Getting to Camp

 Camp Address: 1377 Palisades Road, Brant Lake, NY 12815


Directions to Curtis Read Scout Reservation

Take the New York Thruway to Exit 24, then the Northway (Interstate 87) North to Exit 25. Take a right onto Route 8 to Brant Lake.


Take the Taconic Parkway to Interstate 90 West to Interstate 787 North to Route 7 West to the Northway (Interstate 87) North to Exit 25 as above to Route 8 East to Brant Lake.


On Route 8, approximately 7.3 miles from the Northway, left onto Palisades Road at sign directing you to camp. This the second time Palisades Rd will intersect Route 8. Camp Read entrance will be 1 mile on the right off Palisades Road.



Council Transportation
Council transportation is available to and from camp. 2018 fees are $180 round trip or $95.00 one way. 

Pickup and drop off will be at our Council Office in Hawthorne, NY.  The address is 41 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne, NY 10532 and meeting points will just be in the parking lot.

Sundays for the ride up to camp please be at the parking lot no later than 9am.  Expected returns on Saturday will be around 3pm.

Bring a lunch to eat along the way. Duffel bags, packs or suitcases should hold all the equipment you will need during your stay at camp. Because of size, foot lockers are a definite problem, and CANNOT be carried.

Sign up for the council transportation by contacting your unit or the council office, you must be registered at least 10 days prior to your trip.  Transportation is not guaranteed as we do need a minimum of 5 scouts per trip.