Campsites

This is an alphabetical list of camps frequented by the 3rd Ottawa. Most are within 90 minutes of Ottawa and all have been used extensively by our Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers.  These camping locations provide the adventure and fun the youth are looking for, as well as all the natural wonders Ontario and Western Quebec have to offer.

 Apple Hill Website off the thirdottawa.com pageScouts Canada Apple Hill Camp, owned and operated by Scouts Canada
GPS logoGPS: 45.22983312519224, -74.75055813789367
Google Map to this locationGoogle Map to the Apple Hill Camp (from Westminster United)
 Awacamenj Mino This camp is run by Scouting Quebec and is just 45 minutes North of Ottawa. It is a beautiful camp with cabins and tenting sites. The name is an algonquin indian name that means “better than the best”.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteAwacamenj Mino Site (available only in French)
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 45.7942199418533, -76.1066722869873
Google Map link to this locationGoogle Map to Awacamenj Mino (from Westminster United)
Bon Echo Provincial A gorgeous provincial park featuring lakes and the stunning
Mazinaw Rock.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com website Bon Echo Provincial Park site
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS:44.900633,-77.211914
Google Map link to this locationGoogle Map to Bon Echo Park (From Westminster United)
 Fitzroy Provincial  A large, beautiful provincial park on the Ottawa river covered in white pine, 200-year old burl Oak, and trails through shale terraces with a nice waterfall to play around (and in). Several large group sites are perfect for the Scouting movement.  A nice beach is available for swim time as well.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteFitzroy Provincial Park site with directions.
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 45.48762124631829, -76.21790885925293
Google Map link to this location Google Map to Fitzroy Provincial Park
Foley Mountain Operated by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, Foley Mountain is just outside the town of Westport and offers great hikes, base and top of trail camps, and nice views.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteFoley Mountain Conservation Area official website with a link to a map.
Google Map link to this location Google Map to the main entrance of Foley Mountain Conservation Area
Gracefield The Gracefield Camp and Conference Centre is run by the Presbyterian Church of Canada, and is located outside Gracefield, QC.  This is a beautiful site with cabins, plentiful tenting, a cool fort in the forest, and great swimming and boating facilities.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteThe main Gracefield website with directions
Google Map link to this location Google Map to Gracefield Camp
Impeeza Operated by Scouts de l’Outaouais, this camp is just a bit further past the entrance to Lac Philippe, at the North end of the Gatineau Park.  It has sanitary facilities, some cabins, and large camping areas. We have a PDF directions published by the camp as well as the links below.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteImpeeza website which is available only in French.
 GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 45.680397,-76.216275
Google Map link to this location Google Map to Impeeza (Lac Des Loups, QC)
Lac Philippe Inside the Gatineau Park, the group campsites are actually located closer to Taylor Lake just after the main gate (the booth where a gate rises to let you in) to the park. With two beaches and a system of caves along with enormous hiking potential, this is a popular spot for the 3rd Ottawa.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteThe main Lac Philippe website complete with maps
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 45.605316277726025, -76.01315975189209
Google Map link to this location Google Map to the main gate at Lac Philippe
Opemikon Scouts Canada owned camp at Christie Lake near Perth.  For over 100 years this has been the primary Scouts Canada camp in our region.  Cabins, tents, lots of hiking and adventure potential, this is a great camp.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteCamp Opemikon website – complete with directions
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 44.77883455122072, -76.468985080719
Google Map link to this location Google Map to the main Opemikon entrance
Ottawa Municipal The former Ottawa Municipal Campground changed hands in 2014 and became part of Wesley Clover Parks. While close to the Queensway, the campground has many powered campsites, washroom facilities, a group camping area in the trees, and is connected by pathways to the NCC Capital bikeway. Our Scouts have used the site as a stopover on their bike camping trips. Open May 1 to mid October.
Website off the thirdottawa.com pageWesley Clover Parks Campground (formerly Ottawa Municipal) page, with maps and directions
Google Map to this locationGoogle Map to Ottawa Municipal (from Westminster United)
Otter Lake Another Scouts Canada owned camp on Hughes Lake (yes, the name is confusing – it is near the town of Otter Lake, but the camp is actually on Hughes Lake). It is located about 45 minutes North of Shawville, QC. A smaller camp, but a favourite with the Cubs due to great games of manhunt.
Link to a location off the thirdottawa.com websiteOtter Lake website complete with directions
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 45.85946443041542,-76.43686294555664
Google Map link to this location Google Map to the Scouts Canada Otter Lake camp entrance
 White Pine A private camp on Wright Lake with a history connected to Scouting. Located at the end of Fauquier Road, the camp was once owned by an RCAF Air Commodore of the same name.
GPS coordinates for the main entrance of this campsiteGPS: 45.68801486672964, -75.85930824279785
Google Map link to this locationA Google Map to White Pine.