Experience the difference
As the largest council-owned scout reservation in the US, the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation encompasses 17,500 acres of pristine woodlands and rivers, with over a hundred miles of hiking trails deep in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Choose your week
Five traditional camp weeks starting week 1 on June 16, 2024, week 2 on June 23, week 3 on June 30, week 4 on July 7, and week 5 on July 14.
Select your programs
Between Base Camp Powhatan, Claytor Lake Aquatics Base, Blue Ridge Mountaineer, and high-adventure camps High Knoll, Canoe the New, and New River Adventure, our programs are tailor-made for scouts of all ages!
Start planning your adventure
Whether it is preparing for the cool mountain mornings or even honing your putting skills for the Powhatan Downs Golf Tournament, being prepared will turn your week from good to great!
Why choose us?
Something For Everyone
BRSR Summer Camping Programs
Created in the spirit of the original Brownsea Island Camp established by Lord Baden-Powell, BSI is the nation’s premier first-year camper program.
Working together in the patrol method, BSI participants will learn essential scouting skills to give them a positive and lasting start in the scouting program.
Lord Robert Baden-Powell
Scouter / 1st Chief Scout / Lieutenant-General
Be The Difference Maker
Imagine a summer job where making an impact on the lives of youth from across the country is a regular occurrence. The Blue Ridge Scout Reservation is one of the nation’s premier youth-serving camps, instilling character, and teaching leadership skills for generations.
If you have a passion for working with youth and want a fun and engaging summer job, apply today!
BRSR Alumni Association
Ways to Volunteer!
Wilderness Camp Crew
Help us in making the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation a better place to camp and enjoy the Scouting Experience!
Membership in the Wilderness Camp Crew is open to all!
The Campmaster program focuses on providing in and off-season programs and oversight to camp staff and to units camping on the Reservation.
Between Weekend Warriors, Specialty Weekends, and New Troop Weekends, Campmasters help keep the reservation and it’s visitors safe and supervised.
National Youth Leadership Training
Join us for this exciting and powerful program designed to provide members of Scouts BSA with the necessary leadership skills and experience they can use to leaf themselves and others throughout their lives.
This week-long outdoor experience (July 23-28, 2023) for Scouts who are 13 or older and are at least First Class represents a month in the life of a typical Scout unit.