2024 Summer Camp

Reservations for 2024 summer camp are open.

Check 2024 availability here

All troops that sign up to attend Bashore Scout Reservation by August 15, 2023 will receive a complementary campout April 19-21, 2024 for the Pre Camp Leader Meeting at Bashore Scout Reservation.

Click the links below to register for Summer Camp 2024

Check out information about each of our 8 campsites:
Adirondack ☀ Blue Snow ☀ Buckskin ☀ Greenleaf ☀ Karmany ☀ Powderhorn ☀ Rotary ☀ Swatara


Regular Fee $450 per Scout if paid in full by May 15, $475 if paid after

Encore Camper $400 per Scout if paid by full May 15, $475 if paid after. Encore camper applies to any Scout that is attending a second week at Bashore Scout Reservation or has participated in Pennsylvania Dutch Council’s NYLT course or a Pennsylvania Dutch Council High Adventure trip on the same year.

$200 per adult

Free leaders: Each troop with 8 or more Scouts attending camp, will receive two free adults

$200 site deposit due at time of registration

$50 per Scout deposit is due February 15, 2024. This is non-refundable. You can add Scouts after February 15, 2024 without penalty. If your number drops after paying the February deposit we will not refund those deposits.

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Bashore Scout Reservation offers one of the Northeast Region’s finest Scouts BSA summer camp programs. The camp offers fresh and exciting programs that appeal to Scouts of all ranks and experience levels, as well as training opportunities and special programs for adult leaders. There’s something for everyone! Here’s just a small overview of what we offer:

Blue Mountaineers — A superb program tailored to the needs of the first-year campers and recent Arrow of Light crossovers.

Green Bar Program — Designed for the Scout in their 2nd+ year, for those who needs a little boost in completing their 1st Class rank requirements. Individually adapted to the specific needs of each Scout.

Merit Badge Program — For those Scouts wanting to earn merit badges. We offer over 50 scheduled merit badge classes and independent study opportunities.

Adult Leader Training — Aquatics Supervision, Safe Swim/Safety Afloat, and Leave No Trace are some of the opportunities offered.


Before Camp:

 Program Forms:

Award Forms:

Miscellaneous Forms:

Join the Bashore Summer Camp Staff!

Fill out and submit this application to be considered for the Bashore Scout Reservation Summer Camp Staff: Bashore Staff Application

Learn more about being on our Summer Camp Staff at this link!