Pipsico Scout Reservation offers a wide variety of activities and programs that enable Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers to earn awards while having fun! Facilities include a 40-foot climbing and rappelling tower, a modern dining hall, a swimming pool with ramp access for those with disabilities and an attached shower/latrine facilities both male and female, a fully equipped health lodge, a trading post, a shooting range and central shower facility and 11 latrines with wash stands. All Pipsico programs and facilities are Nationally Accredited through the BSA’s NCAP process.
During Cub Scout resident camp, Cub and Webelos Scouts, along with their adult camping partners, participate with den and pack leaders in a theme-related outdoor program that spells fun and excitement for all! Programs present a variety of structured and camp-wide events. The Cub Resident Program includes swimming, archery, BB guns, handicrafts, sports and nature. Many special activities are scheduled during the sessions, including competitions, games and campfires. Jump to Cub Scout Camp.
During the Boy Scout resident camp weeks, the aquatics’ program includes instruction in swimming and of course having fun! During the Boy Scout resident camp weeks, the aquatics’ program includes instruction in swimming and lifesaving, along with sailing, rowing, water-skiing, motor boating and canoeing on the James River. Other supervised instructional activities include field sports, ecology/conservation, scoutcrafts and handicrafts. Jump to Boy Scout Camp.
Pipsico also offers special summer programs (formerly referred to as high adventure) for scouts who are looking for something a little different than merit badge programs. The diverse offering of programs includes a week long sailing program, SCUBA camp, and the Pipsico Experience (PEX) which is a varied experience that includes shooting sports, aquatics activities, fishing, climbing, and a trip to Busch Gardens at the end of the week. Jump to Special Summer Programs.