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Gorham Scout Ranch was established in 1972 as a center for outdoor skills training, high adventure, and FUN! Youth from around the Southwest take advantage of our camping and skills programs including climbing, swimming, archery, rifle and shotgun shooting.

Are you curious what other Scouts and Leaders thought of their experience at Gorham Scout Ranch in 2019? Check out this informative chart: 2019 Camp Appraisal Data

Leave a lasting mark at Gorham Scout Ranch: Order an engraved brick for the Lodge's west patio today. Click HERE for more information and to order your brick today.

 

Other excellent camping programs held a Gorham Scout Ranch!!! Check out these exciting week-long programs that enhance your Scout's growth: 

Brownsea - June 7-13, 2020

NYLT - June 7-13, 2020

 
 

Plan your 2020 Summer Camp now.

Click HERE for the 2020 Gorham Leaders Guide 

 

Check Out Our New Event:

Merit Badge Adventure Camp Weekends at Gorham

Click HERE to find out what it's all about!

 
 
 
There are TWO ways you can register your unit for Gorham Scout Ranch for the Summer 2020 season. 
 
1) Visit www.tentaroo.com/greatsw and either log into your units existing account (if you have used our Tentaroo to register for camp in the past)
or create a new account for your unit. For additional information on how to use tentaroo to register your unit, please Click Here
 
or
 
2) Download our 2020 Reservation Form, complete it and either E-mail it to Randy Saunders (randy.saunders@scouting.org) or mail it directly to our council office.
 
The 2020 Summer Camp Reservation Form can be found HERE. The short video below will help you with the reservation/registration process.
 
 


Check out our Cub Scout Camps at Gorham Scout Ranch!!

The 2020 Cub Camping Leaders Guide is now available HERE

The Reservation form for Cub Family Camp and Webelos Week in the Woods is HERE

   

 

 

 
"Loved the attitude of the staff - 'how can we help?', no defensiveness, no negatives, just greatness!" ~Troop 205

 

 

Gorham Scout Ranch offers a range of options and Opportunities

Gorham Scout Ranch is 2,650 acres of high desert beauty in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, approximately 45 minutes north of Santa Fe and 25 minutes east of Española. Elevation in camp is around 7,200 feet, allowing for hot days and cool evenings. At Gorham Scout Ranch, our goal is have every Scout leave with a sense of accomplishment whether it is through being away from home, earning merit badges, or just trying something new like C.O.P.E., ATV Adventure, Cowboy Action Shooting or climbing! Our programs are designed to develop and reinforce character with an emphasis on the core values of scouting and the responsibility of the Scout Oath and Law.

Gorham Scout Ranch is set in the New Mexico Ponderosa forest, offering opportunities for camping and hiking, and features a glistening pool and modern shower house, archery and gun ranges, nature hut, horses, a beautiful climbing tower, and a nationally accredited program provided by the enthusiastic and energetic Gorham Scout Ranch camp staff.  Hearty meals, lodging, program materials, and staff services are provided for all who attend. 

Scouts can earn merit badges in over 30 Scouting skills including Search and Rescue, Climbing, Swimming, First Aid, and Astronomy. 

Programs for older Scouts continue to grow at Gorham. The new Frank Rand High Adventure program provides a week filled with exciting activities such as hiking, mountain biking, climbing, whitewater rafting, and ascending to the highest peak in New Mexico, Wheeler Peak. This new program joins ATV Adventure, COPE and Cowboy Action shooting as unique experiences offered at Gorham Scout Ranch for older Scouts in your Troop.

Gorham Scout Ranch is excited to host Boy and Girl Troops this coming summer. The camp's program and facilities are ready for all future Eagle Scouts, and we look forward to providing an exhilarating Scouting outdoor experience for your Scouts in 2020.

 

 

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Telephone (505) 345-8603 | Toll Free (800) 368-9218
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