National High Adventure Bases

In addition to the amazing camps operated by the Atlanta Area Council, Troops have the opportunity to experience one of the national high adventure bases. Troops or Crews should plan to register 18 months in advance of their trek.


Philmont Scout Ranch

Today’s Philmont Scout Ranch is a bustling center for high adventure and training. Youth and adults take advantage of the Ranch’s camping, training and work programs. Most activity takes place during the summer, but Philmont also offers Autumn Adventure and Winter Adventure programs. More than 1,000,000 Scouts, Venturers and leaders have experienced the adventure of Philmont since the first camping season in 1939.


Northern Tier

Northern Tier is the Boy Scouts of America’s gateway to adventure in the Great Northwoods. In the summer, Scouts from Northern Tier’s three wilderness canoe bases explore millions of acres of lakes, rivers, forests and wetlands in Minnesota, Ontario and Manitoba. In the winter, Northern Tier is home to the OKPIK Cold-Weather Camping program.


Florida Sea Base

The Florida Sea Base, located in the Florida Keys, is a unique Scouting program that offers aquatics programs found nowhere else. Come and enjoy sailing, scuba diving, rustic camping on an undeveloped barrier island, fishing or a combination of all.


Summit Bechtel Reserve

Situated in the wilds of West Virginia, The Summit is an adventure center for the millions of youth and adults involved in the Boy Scouts of America and anyone who loves the outdoors. Troops can participate in week-long or weekend programs.