Camp Chawanakee

serving the youth of California, Nevada, Arizona
Florida, Montana and Hawaii since 1947

Celebrating 70 Years in 2016

Sponsored by Tah-Heetch Lodge 195
a 5 year accredited camp under the NCAP program

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    Camp Chawanakee has an online merit badge signups system that allows you to sign your scouts up for Merit Badges at camp. It is also used as a way to communicate new information to all the troops coming to camp.
  • for Shaver Lake
    Curious what there current temperatures are up at camp. Check online here and you'll see what the current temperatures and conditions are for Shaver Lake.
    Information about Shaver Lake the closest city to Camp Chawanakee.
  • BSA National Merit Badges
    A comprehensive listing of all merit badges offered byt he Boy coust of America and reserouces for each one.
  • Camp Chawanakee Facebook
    Like Camp Chawanakee online and keep up to date and informed on what's going up with camp.
  • Club Chawanakee
    A family camp experience for any family interested in staying at Camp Chawanakee
  • Family Camp
    Family camp is the premier location for scouting and non-scouting families to have a fun and relaxing vacation.
  • Klondike Derby
    Experience Camp Chawanakee like you've never seen it before, buried under snow. Compete against other patrols from around California in this historic recreation of the Alaskan Yukon Gold Rush.
  • Camp Staff Packet
    Camp Staff Packet for employemnt.
  • Cabins at Camp Chawanakee
    Now year round camping is available at Camp Chawanakee with the addition of 11 new log cabins. Your Scout unit or community group can spend a weekend or more on beautiful Shaver Lake located at the 5,200 ft elevation level in the central Sierra. Camp is about 1 hour east of Fresno, CA following Route 168 to Shaver Lake Village. Once at Shaver Lake Village, turn right onto Dinkey Creek Road and proceed about 1.5 miles to the Camp entrance road on your left.