Property Use Policies

To reserve any Buffalo Trail Council Properties or Camps please go here Property Reservation Request

Adult in charge:

Make sure EVERYONE coming to BTSR agrees to the following rules:

  1. No fireworks, firearms or firewater permitted. DO NOT BRING PETS. Tent camping only: No RV’s.
  2. Two-deep adult leadership required at all times. Co-ed units must have at least one adult (21 yrs+) female.
  3. No one may ride in an open vehicle or trailer. Watch for livestock on ranch road. Use seatbelts always.
  4. DON’T THROW ROCKS! Please stay on trails, stay off Forbidden Mountain, and stay out of open buildings.
  5. Be careful with fire. Ground fires allowed in metal rings only, weather permitting. Confirm with ranger the current burn bans status and report wildfires.
  6. Advance written permission from Scout Executive required for all bouldering, rock climbing, or repelling and may only be done with a Buffalo Trail Council approved, certified climbing/COPE instructor.
  7. HIKERS: Before you leave, give ranger written itinerary with planned times, trails, and overnight stops. Use the buddy system (minimum 2 pair) and carry extra water and first aid kit. Do not approach livestock. DO NOT CROSS BTSR BOUNDARIES AS MARKED ON CAMP MAP WITHOUT ADVANCE WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM RANGER. Groups permitted to hike south of Blue Hole must be accompanied by approved guide at all times. Call Scout Ranch in advance to secure approval and guide.
  8. Camp is quiet between 10 pm & 7 am, silent from 11 pm to 6 am. Put all fires dead out by 11 pm.
  9. Leave campsite cleaner than you found it. Clean restrooms and all buildings used. Report any damages.
  10. Check out with ranger and pay all fees owed before leaving BTSR.

Report anything that should not be happening on YOUR Boy Scout Camp to ranger immediately.

FEES:

Mattresses included with building fees, but they may not be removed from interior of buildings. No cooking allowed inside. Other facilities may be available for approved use, ask for supplemental fee schedule.

Buffalo Trail Council Scout Units

  • TENT CAMPING: Free
  • BUFFALO HALL: $2.00 per person/night + $50.00 building use fee
  • STAFF HUT: $2.00 per person/night + $25.00 building use fee

Out of Council Scout Units

  • TENT CAMPING: $2.00 per person/night
  • BUFFALO HALL: $2.00 per person/night + $50.00 building use fee
  • STAFF HUT: $2.00 per person/night + $25.00 building use fee

Non-Scout Groups (must apply 60 days in advance of planned activity date)

  • TENT CAMPING: $5.00 per person/night
  • BUFFALO HALL: $5.00 per person/night + $75.00 building use fee
  • STAFF HUT: $5.00 per person/night + $50.00 building use fee
  • Non-Scout Groups must provide own liability insurance and complete hold-harmless form.