Greenough Reservation Facilities & Equipment Use

Short Term Camping and Equipment Rental

DeerGreenough Scout Reservation is a 300 acre, year-round outdoor program facility located in Yarmouthport. Local Council units, out of Council units and qualifying non-scouting groups can utilize the facilities, programs and equipment of Camp Greenough throughout the year. It is an excellent place for local units to enjoy the outdoors and practice their camping skills. The facilities and natural surroundings provide Units with unique opportunities to create memorable events, ceremonies and banquets for scouts and their families. The Reservation is located at the heart of the Cape, making it the perfect base camp for out of Council units planning to explore Cape Cod.

Facilities - The Administration Building, sleeps 12. Maushop Lodge overlooks Greenough Pond, with sleeping accommodations for up to 24 people, kitchen, bathroom & shower facilities, and a large meeting hall. The Magee Bunkhouse sleeps 32 with a bathroom and  meeting area with internet.  The Administration Uilding, Mashoup Lodge and Bunkhouse all are heated and open for winter camping. The Dining Hall is available for large group ceremonies and activities. The heated shower house is centrally located for campers use.

GeeseCampsites - Wooded campsites are available year round for small and large groups. The Adirondack camping sites can accommodate groups up to 40. Each Adirondack Shelter sleeps 8.

Activities - Hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and biking are available within the Reservation. Shooting sports, Project COPE, climbing and rappelling programs are also available upon request.

Program equipment - Canoes, rowboats, kayaks and mountain bikes are available for rental at the Reservation with advance request.

Fee Schedule

FacilitiesIn CouncilOut of Council
Camp Site* $45.00 $75.00
Administration Building $75.00 $100.00
Nauset Campsite (includes all shelters) $100.00 $150.00
Maushop Lodge $200.00 $300.00
Magee Bunkhouse $200.00 $300.00
Dining Hall $100.00 $150.00
Kitchen $75.00 $100.00
Stonewall Campsite (includes all shelters)
$100.00 $150.00
Security Deposit (separate check - refunded after inspection) $50.00 $50.00
*Maximum 30 people. Groups over 30 add $3.00 per person
Equipment
Canoes ( includes 2 paddles, 2 PFD's) $25.00
Kayaks (includes paddles, PFD) $25.00
Mountain Bikes (includes helmet) $25.00
Canoe Trailer $30.00
Security Deposit (separate check - refunded after inspection) $100.00

Facilities rental includes parking, trash disposal, utilities, central flush toilets and heated showers. A permanent Ranger resides at Greenough Reservation. A weekend Campmaster is available to assist units during their stay providing guidance and facility service making each visitation to Greenough Reservation pleasant and enjoyable. Please note there is a 2 vehicle limit at each site. Additional vehicles should be left in the main parking lot. Help preserve the natural beauty of outdoor camping by limiting vehicle use while in camp.

Rules & Regulations

The leader in charge must check in at the Ranger or Camp Master residence immediately upon arrival. The leader is required to notify the Ranger or Camp Master before departure to perform an inspection of the area used before the group leaves.

The principles of the Scout Oath and law are the general rules of the camp. Specifically, each unit is responsible for abiding by the following:

  1. Building and grounds must be left clean and all trash removed. Use the dumpster adjacent to the Dining Hall.
  2. All vehicles must park in designated areas, limit of two (2) vehicles per site.
  3. No live trees may be cut.
  4. Smoking in buildings, use of alcohol or drugs on Council property is prohibited.
  5. All units are responsible for property damage.
  6. No trespassing in buildings or campsites other than those authorized in application.
  7. No firearms of any kind in camp.
  8. Only with qualified adult supervision and permission of the Ranger or Camp Master swimming, boating, fishing, or skating is permissible at Greenough Pond (for fishing a Massachusetts fishing license is required).
  9. Report any emergencies requiring community services or injuries requiring medical attention to the Ranger or Camp Master.
  10. Fires must be carefully supervised and extinguished before leaving the site.
  11. No pets.

Attention: Leaders in charge are responsible for sharing and enforcing these regulations.

A printable version of the Reservation Rules and Regulations is available for downloading, printing and distribution.

Related Documents

The following documents are available as pdf's for downloading and printing. Call the Cape Cod & Islands Council Service Center at 508-362-4322 for facilities availability before submitting completed documents. Mail completed forms to the Council Service Center at  247 Willow St. Yarmouth Port, MA 02675

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