Camp Shands

Located in Hawthorne, FL on over 1,000 acres of diverse Florida terrain, Camp Shands is a great place for you to experience a true Florida adventure.

Camp Shands offers 11 large camping areas, housing, a beautiful lake, pavilions, a dining hall, and meeting rooms. Plus the camp has Shotgun, Rifle, Pistol, BB Guns and Archery Ranges, a 65' Climbing Wall, a COPE Course, an XTreme Obstacle Course, and a waterfront area for water sports.


Ranger: Robert Burns (904) 704-8975

1453 Baden Powell Rd.
Hawthorne, FL 32640

Summer Camp / Ames - (352) 475-5080


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North Florida Council, BSA 521 S. Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32205
Phone: 904-388-0591 Phone: 800-232-0845 Fax: 904-387-4148