Rum River Scout Camp

Anoka, MN


Only four miles north of Anoka on the banks of the beautiful Rum River, Rum River Scout Camp is a fantastic wilderness option for camping opportunities within the metro area. Purchased with penny stock donated by Harlan Thurston in November, 1957, Rum River Scout Camp is a 167 acre facility covered with stands of pine and oak groves. Whether you like disc golf, canoeing, or orienteering, Rum River has something for everyone to enjoy.

15659 Saint Francis Boulevard
Anoka, MN 55303

UNIQUE FEATURES

Rum River, Raccoon Vista Nature Trail, challenge course, disc golf course, canoe rental.

POSSIBLE USES

Overnight camping, district events, Order of the Arrow events, trainings, courts of honor, campfires, community events and float trips.

Facility Ratings

  • Basic: Single Room/Multi-Purpose Spaces, Limited/No Cooking Facilities, Outdoor Restrooms Only
  • Moderate: Single or Multi Room Spaces, Indoor Restrooms and Cooking Facilities (unless noted otherwise)
  • Premium: Multi Room Spaces, Indoor Restrooms with Showers, Cooking Facilities, Nicer Finishes

Colbert Moderate

Colbert

Nestled into a oak grove at the center of camp, Colbert Lodge is a great spot for your next...

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  • Capacity: Sleeps 30
  • Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend
  • Restroom Facilities: Indoor restroom
  • Cooking Facilities: Full kitchen with range, oven and refrigeration
  • Heating: Gas

Thurston Moderate

Thurston

Nestled in the trees along a dirt road, Thurston Lodge provides a great camping experience....

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  • Capacity: Sleeps 25
  • Scout Fees: $110 for a weekend, plus $5 per person
  • Restroom Facilities: Indoor restroom with shower
  • Cooking Facilities: Full kitchen with commercial range/ovens/griddle and refrigeration
  • Heating: Wood/Gas

Weaver Moderate

Weaver

Surrounded by oak trees and bordering the Raccoon Vista Nature Trail, Weaver Lodge is a great...

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  • Capacity: Sleeps 20
  • Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend
  • Restroom Facilities: indoor restroom with shower
  • Cooking Facilities: full kitchen with commercial range/ovens/griddle and refrigeration
  • Heating: Wood/Gas

Fall Day Camp

Fall Day Camp is a half-day opportunity for all Cub Scouts and their families

Polar Cubs

We guarantee there is no better way to spend a day outside during a Minnesota Winter.

Weekend Camping

Come and enjoy our camps anytime of year.

Discovery Day Camp

Discovery Day Camp is a week long program (5 days) that's open to all youth in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Here are just some of the fun activities you can do at Rum River Scout Camp!


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Reservations and Questions
   612-261-2303
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Colleen and Dickie Green

Caretaker, Rum River Scout Camp
   763-427-8340
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