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Canyon Camp Amenities
- Ten campsites that range in size
- Dining Hall – Seats 175
- Facilities for Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
- Cabin camping at Founders Lodge houses 30 scouts
- Cabin camping at Jamboree Cabin houses 20 scouts
Canyon Camp Information
Established in 1936, Canyon Camp has a commitment to the Scout Oath and Law by helping young people develop skills to help them in adulthood. We are a complete service camp offering a challenging summer camp program as well as the opportunity for year-round camping experiences.
Our summer camp program offers more than 50 merit badge choices for your scouts in addition to awesome adventures for Scouts young and old. Click here to learn more about our summer camp program.
Directions to Canyon Camp
From the west (Dubuque, Galena)- Take US-20 East. In the town of Woodbine, turn left onto Scout Camp Road (will be on the East side of town). Continue about 3 miles on Scout Camp Road. After crossing the Apple River, Townsend Road will be on the right. Follow Townsend Road about a half mile. Canyon Camp will be on the left.
From the East (Freeport, Rockford)- Take US-20 West. Go through the town of Stockton. About a mile west of town, turn right onto Canyon Park Road. Continue on Canyon Park Road about 3 miles. Turn left onto Townsend Road. Follow Townsend Road about 4 miles. Canyon Camp will be on the right.
From the North (Apple River)- From Apple River, proceed West on Stagecoach Trail. About a half mile west of Apple River, turn left onto Scout Camp Road. Follow Scout Camp Road about 7.5 miles. Turn left onto Townsend Road. Follow Townsend Road about a half mile. Canyon Camp will be on the left.