Summer Camp at Camp Sequoyah

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Frank Spain Scout Reservation, located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is a 1,100 acre Scout camp which opened in 1972.
Camp Sequoyah is a place where the ideals and methods of Scouting meet through great programs and activities. Located on the edge of Talladega National Forest; Camp Sequoyah is a wilderness destination steeped in Scouting Spirit and the beauty of Northeast Alabama.

We invite you to join us for the 50th anniversary of Camp Sequoyah in the summer of 2022 to experience all Camp Sequoyah offers and see why it truly is a “Land Of A Thousand Dreams”!

2022 Summer Camp Dates

Week 1: June 5-11

Week 2: June 12-18

Week 3: June 19-25

Week 4: June 26 – July 2

Week 5: July 3- July 9

Why choose Camp Sequoyah?

Through achievement and advancement, acquiring and testing new skills in the encouraging and supportive environment of Scouting, we help young people develop and mature into young adults of character and integrity. Through the program we offer, units are strengthened, and Scouts return to their families and communities to make a positive impact in their world. While this may seem a lot to claim for a week-long camping trip, the 100-year history of Scouting has shown us, time and time again, that a summer camping experience can create a lasting and positive effect on a Scout. Plus, as just about any Scout will tell you, it’s a lot of fun!

What are things our Troop can look forward to at Camp Sequoyah?

At Camp Sequoyah, we strive to provide a fun and safe experience for all scouts journeying on the Trail to Eagle. From our first-year camper program, Eagle Bound, to our Merit Badge program, through our challenging older-scout programs, scouts experience fun and adventure while maximizing their advancement opportunities. Camp Sequoyah is a nationally accredited camp by the Boy Scouts of America. Our staff works hard to bring the dreams of the campers into reality with an enjoyable summer camp program filled with adventure and advancement. Scouts can participate in a wide variety of activities including:

Rifle and Shotgun

Swimming

Archery

Rowing

Pioneering

Canoeing/Kayaking

Metal Working

Conservation Projects

Outdoor Skills

Paddle Boarding

Climbing/Repelling

Adventure Valley

Ecology/Nature

Triathlon/Fitness

Handicrafts

Gaga Ball

The Sequoyah Sidewinder Slide

Hiking

Mountain Bikes

Fishing

What about some of the facilities at Camp Sequoyah?

Camp Sequoyah is a classic Scout camp designed to support the delivery of a quality program. A full-time Ranger works year around to maintain the facilities and ensure conservation of the land for years to come. Each year, we work to improve program, property, and facilities. Camp Sequoyah currently has 14 campsites. Each campsite is equipped with a latrine with two flush toilets, faucet and washbasin along with two hot-water showers. The campsites have designated leader and patrol areas of four tents each. Tents sleep two each people. There is no electricity in the campsites.


The Dining Hall at Sequoyah is centrally located and features family-style dining. Our waterfront is located on the shore of the beautiful Lake Cross. The 86-acre lake is equipped with a three-tier swimming area as well as a boating dock that serves canoeing, kayaking, rowing, sailing, and paddle boarding. The shooting range accommodates all three shooting sports in one location. Our 50-foot climbing/rappelling tower has 20’, 30’, 40’, and 50’ wall climbs; a 40’ rappel, and 14’, 24’, and 34’ chimney climbs. The trading post is stocked with refreshing treats as well as merit badge books, program supplies, and souvenirs. Other camp facilities include an Ecology Lodge, Craft Hut, Medic Lodge, Camp Office, Leader’s Hut, Chapel, and Council Ring.

What are the important dates we need to be mindful of to register for camp?

February 12:
Remit a total of $75.00 per Scout to the Council office. Update your estimate of the total number of Scouts and leaders that will be attending camp.


March 26:
All requests for Camperships must be submitted to the Council Office.


April 9:
Remit an additional $75.00 per Scout to the Council office. Update your estimate of the total number of Scouts and leaders that will be attending camp.


May 14:
All merit badge and class requests are completed on-line.


Thirty days prior to camp:
Final payments of all summer camp fees are due at the Council Office in order for units to attain two leaders at no cost.

Is provisional camping allowed?

NO TROOP? NO PROBLEM! There is no reason for you to miss out on all the fun just because your troop isn’t going to summer camp, or because other summer plans mean you won’t be able to go to camp with your troop. You may even want to do an additional week of camp, just because you had such a great time. Scouts who wish to go to camp can attend as Provisional Camper and contact camp personnel to plan.