Camp Wauwepex is located on Long Island on Manorville Road in the town of
Riverhead, near the village of Wading River. This old established camp
will be celebrating 46 years of operation this season. Long considered one
of the finest Boy Scout camps, its facilities have been continually
improved and modernized each year. An unexcelled natural fresh water lake
provides for the finest swimming, boating and canoeing program.
1968 CAMP PERIOD AND FEES
First Period - June 30-July 13
Second Period - July 14-July 27
Third Period - July 28-Aug. 10
Fourth Period - Aug. 11-Aug. 24
Two types of camping are provided at Camp Wauwepex.
The majority of Scouts attend camp as members of their own troop, under
their own troop leadership and pay a total fee of $50.00 for the 13 day
period. $5.00 of this fee is payable as a registration fee, on or before
April 15, 1968. (Reservation fee is not refundable in the event of
unable to attend camp as members of their own unit may attend as members
of a provisional Troop, The camp provides the leadership for provisional
Troops at a total fee of $60.00 per period. Reservations may be made for
provisional camping by submitting application card with $10.00 deposit to
the Council office. Deposit applies toward the total fee and is not
refundable in the event of cancellation. Applications will be accepted on
or after February 1, 1968 Total fee must he paid 2 weeks before the
surroundings at Wauwepex stimulate a real Scout Camping program, with
emphasis on Scouting skills and advancement. A beautiful fresh water lake
provides for all phases of aquatics, canoeing, boating and fishing, as
well as swimming and life saving. The camp also provides trained
leadership in hiking, nature study, Indian Lore, cooking, archery, riflery,
and horseback riding. Troops plan and conduct their own programs with the
guidance and assistance of a well trained camp staff.
Meals at camp are prepared by experienced cooks and served in most
modern, well equipped dining halls. Only the highest quality food is used
and served in quantities to satisfy every growing Scout. Dishes are washed
and sterilized using the latest automatic dishwashing equipment. Troops
and patrols are also offered the opportunity to cook their own meals as
Kosher food service is
provided in one section of the camp for the first period only.
Visitors are welcome at Camp on Sundays during
the hours of 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. Special programs of interest to parents
will be presented at this time. It is urgently requested that visiting be
restricted to only the above time.
Parents are urged to write to their sons at camp but not to send candy,
cake or other food items.
Letters should be addressed as follows:
Campsite ___________Troop No. ________
Wading River, New York 11792
Click here for Page 4 of the
1968 Camping Flyer.