Camp Soule is comprised of 53 acres of pristine wilderness, located in the heart of Clearwater. It offers protected trees, wildlife and beauty. The camp has five campsites, a dining hall, health lodge, chapel, maintenance building, trading post, field sports range, two cabins, a campfire ring, a camp master cabin and a home occupied by the full time camp Ranger and his family. Camp Soule is used for short-term camping, family camping, training, day camps and various other activities.
About the Camp
- Dining hall
- Four improved campsites with adirondack shelters, latrines, and showers
- Six primitive campsites
- Trading post (open during large events)
- Two cabins
- Council ring
- First aid lodge (open during large events)
- Lake with canoeing, kayaking, rowing, and sailing
- Olympic sized swimming pool
- Shooting sport ranges for BBs and archery
- Large activity fields
Reserving the Camp
To make a reservation, please contact Angelique Saffore, Council Business Manager, by Angelique.Saffore@scouting.org or phone, (813) 872-2691 ext. 103 -OR- Ralph Snyder, Assistant Director of Field Service, Ralph.Snyder@scouting.org or phone (813) 810-4195.
Pools can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis in half-day increments through the council service center. Units must have a Safe Swim Defense trained adult and provide a currently certified BSA Lifeguard (or Red Cross or YMCA equivalent), Swimming Water Rescue or BSA Instructor to open the pools. Additional rules for Safe Swim Defense can be found in the Guide to Safe Scouting. Standard months of availability will be April-October. Pool hours at Camp Soule: 9 AM-12 PM, 1PM-4PM, (no lights).