Camping

The Erie Shores Council has a strong camping tradition right here in Northwest Ohio.  We boast two wonderful 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 Scouts

Cub Scout Day Camp

Held at historic Camp Miakonda, Cub Day Camp is a great experience for your Cub Scout to learn and grow.  Daily activities include BB guns, archery, swimming, hikes and crafts.  Discover more...

Camp Miakonda

Camp Miakonda at the DeVilbiss Scout Reservation is 160 acres in a resident-type facility. The DeVilbiss Scout Reservation is the 6th oldest camp in the United States. 16 rustic cabins are available for rental, 4 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.

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 acticities including BB guns, archery and swimming.  Discover more...

Webelos II Resident Camp

Webelos Resident Camp is a great opportunity for your Webelos II Scouts to get a taste for what Camp Frontier has to offer to them in the following year as a Boy Scout. Activities will range from swimming, blobbing and boating to star gazing with our telescopes and the Rootbeer Cantina!  Discover more...

Boy Scouts

Camp Frontier

Camp Frontier is the premiere summer camp in northwest Ohio and is home for 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 county camps and other organizations. A COPE course (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience)is also available for a fun-filled, teambuilding, and challenging experience to Scout and Non-Scout groups. Discover more...

 

Other Opportunities

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...

2017 National Jamboree

Scouting’s flagship event is one-of-a-kind. It’s a gathering of approximately 45,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Over the course of 10 summer days, once every four years, the Boy Scouts of America comes together. The result is the national Scout jamboree. 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 provides encouragement for 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.  

High Adventure

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 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; but 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...

 

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