Broad Creek Scout ReservationWeekend CampingFacilities Descriptions & Reservations

Facilities Descriptions & Reservations


BROAD CREEK CAMP STORE
Broad Creek Scout Reservation
1929 Susquehanna Hall Road (in the lower parking lot)
Whiteford, MD 21160
410-420-4085 

Winter Camp Season Hours:
Friday: TBD (based on occupancy of camp)
Saturday: TBD (based on occupancy of camp)
Sunday: closed
 

Summer Camp Season Hours:
To be determined as of June 2017
Sunday
Monday - Friday
Saturday

 
 
 
 
 
Cabins (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals & Lodging Weekday Rentals) - 8 sleeping cabins.  Each cabin has 9 bunk beds (18  total beds), a wood stove and a kitchen with a gas stove/oven, sink and refrigerator.  Water will be turned on during the winter months except in extremely cold weather.  The cabins are:  Prospect, Pionere, Susquehanna, Lookout, Dan Beard, Frontier, Conowingo and Flint Ridge.  Each campsite also has room for tent camping around the cabins.
 
            
 
Adirondacks (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals & Lodging Weekday Rentals) - 4 adirondack sites.  Each site has a 3-sided building with a gas 2-burner cooktop and a refrigerator and a pavilion with picnic tables.  These are tent sites only.  The adirondacks are:  Friar Tuck, Hawkeye, Jamestown and Timberline.
 
          
 
Cole Lodge (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals) - is the kitchen facility for Camp Saffran located in the center of camp.  It has an industrial kitchen with a bathroom.
 
          
 
OA Pavilion (Category - Activity Centers) - is next to Cole Lodge in the center of camp.  It seats approximately 300 people.
 
 
Rosenberg HQ (Category - Activity Centers) - a conference room facility available for meetings for approximately 30 people.  It is a heated building with flush toilets.
 
Commisary (Category - Activity Centers) - large room in our Stock Control building can be used for indoor activities and trainings.
 
Showerhouse - heated male & female bathrooms and showers; open year-round.
 
Archery Range (Category - Ranges) - is available to rent in 4 hour increments - 9 AM - 1 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM.  A BSA certified archery instructor must be present to use the range.
 
Rifle Range (Category - Ranges) - is available to rent in 4 hour increments - 9 AM - 1 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM.  A BSA certified rifle instructor and Range Safety Officer must be present to use the range.
 
Shotgun Range (Category - Ranges) - is available to rent in 4 hour increments - 9 AM - 1 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM.  A BSA certified shotgun instructor and Range Safety Officer must be present to use the range.
 
Canoes and/or trailer (Category - Canoes Weekend or Weekday) - rented to BSA units only.
 
Hikes (Category - Hikes) - enjoy some time exploring Broad Creek and hike the property.  You must check in at RHQ and file a hike plan before going on your hike.
 
 
 
Hansen Lodge (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals & Activity Centers) - a heated cabin with 46 beds in 6 bedrooms, male and female handicapped bathrooms with showers, general meeting room with a fireplace and a kitchen with a gas stove/oven, sink and a refrigerator.
 
                    
 
Administration Building (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals) - a heated cabin with 20 beds in 4 rooms, a full bathroom and a kitchen with stove, refrigerator and a single sink.
 
          
 
Dining Hall (Category - Dining Hall) - an enclosed dining hall which seats approximately 250 people.  It has an industrial kitchen, restrooms and a fireplace.
 
                    
 
Jacobs Pavilion (Category - Activity Centers) - is next to the Dining Hall and seats approximately 300 people.
 
          
 
Learning Center/SC Trading Post (Category - Activity Centers) - a classroom style building with tables and chairs for training and restrooms.
 
          
 
Activity Center (Category - Activity Centers) - a single open room; tables and chairs can be added upon request.
 
          
 
Showerhouse - male & female bathrooms and showers open from April 1 - November 15.
 
Tent Sites (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals & Lodging Weekday Rentals) - 13 tent sites each has a pavilion with picnic tables and a fire ring.
 
 
Archery Range (Category - Ranges) - is available to rent in 4 hour increments - 9 AM - 1 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM.  A BSA certified archery instructor must be present to use the range.
 
Rifle Range (Category - Ranges) - is available to rent in 4 hour increments - 9 AM - 1 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM.  A BSA certified rifle instructor and Range Safety Officer must be present to use the range.
 
Shotgun Range (Category - Ranges) - is available to rent in 4 hour increments - 9 AM - 1 PM and 1 PM - 5 PM.  A BSA certified shotgun instructor and Range Safety Officer must be present to use the range.
 
 
 
Bunk House/Admin (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals) - 30 beds in 4 rooms, wood stove and bathrooms.  No kitchen.
 
Dining Hall (Category - Dining Hall) - a full kitchen and dining room to seat approximately 100 people.
 
 
Houck Lodge (Cateogry - Lodging Weekend Rentals & Activity Centers) - 30 beds in 4 rooms, fireplace, bathrooms, kitchen.
 
Reiman Pavilion (Category - Activity Centers) - next to the dining hall and seats approximately 300 people.
 
Showhouse - male & female bathrooms and showers open from April 1 - November 15.
 
Tent Sites (Category - Lodging Weekend Rentals & Lodging Weekday Rentals) - 8 tent sites each has a pavilion with picnic tables and a fire ring
 

Water

Overview of buildings with water in winter camping season (mid October to mid April):

  • Reservation Headquarters – guest restrooms located outside right side rear of building
  • Saffran Shower House – showers, sinks and toilets
  • Saffran Administration – bathroom
  • Saffran lodges – kitchen
  • Cole Lodge – kitchen and bathroom
  • Spencer Administration – kitchen and bathrooms
  • Spencer Dining Hall – kitchen and bathrooms
  • Spencer Learning Center/Trading Post – bathrooms
  • Hansen Lodge – kitchen and bathrooms
  • Oest Administration – bathrooms, no kitchen
  • Oest Dining Hall –kitchen, no bathroom
  • Houck Lodge – kitchen and bathrooms
  • During very cold periods, some lodges will not have indoor water

Recycling

In an effort to follow the Outdoor Code and be conservation-minded, Broad Creek would like to encourage all campers to participate in a voluntary recycling program. Units are encouraged to save and Pack out any bottles, cans and paper used while camping at Broad Creek. Once home, these recyclables can be placed out with your regular recycling. Large blue bags will be available at Reservation Headquarters. The Conservation Committee thanks you for your participation and concern for the environment.

Remember – A Scout is Thrifty.

Environmental stewardship begins with YOU.

2017 Calendar:

Jan 1 - Campership Applications Open

Jan 7 - Jingle Bell Beaver Day

Feb 17-19 - SC Staff Work Weekend

Mar 15 - Campership Applications Close

Apr 14-16 - Easter - Camp Closed

Apr 15 - Summer Camp Early Bird Registration Ends

Apr 28-30 - SC Staff Work Weekend

May 5-7 - SC Staff Work Weekend

May 5-7 - Religious Retreat, Spencer

May 26-28 - Memorial Day - Camp Closed

June 9-11 - SC Staff Work Weekend

July 1 - Aug 5 - Summer Camp

Sep 2-4 - Labor Day - Camp Closed

Sep 16 - 5K BC Run, Saffran, Oest

Nov 24-26 - Thanksgiving - Camp Closed

Dec 22-24 - Christmas - Camp Closed