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One of the largest platform sites in the camp, Crockett is located on the Upper Road half way between Pinewood and Leatherstocking. This newly renovated site is divided into two sections - front and back. It has a number of convenient trails that lead to it making the trip to Handicraft, the Dining Hall, and the center of the camp a breeze. And regardless of the season, you can't beat the wooded setting which provides shade on hot summer days, shelter from the wind in early spring, and a beautiful setting in autumn.

Site Capacity: For larger sized units, especially troops and packs camping together
Special Features: At the top of one of the camp's high points. Wooded setting.
Latrine type: Modern-style pit latrine

Site Specifics

Crockett in the Summer features:

  • 18 2-man platforms with tents
  • 2 Nylon Canvass Amy-style cots in each tent.
  • Program tarp & Dining Fly
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Lightly wooded area yielding a good amount of sunshine during the day.
  • Has it's own latrine and washstand.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Platforms remain in place and may be used with your own tents.
  • Water generally at site from mid-May to late October.
  • Usually accessible during the winter

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Crockett Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Leatherstocking is unique in that it is a classic "chain site" right out of the early days of Scouting. Five of the original eight patrol-sized clearings are linked by short footpaths to two central clearings that act as the site's Headquarters area. Located in the upper part of the camp on Upper Road, it has a "deep woods" feel to it and offers units a chance to be away from others without being too far from anything else. A great site for older Scouts or Venturing units.

Site Capacity: For medium to larger sized units
Special Features: Unique chain site in the forested part of the camp
Latrine type: Modern-style pit latrine shared with Crockett platform site

Site Specifics

Leatherstocking in the Summer features:

  • Open-style camping
  • Patrol-sized clearings linked to two central clearings on a hill
  • Loads of firewood
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Wooded area yielding plenty of shade during the day.
  • Shares a modern latrine with Crockett

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Open-style camping
  • Patrol-sized clearings linked to two central clearings on a hill
  • Loads of firewood
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Wooded area yielding plenty of shade during the day.
  • Shares a modern latrine with Crockett

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Letherstocking Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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Blackfoot is one of our more popular sites and is located on Lower Road just below the Chapel and across from the Archery Range. Everything in camp is easily reachable from this site and that makes it a Leader favorite during Summer Camp. Lightly wooded, it has plenty of shade during the day and can be used with Blackfeet to accommodate very large units.

Site Capacity: For medium to larger sized units
Special Features: Moderately wooded with central clearing
Latrine type: Porta-John

Site Specifics

Blackfoot in the Summer features:

  • 13 2-man platforms with tents
  • 2 Nylon Canvass Amy-style cots in each tent.
  • Program tarp & Dining Fly
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Lightly wooded area yielding a good amount of sunshine during the day.
  • Has it's own latrine and washstand.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Platforms remain in place and may be used with your own tents.
  • Water generally at site from mid-May to late October.
  • Usually accessible during the winter

Location of Campsite in Camp

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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Blackfeet, originally known as "Blackfoot B" is a platform campsite with 15 platforms. Located on Lower Road across from Trailwood, it is close enough to Blackfoot so that a short trail joins the two sites, but it is far enough away that it stands as it's own site. Blackfeet is a sunny site with a fairly large open center, surrounded by trees. Platforms sit on the edge of this forested area which gives the site a great balance between sun and shade, shelter and open spaces.

Site capacity: For medium to larger sized units
Special Features: Grassy center with nicely shaded woods on edges
Latrine type: Modern-style pit latrine

Site Specifics

Blackfeet in the Summer features:

  • 15 2-man platforms with tents
  • 2 Nylon Canvass Amy-style cots in each tent.
  • Program tarp & Dining Fly
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Large, open center area yielding a good amount of sunshine during the day.
  • Has it's own latrine and washstand.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Platforms remain in place and may be used with your own tents.
  • Water generally at site from mid-May to late October.
  • Usually accessible during the winter

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Blackfeet Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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Lumberjack is a camper favorite at Acahela. The site is set back off Lower Road in a grove of pines and sits on a small bluff that overlooks a section of Rabbit Run, a small creek that winds through the camp. It's a little more isolated than some of our other sites, but still close enough to be convenient to get to other parts of the camp.

Site Capacity: For medium to larger sized units
Special Features: Pine grove on a bluff overlooking Rabbit Run and the Lower Camp
Latrine type: Classic pit latrine with wash stand

Site Specifics

Lumberjack in the Summer features:

  • 11 2-man platforms with tents
  • 2 Nylon Canvas Amy-style cots in each tent.
  • Program tarp & Dining Fly
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Lightly wooded area yielding a good balance of sunshine and shade during the day.
  • Has it's own latrine and washstand.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Platforms remain in place and may be used with your own tents.
  • Water generally at site from mid-May to late October.
  • Usually accessible during the winter

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Lumberjack Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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Camp legend has it that the original camp staff claimed this site as their own and the seven shelters at this site were the luckiest in the whole camp. The shelters are long gone, but the site still has a beautiful view overlooking the Lehigh. With two separate levels within the site to make camp, and a clear view of the Parade Field, this has to be one of the most peaceful settings within the camp.

Site Capacity: For small to larger sized units
Special Features: Pine grove on a bluff overlooking the Lehigh River
Latrine type: Porta-John at The Twins

Site Specifics

Lucky 7 in the Summer features:

  • Open-style tent camping
  • 2 distinct camping areas with their own campfire circles
  • Sits on bluff overlooking the Lehigh River
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Lightly wooded area yielding a good amount of shade during the day.
  • Shares a latrine with The Twins.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Open-style tent camping
  • 2 distinct camping areas with their own campfire circles
  • Sits on bluff overlooking the Lehigh River
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Lightly wooded area yielding a good amount of shade during the day.
  • Shares a latrine with The Twins.

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Lucky 7 Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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The Large Pines site is a beautiful set set in a majestic old grove of large fir trees nestled in the corner of the camp's original Parade Field. The site is essentially a large clearing with a rock bluff at the back, the Lehigh River on one side and the Parade Field on the front.

Site Capacity: For larger sized units
Special Features: Pine grove on banks of Lehigh River
Latrine type: Porta-John at The Twins

Site Specifics

Large Pines in the Summer features:

  • Open-style camping
  • Large campfire circle
  • Sits right on the Lehigh River
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Wooded area yielding a good amount of shade during the day.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Great for fishing, flying model rockets, capture-the-flag, etc.
  • Usually accessible year-round

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Large Pines Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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Small Pines is a great small to medium-sized unit site set on the edge of the Lehigh River. The site is a smaller grove of fir and pine trees that create a neat pocket against the river at the center of the old Parade Field. If your group likes open spaces with a retreat into a shady shelter, this is the site for you.

Site Capacity: For small to medium sized units
Special Features: Pine grove on banks of Lehigh River
Latrine type: Porta-John at The Twins

Site Specifics

Small Pines in the Summer features:

  • Open-style camping
  • Large campfire circle
  • Sits right on the Lehigh River
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Wooded area yielding a good amount of shade during the day
  • Nice, compact site

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Great for fishing, flying model rockets, capture-the-flag, etc.
  • Usually accessible year-round

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Small Pines Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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Pinewood is the perfect combination of an open air site with great views of the mountains beyond and shady knoll. Located at the top of our camp on the Upper Road, it sits near the Health Lodge and Handicraft Lodge which makes it accessible almost all year round.

Site Capacity: For small to medium sized units
Special Features: Great views, accessible, lots of sun and shade
Latrine type: Classic pit latrine with wash stand

Site Specifics

Pinewood in the Summer features:

  • 10 2-man platforms with tents
  • 2 Nylon Canvass Amy-style cots in each tent.
  • Program tarp & Dining Fly
  • 1 Picnic Table
  • Lightly wooded area yielding a good amount of sunshine during the day.
  • Has it's own latrine and washstand.

Fall, Winter, and Spring features:

  • Platforms remain in place and may be used with your own tents.
  • Water generally at site from mid-May to late October.
  • Usually accessible during the winter

Location of Campsite in Camp

Location of Pinewood Campsite in camp.

Campsite Layout

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Site Gallery

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