Forms and Documents

Forms and Documents

Mandatory Pre-Summer Camp Forms

Medical Form: ALL Participants must complete this form within 12 months of arrival at camp.
Attendance Roster and Ship Manifest (fillable): Each troop should have this form filled out as they board the boat to arrive indicating how many scouts and adults are coming.
AB 506 Compliance Form (fillable) For California Troops Only

Pre-Summer Camp Release Forms – Adult

Pre-Camp Release Form – Adult: : Provides an overview of program offerings and rules as well as an exculpation and indemnity provision. Please Note: All adults coming to camp must be registered in the BSA, complete Youth Protection Training, and have their A, B, and C portions of the Medical Form filled out.
**Adults with ASA 101, 102, 103, or 110 Sailing Certifications must bring their card if interested in chartering one of the Beneateau 22 sailboats.

Pre-Summer Camp Release Forms – Youth

Pre-Camp Release Form – Youth:Permission form required for all youth
California Rifle and Shotgun Parental/Legal Guardian Permission Form: Provides a firearms permission and release. Required for Rifle and Shotgun. Please arrive with three forms printed: one for the Clerk’s Office to email a record to the Council, one for the Range Safety Officer, and one to be on the Scout whenever shooting.

Traditional Merit Badge Information

2024 Spring Leaders’ Packet: Information discussed at the Spring Leader’s Meetings is contained in this packet.
2024 Merit Badge Scheduling Worksheet: This form is for Scouts to use when figuring out their merit badge schedule for camp. They will turn it in to their Scoutmasters for registration. Merit Badge
2024 Merit Badge Guide: Breaks down the Merit Badges available here at Camp Emerald Bay.
Merit Badge Sign-up Instructions: This PDF will walk you through the steps to sign up for Merit Badges at Camp Emerald Bay. The Merit Badge Prerequisite Form should be used for the Merit Badges requiring work outside of the camp provided time.
2024 Cub Scout Program Planner
2024 Program Planner: The new edition of the Program Planner has a breakdown of the week and its events. This is subject to change once the CA COVID Guidelines are released. In addition to the Planner, we have created an Additional Activities Form that gives more insight on programs and activities throughout the week and for adults in camp.
USS Iowa Flyer: Stay overnight at a discounted rate to be closer to the ferry terminal in the morning.

Rugged Adventures Information

2024 Parent and Leader’s Guide Rugged: This guide will give you information about what to expect during your months of preparation for camp, as well as a brief overview of the program. Rugged Trek information coming soon!

Additional Forms

2024 Emerald Bay Special Requests. This online form is used for units who have special needs for the summer
2024 Reservation Change Request Form: This form allows units to add or subtract youth and adults from their previous registration.
Campership Request Form:  This application puts scouts in the Western Los Angeles County Council into consideration for financial assistance for their trip to camp.
What to Bring: Go here to see the detailed section from the Leaders’ Guide on what you should bring to Camp
Berth 85 Map & Directions

SCUBA Required Forms

SCUBA Registration 2024

All participants are required to have a doctor’s authorization on their PADI RSTC Medical Form, regardless of the answers on the form and what the form says. Please note that the medical team at camp have final say on medical forms and diving. We recommend you view the diving requirements for Scouts prior to signing up by going to and scroll to the BSA Scuba Policy section.

The following forms are required for all people participating in a SCUBA program at Emerald Bay. Please bring these to camp signed and ready to turn in. Thank you!

For more information, please contact our Camp Director, Linnea Heinstedt at [email protected]