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Katahdin Scout Reservation, Camp Roosevelt East Eddington, ME
Camp Director TEL: 702-565-0982
Click HERE for a Camp Map.
Click HERE for a Topographic Map of the area.
Established in 1921, they celebrated their 80th Anniversary in 2001. The camp occupies 1800 acres at the base of Black Cap Mountain and Little Fitts Pond which is 300 acres (approx 1 mile long). This pond is used for swimming, boating, canoeing and small boat sailing. They also offer tent camp sites, Adirondack (lean-to) shelters, winter cabins, an activity field for atheletics and camporees, the largest free standing log cabin dining hall this side of the Mississippi with a capacity of 300 for summer camp, a new Trading Post, and a new Health Lodge, and extended Cub Scout camping. They offer a complete Boy Scout summer camp program and in 1986 they added Cub Resident camp which is a wonderful program for the younger scouts. They rent camp sites and cabins to any in or out of Council Scout units.
Here's some of this fine camp's features:
In 2001 they added a new COPE (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) challenge course for 14 year olds and older Scouts.
Open Year Round, although some roads can be impassible during the spring thaw.
Offer winterized (insulated) cabins for rent in the off-summer-camp-season and several sites with screened 4-person cabins (uninsulated).
Has a waterfront on Little Fitts Pond and owns all the land around it.
Free hot showers
Trading post that's stocked with wide array of a Scouts/Scouters favorite junk food.
16 camp sites with tent platforms or 4-person cabins. Capacity 32 people. There's also a number of sites where tents can be set-up for more primative camping arrangements. The camp can handle 400+ campers.
Hiking trails are available year round. A detailed full-color orienteering map is in the works and should be available by the summer 1999.
They have a special camp patch that you can buy or be awarded for your stay there, that changes design every year.
Merit Badges Offered
Aquatics, Archery, Basketry, Bird Study, Camping, Canoeing, Cooking, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Management, Fishing, Forestry, Foreset and Wildlife Mangement, Geology, Indian Lore, Insect Study, Leatherwork, Lifesaving, Mammal Study, Metalwork, Nature, Orienteering, Pioneering, Reptile Study, Rowing, Rifle Shooting, Shootgun, Small Boat Sailing, Soil and Water Conservation, Swimming, Weather, Wilderness Survival, Wood Carving, and Woodwork.
Other Programs and Certifications Offered
They offer Blackpowder shooting, Eagle Trail, Aquatics, SCUBA I & II, Planning: Sea Kayaking, Canoe tripping, Mountain Biking, Touring, New Scout Program (T21), Older Scout Program Planning - Venture Camp, Snorkeling, Paul Bunyan, Mile Swim and BSA Lifeguard.
2004 Summer Camp Fees
Troop Resident Fee: $210
Provisional: first week $210, second week $175
Troop Resident Fee: $235
Provisional: first week $235, second week $175
Directions to Camp
From Bangor - take Route 9 East to Route 46, turn right, travel 1/2 mile, turn Left on Blackcap Road, travel 1 mile, turn left on Camp Roosevelt Road, travel until road ends in parking lot.
From Bucksport - take Route 1 East to Route 46, turn left (northeast) and travel 12 miles to route 1A, cross route 1A and continue on route 46 to Blackcap Road, turn right and travel 1 mile, turn left on Camp Roosevelt Road travel until road ends in parking lot.
From Ellsworth - take Route 1A West to Holden and Route 46 (traffic light), turn right onto Route 46, travel 3 miles to Blackcap Road, turn right and travel 1 mile, turn left on Camp Roosevelt Road, travel until road ends in parking lot.
Maine High Adventure Area - BSA Camp
Owned by the Katahdin Area Council, this High Adventure Area covers 10,000 square miles and consists of Mount Katahdin, the Allagash Waterway, a portion of the Appalachian Trail and the Penobscot watershed. The Matagamon Scout Base Camp is located at the northeast corner of Baxter State Park on Grand Lake Matagamon, 27 miles northwest of Patten, Maine. They offer special high adventure treks all summer long (from mid June to Mid August) that last from 6 to 10 days each.
Maine High Adventure Area, BSA
HCR 74, Box 69
Whiting, ME 04691
Click HERE to see their web site.
They have been chartered since 1941 and have six chapters that cover the whole state of Maine. The Pamola Lodge has six chapters, North Star Chapter, Penobscot Valley Chapter, Penquis Chapter, Waldo Chapter, Wappinook Chapter, and Wichagowick Chapter.