Henson Scout Reservation

Henson Scout Reservation is located on1889 acres of pristine Delmarva pinelands bordered by both the Nanticoke River and Marshyhope Creek. Henson has a rich history of offering year-round camping and program opportunities for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. Henson boasts modern facilities including flush toilets, many air-conditioned program areas, high-speed internet, and even electricity in many campsites. It is an ideal place for Scouting.

Make Henson Scout Reservation your home base for a weekend getaway while exploring the many treasures that the Del-Mar-Va Peninsula has to offer! Click here for a list of Destinations Near Henson Scout Reservation.

Exciting Summer Camp programs are structured for everyone from the first time camper through the most experienced Eagle bound Boy Scouts. Henson Alumni are invited to stay connected too! 

* Plans for normal summer camp operations remain in effect. Individual camper deposits for Scouts BSA summer camp at Henson and Rodney Scout Reservations were due by February 1, or at the time of registration for all new sign-ups. Final payments are due May 1st. Please refer to the promotional information for individual Cub Scout summer camp payment deadlines. Payment deadlines remain in place and are vital to providing a safe and enjoyable summer camp experience. The camper deposit has been considered non-refundable. For 2020 summer camps, we will consider the camper deposit as refundable if government authorities mandate the closure of summer camps. *


Important Information Regarding Summer Camp


Register for STEM-botics Camp
7/26-7/31, 2020


Register for 2020 Summer Camp



Brownsea program for all 1st-year campers

Henson Advanced Summer programs (ATV, Blacksmithing, and Shooting Sports)

Eagle Base Camp program for any Scouts 13 and older


Please check out our new Promotional Video! 


Online Summer Camp Registration Step by Step Instruction - Click here for details

2020 Scout fees same as last year AND our camp fees are ALL INCLUSIVE! - Click here for details 

Click Here for Important Payment Information! 

Come back next year to either of our Del-Mar-Va Summer Camps and enjoy the rewards of our Loyalty Program! Click here for details. 


Pre-Camp Leader's Info Below:

2019 Leader Orientation Information

Camp Custom T-Shirt Order Link

2020 Leaders Guide

2020 Merit Badge Schedule - Merit Badge Registration Opens March 28, 2020 at 9 am

Frequently Asked Questions

Merit Badge Sign-up Tutorial

Summer Camp Staff Application

Dietary Needs Form

Medical Forms 

Financial Assistance application - Due Apr 15th. Please note that notification will be by email. 

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Henson Scout Reservation
5700 Nanticoke RD
Seaford DE 19973 (mailing address)

5700 Nanticoke RD
Rhodesdale, MD 21659 (physical address - if using GPS to get to camp
phone 410-202-0053
email hsr@dmvc.org

Henson Scout Shop - September through May
Hours of Operation 
Wednesdays 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am to 3:00pm
phone 410-202-0053 Ext 509

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Boy Scouts of America - All Rights Reserved