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Camp Calendar of Events

December 3-5, 2021-Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship

December 10-12, 2021-Camp Unavailable

December 17-Jan 2, 2022-Camp Closed

December 27-30, 2021-Winter Camp 

January 8-9, 2022-NRA Basic Shotgun

January 15-16, 2022-NRA Shotgun Instructor

January 22, 2022-Order of the Arrow Workday

February 12, 2022-February Merit Badge Day

February 18-20, 2022-Order of the Arrow iLead

February 26, 2022-Order of the Arrow Workday 

March 18-20, 2022-Order of the Arrow Spring Ordeal

 

 

 

Camp Documents and Forms

 

Camp Barnhardt Summer Camp Promo Video

 

 

Camp John J. Barnhardt, located on the William C. Cannon Scout Reservation, is 1,000 acres of beautiful, rolling wooded hills beside Badin Lake and is one of the premier Scout camps in the southeast.  Camp Barnhardt is located off of Hwy. 740, half way between New London and Badin in Stanly County, North Carolina. There is a caution light at Camp Barnhardt Road on Hwy. 740 and a sign directing you to the camp entrance.

Some of the facilities at Camp Barnhardt include swimming pool/shower facilities, natural and man-made lakes for swimming, canoeing, sailing, snorkeling, rowing, kayaking, motor-boating, water skiing and great fishing. There is a well-equipped handicraft shelter, an ecology building, rappelling/climbing tower, C.O.P.E Course, obstacle course, rifle, shotgun, and archery ranges. Our outstanding facilities provide opportunities for your Scouts to take advantage of the excellent merit badge and skills programs. 

Although our facilities and natural surroundings are certainly an asset, our greatest asset is our commitment to quality program instruction.  Our staff the past several years has had an experienced adult staff member in every program area.  In addition to a staff that is selected for their knowledge, skills and dedication to Scouting principles we close our camp registration for any week once we have 275 scout campers.  We are able to offer quality instruction in small merit badge classes that other camps  cannot duplicate.  We typically have the same number of staff members that other camps camping 350-400 a week have on staff.

Spacious troop campsites located in groves of hardwood trees offer relaxing afternoons in the shade in the heat of summer.  All campsites have electricity, a permanent program shelter with lights, tent platform camping (steel frame systems), latrine facilities with a shower and hot shower facilities in close proximity.

Montgomery Campfire Circle, a replica of a Seminole Indian enclosure, is the site for many entertaining campfire programs and ceremonies. The outdoor Barnhardt Chapel is an outstanding example of design and structure in stone and stained glass in a beautiful setting with the lake and Uwharrie mountains as a background. (A picture of it has been featured in many publications and, because of its beauty and lovely setting, it is frequently used by others for weddings and religious services.)

All meals (except for the Wednesday evening "family night" picnic) are served in the 350-seat William C. Cannon Dining Hall. The building is fully air-conditioned and provides a comfortable place to enjoy the nutritious meals prepared by our staff.  Besides the air-conditioned dining hall, there are a number of other features which are designed to make your Scouts' stay more pleasant. We have a fully stocked trading post with a full line of Scouting supplies as well as snacks and drinks. The individual hot showers located at the  swimming pool help Scouts to be "clean". A basketball court, volleyball, softball, and other sports fields let the Scouts have fun as well as helping them to be physically fit.

 

2022 Summer Camp Leaders Guide

2022 Summer Camp Reservation Form

2022 Barnhardt Activity Schedule

 


       

 

 


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