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Tuscarora Scout Reservation

Nestled in the foothills of the Catskills Mountains, the Tuscarora Scout Reservation encompassing 1,200 acres of forested land on the New York/Pennsylvania Border.

 

Unique program areas and campsites surround our picturesque Summit Lake. Tuscarora has over 16 miles of hiking trails and 7 miles of mountain biking trails to explore for secluded fishing spots, bear caves, or a hike to the beaver pond. In addition to our merit badge program, choose from many other camp activities including; Mountain Boarding, Log Rolling at Waterfront, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, and our 40ft. Climbing Tower.

Tuscarora Scout Reservation with it’s vast hiking trails and it’s varied terrain allows for units to experience and teach Scouts the wonders of Winter Camping. Short Term facilities are available from the weekend after Labor Day in September until the middle of June.

205 Summit Road
Windsor, New York 13865

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985Capacity
570Seating
410Sleeping

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


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


Cabins & Lodges
Campsite
Lean-Tos
Pavilions
Dining Hall
Entire Camp

Camp Use Policy Back to Top

Usage Agreement

  • All persons/group must register with Campmaster or Ranger immediately upon entering camp. Camp opens for check-in at 5:00pm on Friday evening and closes at 11:00am on Sunday.
  • All Fees and Deposits must be prepaid at the Council Service Center prior to use of camp.  Please bring receipt to verify payment. 
  • Units using additional facilities beyond what was rented will be expected to pay.  Rangers have authority to enforce this policy. (Note- Units cannot decide to do a service project instead of paying.)
  • Winter Units/Lean-to units are restricted to occupancy of 16 at Camp Barton and 32 at Tuscarora except for Council/District events. Electric heaters are not allowed.
  • Tent camping is not allowed in Winter Units.  The only exceptions are for Council/District events, to fulfill Youth Protection ratios, or for Merit Badge/Advancement reasons. (Except for District/Council events, Tent Camping is not allowed in Winter Unit 2 at Tuscarora.) Units wishing to tent camp in the winter can use Summer Units 1, 2, 3, and the Handicapped Accessible Site.
  • All persons/groups must be checked out by Campmaster or Ranger and leave camp by 11:00am Sunday.
  • Damages: Any damage to camp property or equipment will be billed to the person(s) responsible for the damages.  Some buildings require a damage deposit.
  • Security/Damage deposit will be refunded will be refunded only after satisfactory inspection of the facilities/equipment used by the Camp Ranger.
  • No Unit Leader/Unit member pets are allowed on camp property.  Service animals are welcome.
  • Camp Ranger (or designee) is authorized to ask people to leave Camp who have violated regulations discussed herein.
  • Dates are subject to written cancellation no less than 30 days in advance by Baden-Powell Council.
  • Traveling Scout Units must provide Tour Permits/Plans for Inspection at Check-In.
  • Absolutely No Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed on Scout property at any time.
  • No Smoking in buildings or in front of Scouts.

Usage Agreement for Baden-Powell Council Properties Non-Scout Units

We shall indemnify, hold free and harmless, assume liability for, and defend the Boy Scouts of America, its chartered affiliates, agents, servants, employees, officers, and directors from any and all costs and expenses including, but not limited to attorney’s fees, reasonable investigative and discovery, costs, and all other sums which the Boy Scouts of America, its chartered affiliates, agents, servants, employees, officers, and directors may pay or become obligated to pay on account of any, all, and every demand for claim or assertion of liability, or any claim or action founded thereon, arising or alleged to have arisen out of our use of real or personal property belonging to the Boy Scouts of America, its chartered affiliates, agents, servants, employees, officers, or directors, or by any action or omission by our organization, its members, agents, servants, employees, officers or directors.

  • All persons/group must register with Campmaster or Ranger immediately upon entering camp. Camp opens for check-in at 5:00pm on Friday evening and closes at 11:00am on Sunday.
  • All Fees and Deposits must be prepaid at the Council Service Center prior to use of camp.  Please bring receipt to verify payment. 
  • Units using additional facilities beyond what was rented will be expected to pay.  Rangers have authority to enforce this policy. (Note- Units cannot decide to do a service project instead of paying.)
  • Winter Units/Lean-to units are restricted to an occupancy of 16 at Camp Barton and 32 at Tuscarora except for Council/District events. No electric heaters are allowed.
  • Tent camping is not allowed in Winter Units.  The only exceptions are for Council/District events, to fulfill Youth Protection ratios, or for Merit Badge/Advancement reasons. (Except for District/Council events, Tent Camping is not allowed in Winter Unit 2 at Tuscarora.) Units wishing to tent camp in the winter can use Summer Units 1, 2, 3, and the Handicapped Accessible Site.
  • All persons/groups must be checked out by Campmaster or Ranger and leave camp by 11:00am Sunday.
  • Damages: Any damage to camp property or equipment will be billed to the person(s) responsible for the damages.  Some buildings require a damage deposit.
  • Security/Damage deposit will be refunded will be refunded only after satisfactory inspection of the facilities/equipment used by the Camp Ranger.
  • No Unit Leader/Unit member pets are allowed on camp property.  Service animals are welcome.
  • Camp Ranger (or designee) is authorized to ask people to leave Camp who have violated regulations discussed herein.
  • Dates are subject to written cancellation no less than 30 days in advance by Baden-Powell Council.
  • Absolutely No Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed on Scout property at any time.
  • No Smoking in buildings or in front of Youth.
Check In Procedure Back to Top

You must check-in with the Ranger and/or Campmaster upon arrival.

Check Out Procedure Back to Top

You must check out with the Ranger/Campmaster before departure.

Cancellation Policy Back to Top

For any reason other than extremely adverse weather/travel conditions, cancellations must be made one week in advance.

Cancellation made within seven days of the scheduled use will be subjected to a minimum fee of $10 or 10% of the usage fee, whichever is greater. Cancellation of rental of complete facility is subject to 14 days notice with a fee of 10% of the usage fee.

Cleaning Policy Back to Top

All renters must follow the cleaning guildelines below and are responsible to replace or repair property or equipment damage or cleaning costs they might incur.

- Empty all trash containers, reline if bags provided, and take all garbage with you.
- Remove all personal items from all rental locations.
- Indoors or outside, make sure all fires are out and clean up fire scars.
- Follow any camp specific cleaning guidelines provided by the ranger.

If renting any building:
- All groups are responsible for set-up and clean-up of any facility used.
- Renters are responsible for the cleaning and condition of other areas in the facility used by their group members beyond what may have been reserved to include small meeting rooms, restrooms and kitchen.
- Wipe down all tables and hard chairs with cleaning solution and paper towels (you must provide these).
- Return all tables, chairs and other furniture to their original position.
- Sweep or vacuum floor, mopping any spills if needed.
- Erase all white boards.
- Make sure water is shut off in any meeting room, restroom or kitchen.
- Make sure all windows are closed. If room is equipped with window blinds or shades, make certain they are left closed.
- Turn off coffee warmers and coffee pots.
- Turn off all lights.
- Make sure no outside doors are propped open.

If kitchen has been used:
- Remove all food from the refrigerator and freezer.
- Wash and put away any dishes used.
- Make certain all appliances are turned off, including coffee maker.
- Wipe down all surfaces, including the inside of the microwave.

All renters are responsible to "leave camp better than they found it". Please report any damage to Camp Ranger and Campmaster. Failure to comply with any of these guidelines may result in the loss of security deposit or additional charges.