Resident Weekends

About Resident Weekends

Want to come to camp but don’t have lots of time? Weekend Resident Camp is the perfect overnight camping program for you! Get all the elements of Summer Camp in a high intensity fun filled weekend.

Based on feedback received in 2022 we are offering Thursday night check in for all 4 weekend programs! Come in on Thursday night, get your campsite set up and your swim tests out of the way to make more time for Friday fun!

Sleep in a tent, eat in the dining hall, enjoy lots of great program and experience a great a campfire program. The fun is non-stop from morning until night. Sessions run from Thursday at 6:30pm to Sunday at 9:00am, and feature 3 nights of overnight camping. Meals are provided from Friday breakfast through Sunday continental breakfast.

For rising Tigers (completed Kindergarten) thru rising Arrow of Light Scouts (completed 4th Grade)

6:30pm Thursday – 9:00am Sunday


Enjoy lots of activities in our program areas, whether that’s getting crafty, sharpening your scout skills, or learning about the natural world.

The program includes both fun projects and activities as well as opportunities to work on Cub Scout Adventures.


Shoot arrows with our compound bows for maximum accuracy and target hitting power. Learn how to properly shoot and stay safe at the range while having lots of fun.


Shooting sports is a staple of all good summer camps. Have mountains of fun shooting at the BB gun range while learning proper range etiquette and gun safety.

The Pool

Summer days are long and hot! It is great to cool down at the Pool, play on the waterslides, and hang out with each other during water sports.


Explore our amazing lake. Its surface and shoreline are filled with lily pads and other wildlife. We have canoes and paddle boats for your sunny day boating adventures.

The Big Dig

Digging for treasure is something we rarely, if ever, get to do. At the Big Dig you get to do just that! What will you find?

The Ship

Learn about signal flags and how to the sailors of old used to communicate. What is a ship, even if it is on land, without water? Come enjoy water games at our ship.

Field Games

Obstacle courses, Soccer, tag, Gaga Ball, and so much more happen in our field games area. Your imagination is the only limiting thing when you visit Field games.


Arts, crafts, leather working galore are waiting for you at handicrafts. We teach you how to make things daily and you get to take your new crafts and knowledge home to show everyone what you learned.


Learn what animals Camp Snyder has to offer and how they live. Study “footprints” and learn how to be like the animals and Leave No Trace.

Meet your 2023 Directors

Calder Griffiths, Camp Director

Calder Griffiths was a Scout in the National Capital Area Council for 12 years earning the rank of Eagle Scout, serving as Senior Patrol Leader, and joining the Order of the Arrow. He has seven years experience working at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center with specific responsibility for the skatepark for two years. Currently, he is pursuing a degree at Salisbury University with majors in Outdoor Education Leadership and Accounting. After attending BSA summer camps for nine years and day camps for five years, he looks forward to providing an excellent experience at Camp Snyder this summer.

Joey McNally, Program Director

Joey McNally is a recent college graduate from Salisbury University with a degree in Geography and a minor in Environmental Studies. He has a passion for the outdoors and environment. He enjoys camping trips and held a position as an intern in stream restoration last summer. He has experience in working with youth as a tutor and as a volunteer at his local church’s child development area. He is excited to be at Camp Snyder this summer and wants assure a fun and memorable camp experience as Program Director this summer.

Want to be part of our awesome summer staff?

2023 Dates & Rates

Registration opens this fall

Session 1

June 22 – June 25, 2023


Session 2

June 29 – July 2, 2023

Session 4

July 13 – July 16, 2023

Session 3

July 6 – July 9, 2023

Camper Adult / Den ChiefIf paid by…
Early Bird$235$80April 15
On Time$255$105May 13
Late$275$130After May 13

2 Leaders FREE per Pack with your unit’s Resident Weekend registration

Get more information on the main Summer Camp page.