Camp Woods

Located on beautiful Sylvan Lake AB, Camp Woods features four villages with year round lodges.

Semi-wilderness camping, large group and small group camping, and RV lots are available on a 105 acre site.

Activities include challenge course, low ropes course, orienteering, pioneering, archery, nature study, and waterfront activities such as sailboats, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boards, and swimming.

Winter activities include cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

All activities include the necessary equipment.

Phone number to Contact the Camp: (403) 887-5650

For bookings contact Jean Vicera at jean.vicera@scouts.ca.

Driving Directions To Camp Woods

Camp Woods Site Map

Cost

Facility Fees (Per Person/Per Day)

When Booking a building there is a minumum charge of $180.

A non-refundable deposit of $100.00 is required to secure bookings.

Members Non Members
Frontier Lodge $9.00 $12.00
Gilwell Lodge $9.00 $12.00
Paley House $9.00 $12.00
Woods Hall $9.00 $12.00
Tenting $4.50 $7.00
West Activity Area $4.50 $7.00
Venturer Area $4.50 $7.00
McEwen’s Landing $4.50 $7.00
Day Use $4.50 $7.00

Facilities Offered

Gilwell Lodge

  • Large Group facility overlooking the lake
  • Kitchen is the largest of the facilities and has 2 fridges, 2 stoves, microwave & coffee maker
  • Hall is suitable for 75 people
  • Has one heated and four unheated cabins that sleep 40 people total
  • Cabins do not have mattresses
  • Pots, Pans, utensils, cutlery and dishes are the responsibility of the Group

Woods Hall

  • Located near boat dock and waterfront
  • Kitchen has 2 fridges, microwave, coffee maker, grill and four burners
  • Closest to flush washrooms at Paley Hall
  • Hall is suitable for 50 people and can sleep 12 people
  • 2 heated cabins that sleep 14 each
  • Cabins do not have mattresses
  • Pots, Pans, utensils, cutlery and dishes are the responsibility of the Group

Frontier Lodge

  • Log building complete with deck that overlooks Sylvan Lake
  • Kitchen has 2 fridges, microwave, coffee maker and gas range
  • 300 to 400 yards from washroom at Paley Hall
  • Hall is Suitable for 50 people and can sleep 15 people
  • 2 heated cabins that sleep 14 each
  • Cabins do not have mattresses
  • Pots, Pans, utensils, cutlery and dishes are the responsibility of the Group

Paley Hall

  • Large Group facility
  • Kitchen has 2 fridges, microwave, coffee maker & stove
  • Facility has flush washrooms (with showers) and coin operated washer & dryer
  • Hall is suitable for 75 people

Tenting Areas

Camp Woods has a large number of group sites that are ideal for camping. Each site has a picnic table, fire pit and access to water (summer only). Maximum area capacity is 3000 people.

  • MacEwan’s Landing is a large open grassed area with a large covered picnic shelter suitable for large groups or recreation vehicles. Holds 1000 people.
  • West Activity Area can hold 250 people and is close to the bouldering wall.
  • Venturer Area has numerous tent sites to accommodate from 1 to 200.

Activities Offered

  • Bouldering Wall
  • Archery Range
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Challenge Course
  • Snowshoes
  • Cross Country Skis & Shoes
  • Outdoor Chapel
  • Play Fields
  • All Sports Balls

To book Camp Woods, please e-mail jean.vicera@scouts.ca. Bookings MUST be made 2 weeks in advance and paperwork must be handed in one week in advance in order to proceed with the booking.