When it comes to the ultimate Aquatics experience, Camp Napowan holds nothing back.
Come see for yourself at our amazing Boating area! Situated on the other lake, Lake Napowan, our Boating area gives scouts a new water-based experience with every visit!
Grab an oar, a paddle, and a lifejacket and head out to the waters of Lake Napowan! Camp Napowan’s Boating area offers the Canoeing, Kayaking, Motorboating, Rowing, and Small Boat Sailing merit badges! With this wide variety of merit badges to choose from, if you go to the Boating area, you’ll never be bored!
Trained lifeguards await your arrival, ready to help you pick out the oar, paddle, and lifejacket perfect for your skill level! During our Open Boating time (2 p.m. – 5 p.m.), scouts can grab a kayak, canoe, small sailboat, or our featured Paddle Boards and head out into the water!
Camp Napowan’s options for boats include single and dual person boating, so set sail solo or with a buddy! The boats are fixed up and refurbished every year to ensure maximum safety and fun!
The merit badges offered at our Boating area appeal to an assortment of scouts and their interests! Each merit badge gives scouts a new perspective and chance at adventure with every requirement! From the single-person kayaking to multi-person sailboats and canoes, scouts learn self-reliance and teamwork at the same time.
As they tread the open waters of Lake Napowan, scouts will embark on an adventure they won’t soon forget. Forged by resilience and wits, Camp Napowan’s Boating area gives scouts the opportunity to hit the waters. Go on in — it’s smooth sailing ahead!