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Camp Darden


Climb towards new heights at Camp Darden. Located in Courtland, VA (just a few minutes from Franklin, VA), Camp Darden is the place for adventure. Here, you'll find a swimming pool, boating lake, modern bathhouses, a dining hall, and a new outdoor climbing wall.

Learn more about summer resident camps at Camp Darden.

Camp Darden has 105 acres of beauty with sleeping space for more than 240 campers. The property is an ideal destination for single troops or larger groups. Modern and rustic facilities include the dining hall, cabins, low ropes course, archery range, lodges, a yurt, screened adirondacks, u-pitch tent area, screened shelters, platform tents and more.

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Summer Camp at Camp Darden

June 17-22: Week 1 Sessions

• Pirate’s Cove (2-12th)
• Saddle Up! (6-12th)
• Counselor In Training (CIT I) (9-12th)
• Counselor In Training (CIT II) (9-12th)

June 24-29: Week 2 Sessions

• CampRUs! (2-12th)
• Saddle Up! (6-12th)
• Counselor In Training (CIT I) (9-12th)
• Counselor In Training (CIT II) (9-12th)

July 1-6: Week 3 Sessions

• Pioneer Days (2-12th)
• Saddle Up! (6-12th)
• Leader in Action (LiA) (6-8th)
• Counselor In Training (CIT I) (9-12th)
• Counselor In Training (CIT II) (9-12th)

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GSCCC Camp Guide
Rental Information

• Directions to Camp Darden

• New Low Ropes Course

View all Facility Descriptions and Rental Fee charts.

• Please log into the Volunteer Toolkit for access to online rental.

  • camp-darden_cabins
    Four cabins
  • camp-darden_platform-tents
    15 Platform tents
  • camp-darden_pool
    Swimming pool
  • camp-darden_yurt
  • camp-darden_lodges
    Five lodges
  • camp-darden_dining-hall
    Dining hall
  • camp-darden_shelters
    Three screened shelters