Henson Scout Reservation

Henson Scout Reservation is located on 1889 acres of pristine Delmarva pinelands bordered by both the Nanticoke River and Marshyhope Creek. Henson has a rich history of offering year-round camping and program opportunities for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. Henson boasts modern facilities including flush toilets, many air-conditioned program areas, high-speed internet, and even electricity in many campsites. It is an ideal place for Scouting.

Make Henson Scout Reservation your home base for a weekend getaway while exploring the many treasures that the Del-Mar-Va Peninsula has to offer! Click here for a list of Destinations Near Henson Scout Reservation.

Exciting Summer Camp programs are structured for everyone from the first-time camper through the most experienced Eagle-bound Boy Scouts. Henson Alumni are invited to stay connected too! 



2023 Henson Summer Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!





Brownsea program for all 1st-year campers

Henson Advanced Summer programs (Blacksmithing, and Shooting Sports)

Eagle Base Camp program for any Scouts 13 and older


Please check out our new Promotional Video! 


Online Summer Camp Registration Step by Step Instruction - Click here for details

2022 ALL-INCLUSIVE camp fees! - Click here for details 

Come back next year to either of our Del-Mar-Va Summer Camps and enjoy the rewards of our Loyalty Program! Click here for details. 


Pre-Camp Leader's Info Below:

Merit Badge Sign up opens March 19th at 9 am

Camp Custom T-Shirt Order Link

2022 Merit Badge Schedule

2022 Leaders Guide

2021 Covid-19 Precautions for HSR Document - Updated 4/30/21

Frequently Asked Questions

Merit Badge Sign-up Tutorial

Summer Camp Staff Application

Dietary Needs Form

Medical Forms 

Financial Assistance application - Due Apr 1st. Please note that notification will be by email. 

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Henson Scout Reservation
5700 Nanticoke RD
Seaford DE 19973 (mailing address)

5700 Nanticoke RD
Rhodesdale, MD 21659 (physical address - if using GPS to get to camp
phone 410-202-0053
email hsr@dmvc.org

Henson Scout Shop - September through May
Hours of Operation 
Wednesdays 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am to 3:00pm
phone 410-202-0053 Ext 509