KEEP THE SPIRIT BURNING At Ohio's Most Historic Camp

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. Large numbers of weekend campers, hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders visit throughout the year.

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Dover Dam Weekend

Are your scouts ready to learn how
science, ingenuity, perseverance, and commitment can lead to results? If so, join us for our annual Dover Dam Weekend May 5-7, and a weekend of serious fun, while earning Space Exploration Merit Badge.

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River Sweep

Camp Tuscazoar’s annual Mini-River Sweep will be held May 20. The general public and Scouts are invited to participate. Fifty volunteers are needed. Last year we collected 975 pounds of trash.

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2023 Reign of Pain

The trails at Camp Tuscazoar will be crowded on July 1 as the camp hosts the 2023 Reign of Pain mountain biking event. Your team or you alone have 6.5 hours to leave its mark indelibly imprinted in mountain bike history!

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Adventure Race

Unfortunately, this race must be postponed for 2023, but be sure to watch for details when the race returns in 2024.

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2023 Event Schedule

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 our event weekends. Watch this page as we begin to post information on each individual event.

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Centennial Trail

As part of Camp Tuscazoar’s centennial celebration, a collection of 100 historic sites throughout camp were identified and marked with a unique sign. Visitors are encouraged to hike to many or all of these sites to learn more about the camp’s rich history.

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March Newsletter

In our jam-packed March 2023 BREEZE newsletter, read about our upcoming Maple Days and Dover Dam Weekend events. We also highlight several recent projects at camp, take a look at our River Sweep plans for 2023, recap our recent camp events and projects, including our parade float, and much more! 

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Tuscazoar Composite Team

Attention Mountain Bikers: The Tuscazoar Composite (TZC) Team invites local boys and girls in grades 6-12 to join our team for the 2023 fall season! The team includes student athletes from any school (or home school) in the area. Our central goal is for students to develop a strong body, mind and character through mountain biking.

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Mountain Biking Video

Check out the latest mountain biking video shot on the trails at Camp Tuscazoar. The video was produced by local videographer Tyler King and covers the course for NICA Mountain Bike Race #4 held Oct. 8, 2022 at the camp.

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River Sweep a Success

Our first River Sweep on May 21 was a big success. Our group of volunteers, which included a large number of Scouts, pulled 960 pounds of trash from the Tuscarawas River and its banks!

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Dry bags available

These rugged, nylon bags measure 13′ x 10.5″ and are called a “dry bag” because they are waterproof. The have a full top closure with a clip to attach it to your belt or backpack. Imprinted with the camp’s logo, they are available immediately.

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Camp patch available

Put one of these new Camp Tuscazoar patches on your uniform, a ball cap or anywhere you want to “keep the spirit burning!” Measures approximately 4″ wide by 2.5″ high.

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Maple Syrup

Try our pure, old-fashioned maple syrup!

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.