2015 Fees (Except where noted. All fees subject to change.)
Summer trek program
Six day trek, includes up to 6
Additional participants, each
(be sure to understand group size restrictions for different treks)
Six day Kayak trek, includes up to 6
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 2015, 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
- 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
High Adventure programs during summer camp
Caving, per person (2015 fee)
Rafting, per person (2015 fee)
Transportation to Read
During the summer camp season Read Scout Reservation provides transportation
to/from the Westchester / Putnam Counties of NY State. In 2015 this
fee is $90 for a one-way trip. Indicate the need for this service
when registering for your Summit Base experience and more information will
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.