Durland At A Glance
Address/GPS: 1 Clear Lake Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (link to Google map in new tab/window)
Cabins: (restrooms nearby): 3 large, 6 small
Tent and Lean-to sites (latrines nearby): 9 drive-up (seasonally), 6 with lean-to, dozens of various hike-in sites
Acreage: 1,400 including 2 lakes
Trails: 18 miles of color-coded hiking trails Include link to trail map
Facilities: archery range, climbing wall, gaga pit, event program pavilion, geochaches Include link to geocaching information PDF, program fire-ring with tiered seating, trading post, and waterfront with boating, fishing
Nearby: Fahnestock State Park, Wiccoppee Reservoir, Appalachian Trail.
Include refrigerator, propane cooking stove, wood stove, electricity, microwave (in large cabins), year-round water, and optional propane heat.
Large Cabins (Capacity 40): $275 in-Council / $325 out-of-Council per weekend.
Small Cabins (Capacity 30): $235 in-Council / $285 out-of-Council per weekend.
Tent & Lean-to Sites:
Unit supplies tents & equipment; water & latrine nearby.
Campsite: $45.00 per weekend for any capacity campsite.
Campsite #33 w/Lean-to: $75 per weekend.
Campsite #40 w/Pavilion & Lean-to: $85 per weekend.
Lean-to campsites: $55 per weekend for two lean-tos, $75 for three.
Sperling Event Program Shelter: $55 per weekend. Not to be used for camping.
Click on program title for link to application, all information regarding certifications required and how to reserve are included on application.
Include links in titles to PDF’s of each
Archery range: $25 per 2-hour session for in-council units, $35 for out-of-council units.
Boating: $25 per 2-hour session for in-council units, $35 for out-of-council units.
Climbing wall: $75 for 2-hour session
Camp Ranger Patch Program: Great challenges and fun for Scouts of all ages!
The Fine Print
The Guide To Safe Scouting Include link to Guide guidelines are to be followed at all times while at Durland.
Check in-Check out: Check-in is between 6 PM and 9 PM Friday or before 4 PM Saturday. Check out is by 10 AM on Sunday.
Units MUST check out with the Ranger or Campmaster BEFORE leaving Camp.
Artificial Fuels: Propane (Lp) gas and liquid fuel is permitted for use in lanterns and stoves, under adult supervision. Lanterns and stoves are to be used only outside - not in buildings or under canvas of any type. All artificial fuel must be stored with the Ranger/Campmaster.
Camp Improvement: As a "Good Turn" to our camps, each unit is encouraged to schedule a 1+ hour camp improvement or conservation project. Units who work on a pre-arranged 8 hour service project with the Ranger will receive a free tent site.
Damage to Equipment and Facilities: Any damage resulting from malicious intent and/or gross negligence will result in units being assessed full cost of restoration. In extreme instances law enforcement authorities will be notified.
Drinking Water: Potable water is availablefrom designated sources only. The Ranger/Campmaster will inform you of where to obtain drinking water.
Emergencies: Notify the Campmaster/Ranger in the event of any need for assistance. If it becomes necessary to contact police, fire or ambulance services do so by dialing 911, and then immediately notify the Campmaster/Ranger. The street address for the Durland Scout Reservation is 1 Clear Lake Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10512. All cabins have a letter and number designation posted on the outside of the building by their front entrance.
Emergency Telephones: The Ranger and Campmasters can be reached in case of emergency at (845) 526-2029.
Fires: Use established fire rings. Do not build fires larger than necessary. Adequate water to extinguish your fire must be on hand at all times. Unattended fires must be extinguished and all fires must be completely extinguished prior to check-out. In addition:
- Safe areas for fires to be selected & maintained.
- No open flames under tarps or tents. No candles under tarps or in tents at any time.
- All fires "dead out" at night or when left unattended.
- Follow camp procedure, as outlined by Ranger, in a fire emergency.
Fishing: Scouts and Leaders can fish from the shore, or fishing docks. No reservations are required, but we ask that units be courteous and share the available space.
Garbage: All garbage is to be carried out. There are no dumpsters on the property for unit use.
Hiking Trails: Durland trails do connect with Fahnstock park allowing units to hike off the property. All units MUST check in and check out with the Campmaster if they will be leaving the property so we can account for all persons.
Ice Skating/Ice Fishing: For safety reasons, always secure permission from the Ranger in advance. Ice rescue equipment must be on hand and a minimum of 4 persons involved at all times under the direct supervision of a responsible adult, age 21+ is required.
Prohibited in Camp: Fireworks, firearms, personal bows & arrows, personal sling shots, any oversize cutting device or any weapon considered dangerous or unlawful. Pets, as a matter of health & safety considerations. Snowmobiles, all-terrain type vehicles, trail bikes, motor-bikes.
Religious Services: Check with Ranger or Campmaster for availability and hours and location.
Vehicles in Camp: Park in designated parking areas only. Trail and service roads are designated for specific use by camp and emergency vehicles only. Keep roads clear. Be prepared to carry all gear to your site.