Blue Ridge Mountains Council - Camp Ottari 2022

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Camp Ottari 2022

Event Details

Camp Ottari is a smaller camp focused on a traditional Scout experience. Scouts stay in traditional tent campsites with remodeled shower facilities. The mountainous terrian offers scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The waterfront offers a range of activities including swimming, canoeing, and small boat sailing.

Base camp offers over 30 Merit Badges plus other BSA activity awards such as Mile Swim.

High Adventure programs allow older Scouts and adults to challenge themselves with unique adventures that include experiencing 18th century living, whitewater rafting, backpacking, ATV trek, and river canoe trek. 

Brown Sea Island programs gives first year Scouts an introduction the Scouts BSA, focusing on esssential Scouting Skill to give them a positive start in the Scouting program.

Older Scouts and Leaders can soar over the lake on an 800-foot zip line.

Camp Ottari offers a rustic wood shop for carpentry and building projects.

A dining hall serves three meals daily during camp. Coffee is available for Leaders.

Camp Ottari's Trading Post offers many items one may have forgotten to bring as well as a variety of Camp Powhatan items. The Trading Post also has a snack bar offering cold drinks, ice cream, and hot food.

**** Camp weeks are based on registrations and subject to change. ****

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Summer Camp 2022 FAQ'S 

How will you communicate changes?

The latest information for both summer camp and other activities at our camps is available at  In addition, if substantial changes are made to summer camp, we will email the points of contact for summer camp.              

When will Merit Badge Signups occur?

Merit Badges will be available April 2, 2022.  Only units fully paid up will be able to enroll in Merit Badge Classes or High Adventure Programs.

How can we adjust the number of Scouts coming to Summer Camp?

Units can increase their numbers directly in their online registration until a week prior to start of their camp.  To reduce numbers contact Council office.

If Summer Camp is canceled will I get a full refund?

Yes. We will provide a full refund if we are unable to hold summer camp.

Who can I ask if I have other questions?

Please reach out to Maggie House at 



When & Where
Week 1
Camp Ottari
Sunday 06-19-2022 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 06-25-2022 9:00 AM ET
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Week 2
Camp Ottari
Sunday 06-26-2022 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 07-02-2022 9:00 AM ET
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Week 3
Camp Ottari
Sunday 07-03-2022 1:00 PM ET to
Saturday 07-09-2022 9:00 AM ET
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