Scouts BSA Resident Camp

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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:

4241 County Rt. 25

Dundee, NY 14837-9518

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 Campsite Reservation Form 

 2020 Distinguished Unit Program FRC Units 

 2020 Distinguished Unit Program Out of Council Units 

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 Campership Mail-in Form or Online Submission – Please use Scouts registered name.  *Due Feb. 1st*

 2020 Leaders Guide  

More Information

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.