Ernest Poole Scout Camp

Located on beautiful Wabamun Lake, AB, Ernest Poole Camp features three heated cabins, a family camp area with 14 sites and a dining shelter located next to a large playing field.

Ernest Poole Camp is also home to a number of amazing wilderness camping sites. Activities at camp include boating, archery, pelletry, summer beach and lots of room to explore.

Activities Offered

  • Orienteering
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Archery
  • Pelletry
  • Canoes
  • Sailboats
  • Snowshoes
  • Astronomy (by Appointment Only)
  • Kayaks
  • Dock with Swimming area

Facilities Offered

All listed prices are for Scouts Canada members and affiliates. Non-member pricing is available upon request.

Building rental fees are extra as listed below:

The Brown Cabin

  • Situated mid-way between camping sites and the lodge
  • Sleeps 8 people in bunks
  • Kitchen with fridge, oven, and 2 sinks and can feed up to 10 campers
  • Pots, pans, utensils, dishes and cutlery are provided
  • No running water
  • The water stand pipe is 10 meters from the cabin

The Raven’s Roost

  • The oldest of our cabins and the farthest away from the camping sites
  • Sleeps 20 people and has some mattresses
  • Kitchen with fridge, oven, and cooking and eating utensils for 20 people
  • Outdoor firepit adjacent to building
  • Water must be brought in until camp water system is in summer operation, at which time there is a potable water pump approximately 100m away

The Lion’s Den

  • Has no cooking facilities
  • Bring some mattresses
  • Sleeps 20 campers

B-P Lodge

  • Burner camp stoves are hooked up to natural gas on the patio of the lodge
  • The kitchen has running cold water and sink drains
  • 2 stoves, 2 fridges, 1 freezer, 2 triple sinks, full utensils for cooking for a large group
  • Bring your own tea towels and dish cloths
  • Lodge meeting/eating area that seats 50
  • Full audio/visual plug-in for your computer
  • Lodge mud/drying room

The Fox Den

  • Immediately adjacent to the BP Lodge
  • Suitable for 12 people
  • Kitchen with 2 fridges, 1 oven, 2 sinks, and cooking utensils for 20 campers
  • Outdoor fire pit adjacent to the cabin
  • Pots, pans, utensil, dishes, and cutlery are provided
  • No running water

Field Sites

  • Powered and unpowered sites
  • Easy vehicle access, combination of trailers and tents are welcome.

Wilderness Tenting

Wilderness tenting sites are set in a stand of Birch, Poplar and Spruce trees. Each site has a fire pit, picnic table and access to water (summer only). There is no vehicle access to wilderness sites. All equipment must be hiked in and out.

For more information about our facilities, contact Camp Warden Gary at To book Ernest Poole Camp, please e-mail

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