Come explore with us!
Camping and unique outdoor experiences are at the heart of Scouting. Whether you are a seasoned Scouter, brand new camper, or a volunteer organizing an outdoor program, we are here to help!
Chinook Council camps are open to both Scouting and non-Scouting groups. We offer enriched year-round outdoor programs ranging from one-day to week-long experiences at both Scouting and non-Scouting properties. With the wide variety of outdoor activities we offer, there is something for everyone. Take advantage of all we have to offer!
For further information about any of our camps, or to register for any of our programs, please contact the Calgary Service Centre at 403-283-4993.
Chinook Council's outdoor activities vary from camp to camp, but all promise to excite and peak the curiosity of your group members. Based on your goals, we will help you to design and plan your trip to ensure you group gets the most out of their time in the great outdoors. Resources and assistance are available to you every step of the way - from daily activity and menu plans to badge requirement options and packing checklists - contact us for ideas on how to give your group the most rewarding camp experience you can imagine!
Programs We Offer:
• Summer Camps
• Summer Swimming Lessons
• High Adventure Programs
• Impeesa High Adventure
• Timber Trails Horseback Riding
• Dog Sledding
• Senator Buchanan Winter Camp
• Super Saturdays
• Schools & Scouting
• Camp Rentals
Chinook Council has three unique camping properties, known collectively as the Bert Sheppard Scout Reserve:
• Camp Gardner (Bragg Creek)
• Camp Apistotoke (Medicine Hat)
• Camp Impeesa (Pincher Creek)
These three properties were a gift from the estate of the late Bert Sheppard. All three locations are accredited by the Alberta Camping Association (ACA) and meet or exceed all ACA standards. By being an ACA accredited camp we are following the highest safety and operational standars in Alberta and are striving to provide you with the safest location for your outdoor activities.
These three camp locations are available for rental to both Scouting groups and non-Scouting groups, provided they are not already being used for a scheduled camp program.
For general information about our facilities, you can:
• read the 2011 Bert Sheppard Scout Reserve Brochure
• watch a multimedia presentaion about Chinook Council camps
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