The Nassau County Council, Boy Scouts of America, owns and
operates three year ‘round training camps. Two of the camps are shown in this
folder. The third camp, The Harkness Training Center, located in the heart of
Nassau County, provides facilities for leadership training, year ‘round
camping and Cub Scout picnics.
Camp Wauwepex located at Wading River, Long Island, is
endowed with unequaled scenic and natural beauty. Its 640 acres completely
surround a most beautiful fresh water lake, providing the ultimate in swimming
and boating facilities. The camp is operated in three divisions, each with its
own modern well equipped Dining Hall, as well as swimming, program and activity
areas. Each division of the camp accommodates 350 Scouts and Leaders, and has
its owned Trained Staff to assist Troops in planning and executing their own
The Onteora Scout Reservation, located at Livingston Manor,
New York, in the Catskill State Preserve, provides the setting for the ultimate
in camping. Rolling hills, woodland streams, a 65 acre lake and trails through
hardwood forests to outpost campsites, all invite the camper and provide the
setting for real scout Advancement.
Onteora provides facilities for diversified food service to
Troops, Central Dining Hall, Heater Stack service to Campsites and a
"Country Store" handling all types of meats and groceries.
Onteora, with its 2400 acres of forests, also provides the
setting and facilities for the Explorer Base. The Base Camp provides Camp Staff
Training, as well as outfitting and training for horseback riding, canoeing and
mountain climbing trips.