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Located 45 miles east of St. Louis near Carlyle, IL, Camp Joy is 165 wooded acres of Boy Scout paradise. The camp offers a traditional Boy Scout summer camping program as well as a year-round camping opportunity for both Scout units and non-Scout organizations.

Camp Joy contains 16 campsites, a dining hall, trading post, showers, first aid building, and a handicap accessible campsite. The camp also offers a lake for a wide range of aquatic activities, a full shooting sports program, and a Project COPE program area and climbing tower.


Important Note

All camp operations at Camp Joy will cease after November 8th, 2020.

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Location Details

Camp Joy
10700 Camp Joy Road
Carlyle, IL 62231

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Cabins

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic overnight indoor accommodations are not available to units but are available to families (members of the same household).

  • Renschen Cabin- sleeps up to 8 people
  • Rule Cabin- sleeps up to 8 people
  • OA Lodge

Shelters

  • O Pavilion- up to 30 people
  • Rootbeer Garden- pavilion with shelter and benches for up to 25 people

Ranges

  • Archery
  • Shotgun
  • Rifle

Program Areas

  • Athletic field
  • Boating
  • Bouldering
  • Canoes
  • Challenge Course
  • Council ring
  • Ecology
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Human foosball
  • Row boats
  • Scoutcraft
  • Swimming
  • Valiant Quest

Dining Hall

The dining hall can seat up to 100 people. It also has lodging available behind the building for up to 12 people.

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Let's have some fun this fall🍁 Join us in our fall outdoor experience, we're will have many activities for everyone to enjoy!

Interested in joining us? Visit our website for more information. stlbsa.org/2020-fall-outdoor-experiences/
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Divirtámonos un poco este otoño🍁 Únete a nosotros en nuestra experiencia al aire libre, ¡tendremos muchas actividades para que todos disfruten!

Interesado/a en unirse a nosotros? Visita nuestra página web para más información. stlbsa.org/2020-fall-outdoor-experiences/
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Lets have some fun this fall🍁 Join us in our fall outdoor experience, were will have many activities for everyone to enjoy! 

Interested in joining us? Visit our website for more information.  https://stlbsa.org/2020-fall-outdoor-experiences/ 
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Divirtámonos un poco este otoño🍁 Únete a nosotros en nuestra experiencia al aire libre, ¡tendremos muchas actividades para que todos disfruten!

Interesado/a en unirse a nosotros? Visita nuestra página web para más información. https://stlbsa.org/2020-fall-outdoor-experiences/

Hear about how Scouts teamed up with their local government to tackle an important conservation issue.
#scoutsstandout #conservation
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#TBT Who remembers 2017 Solar Eclipse Totality? We sure do!😎 We got to experience this incredible moment with our scouts and their families at Beaumont Camp. What an amazing experience!
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#tbt ¿Quién recuerda la Totalidad del Eclipse Solar 2017? ¡Nosotros seguro que sí! 😎 Tuvimos la oportunidad de vivir este increíble momento con nuestros exploradores y sus familias en el Campamento Beaumont. ¡Qué experiencia tan maravillosa!
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#TBT Who remembers 2017 Solar Eclipse Totality? We sure do!😎 We got to experience this incredible moment with our scouts and their families at Beaumont Camp. What an amazing experience!  
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#TBT ¿Quién recuerda la Totalidad del Eclipse Solar 2017? ¡Nosotros seguro que sí! 😎 Tuvimos la oportunidad de vivir este increíble momento con nuestros exploradores y sus familias en el Campamento Beaumont. ¡Qué experiencia tan maravillosa!

In Scouting we teach the importance of participating in government and preserving the natural world around us. Some local Scouts recently did both.

Tune in to our Facebook Live Stream today at 6:30pm to hear how Scouts partnered with their city to tackle an important conservation issue in their area.
#scoutsstandout
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In Scouting we teach the importance of participating in government and preserving the natural world around us. Some local Scouts recently did both.

Tune in to our Facebook Live Stream today at 6:30pm to hear how Scouts partnered with their city to tackle an important conservation issue in their area.
#ScoutsStandOut
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