BSA camp Lewis & Clark

By: Posted On: 2019-11-25

Lewis & Clark Scout Camp in Yankton County, South Dakota

Lewis & Clark Scout Camp in Yankton County, South Dakota
Address: 31069 430th Ave, Tabor, SD 57063
Phone(605) 665-7970

Announcements: Updated March 23, 2023:

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Lewis and Clark Scout Reservation.

The C.O.P.E. program has been discontinued for the year. With exciting new changes in camp development, renovations, program changes, and a long list of many actiivities, there will be no shortage of earning new badges.

  • *** In-Progress or Completed (Contact property directly): Camp improvements-new Nature Center, Wetlands Area and Mountain Biking.
  • See below for updated Camp Costs and remaining 2023

Lewis and Clark Scouts BSA Camp

2023 LEADERS GUIDE

Remaining 2023 Camp Schedule

  • Staff Week     June 4-9,2023
  • Week 1     June 11-17, 2023
  • Week 2     June 18-24, 2023
  • Week 3     June 25-July 1, 2023
  • Week 4     July 2-8, 2023
  • Lewis & Clark Scout Camp Pricing... New for 2023!  

Camp program newest expansion of activities, resources, renovations and lake adventures cannot be defined in a small list. The camp has hired the most attentive, hard-working and geared to teach and modivate your camper both in practical and social skills. Over 40 merit badges, Climbing, Sailing, PWC, ATV, Challenge Valley Obstacle course, Buckskin Adventure, and many more fun and exciting programs. It also serves as base camp to the Missouri River High Adventure Base, which hosts a week-long canoe trip along the historic trail of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

1 free adult leader for 10-19 Scouts registered and paid
2 free adult leaders for 20-29 Scouts registered and paid
3 free adult leaders for 30+ Scouts registered and paid

The Sioux Council continues its proud heritage of serving community organizations across the 61 counties that comprise our service area. Nearly 9,000 youth participated in the Scouting and Learning for Life programs provided by nearly 2,500 dedicated volunteer leaders.

Yankton, South Dakota Things To Do. We do have Wal-Mart! Yankton Attractions

Merit Badges

Archaelogy
Archery
ATV
Basketry
Camping
Canoe
Cit in Comm
Cit in Nation
Cit in World
Cooking
Cycling - Mtn
First Aid
First Class Trail
Fishing
Forestry
Kayak
Leatherwork
Lifesaving
Mammal Study
Moviemaking

NOVA STEM:
Up and Away
Nuclear Science
Orienteering
Jet Skis
Pioneering
Public Health
Pulp and Paper
Rifle
Sculpture
Search & Rescue
Shotgun
Small Boat Sailing
Soil & Water
Space Exploration
Swimming
Wilderness
Survival
Woodcarving

 

The Sioux Council Center for Scouting is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Let's go Shopping! Or if you need Administrative Staff you can find open hours available:

Sioux Premier Scout Shop is open:

Monday - Wednesay: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday:  10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday: Closed

**Closed Daily 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Tents, Camping Gear, all you need to sustain in the wilderness.   Hiring Staff... see at top of this page.

Let's explore the camp digitally, turn the music up and strap on your boots, we are heading for a 400 acre adventure! Take a buddy, water, sunscreen and don't get lost!

        

Lewis & Clark BSA camp was highly recommended to us by our readers with compliments and encouragement to get outdoors, have fun, make friends and if possible take many photos because the camp stands proud with amazing and beautiful landscapes. Fans of the camp and many of our readers, emailed to us their photos help visualize the real world view of what Lewis & Clark offers. The content used on this page were collected and sent to us with their review of the camp, eager for the experience to tell their stories.And with the help of Lewis & Clark's Facebook page. https://www.siouxcouncil.org/lc-scoutsbsa-camp

Boy Scouts raising a US flag

Lewis and Clark Scout Reservation is on the shore of the beautiful Lewis and Clark Lake, part of the Missouri River, about 10 miles west of Yankton, South Dakota. In operation since 1957, Lewis and Clark Boy Scout Camp has hosted over 2000 Scouts and Scouters during summer camp, holiday celebrations and even more. The camp operates year-round with ability to host private events and school field trips.

With over 400 acres of camp property, there is plenty of space to explore and enjoy nature. Take a solo walk or hide under a tree for a nap. Please let your buddy know where you are going since the camp is so large, don't let your buddy worry about your whereabouts, instead of fun together! Camp program newest expansion of activities, resources, renovations and lake adventures cannot be defined in a small list. The camp has hired the most attentive, hard-working and geared to teach and modivate your camper both in practical and social skills. Over 40 merit badges, Climbing, Sailing, PWC, ATV, Challenge Valley Obstacle course, Buckskin Adventure, and many more fun and exciting programs. It also serves as base camp to the Missouri River High Adventure Base, which hosts a week-long canoe trip along the historic trail of the
Lewis and Clark Expedition. If you never try new things, you'll never know if you like it. So be bold and brave.

The camp's website is https://www.siouxcouncil.org/scout-summer-camp. Lewis and Clark Scouts BSA Camp is located in Southcentral South Dakota, just to the west of Yankton, SD. US 81 runs through Yankton. The actual address of the camp is 800 N. West Ave Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104. Its GPS coordinates are 42.883993 N, -97.594169W.

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Summertime temperatures generally rise to the upper 80s by day and fall into the lower 60s at night. Most all of the campsites here are meant for tents. There are centrally located restrooms and shower facilities.

 Water and Trees

Lewis and Clark offers an extensive summer camp program with over 40 merit badges, Sailing, Challenge Valley Obstacle course, Buckskin Adventure, and many more fun and exciting programs. Building craft projects. Skits and songs. Spending time with your friends and fellow Scouts. Campfires. Sailing in the sunset. Rank advancement and merit badges. It's all there - memories that will last a lifetime. Make sure your Scouts cherish their memories, scrapbooking is a time honored tradition! The Sioux Council operates a wide range of camp programs to provide fun for all Scouts from Tiger Cubs to Venturers.

A group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera

Stay hydrated and alert. If you have a problem, speak up, we are here to listen, guide, assure you 'It will be alright!'Anything is possible when you are a buddy or counseler to talk to.
Sometimes we have to listen more than talking. So we learn and sharing can be saved for later.

A sunset over a body of water

Never miss the truest perfection our Earth has to offer, wake up early for the sunrise and stand at attention thanking the universe for your amazing experiences at sundown.
Thank you very much for joining us and we hope to see you and your family in-person. If you never try new things, you'll never know if you like it. So be bold and brave.

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Registration Questions? Please call Glenda (605)323-0715

If you’ve ever been to Camp Lewis and Clark, please leave a comment below and share your experience with us.


 
 

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