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Summer (June & July)815-492-2175
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Off Season (August – May)815-397-0210
Click Here for August through May Reservations

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.