S-F Scout Ranch

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For more than 50 years, S bar F Scout Ranch has provided the ultimate in Scouting experiences. One of the premier Scouting facilities in America, S bar F features 5,200 wooded acres in Knob Lick, Mo. The highlight of the property is its 270-acre Nims Lake, where Scouts enjoy endless water activities, and Huck’s Cove water park featuring two water slides, a zip line, and rope swings.

The S bar F property contains five individual camps:

  • Camp Famous Eagle
  • Camp Gamble
  • Camp Sakima
  • Swift High Adventure Base
  • Family Camp

Year-round camping is available to troops, crews, and posts. In addition to the lodging options below, a camporee area and outpost trail camps are also available along Three Notch Trail. Additional accommodations include:

Cabins Scout Lodge and Wenzel Lodge offer bunk beds. Each cabin sleeps a total of 34. Both have a refrigerator, stove, and dry sink and are heated by a woodstove. Water pumps and pit toilet facilities are located near each lodge. Scouting units must provide their own firewood and cooking gear.

Londe Adirondack Village Here, Scouts can discover the world of Adirondack camping. These unique shelters have three sides and use a fireplace placed near the opening for warmth. The village includes five Adirondack shelters, a pavilion, and latrine facilities.

Swift Lodge (available August-May) The Swift Base lodge is heated and has bunk arrangements for 35. A wood-burning fireplace, indoor water, full kitchen, showers, and bathrooms with flush toilet facilities are all included. Scouting units provide their own cooking gear and firewood.

Tree Houses The Tree Houses at S bar F are the perfect spot for your unit to overlook beautiful Nims Lake. Five tree houses are available for use. Four of the houses contain eight bunks each. The fifth house, usually reserved for adult campers, is equipped with electricity and features six bunks. Total capacity for all five tree houses is 38. An outdoor fire pit, grill, water pump, and pit toilet facilities are available. Scouting units provide their own cooking gear and firewood.

Tipis Five authentic tipis are available to units whose leaders have participated in the proper instruction. Scouts get to put their skills to the test erecting and camping in these Native American structures.

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