Camp Nocatee is open. Please go to the Activities Calendar for availability.
Camp Nocatee occupies 640 acres with a 13 acre lake, swimming pool and campsite units. It is located southwest of Clewiston, Florida. Facilities are available for Troop/Group camping for Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Grade levels. A full time camp ranger lives onsite.
Camp Nocatee’s facilities include a camp commons area that includes Founder’s Hall, an activity and dining center that is equipped with a commercial kitchen (only a certified Food Manager may use the commercial kitchen). There is also an Infirmary, Director’s Cabin, Cook’s Cabin, a Nature & Arts and Crafts Center and Trading Post in the camp commons area. There are 6 campsite units that troops and service units may reserve at Camp Nocatee. In camp sites 1- 5 there are five cabins per site each sleeping eight. Site 5 is ADA accessible. Site 6 (Tree Tops) has three cabins that are elevated on stilts each sleeping eight individuals.
What can you do to help create an awesome experience while exploring the outdoors? Being comfortable and confident when planning will help. There are eight new outdoor skill-building videos especially for volunteers both new to Girl Scouts and older Girl Scouts as they take younger girls outside. The videos follow the Outdoor Progression in skills-building.
Each video includes helpful tips that can be used when planning outdoor adventures. They are easily share-able too. Check them out:
- Step by Step: Developing Outdoor Skills in Girls
- Taking the Journeys Outside
- Planning Your Troop's First Campout
- Introduction to Campsite Setup
- Introduction to Cooking Outside
- How to Leave No Trace Outdoors
- Outdoors Songs and Games
- Introduction to Fire Building