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What is the Camp Gorton Experience?
Camp Gorton is located outside of Dundee New York on beautiful Waneta Lake. During the summer, Camp Gorton offers both Cub Scout Resident camp and Boy Scout Resident camp programs. Camp Gorton overs over 50 merit badges each summer including 9 or more Eagle Required Merit Badges along with an extensive open program that includes the Gorton Trail Hiker Award, Shooting Sports Top Shot Award, Nature Award, Scoutcraft Woodsman Award, Polar Swim and Fish, Mile Swim, and several other programs. Designed to meet the demands of new scouts to the experienced scout at camp.
2020 Summer Camp Registration
Due to the worldwide health crisis the Five Rivers Council has CANCELED this event. Information regarding refunds will be sent out shortly.
View the updated 2019 Campsite Reservation here
Boy Scouts Week 1 – July 12th – 18th
Boy Scouts Week 2 – July 19th – 25th
Boy Scouts Week 3 – July 26t – Aug. 1st
Camperships for Scout BSA Resident Camp are due in by March 1st. 2020.
You can apply by clicking here to download the form and submit to the Scout Shop or click here to fill out online application. Please use the Scouts registered name (ie DJ Smith is registered as Dylan John Smith)
Address & Phone:
607-292-3220 (summer only)
1-888-235-7774 Fax Machine (summer only)
GPS Waypoint- N42 26.440 W77 05.705
Questions? Email our Camp Director
2020 Camp Staff Application – Email all completed applications to Karl Ziegenfus or drop them off at the Scout Shop with Karl’s name on the envelope
2020 Leaders Guide
Please select the below links for further information
Summer Camp Needs – it takes a lot of material to help provide quality program. Please look here for items that we are looking to be donated to Summer Camp.
Camp Staff – Interested in being staff! Find out more information here and a job application.