Baden Powell Scout Reservation
Welcome to Baden Powell Scout Reservation (BPSR), home of Camp Shands and Camp Davis.
Located in Hawthorne, FL on over 1,000 acres of diverse terrain, BPSR is home to the North Florida Council's summer and winter camping programs in addition to many other programs offered throughout the year.
For more information on our Camp Programs go to www.campshands.org
Camp Davis is a primitive camping area. For reservations at Camp Davis, contact the camping department at (904) 265-3801.
Camp Shands offers 11 large campsite areas, housing, a beautiful lake, pavilions, a dining hall, and meeting rooms. Camp Shands can cater to multitudes of Scouts and their families.
In addition to great campsites, other features include:
Our incredible shooting sports areas, geared to help teach Scouts and adults about safe rifle, shotgun, pistol, BB gun and archery activities
A beautiful waterfront on Lake Osborne, with great opportunities for swimming, fishing, and boating
Miles of beautiful hiking trails
C.O.P.E. and a 65' climbing wall
Xtreme Obstacle Course
COMING SOON - a water park equipped with swimming pool, water slides, wading pool, and pavilions.
Baden Powell Scout Reservation is open for camping from September through April. Summer Camp is May through August. Winter Camp is in late December.
|To make Reservations at Camp Shands: || |
Ranger: Robert Burns
Office: (352) 475-1212
Fax: (352) 475-1615
Cell: (904) 704-8975
1453 Baden Powell Rd.
Hawthorne, FL 32640
Ames Lodge - Office: (352) 475-5080 / Fax: (352) 475-5714
(ONLY during Summer or Winter Resident Camp)