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Click here to Register for Summer Camp and see available programs, merit badge offerings, and class schedule for 2023!

2023 Summer Camp Leader's Guide

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Week 1      ( 6/18- 6/24) Openings:  Base Camp/BSI 188, NRA 92, Claytor 59. Blue Ridge Mountaineer, Canoe the New, and High Knoll open.
Week 2      ( 6/25- 7/1) Openings:  Base Camp/BSI 143, NRA 63, Claytor 47. Blue Ridge Mountaineer, Canoe the New, and High Knoll open.
Week 3      ( 7/2- 7/8) Openings:  Base Camp/BSI 478, NRA 96, Claytor 46. Blue Ridge Mountaineer, Canoe the New, and High Knoll open.
Week 4      ( 7/9- 7/15) Openings:  Base Camp/BSI 268, NRA 94, Claytor 27. Blue Ridge Mountaineer, and Canoe the New open.
Week 5      ( 7/16- 7/22) Openings:  Base Camp/BSI 488, NRA 83, Claytor 60. Blue Ridge Mountaineer, and Canoe the New open.

Council Refund Policy

2023 Camp Fees

Discounts for BRMC Units:
Unit selling popcorn in 2022, each registrant receives $10 off the registration price.
Unit turning in 2023 charter by December 1, 2022, each registrant receives $10 off registration price.
Unit performs service at Blue Ridge Scout Reservation by April 14, 2023, each registrant receives $20 off registration price.  Contact Reservation Ranger for projects.
A unit can earn all three discounts for a total of $40 off camp registration.
Unit receives 1 free leader with 3 Scouts and a second free leader with 10 or more Scouts.

Attendees with special dietary needs must complete the Dietary Needs form at least 2 weeks prior to their camp week.  Form will be available once the dining hall contract is selected.

Camp Powhatan Merit Badge Schedule 
Summer Camp Catalog 
Class sign-ups begin April 2, 2023 for those participants fully paid up.

Note:  Camp COVID-19 Guidelines are subject to change as CDC and Virginia may change their guidelines.


Hold-A-Place reservations are open through December 31, 2022.  A $250 deposit will hold your spots. Normal registrations open January 1, 2023, with $250 deposit required.

First day to fill reserved slots or register for camp is January 1, 2023.  Registration closes 2 weeks prior to start of the camp week.

Merit Badge classes and High Adventure Programs may be selected starting April 2, 2023.  Registrations must be fully paid up before selecting classes or programs.  Some classes and programs have additional fees, see catalog for details.

Last day to pay Early Bird fees is April 14, 2023.  After that day, Regular fees apply to payments.

Last day to drop without penalty is April 14, 2023.  Contact the registrar to drop attendees.

Last day to apply for Camperships is May 1, 2023.  Apply through attendee registration online.

Final payment is due 2 weeks prior to start of camp and registrations are closed.

Attendees may be substituted up to the Friday before camp.


Be sure to attend each webinar, either the evening or morning session as both cover the same material.  Each webinar covers a different aspect of summer camp preparation to ensure you and your Scouts are fully prepared for a great camping experience.  It's also a great place to ask questions.

Click on the appropriate link below at the time of each Webinar
Webinar #1  PowerPoint Slides  
Webinar #2  April 20 7 pm   April 21 10 am  
Webinar #3  To Be Announced
Webinar #4 To Be Announced  

Click for the 2023 Reservation Guide. This Guide has important administrative information common to all of our camps and programs. 


Join us at camp this year for a great employment opportunity! Fill one of our many positions from Waterfront, Handicraft, Rock Climbing, White Water Rafting, to Back Country Camping and many more.    Estimated range of pay is between $200 and $400/wk for 6- 7 weeks depending on job title and responsibility.  Free room and board provided. 

Summer Camp Staff Positions
2023 Summer Camp Staff Application
Staff Training Program Information & Registration
 Learn about being a member of camp staff for 14 and 15 year old youth thinking about staffing at summer camp next year.   Date for 2023 July 9 - 22, register NOW.

Click on the camps below for more information:

Base Camps


Summer Camps