Camping : Summer Camp

The Greater New York Councils, B.S.A. has tremendous camp facilities and programs for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers.  Click on the links below for additional information:

Boy Scout Summer Camps


Ten Mile River Scout Camps - Narrowsburg, NY




Family Camp

Catskill Adventure Base

12,000 acres of woodlands in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains bordering the Delaware River in Sullivan County, NY.  120 miles from N.Y.C. Three large summer camps with dining hall, heater stack and patrol cooking plans.  Olympic-sized swimming pool, 5 lakes, full waterfront program including water skiing. 3 climbing towers and natural rock face climbing. C.O.P.E.  Mountain bikes. Delaware River whitewater canoe trips.  Extensive Wi-Fi in each camp.  Gottesman Computer and Technology Center.  Family Camp.  More Info.

Specialty Camping Options

Aviation Camp Aquatics Camp Moviemaking Camp Eagle Week Shooting Sports Camp NYLT


TREK NYC - Alpine Scout Camp - Alpine, NJ

Explore The Big Apple with GNYC Scout guides and stay in a Boy Scout Camp only 10 miles outside NYC! The Gary I. Laermer Activity Center at Alpine Scout Camp has indoor climbing walls, low C.O.P.E. course, basketball, volleyball courts and indoor games. Select or design your own trip itinerary to match your interests.

Cub Scout Summer Camps


John E. Reeves Cub World - Alpine, NJ

Cub Scout resident camp with 4-day and 7-day sessions available.  Cubs stay in 2-person wall tents on elevated wooden platforms.  Dining hall feeding and large pool. Specialized theme facilities include a fort, land ship and mine.  Huge variety of program opportunities includes: nature study, tree identification, astronomy, geology, swim instruction, swimming, softball, baseball, vollyball, soccer, fitness trail, field games,  panning for gold, knot tying, handicrafts, campfires, camping skills, cooking, lashing and pioneering.  The Gary I. Laermer Activity Center has indoor climbing walls, miniature golf, basketball and volleyball courts and  indoor game area. More Info.

Pouch Day Camp - Staten Island, NY

Cub Scout day camp with 5-day (Monday - Friday) sessions available.  For boys and girls entering grades 2-6.  Wide variety of program opportunities includes: swimming & swim instruction, boating, soccer, softball, kickball, field games, handicrafts, fishing, nature/ecology study, hiking, climbing wall, outdoor cooking, knots, camping skills, archery, scavenger hunts, skits and songs, mini Olympics, camp wide games.  Cub rank advancement opportunities.  Weekly barbeque.  Participants bring bag lunches. More Info.