Ben Reed, longtime AdvanceCamp Board Member, Director of Trailhead at AdvanceCamp, and Scoutmaster of Pittsburg Troop 48 passed away on May 25, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to AdvanceCamp in Mr. Reed's honor.


AdvanceCamp is run by registered volunteer Scouters who serve without compensation. 

100% of all funds collected and donated goes towards the program. 

We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


If you would like to support, please send your donations to 

AdvanceCamp, 1169 Sentinel Court, Merced, CA 95340

For more information contact Steve Hoagland at (925) 303-9689 or