Camp Saffran Facilities


Eight (8) lodges, (Susquehanna, Lookout, Conowingo, Flint Ridge, Dan Beard, Frontier, Pioneer and Prospect) are equipped with a propane cooking stove and oven, refrigerator, electricity, two patrol tables, eight benches, cots for 18, an Englander wood stove, three bay sinks, hand sink, counter top, dry food storage area, mop, broom, dust pan, bucket and trash can. A pit latrine and frost-free hydrant are located on site. One night’s supply of firewood is provided during the cold months. Units are to provide the firewood for the remainder of their stay and leave the wood crib full on departure. Any fallen dead wood on the reservation may be used for firewood. No standing trees may be cut. During the warmer months, hot and cold running water are available in the lodges. The maximum number of campers in the building is 18. Units should provide their own tents for additional campers.


Four (4) Adirondack buildings, (Friar Tuck, Hawkeye, Jamestown, and Timberline) are equipped with a propane burner top, broom and dust pan, refrigerator and electricity. Scouts and leaders sleep in their own tents. These tent sites are equipped with patrol tables, latrine, and water from a frost-free hydrant. There is no sleeping in the Adirondacks. Each Adirondack site has an activity pavilion.

Hansen Lodge

This lodge was designed and constructed to ADA standards to serve Special Needs Scouts and volunteers. It is equipped with bunks to sleep 46 (20 ADA), a tiled meeting room, an institutional kitchen, central heating, a fireplace, and ceramic tile in the men’s and women’s shower and bathroom facilities. The showers, toilets, sinks, doors and handles, 20 beds and entrances are ADA approved. This lodge may be rented by non-handicapped Scouts and non- Scout groups at a higher fee. Brooms, mop and bucket are provided for use in the lodge. A fire alarm and sprinkler system are installed in this facility.

2019 BS Summer Camp

2019 CS Summer Camp

2018 Calendar:

Nov 1 - Campership Opens

Nov 23-25 - Camp Closed - Thanksgiving

Dec 21-23 - Camp Closed - Christmas

Dec 29 - Camp Closed - Jingle Bell Beaver Day

2019 Calendar:

Mar 1 - Campership Ends

Mar 15 - Early Bird Ends for Scouts USA Summer Camp

Apr 19-21 - Camp Closed - Easter

May 18-19 - Cub Scout Spring Family Weekend

May Roundtables - Camp Card Settlements

May 24-26 - Camp Closed - Memorial Day

June 15 - Early Bird Ends for Cub Scout Summer Camp

June - August - Summer Camp

Aug 30-Sept 2 - Camp Closed - Labor Day

Nov 1-3 - Fall Family Weekend

Nov 1-3 - Orienteering Day

Nov 29-Dec 1 - Camp Closed - Thanksgiving