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Baiting Hollow Scout Camp

Baiting Hollow Scout Camp is owned and operated by the Suffolk County Council and has been serving Scouting since 1926. In 2016, it celebrated 90 years of outdoor experiences for the youth of Suffolk County. Located on the North Shore of Long Island in Calverton, the camp has a freshwater lake and access to a beachfront on Long Island Sound.

BHSC provides year round camping and programs for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Venture Crews, Exploring Posts and their families. Programs include Winter, Spring, and Summer Camp programs, COPE & Climbing Wall, Family Camping, leadership training, and much  more.

When: September 24-25, 2016 CANCELLED

Cost: TBA

Leader: Chris Simone 

Activities: Rifle Shooting, Climbing, COPE

Permission Slip: Due 9/8/16

What to Bring:
Treat this as a regular camping trip, but cars will be close by. (We will monitor the weather up to our departure for last minute updates.)  Bathroom facilities are readily available.
  • Scout Spirit
  • Frame pack (Troop has several to loan)
  • Floored tent with rain fly (Scouts can sleep in their own tent or make tenting arrangements with another Scout; the Troop has tents to loan. LIMIT TWO TO A TENT)
  • Sleeping pad/sleeping bag/camp pillow
  • Water bottle with carabiner
  • Bug repellent (eg, Deep Woods Off)
  • Mess kit w/ utensils
  • Flashlight/headlamp w/ fresh batteries
  • personal toiletries (including 1/2 roll toilet paper)
  • Compass
  • Poncho/rain gear
  • Hiking boots/hiking socks
  • Scout pants/shorts/Class B shirt
  • Fleece top/jacket/windbreaker
  • Change of clothes & extra socks
  • Warm clothes to sleep in
  • Adults: bring metal or plastic mug for coffee
OPTIONS: camping chair (recommended), frisbee/football/playing cards

Address & Directions:

1774 Sound Avenue
Calverton, NY 11933
  • Long Island Expressway (I-495) eastbound to Exit 71 for NY-24 toward Hampton Bays/Calverton
  • Turn left onto Edwards Ave S. Drive and continue for about 4 miles
  • Turn left onto Sound Ave in Baiting Hollow and continue about .7 miles to camp entrance