fee is per vehicle used for transportation.) This mileage fee is noted in most of the sample treks listed in the trek section.  This mileage fee may be adjusted depending on fuel prices.

Adult leadership is available for $400 (this leadership is in addition to the trek guide).

Reservations may be made through the Summit Base Trek coordinators or the Westchester-Putnam Council Camping Department.  Contact us for availability.

  • A $300 non-refundable deposit (which is applied to your total fee) must accompany a Reservation Form.
  • $1,000 payment due March 1 - Non-refundable
  • Balance due May 1

If payment is not received by these dates your reservation is subject to cancellation.


High Adventure programs during summer camp

Caving, per person (2017 fee)


Rafting, per person (2017 fee)



Transportation to Read
During the summer camp season Read Scout Reservation provides transportation to/from the Westchester / Putnam Counties of NY State.  Indicate the need for this service when registering for your Summit Base experience and more information will be provided.


Refund Policy
The initial reservation deposit is non-refundable.  Groups canceling within 60 days of their summer trek or 2 weeks of their weekend trip will be penalized half of the remaining fees due.

If weather conditions prevent a safe weekend adventure, this can be rescheduled at no additional cost within the same calendar year.  Otherwise, refund policies above apply.

Payments should be sent to the Council Office with checks made payable to Westchester-Putnam Council, BSA.  Be sure to include a description of the payment noting the group / individual the payment is for.



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