Camp Tuscazoar was founded more than a century ago by Scout leaders who recognized that the beauty and history of the land offered a valuable place for boys to learn, grow and become young men. Today, Camp Tuscazoar continues to serve scouts and other youth organizations under the guidance of the Camp Tuscazoar Foundation, an Ohio non-profit corporation. Camp Tuscazoar remains a popular outdoor location, drawing large numbers of weekend campers and hikers each year.
The local health department has given us permission to offer our cabins, campsites and RV sites for rental to individual family households and to groups of 10 or less. Maximum cabin occupancy is 10 campers per cabin. Each family or group will be responsible for social distancing while in camp, including at water hydrants and RV dump stations, and groups must disinfect all indoor flat surfaces prior to checkout. The camp will provide cleaning supplies. Cabins, campsites and RV sites can be reserved using our Tentaroo site. The camp is also open for hiking, biking and horseback riding.
Details for our 2021 Gold Rush have been updated as of 1/11/2021. With this year’s theme as “The Day After Tomorrow,” the 2021 Gold Rush Competition will once again require the use of: SKILL + ENDURANCE + STRATEGY & LUCK to determine an overall winner.
Join us for another year of outdoor fun and adventure! We have activities planned for all ages, including our usual spring and fall fundraisers, and the return of our popular American Heritage Merit Badge weekend. Watch this page as we begin to post information on each individual event.
As part of Camp Tuscazoar’s centennial celebration, a collection of 100 historic sites throughout camp were identified and marked with a unique sign. While the trail remains open, visitors are encouraged to hike to many or all of these sites to learn more about the camp’s rich history.
Put one of these decals depicting the camp’s new logo on your trailer, your car bumper or anywhere you want to “keep the Spirit burning!” Measures approximately 4″ wide by 3″ high.
Check out the latest mountain biking video shot on the trails at Camp Tuscazoar. The video was produced by local videographer Tyler King in conjunction with the Dirt Line. Several local riders spent five hours riding the camp’s trails in the process.
We hosted a dedication ceremony for our new stockade entrance on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the camp. We have constructed this stockade in such a manner that it will last for many years. We reused the original gate hardware to maintain the historic look. The crossover bridge will once again allow Scouts to use this structure for crossover ceremonies!
In our jam-packed December 2020 BREEZE newsletter, read about our upcoming Centennial Sidewalk Sale, Gold Rush and Maple Days events. We also recap several recent activities and projects at camp, take a look back at our stockade dedication ceremony and much more!
We’ve posted an online form for memberships and donations. Now you can quickly and easily join the Camp Tuscazoar Foundation or send a donation to support our efforts.
We celebrated Camp Tuscazoar’s 100th anniversary in 2020! Centennial cups, Christmas ornaments, T-shirts, a “100 Years of Memories” oversized patch, centennial caps, a centennial hiking medallion, a centennial patch and a hiking stick are still available while supplies last.
Since 2004, our old-fashioned maple syrup, produced here at Camp Tuscazoar, has been a big hit! Order some and try it out on your pancakes.