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J. Warren Cutler Scout Reservation - Gleason Bay Lighthouse

Location: Central Camp Area

Comment: Gleason Bay is a 2000+ square foot building, built to resemble a Cape Cod Lighthouse. Directly in front of the program building are the “Bea Mary”& “U.S.S. LeChase”, two seaworthy vessels overlooking Big Tree pond! Each ship sleeps 24, please keep in mind that the ships are not heated and need to be reserved seperately. The ships are only available when also reserving the Lighthouse.

Water: Available year round inside the program building and outside in the outdoor flush latrine between April 15 and October 15.

Kitchen: Small kitchen with a residential stove. refrigerator. microwave. automatic coffee maker. and double sink. There is also a serving island with cabinet space for storage.

Heat: The main building is heated.

Outdoor Fires: 1 fire ring and 1 half barrel each with a grate in the back yard.

Firewood: Fire Wood available for purchase.

Bathrooms: Indoor and outdoor flush latrines, the outdoor latrines are shut down after October 15th and open up again April 15th.

Bunks: There are 5 bunk beds that sleep 10 in the Lighthouse. There are two leaders bedrooms that sleep 4 each, and one bunk bed in the loft that sleeps 2. There are 10 additional mattresses that can be spread out on the carpeted loft floor as well. Each ship has 24 bunks with mattresses.

Tables Chairs: 4 folding tables in the program building. Each folding table has a set of wooden benches (total 8). 1 chair in each small room. 2 picnic tables on the deck and 4 wooden benches around the fire ring.

Parking: 2 vehicles may park in the driveway at Gleason Bay. All other vehicles must park in the August Dining Hall parking lot. Please do not block roads when dropping off or picking up gear.

Telephone: An in-camp intercom to the main camp facility available. A pay phone is available at the August Dining Hall. Cell service is spotty, there is a directional cell signal boosting antenna on the CSAC Office/Trading Post porch.

Clean-up: The facility should be cleaned as per the checkout sheet provided.

Garbage & Recyclables: J.W. Cutler is a carry-in carry-out camp. Please provide your own trash bags.

Male-Female Accom: Separate sleeping areas and bathroom facilities available in the program building. The ships can also be used as separate sleeping facilities.

05:00 PM
11:00 AM

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

A representative from an arriving weekend camping group should stop in at Langie Lodge which is located on the right-hand side of the drive entering the camp.  Check-in is handled by the Camp master Corps. and they will give you the necessary forms and facility keys.  Groups will turn-in a unit roster of all persons staying at the camp.  Firewood which has been ordered will have been already delivered to the facility.

The camp masters hold a meeting with cracker barrel on the first night of camping.  This is usually held at 9 PM in the Langie Lodge conference room.  Troops are asked to discuss their camping plans and make any special requests.  Youth leaders are offered an opportunity to share.


Check Out Procedure Back to Top

Check out from camp is started by phoning the camp masters and requesting check out from camp.  The units are expected to leave the facilities clean and as described on the documents given at check-in.  The ranger and camp masters will visit, inspect the facilities, and lock up the cabin. 

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.