The Handicraft Area is the Center for the Arts – and crafts. Here a Scout can fulfill the classic notion of bringing home something crafty he has made himself. It is also where creativity and a willingness to give something new a try can lead to developing a passion for creating.
Refer to the current Leader’s Guides for times on all handicraft activities.
Need a bit of extra help with your project? Want to use Handicraft equipment & tools to work on an independent crafting project? Swing by during Open Crafting from 7-8pm M, T or Th.
Join our Staff just after evening program on Thursday for a full-length feature film with Root Beer floats all around. Additional snack bar items available for purchase.
Blast to the Past
The Handicraft building was the first building constructed at Wente Scout Reservation in 1963 and was originally used as the commissary and trading post for the camp from 1964 until 1971.