Henson Scout Reservation

Henson Scout Reservation is located on 1889 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! 


2024 Henson Summer Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!

2024 ALL-INCLUSIVE camp fees! - Click here for details 

Pre-Camp Leader's Info Below:

Merit Badge Sign up opened April 1st at 9:00am

Pre-Camp Leaders' Meeting Slide Deck

Summer Camp Schedule & Planning Documents

Brownsea program for all 1st-year campers

Henson Advanced Summer programs (Blacksmithing, and Shooting Sports)


Please check out our Promotional Video! 



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. 



Camp Custom T-Shirt Order Link

Frequently Asked Questions

Summer Camp Staff Application


Financial Assistance application - Due Apr 1st. 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