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Camp Babcock-Hovey - Pedersen Lodge

This wood-fire heated lodge and covered deck is excellent for any season with its easy access to the camporee field. Great rental for its wonderful view of Seneca Lake and short walk to Pooler's Pond for fishing.

Sleeping Capacity: 24 bunks inside and tent camping space available behind

Bathrooms: Latrine nearby

Heat: Wood Stove, Due to the nature of the heat in this building - FIREWOOD IS INCLUDED IN RENTAL FEE.

Water: Frost proof hydrant available nearby year round. From May 15 through October 15 water is available at closest latrine and behind building.

Kitchen: Camp style cooking site. A Refrigerator is currently provided.

Outdoor Fires: One fire ring is placed behind the building. Do not create additional fire pits.

Firewood: Firewood is available to purchase at Camp - Preorder by selecting Firewood under Program/Fees. Currently Council Policy is that no outside firewood is allowed to be transported onto Council Properties. FIRST LOAD OF FIREWOOD AT PEDERSEN LODGE IS OFFERED FOR FREE DURING THE HEATING SEASON (Oct 1-March 31).

Tables Chairs: 7 picnic tables and several benches.

Parking: Parking available in parking lot nearby.

Telephone: Cell service is available throughout camp. Please contact the Campmaster in case of emergencies.

Clean-up: Leave No Trace. Broom available, please sweep out building.

Garbage & Recyclables: Babcock-Hovey is a carry-in carry-out camp. Please provide your own trash bags.

Male-Female Accom: Open Bunkroom. Tents may be used to create separate sleeping facilities.

Location: 42°39'51.10"N 76°51'53.68"W

05:00 PM
11:00 AM

Co-Ed Friendly
Facility Amenities

Camp Use Policy Back to Top

The Scout oath and law should be followed when staying on Seneca Waterways Council camp properties.

Check In Procedure Back to Top

Must check in at the Campmaster's billet which is located in the Annex area of the Dining Hall in Main Camp. Directional signs will direct you to check in at the camp office once you enter camp. If Campmaster is not available you can also check in with the Camp Ranger.

Check Out Procedure Back to Top

Must check out with Campmaster. If Campmaster is not available you can also check out with the Camp Ranger.

Cancellation Policy Back to Top

Off Season Camp Reservation Refund Procedure

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 60 Days until Reservation: A refund of 50% of fees paid will be issued.
  • Less than 60 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, 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 585-241-8545. 

Cleaning Policy Back to Top

If excessive cleaning is required, the campmaster or ranger will communicate to your party prior to your departure. The group can remain on site and return the facility to a clean condition or the cleaning fee will be applied. If your group leaves prior to being checked out by the ranger or campmaster, a cleaning fee may be added if excessive cleaning is required. In Scouting, be sure to always leave your campround cleaner than how you found it.