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Camp Traill

Camp Traill is a wilderness Camp; mostly trees, rocks and beaver ponds. It is an amazing Scouting experience for all levels. The Camp is about 360 Acres with at least 4 trails.  There is a main building with two wood stoves, and a kitchen with a big propane stove. Traill sits on about 150 meters of lakefront on Charleston Lake which can be used for canoeing.

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Address

122 Big Waters Road

Athens, ON K0E 1B0



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Buildings

There is one main Building (Cummerford Hall) which is appropriate for 15 - 20  (More as long as you don’t mind sleeping on the floor)  It is located about 10 minutes south of Athens Ontario.  There are more rustic buildings available for camping if you are interested (eg Revely Cabin which is about a 1 km hike into the bush)

Program Activities and Sites

Program is supplied by the home Group / Section

Major hiking trails: This is a wilderness camp with many campsites and trails.  The size of the camp is about 360 acres, with additional access to hundreds of acres of  Crown Land.  The entrance laneway and Council Rock (next to the Hall) are maintained in the winter.

Age Groups   

Campfires

All sections can be accommodated. 

Colony groups often camp in the fall and winter.  Packs and Troops often use the camp year round but usually use the main hall in the winter.  It is a wonderful place for Company and Crew as well

Many campfire rings useable at any time. Find your own wood.  There is also a Formal campfire pit

Water

Electricity

No Potable Water - Lug your own.  There is a well near the main hall but it is not drinkable There is no Electricity at the camp.  We have a generator for hire that can  provide light and extra heat if arranged at booking

Waterfront

Washrooms/KYBOs

There is about 15 meters of waterfront on Charleston Lake.  It is not a Beach, but can be used to launch Canoes .  It is a long hike from the main camp, but it is accessible from the main road KYBO's only - about 12 but in various locations

Chapel

Cell Coverage/9-1-1 Coverage

Yes - an outdoor Chapel - Manhard Chapel Yes. Cell service spotty - but available in places

History

Camp Traill was donated to Scouts Canada in the late 40's or 50's by Mr. and Mrs Traill (hence  2 "l"s in the name).  Since then the camp has been managed by the 1st Brockville Scouts.

Camp Traill has had many Scouting events held there. The Main Campfire has ashes from 1907 Brownsea Island first camp in it


Contact Bob Visneski at rvisneski@cogeco.ca to book Camp Traill.

 

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