Situated on 830+ acres in Perry County, Hidden Valley Scout Reservation has been in operation since 1927 and offers a premier year-round cabin camping facilities for the use of Scout Troop and Packs, as well as church groups, corporate retreats and other organizations in south-central Pennsylvania.
Hidden Valley has eight winter lodges, each heated by a propane furnace and a wood stove. Each lodge has tables, cooking facilities and running water, and has bunks and mattresses for between 10 and 65 occupants, depending on the individual lodge. All lodges, with the exception of Olewine Village (shower facilities are located nearby), have indoor restroom facilities. Additionally, year-round hot shower facilities are available to all campers.
In addition to the residence lodges, the camp also has a heated year-round dining hall, with a capacity of 300 with full commercial kitchen.
A full-time Camp Ranger lives at the camp and, on weekends, are assisted by several trained members of the Council’s Campmaster Corps, whose primary responsibilities are to assist campers with programs, to ensure that the facilities are functioning as intended, and to handle any emergencies which might arise.
- Fully stocked trading post
- Adirondack shelters
- Tent sites
- Orienteering Course
- Hiking Trails
- Service Projects
- Saturday evening vespers
- Sherman’s Creek
- Trout fishing
- Basketball and Volleyball courts
- Sledding Hill
- Sports Fields in both East and West camp
For more information or assistance in making a reservation, contact Camping Services by e-mail or by calling (717) 620-4525. If you need to speak with Hidden Valley directly, they can be reached at (717) 789-3817.
Reservation Forms & Information
- 2015-2016 Season Hidden Valley Year-Round Camping Reservation Form
- 2015 Hidden Valley Year-Round Camping Availability Chart
- 2016 Hidden Valley Year-Round Camping Availability Chart
- 2015-2016 Shooting Sports Range Request Application
Reservations for the 2015-2016 Season (which runs from mid-August 2015 until the end of May 2016) will be available starting on June 3rd, 2015 at Program Launch for In Council Units and on July 1st, 2015 (approximately 30 days later) for Out of Council Units.
Weekend Rates for the 2015-2016 Season
|West Perry Lodge||10||$94||$144||IR,WS,S (Gas Heat avail. for $50)|
|AMP Lodge||24||$188||$210||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $60)|
|Herbert Lodge||24||$188||$210||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $60)|
|Ritter Lodge||24||$188||$210||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $100)|
|Thunderbird Lodge||24||$188||$210||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $60)|
|Whitaker Lodge||32||$188||$210||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $100)|
|Labor Lodge||50||$210||$232||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $110)|
|Rotary Lodge||64||$474||$496||IR,WS,S,R (Gas Heat avail. for $110)|
|Olewine Cabins (7 avail.)||8||$56||$110||IR,IS,SP (Heat avail. for $50)|
|Campsite (10 avail.)||24-50||FREE||$40||OR,SP|
Daily Rates for the 2015-2016 Season
|Wagner Training Center||40||$94||$138||IR,IS,S,R|
|East Camp Pavilion||100||$40||$50||Electric Lights, Seasonal Water|
|West Camp Pavilion||100||$40||$50||Electric Lights|
|Dining Hall Only||270||$122||$176||IR,F (AC/Gas Heat avail. for $125)|
|Dining Hall with Kitchen||$160||$200|
*rates are subject to change
|F –||Fireplace||SP –||Small Pavilion|
|IR –||Indoor Restroom & Water||OR –||Outdoor Restroom|
|IS –||Indoor Showers||OW –||Outdoor Water|
|R –||Refrigerator||WS –||Wood Stove Fireplace|
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
If a written cancellation is received 90 – 60 days prior to your arrival date, all fees will be fully refundable.
If a written cancellation is received 59 – 31 days prior to your arrival date, 50% of the full fee will be refundable or transferable.
If a written cancellation is received less than 30 days prior to your arrival date, all payments are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless lodge is rented by another unit for the weekend.
During heavy snow, the camp roads are plowed and the camp remains open.
Only if the local highways are closed by the State Police and your unit cannot attend camp will your unit will be given a credit for another weekend session.