Mountain Man



Click HERE for a Mountain Man Leader's Guide


Travel back in time to 18th Century Appalachian Virginia where a single shot muzzle loader, an axe, and a hunting knife were the only tools a man needed to survive. At Mountain Man, Scouts will dress, eat, and live like the Long Hunters who explored, trapped, and eventually settled Virginia's western frontier.

  • Located near Camp Ottari
  • Cook over open fire
  • Muzzle-loading Riflery
  • Make your own Green River Hunting Knife and sheath
  • Blacksmithing
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Living History


  • Age: 13+ by camp year, ability to backpack gear 1.5 miles.
  • Medical Form: Click HERE
  • Leadership: Provisional program,  Need adult fir 5 or more youth.