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Rotary Scout Reservation

Welcome to Rotary Scout Reservation, a 1,300 acre wilderness adventure area in Upstate New York.  Rotary Scout Reservation is owned and operated by the Twin Rivers Council, BSA, and offers six weeks of Boy Scout summer camp programs and year round cabin, campsite rentals and other year round program offerings.

Directions to Camp

From the West:

From the Albany (West) side of the Hudson River or from the Thruway (Exit 24), take I-90 East to Exit 8.  Travel straight through 4 traffic lights on Route 43 East (the fourth being in West Sand Lake at the intersection of Route 43 and Route 150).  Shortly after you pass the Bonded Concrete Company, take a Left on to Route 351.  At the second traffic light (blinking light) take a Right on to Plank Road (County Route 40).  Continue 1.5 miles to the top of the hill.  Take a Left over the bridge onto Blue Factory Road (County Route 79).  Take the next Left on to Davitt Lake Road.  The camp is at the end of the road.

From the East

From points East (Mass Pike/Taconic State Parkway) travel West on I-90 to Exit 11.  At the traffic light make a Left on to Route 150 North.  Continue for eight miles.  At the traffic light take a Right on to Route 43 East.  Shortly after you pass the Bonded Concrete Company, take a Left on to Route 351.  At the second traffic light take a Right on to Plank Road (County Route 40).  Continue 1.5 miles to the top of the hill.   Take a Left over the bridge onto Blue Factory Road (County Route 79).  Take the next Left on to Davitt Lake Road.  The camp is at the end of the road. 

From the South

From points South of Albany, take NYS Thruway to exit 23. Get on 787 North to the I-90 interchange and take I-90 East across the Hudson River to Exit 8. Travel straight

through 4 traffic lights on Route 43 (the 4th being in West Sand Lake at the intersection on Route 43 and Route 150). Shortly after you pass the Bonded Concrete Company, take a Left on to Route 351. At the second traffic light (blinking light) take a Right on to Plank Road (County Route 40). Continue 1-½ miles to the top of the hill. Take a Left (over bridge) onto Blue Factory Road (County Route 79). Take the next Left on to Davitt Lake Road. The camp is at the end of the road.

From the North

From the North, take the Northway (I-87) to Exit 7 (Route 7 East). Continue East through Troy on Route 7 for several miles. Shortly after the Brunswick Fire Department, turn right on to Route 278. At the light take a left on to Route 2 East and take the first right on to Route 351 South. At the blinking light in Poestenkill take a Left on to Plank Road (County Route 40). Continue 1-½ miles to the top of the hill. Take a Left (over bridge) onto Blue Factory Road (County Route 79). Take the next Left on to Davitt Lake Road. The camp is at the end of the road.

279 Davitt Lake Rd
Averill Park, New York 12018

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407Capacity
349Sleeping

Day
Check-In
08:00 AM
Check-Out
10:00 PM


Night
Check-In
05:00 PM
Check-Out
10:00 AM


Cabin
Campsite
Shelters

Camp Use Policy Back to Top

1. The Scout Oath and Law will be the basis for personal conduct by ALL persons using the facilities.

2. Twenty-one (21) year old leadership must be present with the unit at all times. A second leader, age 18 or older, must also be present. Youth Protection rules will be strictly enforced.

3. Propane stoves and lanterns are recommended for groups using cabins or campsites. Liquid Fuel stoves and lanterns are permitted in campsites and some cabins. All stoves and lanterns must be commercial products recommended for camping use. A responsible adult must be directly responsible for all fuel storage and fueling of stoves and lanterns. Bulk fuel containers must be stored with the Camp Ranger. No liquid fuel including charcoal lighter is to be used for starting fires. No chainsaws permitted.

4. Pets are not allowed in camp.

5. The Boy Scouts of America prohibits the use of alcoholic beverages and controlled substances at encampments or activities on property owned and/or operated by the Boy Scouts of America, or at any activity involving participation of youth members. Adult leaders should support the attitude that young adults are better off without tobacco and may not allow the use of tobacco products at any BSA activity involving youth participants. All Scouting functions, meetings, and activities should be conducted on a smoke-free basis, with smoking areas located away from all participants. No smoking in any building on any council property.

 

6. All cars and trucks must be parked and unloaded in the designated parking areas. All types of camping vehicles must be parked according to instructions of the Camp Ranger.

7. For safety reasons, vehicles need to remain in designated parking areas outside of camp. Exceptions may be made for those with handicapped placards with approval of the Camp Administration.

8. Leave your campsite cleaner and in better shape than you found it. Remember, someone will be leaving a campsite for you. All fires are to be started only in established fire rings.

9. Use of the kitchen in the Dining Hall requires specially trained staff, which will be determined on an individual group basis by the Director of Camping.

10. The Twin Rivers Council provides accident insurance for all in-council units. Each unit attending camp must provide a roster form upon arrival. Any accident that occurs at camp must be reported to the Council Service Center.

Check In Procedure Back to Top

Upon arriving at camp proceed to the camp office where you will meet the Campmaster. The Campmaster will check you in, collect your participant roster, explain the rules, and show you to your camping site.

Check Out Procedure Back to Top

At the end of your camp stay, you must check out with the campmaster, who will promptly inspect the rental facility to ensure cleanliness and care.

Cancellation Policy Back to Top

With a recognition that sometimes even the best-laid plans need to be adjusted and that financial resources for our units are precious, the following camp reservation refund procedure is in place for all non-summer camp facility reservations.Each reservation fee includes a 50% non-refundable deposit which will be forfeit upon cancelation. 

 • More than 30 Days until Reservation: A refund of 50% of fees paid will be issued.

 • Less than 30 Days until Reservation:  No refund will be provided unless the facility is booked by another group on the date of your reservation.

If the camp closes because of weather or other circumstances, units will be contacted by the camping team. If the camp closes a full refund or a full credit for a future reservation within the same calendar year will be made. 

The future reservation must be booked within two weeks of the time of cancellation.

All cancellations and rebooking must be done by speaking with our Camping and Program support staff by calling 518-869-5436. 

Cleaning Policy Back to Top

All Items must be left in as good if not better condition then when found. If items are not cleaned you will be accessed a cleaning fee.