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Anthony Wayne Reservation

A MESSAGE FROM THE CAMPING COMMITTEE

 

Greetings Scouters!

                

                 Scout Units’ are always looking for program ideas and most importantly, a place to put the outing in Scouting! Well, you can look no further than the Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation.  The Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation located just south of Angola, Indiana, consists of 1200 acres, 3 lakes, and the Pigeon River. Each year thousands of Scouts and leaders utilize AWSR for Boy Scout Resident Camp, Cub Scout Resident Camp, Weekend Camping, Family Camping, or district events. The Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation continues to grow to be the Central Regions Premiere Scout facility!

 

The Anthony Wayne Area Council has been developing this property since its purchase in 1967. The property boasts over 20

structures including picnic shelters, dining hall, training center, chapel, and 3 heated bunkhouses. A variety of weekend unit program

opportunities await you such as Project C.O.P.E, Climbing, Rifle,

Shotgun, Archery, Cycling. AWSR also boasts over 25 miles of hiking trails, a 10 mile bike trail, and premiere fishing in all three lakes! The weekend programs begin the first weekend in September after Labor Day through the first weekend in June.

 

Directions to Camp

From the North

 

Indiana Toll Road, Exit I-69 South

 

I-69 South to Exit #148

 

US 20 East to Angola

Turn South (right) at Traffic Circle (S. Wayne Street) to Pleasant Lake.

 

Turn West (right) on Main Street.  Go through town of Pleasant Lake to camp entrance.

From the South

 

I-69 North to Exit #140

 

Indiana 4 West into Ashley.

 

Turn North (right on Grand Avenue (Co. Rd 400W) to Co. Rd 500 South.

 

Turn East (right) on Co. Rd 500 South to camp entrance.

 

 

2282 W 500 S
Pleasant Lake, Indiana 46779

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70Capacity
641Seating
829Sleeping

Day
Check-In
08:00 AM
Check-Out
11:00 PM


Night
Check-In
05:00 PM
Check-Out
11:00 AM


Campsite
Program Shelters
Heated Lodges
Family Cabin
Other Area
Training Center
Ranges
Dining Hall
Kitchen

Camp Use Policy Back to Top

BSA RULES & POLICIES: The Anthony Wayne Reservation complies with and enforces all BSA rules, policies and procedures.  For a complete list of National BSA rules, policies and procedures consult the Guide to Safe Scouting at www.scouting.org

CHECK-IN PROCESS: Units are expected to check-in at camp with the Campmaster(s) at Long Lake Lodge prior to 930 pm and not before 6 pm.  Special arrangements can be made for early/late arrivals by contacting the Council office at 260-432-9593. Final roster due at check-in.

BSA ADULT LEADER POLICY: The Boy Scouts of America requires two-deep leadership on all scouting activities.  The adult in charge must be 21 years of age or older.  The assistant leader may be 18 years of age.  Co-ed groups must have at least 1 female leader 21 years of age or older.

CUB SCOUT/WEBELOS LEADER POLICY: When participating in a pack overnight, each Cub Scout must be accompanied by an adult (one-on-one leadership).  The adult in charge must be 21 years of age or older.  The assis leader may be 18 years of age or older.

VEHICLE/PARKING POLICY: Once all camping equipment is unloaded, vehicles must be parked in the designated parking areas.  It is highly encouraged that all vehicles be parked in the provided parking lots and all personal equipment be carried into the site.

  • When you must drive, obey the 15 mph speed limit
  • The back of trucks, trailers and outside of vehicles are ot to be used to transport Scouts or any other persons
  • Remember, everyone should be wearing a seat belt anytime a vehicle is moving.

SMOKING POLICY:  There is NO smoking in any of the camp buildings.  Smoking is permitted by individuals 18 years old in designated smoking areas, provided no youth are in the area.

CAMP RULES/GUIDELINES:

  • Build cooking & camping fires only in established fire areas.  When finished with any fire, be sure it is completely out.
  • Do not use liquid fuels for starting fires.
  • Do not tamper with fire alarm systems.  If problems wit the system, contact the Campmaster at 260-475-5099.
  • Campers must be in ther site and quiet between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am to allow for eight hours of sleep.
  • Knives and hatchets are to be used under the supervision of your leaders only.  Do not carve initials or deface trees, buildings or equipment in any way,; they belong to everybody.
  • Gambling, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs,pets, fireworks, firearms, slingshots, bows & arrows, paintball guns and other propellant devices are not permitted on council property.
  • Swimming is only permitted when supervised by certified individuals and only with permission from the Council Camping Director or Camp Ranger.
  • Follow/Obey the Scout Oath and Law.

 

Check In Procedure Back to Top

Units are expected to check-in at camp with the Campmaster at Long Lake Lodge prior to 9:30 PM and not before 6:00 PM (special arrangements can be made for early/late arrivals). Unit rosters, tour permits, and completed medical histories are due at check-in.

 

Check Out Procedure Back to Top

Units are expected to check-out at camp with the Campmaster at Long Lake Lodge prior to 10:30 AM  (special arrangements can be made for early/late departures).

Cancellation Policy Back to Top

Cancellations of less than 3 weeks for other than weather related reasons will forfeit reservation fees.  If cancelled for weather related reasons, reservation fees will be refunded on a case-by-case basis.

Cleaning Policy Back to Top

All participants are expected to leave the campsite or facility clean and in good order.