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Boy Scout Programs

Baden Powell“ We are not a club nor a Sunday school class, but a school of the woods” – Lord Robert S.S. Baden-Powell


That’s right! Scouting is about outing and the Laurel Highlands Council has numerous opportunities for Boy Scouts to get outdoors.


Whether it is a weekend trip or a week long adventure to one of our summer resident camps, there are lots of options and programs throughout the year. Climbing, shooting, fishing, hiking, and much more await.  Choose your adventure!



Summer Resident Camps

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The Laurel Highlands Council operates three outstanding summer resident camps for Boy Scouts.  Camp Seph Mack is located near Indiana, Pennsylvania on the grounds of Yellow Creek State Park.  Heritage Reservation in Farmington, Pennsylvania is home to both Camp Liberty, a patrol cooking camp, and Camp Freedom, a dining hall camp.


All three camps balance merit badge opportunities with fun outdoor adventures and have programs for older Scouts.



Learn More:

            Camp Freedom at Heritage Reservation

            Camp Liberty at Heritage Reservation

            Camp Seph Mack


zip lineSpeaking of older Scouts, check out Eagle Base at Heritage Reservation. Eagle Base offers two program options - a full week resident camp where Scouts and leaders participate in day and evening programs such as ATVs, caving, whitewater rafting, sporting clays, Project COPE, and much more or a day option called Day Trek where older Scouts stay in camps Liberty or Freedom with the rest of their troop and participate in challenging high adventure activities between breakfast and dinner.

ATV Ride

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Eagle Base

Camp Staff Opportunities

The Laurel Highlands Council is always looking for the best of the best to serve as a member of one of our camp staffs.  Staff members spend the summer of their lives having an incredible amount of fun and making a difference in the lives of others.

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             Camp Staff


Year Round Camping Opportunities

Outside of summer camp, there are lots of options for outdoor adventure. The Laurel Highlands Council operates seven camp properties with rentable campsites and cabins, perfect for your home Troop to get away and enjoy a weekend outside!

Learn More:

                Camp Maps and Reservations