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.
Camp Buckskin is our dining hall facility surrounded by 19 campsites.
Camp Waubeeka features a traditional patrol cooking experience with 7 campsites.
Summit Base 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
Summit Base Climbing Tower Views of the new tower in action at Read Scout Reservation
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.