Merit badge registration will become available at 6:00pm on April 13.
Couldn’t make it to the Pre-camp Leader’s Meetings? Download the 2016 Leader’s Guide and other forms here, for the latest information to help your unit prepare for an enjoyable summer camp season!
We are pleased to announce Nick Raupp as our 2016 Summer Camp Program Director!
Nick is an Eagle Scout from Bloomington Troop 920, as well as a Vigil Honor Order of the Arrow member. Nick currently attends the University of Evansville, where he is a junior social studies secondary education major, minoring in religious studies. While at college, Nick works as an EMT-B, and is involved with the Newman Center, history club, and teaching CPR/First Aid courses. Nick is excited to return to Ingersoll, where he has worked seven previous summers on camp staff, as a Counselor-in-Training, Dining Hall Steward, North Ridge Commissioner, and most recently as Health Officer.
We are happy to announce the hiring of Martin Pio as our 2016 Ingersoll Scout Reservation Summer Camp Director.
Martin comes to us with a great deal of experience working with youth. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Education. He has seventeen years of experience as a teacher. Martin is currently a Special Education teacher with Peoria District 150 working at Peoria High School. He has previously worked as a teacher in Elmwood, Avon, and East Peoria. In his spare time, Martin is an assistant Swim Coach for Peoria High School. He volunteers for the Arthritis Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Martin also volunteers with Troop 352 in Edwards as a committee member.
Some of his hobbies include traveling, camping and fishing and being a great dad. Martin and his wife, Heidi, are the proud parents of Seth (Eagle Scout), Christopher (Eagle Scout), and Paige.
During the 51st camping season at Ingersoll, Martin will be responsible for the management and programs of ISR Summer Camp operations. He will be responsible for the management of approximately 50 staff members.
Interested in joining Camp Staff for an incredible summer work experience? Learn more and apply online!
The hidden gem of our Scouting program is the opportunity to work on camp staff, and gain valuable leadership skills that will impact you for the rest of your life.