The Erie Shores Council has a strong camping tradition right here in Northwest Ohio. We boast two excellent camping facilities that each have their own stories and tales to tell. Make sure you take time to visit both and discover the unique opportunities they have to offer.
Cub Scout Day Camp
Held at historic Camp Miakonda, Cub Day Camp is an excellent experience for your Cub Scout to learn and grow. Daily activities include BB guns, archery, swimming, hikes, STEM, wildlife, and more. Discover more.
Camp Miakonda at the DeVilbiss Scout Reservation is 160 acres resident-type facility. The DeVilbiss Scout Reservation is the 6th oldest Boy Scout camp in the United States. Sixteen rustic cabins are available for rental. Four Adirondack sites (3-sided buildings), tent camping sites, a pool, a lake, chapel, dining hall (with food service operation), Trading Post, Historical Museum, a marked historical trail, and a Frontier Fort are also on-premises.
Eagle Bay Day Camp
Held at White Star Park in Sandusky County, Ohio, Eagle Bay Day Camp provides a unique 3-day experience for any Scout who wishes to attend. Scouts will participate in activities, including BB guns, archery, and swimming.
AOL Resident Camp
Webelos Resident Camp is an excellent opportunity for your Arrow of Light Scouts to get a taste for what Camp Frontier has to offer to them in the following year as a Scout BSA. Activities will range from swimming, blobbing, and boating to stargazing with our telescopes and the Rootbeer Cantina! Discover more.
Camp Frontier is the premier Scouts BSA summer camp in northwest Ohio and is home to thousands of Scouts from all over the Midwest each summer. The Camp boasts over 100 staff members each summer who have been trained by Scouters and business professionals alike. Above all else, customer service, merit badge instruction, and Scouting spirit are key focal points in our training and will be very apparent when you attend Camp Frontier this summer. Discover more.
Pioneer Scout Reservation
PSR is available throughout the year to Scout and Non-Scout groups for camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing, rappelling, climbing, skiing, sledding, and much much more…. The reservation is available for school groups, football camps, cross-country camps, and other organizations. A COPE course (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience)is also available for a fun-filled, team building, and challenging experience to Scout and Non-Scout groups. Discover more.
Camp Miakonda Historic Museum
It is the only museum in the world that has one of the three Type IV Hornaday medals on display. The other two are in a private collection. The collection also features Tribe of Gimogash, Philmont, Jamborees, BSA Programs, BSA awards, and uniforms along with handbooks, hand-carved neckerchief slides, and Boys' Life and Scouting magazine collections. Miakonda is the oldest Scout camp in Ohio and the 6th oldest in the country. Discover more.
Order of the Arrow
For more than 90 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. This recognition encourages others to live these ideals as well. Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promoting year-round and long term resident camping, and providing cheerful service to others. OA service, activities, adventures, and training for youth and adults are models of quality leadership development and programming that enrich and help to extend Scouting to America's youth.
Nobody offers more exhilarating or a wider variety of high adventure for young people than the Boy Scouts of America. Through high adventure experiences, The Boy Scouts of America leaves lasting memories with youth and fosters development in character and leadership. Discover more.
Erie Shores Council Camp Staff
Between the wild-eye eagerness of a Tenderfoot Scout and the dignity of a gray-haired leader, all campers fall under the influence of a group called the camp staff.
Staff members come in assorted sizes, weights, shapes, colors, and types. They have varied interests, hobbies, personalities, religions, and personal habits. Still, they share one creed—to help every camper reach the highest possible degree of Scouting know-how and to have fun in doing it. Discover more.