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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.

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Colbert

Colbert

Nestled into a oak grove at the center of camp, Colbert Lodge is a great spot for your next group event. It's a multi-use facility with a full kitchen, meeting area and an indoor bathroom. Near the entrance to the lodge is an outdoor, covered area with picnic tables for groups to enjoy the outdoors during meals or activities.

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Capacity: Sleeps 30
Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Indoor restroom
  • Cooking Facilities: Full kitchen with range, oven and refrigeration
  • Heating: Gas

Thurston

Thurston

Nestled in the trees along a dirt road, Thurston Lodge provides a great camping experience. It's a multi-use facility equipped with a recently remodeled kitchen and an indoor bathroom. The interior features a vaulted ceiling, comfortable furnishings and a woodburning fireplace fireplace to warm you up during the winter months.

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Capacity: Sleeps 25
Scout Fees: $110 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Indoor restroom with shower
  • Cooking Facilities: Full kitchen with commercial range/ovens/griddle and refrigeration
  • Heating: Wood/Gas

Weaver

Weaver

Surrounded by oak trees and bordering the Raccoon Vista Nature Trail, Weaver Lodge is a great spot for your next group event. It's a multi-use facility with a kitchen and meeting area. Near the entrance to the lodge is an outdoor, covered area with picnic tables for groups to enjoy the outdoors during meals or activities.

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Capacity: Sleeps 20
Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Outdoor latrines
  • Cooking Facilities: Full kitchen with range and refrigeration
  • Heating: Gas

Rum River is home to a number of Council Events, check them out below.

Events At This Camp

Fall Day Camp

Fall Day Camp

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

Polar Cubs

Polar Cubs

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

Weekend Camp

Weekend Camp

Come and enjoy our camps anytime of year.

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

Activities You Might Do Here


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