Scouts BSA Resident Camp


Welcome Home to Camp Shenandoah

Welcome Home is much more than a slogan. It’s our year-round philosophy and culture. Our camp sits nestled in farmland, woodlands, and pastures at the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, George Washington National Forest. Our private, spring-fed lake offers opportunities for aquatics Merit Badge instruction, recreation, and fishing. The camp’s blazed Boundary Trail traverses 4.8 miles around the perimeter of Camp Shenandoah. Camp trails range in elevation from 1,650’ to 2,100’ and all are relatively easy treks. The mountainous terrain allows for a great variety of plant life with an impressive diversity of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants for you to discover. The rustic natural attractions of “CS” are the setting for an excel- lent program facilitated by an exceptionally trained and enthusiastic staff!

Our staff and our program are the heart of camp. To us, program is more than merit badge classes. It is also specialty programs such as the Camp Shenandoah Olympics, Aquapalooza, and Terrapalooza. It’s about FUN! It’s about the campfires, the songs, and cheers. We believe that programs and activities are everything you experience; from the time you step out of your vehicle until we wave goodbye and travel home. New Scouts BSA will enjoy the Timber Mountain Program, our First-Year Camper program, while your older Scouts can be challenged with our Merit Badge program. We know that every troop is different and approaches merit badges in its own way. We’ve added more Eagle required Merit Badges along with fun outdoor sessions in Sailing, Fish & Wildlife Management, and Astronomy. The Camp Shenandoah experience presents a wide variety of activities. Our staff look forward to helping you plan adventures that are right for your troop.

Troops may self-register using the Black Pug online registration service. Pay in full early and earn our discounted rate. You always can direct specific questions to

We appreciate you sharing your summer camp experience with us and look forward to seeing you over “in the woods of Swoope” soon. Until then, Happy Scouting, and let us know how we may serve you.