|By Tom Chlupsa|
|New Farmhouse with Number 8 Mountain
Home to one of America's premier Scout Camps with an extensive summer
program, Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation also offers many opportunities for
Fall-Spring camping in the southern Adirondacks. The Reservation's 1,200 acres
bordering on the Pharoah Wilderness Area offer plenty of tent camping locations as well as
two fully-equipped indoor facilities: the Log Cabin and the New Farmhouse. Nearby
attractions include Lake George, Gore Mountain, Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain as well
as day trip opportunities into the Adirondacks. Contact the Council
Camping Department for reservation information or view facility
reservation status. Camping Department Fax Number: 914-449-2690.
Travel Directions to Camp
Short Term Camping Policies
The Log Cabin and New Farmhouse are generally used from January through mid-March of
each year for Ski Camp and several weekends in May for
Visitors to our facilities are asked to try to arrive by 9 p.m.
Short Term Camping Application
- Day Programs - $20 per day
- Ground Site - $40.00 weekend fee per unit. Unit supplies tents &
equipment; water & latrine nearby, 4 sites available. Sites assigned to unit upon
- Log Cabin - $170.00 weekend fee per unit.
Fee for out of council units is $200. Capacity 20 people. Has heat,
electricity, cooking stove, 2 inside toilets, 2 showers.
Farmhouse - $225.00 weekend fee per unit.
Fee for out of council units is $250. Capacity 18 people. Has
heat, electricity, refrigerator, cooking stove, running water, 2 inside toilets, shower,
tub, large dining room, 4 bedrooms.
|By Tom Chlupsa|
|Stevens Mountain across Waubeeka Lake in