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Beaumont Scout Reservation

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In Southwestern St. Louis County, sits 2,400 acres of wooded, rolling hills and adventure called the Beaumont Scout Reservation. This multi-use property is located just off Highway 44 at the Beaumont-Antire Road exit.

Beaumont Scout Reservation offers countless activities and facilities for Scouts, featuring Cub World, Nagel Base (home of the council’s horses), cabins, a climbing tower, mud cave exploration and a swimming pool.


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Location Details

6480 Beaumont Reservation Drive
High Ridge, MO 63049
(at Highway 44 and Beaumont/Antire Road)

Head Ranger: Charlie Griffy | 636-938-5444 | charles.griffy@scouting.org

Ranger: Jordan Mutert | 636-938-5444 | jordan.mutert@scouting.org

ADIRONDACKS RESERVATIONS

Reservations for the Adirondacks at Beaumont Scout Reservation may be made beginning Monday, August 9th. On that date or after, units may make reservations for weekends between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022 on a first-come-first-served basis. These popular three-sided, open-air cabins with bunk beds offer units a unique way to enjoy our fantastic camps! To provide a fair and orderly reservation process, units are asked to register through this site, which will indicate that you intend to make a reservation. Unit leaders may register through this site until 12:00 PM on Friday, August 6th. Leaders will be emailed no later than 8am August 9th with a unique, one-time use access code. The access code will be entered at the end of the reservation during the check out. Payment is due at check out.

The reservation system will be live starting Monday, August 9th at 9:00 AM. Units are limited to one stay in the adirondacks, plus any other program areas (hiking, shooting sports, etc.) that you wish to tack on to that one weekend reservation. Reservations can be made for those facilities from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022. Please only sign up one leader per unit for the lottery. Units will have until 9:00 AM on Monday, August 16th to complete their reservations. At that time, the system will open to everyone and any unit may make a reservation for either facility, assuming it is available.

All other camp facilities will open for online reservations beginning Monday, August 16th.

Click HERE to get your access code!

Cabins

Beaumont has eight cabins for unit use. From November through March we restrict their use to troops, crews, and posts. From April through October, Webelos dens may reserve them.

Cabin A and B: These log structures near the Camp May Parade Field are our newest additions. They each house 20 in bunks and are joined by a breezeway. Each have a wood-burning fireplace, stove, refrigerator, and sink. A and B have indoor plumbing and showers. Units provide their own firewood and cooking gear.

Cabins McBride, Jordan, Lantz, Mallinckrodt, and Third Baptist: These five cabins have enough bunks to accommodate 20 people in each cabin. Each cabin contains a fireplace, woodstove, refrigerator, cookstove and dry sink. Water and latrines are outdoors. McBride and Jordan cabins are side-by-side should your unit need room for more than 20.

Beckett Cabin: This cabin is right behind the Emerson Center and houses 14 people in bunks. The smallest cabin available, it is only heated by a furnace. The cabin has indoor plumbing, refrigerator, cookstove and sink. It does not have a fireplace or woodstove.

Wohl Lodge: This lodge is located next to the Emerson Center. It has a flushable toilet, a shower, and a full kitchen. This sleeps 22 people total.

Camps

Camp May

Camp May hosts summer camp each year at Beaumont. It includes the Emerson Center, swimming pool, and program areas.

Camp Grizzly Cub World

Camp Grizzly Cub World is a favorite for Scouts and parents alike. Designed specifically for Cub Scouts and families, the area contains:

  • Akela’s Council Ring: This ceremonial site is a great facility
    for pack and den awards ceremonies, or for having a
    fun‑filled Scout‑type campfire.
  • Cub World Activity Building: A large meeting room is
    available for pack meetings.
  • Cub World Pavilion and shelters
  • Cub Scout Family Camp: There are campsites available
    for dens and packs to enjoy tent camping. Each campsite
    has a picnic table, fire ring with cooking grate, and trash
    can. A shower facility with indoor toilets is also available
    year round.

Activity Areas:

  • Eagle’s Nest Tower: Located on one of the highest points
    of Beaumont Reservation is the Eagle’s Nest Tower. A
    three‑level tower more than 20‑feet high offers a spectacular
    view of the surrounding countryside.
  • Fort Hussmann: This area provides Scouts the chance to
    dream about life in a frontier fort. The area contains a fort,
    fire ring, and picnic tables.
  • Lost Beaumont Mine: Sand and tunnels abound in this
    unique area. A miner’s cabin with a potbelly stove is a major
    feature, along with an ore wagon and panning for gold in
    Antire Creek.
  • Sea Wolf Pirate Ship: Relive the days of Blackbeard the
    Pirate. The ship contains cannons, a deck, and a lower level.
  • Sports Field: A sports field exists for softball or other
    sports activities in which your Cub Scout pack or den wants
    to participate.
  • Play Area: Swing sets, rope climbing, boulder wall climbing,
    and playground equipment.

Camping Areas

Lane, Shippey, Laemmli, and Nusser: areas with water and latrine facilities.

Outpost Camps

Blackberry Hollow and Toad Hollow for troop hikes.

Nagel Explorer Base

The Nagel Explorer Base is the home of the council’s popular horse program.  Packs can come out and enjoy a picnic before boarding the wagons for horse-drawn hayrides.

Troops, crews and posts can schedule a horseback trail ride. Additionally, units can take advantage of 14 adirondacks shelters for rent.  Adirondacks are three-sided structures that each have four bunks. Units can also choose to tent camp.

The Nagel Rec Hall is available for rent to all units. Use it for pack meetings or rent it out for the weekend. The hall includes 12 bunks, a refrigerator, cookstove, fireplace, and dry sink. Water and latrines are outdoors.

Mud Cave

Take a self-guided tour through one of the most popular spots on the property- Mud Cave! This natural cavern will take your unit into the cool depths of beautiful rock formations and limestone deposits. Mud Cave is kept locked when not in use so be sure to make a reservation through the camping department.

Ranges

  • Archery
  • BB guns
  • Rifle
  • Shotgun

Program Areas

  • Challenge Course
  • Climbing tower
  • Hayrides
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding (August-May)
  • Orienteering course (map & compass)
  • Pioneering kit

 

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