Reservations: Camp Francis

Camp Francis
454 Camp Francis Street
Interlachen, Florida 32148

  • Information - Camp Francis is owned by the Camp Francis Trust and is set aside for usage by the North Florida Council BSA. We are now asking that you complete a Camp Francis Permit to reserve the property.
  • Primitive Camping - Camp Francis features several wooded campsites, a large open field, a shelter at the old house site pit latrines and city water.  The site is perfect for advancement work with new Scouts or for troop games in a private setting.
  • Camp rules -Please note all camp rules as posted on the side of the building. These rules are your responsibility to seek out and follow. The lake and dock are off limits and not available for Scout use. Quiet time is from 11pm until 7 am.
  • Campsites- all campsites are first come, first serve! The Campsites closest to the site pit latrines are 1, 2, 9, 10 and 13. Water is near Campsite 2, 3 and 11, please refer to the Camp Map for any additional information.
  • Trash - There is no garbage service on the property and all trash must be packed out. Please follow “Leave no Trace” , violators will be barred from using the Camp in the future
  • Contact Information - Camp Francis is managed by the Ranger staff at Camp Shands a troop that would like to use the facility should contact Carrie Kurtz at for reservations.  Robert Burns(Facilities Director) can be reached at (904)704-8975 or Paul Strickland(Ranger) at (904) 769-1568. They can assist with getting you the combination to the gate and any other information.
  • Damage - Any units which damage camp property will be required to perform community service on the camp as determined by the Ranger staff. Units will not be allowed to use any other North Florida Property until this community service has been fulfilled. 

Camping Permit Application (pdf)


 521 S. Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32205

(904) 388-0591 (904) 387-4148

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