Cub Scout Approved Camping Sites

Cub Scout Packs may camp at Council designated locations only, as per BSA policy.  The following is a list of council designated and preapproved campsites for Cub Scout Pack use. 

Don't see the campsite you want to use?  Apply to have a site approved and added! Download and complete the Pack Overnight Site Approval Form, making sure that it meets Cub Camping Requirements and submit it to either Scout Resource Center! Please allow 2 weeks for the site to be inspected and approved.

Questions? Call (609) 261-5850.

Garden State Council Camps

We have many wonderful camp properties owned by Garden State Council. Click on any camp to see information about it.


Other Nearby Scout Camps

The following properties are not owned by Garden State Council, but are approved for Cub Camping.

  • Citta Scout Reservation, Barnegat, NJ
  • Quail Hill Scout Reservation, Manalapan, NJ


Other Approved Camps

  • Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, New Lisbon, NJ
  • Parvin State Park, Pittsgrove, NJ
  • Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold, NJ
  • JCC Camp, Medford, NJ
  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
  • Lake Lonnie, Delran, NJ
  • Belleplain State Forest, Woodbine, NJ
  • Bass River State Forest, Tuckerton, NJ
  • Atsion Family Campground - Wharton State Forest - Shamong, NJ
  • Camp Kettle Run, Medford, NJ
  • Four Seasons Campground, Pilesgrove, NJ
  • Beachcomber Camping Resort, Cape May, NJ
  • Holly Shores, Cape May, NJ
  • Lake Laurie Campground, Cape May, NJ



Overnight Camp “Ins” at the following sites are also approved. These properties are not owned or operated by Garden State Council or the Boy Scouts of America, but these organizations provide fun camp “in” programs as a service to Scout groups.

Units must follow the rules and regulations of the organizations and the Guide to Safe Scouting. Many organizations have their own limits for the number attending, age requirements and number of adults per youth.

  • Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ
  • The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia, PA
  • The Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA
  • Adventure Aquarium, Camden, NJ
  • Sahara Sam’s Oasis, Berlin, NJ