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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)
2022 Scouts BSA Summer Camp Session Dates
- Boy Scouts Week 1 – July 10th – 16th
- Boy Scouts Week 2 – July 17th – 23rd
- Boy Scouts Week 3 – July 24th – July 30th
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:
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
2022 Leaders Guide – Revised 1-23-22
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!