Roosevelt Scout Reservation

Roosevelt Scout Reservation welcomes all groups, regardless of Scouting membership.  Questions?  Call (609) 261-5850. We are not currently accepting reservations, but we are happy to answer your questions.

Address: 384 Watsons Mill Road, Elmer, NJ 
Rob Brookwood, Camp Ranger | (856) 358-8555
(Units camping should check in with the Camp Master/ Ranger at Camp Roosevelt upon arrival)


For over nine decades, Scouts have been visiting Camp Roosevelt. Here, Scouts can enjoy such programs as a COPE course, climbing/rappelling, boating, rifle/shotgun/archery ranges, and much more while camping for a weekend with their unit, or for weeks during summer camp!

Nearby attractions include the Cowtown Rodeo, Fort Mott State Park, and Wildwood's famous Morey's Piers.

Additional Facilities Amenities
  • Palen Lodge
  • Buchert Lodge (Cabin) 
  • Buchert Dining Pavillion 
  • Full Service Kitchen (detached)
  • Chapel
  • Full Service Trading Post
  • Activity Field
  • Large BBQ Grill
Available Programs

Camp Roosevelt has many great programs available, including:

  • Climbing / Rappelling Tower
  • Project C.O.P.E. 
  • Boating
  • Shooting sports - Rifle and/or Shotgun 
  • Archery Program 
  • ATV Program 
  • Astronomy


Shobe Lodge Lake Side Lodge


Sleeping Capacity: 16


  • Woodstove / Heater
  • Full Kitchen
  • Full Bathroom
  • Separate Leader Quarters


Sleeping Capacity: 20


  • Woodstove
  • Stove / Refrigerator
  • Separate Leader Quarters
  • Beautiful Lake View

Buchert Lodge and Conference Center

-2 Leaders Bedrooms, 2 Bunk Rooms, 2 Bathrooms w/ showers

-Large Meeting Room with Kitchen

-Comfortably sleeps 38 total 


Lean-to Sites

9 Lean-to Sites

Hopi…………Capacity: 28
Mohican…….Capacity: 32
Yawgoog…   Capacity: 32
Cherokee…  Capacity: 24
Lenape……  Capacity: 20
Shawanos…Capacity: 20
Apache……..Capacity: 20
Seminole…  Capacity: 16
Seton…….....Capacity: 12

Lean-to sites are a great option for units wishing to camp in the great out-of-doors, without the hassle of setting up tents.

Lean-tos are 3 sided structures that each sleep up to 4 people.

Each site has a flagpole, fire pit, and latrine nearby. There is also space in each site to add tentage if needed.


Tent Sites




7 Tent Sites

Baitenger Woods
B.P. Woods

Tent Sites are the perfect option for units looking for a true tent-camping experience!

Each tent site has a flagpole, fire pit, and nearby latrine.

Click here for full size map of Camp Roosevelt