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Boy Scout High Adventure Bases

Does your Troop, Team or Crew have an opening on your trip to a National High Adventure Base?

Post your openings on our National High Adventure Base forum

Tahosa High Adventure Base

Tahosa High Adventure Base

Tahosa High Adventure Base is adventure in your own back yard. Located at 9,000 feet near Ward, CO, Camp Tahosa  has provided year-round opportunities to the Denver Area Council since 1938. Each summer your troop or crew can build your own summer camp experience at EaglePoint Base Camp, explorer the Indian Peaks Wilderness in one of the only mountaineering program available in Scouting with Alpine Adventure, take your Scouts on a introductory backpacking program with Tahosa Trek, or let your youth leadership learn and grow in NYLT. Looking for a weekend adventure?  Your Scouts can master the ropes in Project COPE, learn to tie a fly and try their luck on the lake with Hooked on Tahosa, or brave the Colorado winter and experience the ultimate winter camp at OKPIK. Still want more? Contact the Outdoor Adventure Department to reserve a weekend campsite, lakeside cabin or lodge for your pack, troop, or crew to plan an adventure.

Florida Sea Base

Florida Sea Base

The Florida National High Adventure Sea Base is owned and operated by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America to offer unique educational aquatic programs to our members. Located in Islamorada and on Summerland Key in the beautiful Florida Keys, as well as Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, the heart of the Florida Keys, the near shore reefs and crystal clear waters offer unparalleled opportunities for long term and short term programs year round. Our Conference facilities are utilized for youth and adult Scouting Conferences and non-Scouting groups when available...write or call for specific program information and costs.

Northern Tier

Northern Tier

Come to Northern Tier High Adventure for a whole new level of adventure, up north! From incredible canoe journeys to wild winter wilderness camping, Northern Tier promises the Scouting adventure of a lifetime in the Great North Woods of northern Minnesota and Canada.

Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.

Summit Bechtel Reserve

Summit Bechtel Reserve

Situated in the wilds of West Virginia, The Summit is a training, Scouting, and adventure center for the millions of youth and adults involved in the Boy Scouts of America and anyone who loves the outdoors. The Summit Bechtel Reserve is also home to the National Scout Jamboree and the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base which complements the three existing bases: Philmont Scout Ranch, Northern Tier and Florida Sea Base.

Get ready for the next century of Scouting. With incredible facilities and amazing outdoor programs, The Summit is a place that takes Scouts and Venturers to the limits of what they think they can do, and then pushes them further.

The Summit is more than just a place for Scouts; it’s where future leaders are shaped.