Located on Lake Lanier, Scoutland provides year round camping and aquatics activities. Scoutland is home to one of Northeast Georgia Council’s two Summer Camps and to Webelos Adventure Camp. Scoutland is available for unit camping mid-August through mid-May. A full time camp ranger is on duty to assist volunteer’s needs.

Program Facilities

C.O.P.E. Course
Open Field for Games
Three Program Shelters
Swimming Dock
Two Boat Docks
Wide Assortment of Boats, Motor, Sailing, Canoeing, and Rowing
BB Gun/Air Rifle Range
Cleveland Hall for Activities and Meals

Camp Facilities

Multi-functional Shower House for all ages and genders
50 Campsites

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Scoutland is available for unit camping late-August through mid-May. Scoutland is the site of one of Northeast Georgia’s two summer camp programs June through August and is not available for weekend activities.

To make a reservation for Scoutland download the Council-Property-Reservation-Form-v4 1 -Editable and submit to the camping department at the Jefferson service center (form is also available at the service center).


Scoutland is located on Lake Lanier near Gainesville, Georgia. From I-985:

Take Exit #16 to Highway 53 West. Follow Highway 53 for 2.2 miles.
Turn right onto McEver Road (and stay on Highway 53). Highway 53 dead-ends at Dawsonville Highway.
Turn left and continue 3.9 miles to Sardis Road.
Turn right and continue to first intersection.
Bear right (this is still Sardis Road) to stop sign.
Continue 0.6 mile on Allison Road.
Turn right and continue to Looper Lake Road.
Turn right on Looper Lake Road and continue 0.6 mile to stop sign.
Turn left and follow the road into Scoutland.

Road signs will aid in finding Scoutland from state highways.

3672 Looper Lake Road, Gainesville, GA 30506

Directions to Scoutland

Questions concerning camping facilities or availability?

Call Cathy or Brian in the Camping Department at 1.800.699.8806 extension 103