When and Where
SCAMP Camp begins on Monday morning at 8am and ends ten working days later on Friday.
Each day will begin at 8am and end at 5pm. Lunch is an hour at noon. Each day will be an opportunity for the group to engage in a small boat chalk talk by the instructors pertaining to topics the group suggests.
The Port Townsend Camp is held in the main shop at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend Washington. There is an excellent coffee shop on site and many restaurants a short walk away. Hotels and state park camping are available nearby.
The Eaton Rapids Michigan Camp is held in a beautiful shop situated in a pastoral country setting. Lodging and camping are available on site. Meals can be enjoyed in local restaurants or we can cook and eat together on site.
SCAMP Camp Tool List
Tape measure – inches and Metric
Bevel (for determining angles)
Trim Router with a 1/4 round over bit (if you have one)
Small Bubble Level
Japanese hand pull saw
Cordless drill with Phillips head bit
Set of drill bits
20 or more- small C-clamps, F-clamps, Bar-clamps, Spring-clamps
Vibrating sander- Model of your choice, random orbit is a good choice, 4”X4” is also handy.
Small Carpenter's Square or Speed Square
Counter-set bit set
Plane, Block or Jack
Ruler, Steel – small
Small wood rasp
Diagonal Wire cutter (Bull nose cutters best)
Box of 50 straight edge utility knife razor blades
Tyvek type paper suit and/or multiple pairs of old pants and old shirts (clothing you do not mind being ruined by epoxy)
Ear plugs or ear Protectors
Mask (Dust) - NIOSH/MSHA approved or mask (Respirator) - Filter, organic fumes rated.
Waterless Hand Cleaner
Plastic package tape/dispenser
Large box of rags or clean cotton rags
3 Plastic squeegees spreader for epoxy work (these should be new)
You will need to bring a trailer for your new boat or you can contact Howard at 231-838-8472 and he can help you order one locally. In addition Gig Harbor Boat Works supplies excellent SCAMP trailers and these can be ordered by contacting the boat shop and asking for Dave or Falk. If you elect to order a trailer from the local dealer it will be available for pickup before the end of the Camp.
There are trailers available for sale in both Michigan and Austin for those Camps. Please give us a call and we can help you with the purchase of a trailer.
SCAMP Camp Logistics