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NNJC Weekend Camping


The Northern New Jersey Council makes five of its properties available for Short-term camping to Packs, Troops, and Crews from the Northern New Jersey
Council and other area Councils.  Short-term camping opportunities at our five properties generally are available September through June, with a few exceptions. 

BEFORE YOU ARRIVE AT CAMP: Please review our camping Policies 
  • Bring a unit Roster
  • Bring your tour permit (out of council units)                                                            
  • Plan a 1 hour serivce project (or ask the Campmaster)

NNJC Properties 

  • Camp Alpine (NJ) - Several tent sites to choose from, ideal overnight location for the Palisades Historic Trail. Camp is located in Alpine NJ
  • Camp Lewis -  Several cabins, tent sites and leantos to choose from in Marcella, NJ. COPE is available on schedule dates (seperate registration)
Additional Notes:  
  • Friday PM Check In is 7PM-10PM ONLY - All Camps

  • Reservations are not confirmed unless paid in full

  • COPE registration at Camp Lewis does not guarantee a camping reservation. Each requires a seperate registration.

  • NNJC has the right to change reservations any time. 


  • Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco - Several cabins, tent sites and leantos to choose from.  Great hiking trails in and around camp (Applaician Trail) near Blairstown NJ
  • Camp Turrell - Several cabins, tent sites and leantos to choose from. Great camping facilities near Port Jervis NY.
  • Camp Yaw Paw - Several cabins, tent sites and leantos to choose from, close by in Mahwah NJ
  • Receipt is your confirmed reservation.

  • Cancellations with less than 30 days notice entitle unit to a 50% refund, less than 14 days, no refund 

  • There is a ($50) fifty dollar Damage/Utility deposit due when you check in at camp, unless otherwise notified. This money will be returned to you prior to leaving camp after any utility costs or damage bills are paid.

  • Dining Hall Facilities in ALL CAMPS are not rentable for sleeping reservations.


For short term and summer camping information please contact the NNJC Camping Division at the Council Office at (201) 677-1000 or visit any one of our camps online. 

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