The Greater Tampa Bay Area is pleased to have arrangements with other councils to provide a wide range of camping experiences for our Scouts.  Here are the camps we have relationships with.

Please note that affiliate camps are owned by other councils so you will need to make reservations with the perspective council using the links below.

Camp Barstow is an affiliated camp for the Greater Tampa Bay Area.  The camp is run by the Indian Waters Council.  For more information, please visit their website at http://campbarstowsc.com/

 

Website: www.campbarstowsc.com

Leaders Guide: http://bit.ly/2019summeradventure

Video playlist link: http://bit.ly/Barstowvideos 

Camp La-No-Che is an affiliated camp for the Greater Tampa Bay Area.  The camp is run by the Central Florida Council.  For more information, please visit their website at https://www.camplanoche.com

Summer Camp is an experience that every Scout should have! Camp La-No-Che has earned a reputation over the past 60 years as a premier Scout camp for Scouts and Scouters to visit to partake in merit badges and activities they’re unable to participate in during  their normal Troop meetings. A week at Camp La-No-Che is the perfect opportunity to enjoy camping, learn self reliance, and acquire valuable Scouting skills. As Camp La-No-Che is becoming more popular with Scouts of Florida, popularity is increasing throughout the country and even the world.

RESERVE YOUR 2019 SUMMER CAMP EXPERIENCE AT CAMP LA-NO-CHE FOR ONLY $100!

NEW 2019 PRICING! A week of camp costs Scouts $320. Each Troop or Crew gets 2 leaders free when you register 5 Scouts! Additional leaders cost only $100 per leader (2 free leaders for 0-29 scouts, 3 for 30, and so on).  REGISTER TODAY https://cflscouting.org/division/camplanoche/summer-camp/   LINK TO VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=vHmFuux10hY

Camp Shands is an affiliated camp for the Greater Tampa Bay Area.  The camp is run by the North Florida Council.  For more information, please visit their website at https://www.campshands.org/

In the heart of the Florida wilderness, Camp Shands is a destination for youth, families and volunteers who are seeking adventure, fun and the creation of life-long memories. The 900-acre facility, located at the Baden-Powell Scout Reservation in Putnam County, is home to top-quality facilities and instruction including Shooting Sports, COPE and Climbing and, of course, Aquatics. Shooting Sports activities include BB Guns, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery, Action-Archery and Pistol. COPE and Climbing is home to the tallest climbing structure for Scouts in Florida with a rock climbing wall, rappelling, a zip line and ropes course. Aquatics activities at beautiful Lake Osborne include fishing, rowing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding and log-rolling. Camp Shands is home to a world-class Aquatics Center, which includes a beautiful pool, covered pavilions, gas grills, a splash pad and two waterslides. The slides are both more than 110-feet long; one is enclosed and one is open to the sunshine. They are theme-park quality and feature exciting twists and turns. The pool features swimming lanes and an area deep enough for SCUBA instruction. During Summer Camp, Troops camp in one of 11-big, comfortable campsites. Each site has its own screened-in pavilion, which features housing for up to 8-volunteers and a large paddled-fanned meeting space for youth. Scouts. BSA troops can also reserve a spot to stay in the famous Camp Shands treehouses, a unique way to camp, off the ground and in the trees. More than 55-Merit Badges are offered by a staff that prides itself on customer service and the experience. REGISTRATION

Have questions or feedback about this page? Last updated June 4, 2020

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Jason Borton

Director of Camping and Scoutreach

Email | 813-624-9764