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Read Scout Reservation is...

One of America's premier Scout Camps.

Located in Brant Lake, New York: 30 minutes north of the village of Lake George in the six million acre Adirondack State Park.

1,000 picturesque acres boasts camps that offer all three styles of Scout camping -- Dining Hall, Patrol Cooking and Treks.

The finest program available for your youth through flexibility and dedication.

Our Camps

Camp BuckskinExternal Link is our dining hall facility surrounded by 19 campsites.  

Camp WaubeekaExternal Link features a traditional patrol cooking experience with 7 campsites.

Summit BaseExternal Link offers week-long treks and in-camp high adventure experiences.

Planning for Camp  

Camp News: Online Registrations

General Info: Mail, Medicals, Suggested equip. list, etc.  

Getting to Camp: Council Transportation, Directions and Area Map, Transportation in Camp

Fee Information: Troop, Individual Campers, Leader Fees, Camp Scholarship info  

Camp Leader Responsibilities: Summary of leader responsibilities before and during camp.   
2014 Leader's Guide 
2014 Boy Scout Brochure

2014 Parents' Guide: A compilation of camp information for parents.

Tourist Information: Accommodations and Restaurants

Weather: Conditions and Forecast : Current temperature: 22.0 F at 12/21/2014 10:02:00 AM  

Camp Registration Systems

Unit Reservations: Activity, Advancement, Bus and Camp Reservations

View Site Reservations for 2015

Photo Galleries

Aerial Photo

Summer Camp

Summit Base Climbing Tower Views of the new tower in action at Read Scout Reservation

Camp Program

Advancement: Tenderfoot - First Class, Merit Badges, Advancement schedules

Activities: Troop Activities, Summit Base, Horse Trail Rides, Caving In Camp, High Adventure Caving, Adirondack Challenge, Rafting, Backpacking, Permission Form

High Adventure Treks: Canoeing, Backpacking, Rockclimbing and Kayaking at Summit Base

Individual Campers: Summer camp without your troop   Individual Camper Guide

Cub Scout Adventures: Cub Scout Resident camp & Webelos camp

Camp Staff: Staff Application  Counselor in Training program

Ski Camp: Alpine Skiing January through March.
Ice Climbing: January through March near Lake Placid

Read Scout Reservation Interests

Short Term Camping: Two winterized buildings, tent sites

2015 Read Unit Reservation Form  

2015 Summit Base Reservation Form

Camp Read Association

Boy Scout Summer Camp Video


Why should your Troop attend Read?

More than just merit badges - a variety of additional activities that other camps just cannot match

Staff - a very large percentage of our high quality staff returns each year

Philosophy - The staff is in camp for one reason - to serve your Scouts.




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