Camp Horne (Black Warrior Council)

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Camp Horne
Camp Horne
Location Cottondale, Alabama
Founded 1924

Camp Horne is the main council scout camp for Black Warrior Council ( BSA).

Alabama boy scout camp located in east Tuscaloosa County, Camp Horne has been in continuous use since 1924. It is available for use year-round by all Scout units. They offer three weeks of Boy Scout residence camp in June, and that is followed by two sessions of Cub Scout residence camp.

Scout units are encouraged to take advantage of this wonderful outdoor area by completing a Camp Use Permit (below). Camp Horne is perfect for day or weekend activities – plan a visit soon!


Camp Horne is a 496-acre facility which include

  • two lakes;
  • a rifle, archery, and shotgun range;
  • an Olympic-size swimming pool;
  • dining hall;
  • health lodge;
  • large and small pavilion area;
  • two BBQ grills;
  • Hulsart Training Center;
  • Project COPE course; eight campsites; many hiking trails, and much more.
  • Trailblazers Course - for scouts working to earn their Tenderfoot, 2nd Class or 1st Class Rank Advancement.
  • Climbing Tower - Scouts age 14 and over -
  • Plumbing Merit Badge - you don't find this one available often - taught to older scouts at the Camp Warehouse.

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