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.

2022 Scouts BSA Summer Camp Fees

  • $460 by 5/1/22 Early Bird
  • $490 by 6/1/22 Regular
  • $510 after 6/1 (starts 6/2) Late Fee

Baden Powell Provisional Scouting without a Unit

  • $390 Additional Week of Camp
  • $1099 3 Weeks of Camp

New Scout or Crossover

  • $460 by 6/1
  • $490 After 6/1 (starts 6/2)

Adult Leaders

  • $145

2022 Scouts BSA Summer Camp Session Dates

Click here for a video on using the Registration Program and it’s updates


Camperships for Scout BSA Resident Camp are due in by March 15. 2022.

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)

Camperships are provided through through donations. If you would like to help support the Campership fund CLICK HERE

Address & Phone:

4241 County Rt. 25

Dundee, NY 14837-9518

607-292-3220 (summer only)

GPS Waypoint- N42 26.440 W77 05.705

Questions? Email our Camp Director


Campsite Reservation Form  – paper version for Unit deposit/reservation for Summer Camp

Camp Staff Application – Email all completed applications to Karl Ziegenfus or drop them off at the Council Office with Karl’s name on the envelope

Campership Mail-in Form or Online Submission – Please use Scouts registered name.  *Due March 15, 2022*

2022  Leaders Guide – Revised 1-23-22

2022 Program Guide


More Information

Please select the below links for further information

To review the video presentation about our COVID safety plan and how we are going to make things safe please click here

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.

  • Camp Staff Manual – COMING SOON!