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									Connecticut Rivers Council #66, BSA
 P.O. Box 280098, 60 Darlin Street, East Hartford, CT
                    06128-0098
    (http://www.ctrivers.org/openrosters/view_homepage.asp?orgkey=1705)


  Boy Scout Camp Information
     o   Camp Barbour
     o   http://campbarbour.org/
     o   Loon Meadow Drive
         Norfolk, CT 06000
         TEL: 860-379-5337

o Click HERE for map

         The camp occupies 106 acres and offers weekend wilderness tent campsites.
         It has no cabins or buildings and no water is available.

                 Directions to Camp
                    Take Route 8 North to the end of the major highway. At the end
                     turn right on to Route 44 and proceed West on Route 44 toward
                     Norfolk. At the junction of Route 44 and Route 182 take a right
                     on to Ford Road to the end. At the end turn left and proceed to
                     Camp Barbour parking area on left.

              Camp Cochegan Rock
         I-95
         Montville CT, 06000

         The Connecticut Rivers Council currently has this camp up for sale and has
         been talking with buyers. It camp occupies 100 plus acres and offers
         weekend wilderness tent camp sites. There are no cabins, buildings or water
         available here. As a geological curiosity, Cochegan Rock stands unique for it
    is reported to be the largest free boulder in the United States and is not part
    of some talus as there is no cliff anywhere near it.

             Directions to Camp
                Take I-95 to I-395 North (13 miles) to Exit 80 West. Go under
                 bridge and turn right to enter I-395 South ramp. Go south (3
                 miles) to Mobile Gas Station ramp. Go past Gas Station and turn
                 in to parking lot. Walk across bridge to Scout Camp at Northwest
                 corner.




o   June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation
o   http://www.ctrivers.org/openrosters/view_homepage.asp?orgkey=2041
o   229 Ashford Center Road, (Route 44)
    Ashford, CT 06278-1423
    Camp TEL: 860-429-9918 (During Summer Only)
    Camp Ranger TEL: 860-429-1086
    E-mail: info@jnwebster.org
    Click HERE for a Road Map to this Camp.
    Click HERE for a Camp Site Map.
    Click HERE for a Topographic Camp Map.

    This camp opened on June 28, 1964. It has 1200 acres of land and a
    waterfront front area on Goss Pond (30 acres) for swimming, boating,
    canoeing and possible limited sailing boats. They offer 12 tent campsites and
    5 winter cabins for overnight groups, a shower house, an activity field for
    atheletics and camporees, Climbing/C.O.P.E. course, mountain bike center,
    basketball court, volleyball court, shotgun/skeet range, rifle range, archery
    range, horseshoe throwing pit, trading post, amphitheater, trading post, and
    a dining hall (during summer camp).




                Summer Camp Programs Offered
                       Five weeks of Boy Scout Resident Camp.
                       One week of Trail to Eagle Camp.
                       one week of Rock Climbing Camp.
                       One week of Webelos Resident Camp.
                       Three weeks of Cub Scout Day Camp at June Norcross.
                        Dates not available.
                Merit Badges Offered
                 Archery, Art, Athletics, Astronomy, Basketry, Bird Study,
                 Bugling, Camping, Canoeing, Cycling, Climbing, Cooking,
                 Environmental Science, Fingerprinting, First Aid, Fish & Wildlife
                 Management, Fishing, Forestry, Geology, Indian Lore, Insect
                Study, Leatherwork, Lifesaving, Mammal Study, Nature,
                Orienteering, Personal Fitness, Pioneering, Reptile & Amphibian
                Study, Rifle Shooting, Rowing, Sculpture, Shotgun Shooting, Soil
                & Water Conservation, Sports, Swimming, Weather, Whitewater,
                Wilderness Survival, and Wood Carving.
               Other Special Programs Offered
                Scouts can earn their Mile Swim, Lifeguard BSA, and Snorkling
                BSA awards here. Older Scouts can try the Iron Man
                competition, a 25-mile Mountain Biking trek through the
                Natchaug State Forest, a COPE program or a special Rock
                Climbing week.
               Directions to Camp
                     From New London, CT, take Route I-395 North to Exit 93
                      west on Route 101 to Route 44 West. The camp is on the
                      Right.
                     From Hartford, CT take Route I-84 East to Route I-384
                      East to Route 44. Follow Rt. 44 east to the camp. The
                      camp is 7 miles beyond intersection of Route 44 and Route
                      195 on the left just past Midway Pizza.
                     From Worchester, MA, follow Route I-395 to Route 44 Exit.
                      Follow Route 44 through Putnam to Ashford. The camp is
                      on the right.




o   Camp Mattatuck
o   http://campmattatuck.org/
o   21 Mt. Tobe Road
    Plymouth, CT 06782
    TEL: 860-283-9577
    Camp E-mail: Camp-Mattatuck@usa.net
    Click HERE for a Road Map to this Camp.
    Click HERE for a Whole Camp Map (PDF Format).
    Click HERE for a Central Area Camp Map (PDF Format).

    Established in 1939, this camp occupies 500 acres and is located on Lake
    Kenosha (10 acres) which has a beach and offers swimming, boating,
    canoeing, and sailing for over-night groups. The camp has 12 tent
    campsites, Adirondack (lean-to) shelters and 6 winter cabins for overnight
    groups, a Volley Ball Court, Archery Range, BB Gun Range, Camporee
    Activity Field,Rifle and Shotgun Range, Parking Lot Pavilion, Greystone
    Pavilion, Trading Post, Amphitheater, Dining Hall and patrol cooking during
    summer camp.

                Summer Camp Programs Offered
                They offer seven weeks of summer camp programs and a Cub
                Day Camp Program at this camp.

               Merit Badges Offered
                Archery, Astronomy, Basketry, Camping, Canoeing, Cooking,
                Environmental Science, Fishing, Fish & Wildlife Management,
                Forestry, Geology, Leatherwork, Lifesaving, Mammal Study,
                Nature, Oceanography, Orienteering, Personal Fitness,
                Pioneering, Reptiles & Amphibians, Rifle Shooting, Rowing, Small
                Boat Sailing, Soil & Water Conservation, Sports, Swimming,
                Weather, Whitewater, Wilderness Survival.
               Other Special Programs Offered
                Scouts can earn their Mile Swim, Lifeguard BSA, and Snorkling
                BSA awards here.
               Directions to Camp
                     Take Route 8, eight miles north of Waterbury on Route
                      262, the junction of Route 262 and Mount Tobe Road, then
                      follow Mount Tobe Road into camp.




o   Camp Nahaco
o   http://www.woodstockconservation.org/nahaco.htm
o   Weeks Road
    Eastford, CT 06242

    In 2003 the Connecticut Rivers Council, BSA sold this camp for $560,000 to
    the towns of Woodstock and Eastford. Scouts can still use this properity if
    they contact the Connecticut Rivers Council office. Click HERE for the news
    article about the sale.

    The camp occupies 135 acres on Crystal Pond. They offer swimming,
    boating, canoeing, and sailing. They offer tent camp sites, Adirondack (lean-
    to) shelters and winter cabins for overnight groups, an activity field for
    atheletics and camporess, and boats and/or canoes for overnight groups.

            Directions to Camp
               Take I-84 to exit 69. Follow Route 74 to Route $$. Take left onto
                Route 44 to Route 198, Phoenixville. Take left onto Route 198
                and follow to center of Eastford. At stop sign, take left towards
                Buell Greenhouse and proceed approx. ¾ to 1 mile until you see
                old cemetery and take right on to Weeks Road.
    Camp Wakenah
    Forest Drive
    Salem, CT 06420

    In 2003 Connecticut Rivers Council sold Camp Wakenah. It is now closed to
    Scouts and a personal home.

    This camp was established in 1918 and closed in 2003. It once occupied 90-
    acres of land on Gardner Lake (50-acres). In the old days they offered
    swimming, boating, canoeing, and small boat sailing, tent camp sites, winter
    cabins and family camping for overnight groups, an activity field for
    atheletics and camporess, boats and/or canoes for overnight groups and a
    Cub Scout Day Camp Program.




o   Camp Workcoeman Scout Reservation
o   http://www.campworkcoeman.org/
o   R.F.D. #2, West Hill Road, Winsted, CT 06098
    Camp Directors TEL: (860) 379-2207
o   Click HERE for Camp Map




    This 500 acres camp was established in 1924 and is located on the shore of
    West Hill Lake (50 or more acres). They offer swimming, boating, canoeing,
    sailing, motor boating and water skiing (motor boats not supplied by camp),
    13 tent campsites, Adirondack (lean-to) shelters and 5 winter cabins for
    overnight groups, an activity field for athletics and camporee’s , boats
    and/or canoes for overnight groups, a Cub Day Camp Program, and a newly
    renovated and expanded summer camp dining hall. They also have Hot
    Showers something you don't often see at most BSA summer camps.




         Summer Camp Programs Offered
          They offer six weeks of Boy Scout summer camp during June and July.

         Merit Badges Offered
          Archery, Astronomy, Athletics, Basketry, Bird Study, Camping,
          Canoeing, Cooking, Environmental Science, Fishing, Fish and Wildlife
          Management, Forestry, Geology, Hiking, Indian Lore, Insect Life,
          Leatherwork, Lifesaving, Mammals, Nature, Orienteering, Pioneering,
          Personal Fitness, Reptile Study, Rifle Shooting, Rowing, Shotgun
          Shooting, Small Boat Sailing, Soil and Water Conservation, Sports,
          Swimming, Weather, Whitewater, Wilderness Survival and
          Woodcarving.
         Other Special Programs Offered
          Scouts can earn their Mile Swim, Lifeguard BSA, and Snorkling BSA
          awards here. Older Scouts can also try Mountain Biking and Black
          Powder Musket Shooting in the Shawtown Woods.
         Cub Scout day camp and Webelos camp are also offered here. For
          more info, Click HERE for Cub Scouts and Click HERE for Webelos.




         Directions to Camp


               From Hartford, CT, take Route 44 West to Winstead, CT, turn left
                onto Route 183 South and go 4 miles, then take a left on West
                Hill Road and follow the signs to the camp.
               From Waterbury, CT, take Route 8 North to Exit 46, Pinewoods
                Road, take a right at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto
                Route 183 North, then follow signs to the camp.
            



Cub Scout Camp Information
o   Camp Tadma
    166 Bishop Road, Bozrah, CT 06334
    Camp TEL: (860) 887-1281 (During Summer Camp Only)
    Camp Health Lodge TEL: (860) 886-6043
    Click HERE to write an E-mail for more camp information.
    Camp Map (PDF Format)

    The camp occupies 340 acres and has a private lake (10 acres or more) for
    swimming, boating, canoeing and possible limited sailing. They offer tent
    campsites and winter cabins for overnight groups, an activity field for
    atheletics and camporess, boats and/or canoes for overnight groups, a
    dining hall (during summer camp), archery and BB gun ranges.

         Summer Camp Programs Offered
          They offer Cub Scout and Webelos Resident Camp with outpost and
          wilderness overnights, paddle boats, Huck Finn rafting and fishing,
          Kiehtan Indian Village (with 18 foot-high tipis), or the Fort Tadma
          programs. Their Nature program includes Geology, Astronomy, Bird
          Watching, Archaeology, Anthropology, and a Nature Trail for hiking
    and studies. Camp Tadma also has a newly built BMX course that is
    open during summer camp free-time.

   Directions to Camp

         From Route 2 take Exit 23, at end of ramp, go straight onto
          Route 163 south for 1.25 miles to Bear Hill Road, turn right onto
          Bishop Road, follow 1.5 miles to the camp's entrance.
         From I-95 take I-395 noth to Exit 80, Route 82 West for 2.5
          miles, at Citgo Gas Station turn right onto South Road, at the
          fork in the road bear right, uphill, onto Bishop Road, go 0.75
          miles to the camp's entrance.
Connecticut Yankee Council #72, BSA
60 Wellington Road, PO Box 32, Milford, CT 06460-0032
                       (http://www.ctyankee.org/)

  Boy Scout Camp Information
    o   Deer Lake Scout Reservation
    o   http://www.ctyankee.org/camping/camps/deerlake
    o   101 Paper Mill Road
        Killingworth, CT 06419-1349
        TEL: (203) 421-4400

        Click HERE to see a Road Map to this camp.
        Click HERE to see a Topographic Map of this camp.
        Click HERE to see the Official Camp Map.

        The camp occupies 240 acres. Offers a lake (under 10 acres) for swimming,
        boating and canoeing, also tent camp sites, winter cabins and family
        camping sites for overnights, activity field for atheletics and camporees,
        boats and canoes for overnight groups, a dining hall for summer camp, and
        a High Adventure Program (extended backpacking and/or canoe trips).

        John Sherman Hoyt Training Center and Scout
        Reservation
        http://www.ctyankee.org/camping/camps/hoyt

        Redding, CT
        TEL: (203) 876-6868
        Click HERE to see a Camp Map.

        Click HERE for Driving Map.

        The John Sherman Hoyt Scout Camp is located on 170 acres of pristine
        forest and fields in West Redding, Connecticut. This is a primitive facility
        except for three pavilions, two latrines, and a training cabin. Trails
        circumscribe the camp which provide for rigorous hikes and up close
        encounters with myriad wild creatures and native trees and plants. An
        orienteering course is available for those looking for a more challenging
        adventure. Information on on hiking trail lengths may be found here.

        Hoyt is an excellent weekend destination as well as a departure point for
        many off camp experiences. Contact Camping Registrar Carolyn Cruson at
        203-876-6868, ext. 273 or e-mail cruson@ctyankee.org to reserve your
        weekend at Hoyt.




        Camp Pomperaug
        http://www.ctyankee.org/camping/camps/camppomperaug

        1174 Buckley Highway, Union, CT 06076

o Click HERE for a Camp Map
o Click HERE for Topo Map
o Click HERE for Driving Map

        Camp Pomperaug is located adjacent to the Massachusetts border in
        Northeast Connecticut, in Union, easily accessible from Interstate 84, Exit 74
        and within easy access of Sturbridge Village and UCONN programs. The
        Camp consists of 160-acres of forest including our own Wells Pond, as well
        as access to Lake Mashapaug, one of the most beautiful lakes in Connecticut
        with record breaking fishing opportunities. Our Camp is surrounded by
        Nipmuck State Forest.

        The Camp is operational year round except in July due to summer resident
        camp programs. One weekend each month has been earmarked for Scouting
        use. Alternate dates may be requested with at least 60 days advance
        notice, approval being contingent upon other scheduled camp
        activities/programs. We welcome all Scouting units to experience Camp
        Pomperaug.

        Year-round programs consist of tent, lean-to or lodge camping, fishing,
        hiking, water sports, canoeing, boating, cross country skiing sports and/or
        improvised games/outdoor activities. A Campmaster will be available to help
        you have a fun Scouting weekend
     Camp Sequassen
     http://www.ctyankee.org/camping/camps/sequassen

     791 West Hill Road, New Hartford, CT 06057
     TEL: (860) 379-2009

     Click HERE to see a Camp Map.

     Click HERE to see a Road Map.

     The camp occupies 600 acres. Offers an extra large lake providing
     everything except motor boating and water skiing, also tent camp sites,
     Adirondack (lean-to) shelters, winter cabins and family camping sites for
     overnights, activity field for athletics and camporees, boats and canoes for
     overnight groups, a dining hall for summer camp, patrol cooking for Boy
     Scouts summer camp, a COPE course, and extended Cub Scout camping.

     Click HERE for more info on Cub Scout and Webelos Resident Camp.

     Wah Wah Taysee Scout Reservation
     North Haven, CT
     TEL: (203) 248-5851

     Click HERE to see a Camp Map.

     Click HERE for Road Map.

     The camp occupies 16 acres. Offers a lake (under 10 acres) for swimming,
     boating and canoeing, also tent camp sites and Adirondack (lean-to)
     shelters.


Cub Scout Camp Information
 o   Contact the Council Office for information.
 Greenwich Council #67, BSA
     63 Mason Street, Greenwich, CT 06830
                        (http://www.greenwichbsa.com/)

Boy Scout Camp Information
 o   Ernest Thompson Seton Scout Reservation
 o    http://www.greenwichbsa.com/camp_setonscout.html
 o   363 Riversville Road
     Greenwich, Connecticut 06831
     Camp TEL: (203) 869-6633 (weekends only)

     Click HERE to see a camp map.

     Click HERE for the Road Map.

     This camp was dedicated on October 2, 1960. It occupies 278 wooded acres
     on the Byram River and has two lakes, Hillegas Lake and Prescott S. Bush
     Sr. Lake (was known as Conservation Lake). They offer a swimming pool
     with showers and a dressing room, tent camp sites, Adirondack (lean-to)
     shelters, winter cabins, an athletic activity field, rowboat and canoe rentals,
     over 5 miles of hiking trails and a Cub Scout summer day camp program.

           Directions to Camp
                 From the Connecticut Thruway Route I95 North and South: Take
                 Exit 3 - Arch Street: Northbound, turn left at the end of the
                 ramp, Southbound, turn right at the end of the ramp and
                 proceed straight under the railroad overpass. Go straight
                 through the traffic light. Take the next left onto Soundview
                 Drive. At the top of the hill bear right. At the first traffic light
                        take a left onto Brookside Drive. At the next traffic light
                        (intersects with Post Road) go straight across the Post Road and
                        continue on Brookside Drive. At the end of Brookside Dr take a
                        left on to Glenville Road. Continue for 2 miles until your first
                        traffic light and take a right on to Riversville Road and drive 2
                        miles, the camp will be on the right. There will be a yellow sign
                        on the right just before the camp that says Camp Entrance
                        Ahead. The entrance is clearly marked Ernest Thompson Seton
                        Scout Reservation.


         Cub Scout Camp Information
         o   Ernest Thompson Seton Scout Reservation
         o   http://www.greenwichbsa.com/camps.html



Outdoor adventure for boys 7 to 17. No Scouting experience required. Enjoy archery,
arts, crafts, boating, fishing, hiking, nature, Scoutcraft, sports, games, and swimming.
Boys ages 11 to 17 also experience field trips and rock climbing.

Boys completing grades 1 to 4 can attend the Cub Scout Day Camp. Boys ages 11 to 17
can attend the Boy Scout Day Camp. No Scouting experience required.

The Seton Scout Reservation offers 249 acres of scenic and pristine adventure at 363
Riversville Road in Greenwich.

The program runs Monday-Thursday (9 am to 4 pm) and Friday (9 am to 3 pm).
Extended Day option is 8 am drop-off (Mon.-Fri.) and 5 pm pickup (Mon.-Thurs.) for
additional fees.
Housatonic Council #69, BSA
           326 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
                  (http://www.housatonicbsa.org/)

Boy Scout Camp Information
o   Edmund D. Strang Scout Reservation
o
    http://www.housatonicbsa.org/Camping/Strang%20Reservation/Welcome%
    20to%20Strang1.htm
o   278 Westside Road, Goshen, CT 06756-1236
    Camp TEL: (860) 491-2770

    Click HERE for a Road Map to Camp.

    Click HERE for a Camp Map in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

    The camp occupies 186 acres and is located on West Side Pond. The camp
    offers swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and small-boat sailing, tent campsites,
    Adirondack (lean-to) shelters and winter cabins for overnight use, an activity
    field for atheletics and camporess, boat and/or canoe rentals for overnight
    groups, a trading post, a dining hall during summer camp, a rifle range, a
    High Adventure Program for Boy Scouts (extended backpacking and/or
    canoe trips) and extended Webelos Cub Scout camping. They offer 5 weeks
    of Boy Scout summer camp during June and July.




          Directions to Camp
           Take Route 8 North to Torrington, CT. Take Exit 44 onto Route 4 West
           to Goshen, CT. Follow Route 4 West for 6 miles to Goshen. At the
           intersection of Route 4 and Route 63 take a right onto Route 63 North.
           Westside Road is the first left after St. Thomas Church. Follow West
         Side Pond Road for approximately one mile. The camp's main entrance
         is on the right side of the road after the Camp Ranger's house.


Cub Scout Camp Information
Click HERE for more information.

o   They offer Cub Scout Day Camp at different locations each year. Contact the
    Council office for more details.

								
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