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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Gold Rush

We’ve posted more info, including a schedule and equipment list, for our 2023 Gold Rush Competition. As always, a combination of SKILL + ENDURANCE + STRATEGY & LUCK will be needed to determine an overall winner.

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Maple Days

All are welcome to join us for a delicious pancake breakfast featuring old-fashioned maple syrup on March 18 & 19. Seating will be available at both indoor and outdoor tables. Tickets can now be ordered online.

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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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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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December Newsletter

In our jam-packed December 2022 BREEZE newsletter, read about our upcoming Gold Rush and Maple Days events. We also highlight several recent projects at camp, take a look at our conservation, recycling and River Sweep plans for 2023, recap our recent camp events, and much more!

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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 scheduled for Oct. 8 at the camp.

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Tuscazoar Composite Team

Attention High School and Middle School Mountain Bikers: The Tuscazoar Composite (TZC) Team invites local boys and girls in grades 6-12 to join the defending State Champions of the Ohio Mountain Bike League (Division B)! 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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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.