Camp Babcock—Hovey is located on the east shore of Seneca Lake in Ovid, NY south of Geneva, NY and includes over 300 acres of land, a half a mile of lakefront property, and miles of trails. Cross Country camp is open to boys and girls entering grades 8-12 that are interested in a XC atmosphere along with the fun and excitement of a traditional summer camp environment.
Participants will stay in campsites with canvas tents or lean-to’s with metal bunks and mattresses provided. The XC camp is part of our Expedition Camps which features several theme camps for individuals to attend. XC participants are not required to be Boy Scouts. Hot showers, WiFi and other amenities are available. Staffing is provided by our Nationally Certified BSA camp staff and complies with all NYS Department of Health regulations for youth summer camps. Food is provided family style in our dining hall. Busses for runs on the Finger Lakes National Forest are provided by a local school district.