Summer Camp Programs

     Summer Camp on the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation   

Summer Camp Information for Parents, Leaders and Camp Staff

Base Camp Opportunities - "Traditional Scouting at its Best!"

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        Click HERE for YouTube Video of Camp Powhatan
Tuuucked into the valley formed by the Big Macks Creek, Camp Powhatan is the largest council owned Scout camp in the United States. The big camp atmosphere surrounds you with excitement from morning flags till evening taps. Extensive camping facilities, wireless Internet, and many opportunities for advancement make Powhatan an ideal spot to live the Scout Oath and Law.

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              Click HERE for YouTube Video of Camp Ottari
Blessed with beautiful scenic views and cool mountain weather, Camp Ottari offers Scouts and Scouters the best of traditional Scout camping. Boasting over 30 merit badges, Ottari is also known for its fantastic evening programs and experienced staff.

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Good Scouts are not born; Good Scouts are made by programs like the Brownsea Island Adventure. Designed for younger boys new to scouting or transitioning Webelos, this program teaches the Patrol Method, basic Scout Skills, and get boys excited about Scouting!

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High Adventure Opportunities - "Expand your horizon/push your limits!" 

             Click HERE for YouTube Video of New River Adventure
If you are a thrill seeker and looking for a rollercoaster week of challenge and fun, look no further than the New River Adventure. There's so much to do! Whitewater Rafting, ATV's (4 wheeling/All-Terrain Vehicles) and more!

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              Click HERE for YouTube Video of High Knoll
Often called the Philmont of the East, the High Knoll Trail is an excellent opportunity to take your group backpacking. Each morning will be spent hiking to a new backcountry outpost on the beautiful Blue Ridge Scout Reservation. Each staffed outpost features programs ranging from living history to mountain climbing, and now includes Paintball and Mountain Boarding!

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Foxfire National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is a six-day outdoor training course for youth leaders in the Boy Scouting program. Foxfire NYLT helps fulfill the Scoutmaster’s responsibility for training troop junior leaders. The course is led by a staff of youth and adults experienced in training youth leaders and follows the National Youth Leadership Training guide of the Boy Scouts of America.

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           Click HERE for YouTube Video of Voyageur Trek
Embark on a 5-day, 50-mile-plus canoe trip down the breathtaking New River. We are looking for a few stout mates who are ready to put their sense of adventure and their canoeing and whitewater rafting skills to the test.

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             Click HERE for YouTube Video of Mountain Man
Travel back in time to 18 th 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.

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Click HERE for YouTube Video of Claytor Lake Aquatics Base
Located on a brand new facility situated on the 4,500-acre highland reservoir of Claytor Lake, this camp caters to older Scouts looking for thrills on the water. This is the first camp to offer the Personal Watercraft Safety as a BSA pilot program.

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               Click HERE for YouTube Video of Fish Camp
Being a good angler requires more than just fancy gear and lots of tackle; you have to possess basic techniques and understand how environment and biology combine to influence fish behavior. Join our expert anglers as they instruct everything from fly tying to fish frying.

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