The 2,400 acre Beaumont Scout Reservation is our multi-use facility close to the St. Louis metropolitan area. To find the camp simply take exit #269 from Interstate 44, just eight miles west of Interstate 270. Follow the signs after you exit, and you will find the entrance within sight of the highway.
Camp May is the summer camp portion of Beaumont. It
includes the Emerson Center, the swimming pool, and program areas. Camp
May first opened in 1954 for summer camp.
Webelos Camp and Webelos Mini-camp
During the summer, Camp May is dedicated to long-term Webelos Camp and Webelos Mini-Camp. a number of weekends also have Lad & Dad or Mom & Me programs. You will find detailed information on all these programs elsewhere on this website.
Camp Grizzly Cub World
Nagel Explorer Base
We have 13 adirondacks shelters for rent to troops, crews
and posts. Adirondacks are three-sided structures that each have four
bunks. A fireplace is at the entrance to each to provide reflective
Your unit can make a reservation to tour Mud Cave. We do keep it locked when not reserved. The cave has been a highlight for Scouts for generations, and is self-guided.
The pioneering kit is available to troops, crews, and posts with a trained leader. All the components are there on a trailer for your unit to build towers, bridges, and whatever your imagination can dream up. Why buy ropes and cut spars for one-time projects? We've got it all available for you. Training is held multiple times during the year for leaders.
Map and Compass Course
Developed by our Map and Compass Committee, we have a permanent orienteering course and a syllabus for training your Scouts in land navigation skills. Training is held multiple times during the year for your leaders. An annual Orienteering Festival is held in the spring hosted by the St. Louis Orienteering Club.
Beaumont has eight cabins for unit
use. From November through March we restrict their use to troops,
crews, and posts. From April through October, Webelos dens may reserve
Reservations are only made through our Council Scout Service Centers. Rangers cannot make reservations.
Beaumont Scout Reservation
6480 Beaumont Scout Reservation Drive
High Ridge, MO 63049
Ranger phone: (636) 938-5444
Camp Grizzly phone: (weekends only when in use) (636) 587-2690
Camp May Office phone:(summer camp only) (636) 587-8719
Camp Rangers: Bruce Whiting (Lead Ranger), Kurt Jaeger, and Brad Quentin