Franklin L. Cary Camp is located in Tippecanoe County
Address: 6286 State Road 26 East, Lafayette IN 47905
To check availability and make a reservation, contact the Scout Service Center at 800-844-0537 or 765-452-8253. If you have specific questions about the camp facilities and equipment, contact Eric or Joy Biggs, Caretakers, at 765-447-1990 or .
Cary Camp Trading Post: (Hours Vary) 567-644-1087 (Adam Weirman)
Call Kokomo Trading Post at 765-452-8253 or 800-844-0537
Cary Camp Facilities:
McAllister Scouting Center is made up of 4 parts plus restrooms, each can be used individually or in combination. The entire complex is heated, air conditioned and wireless internet throughout. The training center also has wired internet.
McAllister Hall, the main dining room is 48 by 85 feet, with a capacity of approx. 275. Other facilities include electronic equipment; VCR, PA, PC and a computer all connected to an overhead projector. McAllister has a gas fireplace and can be used for indoor campfires or a general meeting area.
Heritage Hall is a room of approximately 28 by 40 feet, with a capacity 75. Heritage has a gas fireplace and can be used by smaller groups needing a meeting area or small dining area.
Sorensen Training Center is a 4 room complex designed for training or other meetings. It has TV, VCR, PC and DVD in 3 of the rooms.
Kitchen is usable by all three of the other parts of the complex. The kitchen is equipped with a stove, grill, convection oven, refrigeration, freezers, dish washing machine and ice machine. Dishes are available.
Sioux Cabin will sleep 14 people in bunks in one large room. A separate room has two bunks for leaders for a total of 18 per cabin. Cabin is equipped with electricity, refrigerator and a fireplace with wood-burning insert.
Shawnee Cabin sleep 14 people in bunks in one large room. A separate room has two bunks for leaders for a total of 18 per cabin. Cabin is equipped with electricity, refrigerator, restroom and gas heat.
Tecumseh Lodge consists of four rooms. One room will sleep 30 people in double bunks. A second sleeping room will hold 6 leaders. Tecumseh is also equipped with two restrooms (sink and toilet only), a kitchenette, and a 20 foot by 20 foot “meeting room” that can sleep 2.
Cary Camp has five campsites. Each camp site is equipped with water and sanitary facilities. Camp sites are located far enough apart so that groups camping can work separately of each other.
Shelter Houses: Six shelters, all equipped with electricity, are available:
The Teepee – fully enclosed with wooden floor and tables
Justin Matthew Newell Memorial Shelter – concrete floored with a fire place and tables
Raisor Shelter – concrete floored with a climbing wall and tables
Moser Shelter – concrete floored and tables
Cecil Warner Learning Center – concrete floor and benches
Osco Drug Shelter
To access photos & additional information about Cary Camp, visit www.carycamp.com