Camping: Pouch

William H. Pouch Scout Camp is located in Staten Island and is New York City's only Scout Camp. 

Pouch Camp is open year round for Scouting activities and is accesible by mass transit.. The camp is approximately 143 acres, including several cabins with capacity to hold 14 to 22 Scouts and Scouters. The Camp also includes 55 leantos, 20 tent sites, and a low-impact Camp-O-Ree field with an adjacent amphitheater. There are numerous Picnic Groves as well as a Chapel for our visitors to utilize. 

Pouch Camp is an ideal location for day trips and activities, weekend camping, and small 
conferences. Our camp has many facilities to meet your Camping and meeting needs.



For Further information about William H. Pouch Scout Camp, please visit

Online Campership Application



File Name Description
BSA Medical Form Download
Campership Application 2016 Download
Pouch Map Official map of William H. Pouch Scout Camp Download
Weekend Camping Roster Form for those camping out at Pouch Download

Gilbert Schweiger

Camping - Ranger

(718) 351-1905

Clay Shumway

Camping Director

(212) 651-2858

Marcelle Grant

Camping Manager

(212) 651-3073

Hedy DeBonet

Camping Reservation Manager

(212) 651-3077