Contact Us

Council Service Center Office

8840 E Chaparral Rd Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(602) 955-7747 Ext 239 

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm​

Camp Support

Carly Farr
(602) 955-7747 Ext. 239

How to Register

Please submit your interest through our Summer Camp Concierge held June through August.  Our Camp Registrar will call you back during office hours to answer any questions your may have as well as ensure you are properly registered and ready to enjoy a week of fun at camp!

Camp Pricing

Fish Camp at R-C Scout Ranch – $450 – This program is conducted in partnership with the Arizona Council of Trout Unlimited. The camp visits a variety of lakes, streams, and creeks throughout central Arizona as youth learn about types of fishing including: fly fishing, night-time fishing, fishing from canoes, and more! This course will also include workshops on fish anatomy, biology, and pathology, first aid, how to cook fresh fish, soil and water conservation, and more. 

Drone Camp at Camp Geronimo – $600 – A STEM program focused on the emerging technology of drones. Youth will learn science and technology concepts as they build their own drone which they will be able to pilot through a series of obstacles and competitions. 

Spade Ranch High Adventure Camp at Camp Geronimo – $500 – Our high adventure program allows youth to engage in an introductory level of a variety of exciting programs, such as caving, canyoneering, mountain biking outdoor rock climbing, stand up paddle boards, and horseback riding.

Participants not registered in Scouting will need to pay a one-time membership fee of $100 that includes general liability, secondary health insurance coverage, and access to the many programs offered by the scouting program.

Our Camp Sites

Camp Geronimo is a Summer camp in the pine forest north of Payson under the Mogollon Rim which has been in operation for 65 years. The Arizona mountains are well regarded for their bountiful lakes, and streams, for freshwater and fly fishing. Camp Geronimo is in the center of it all, which makes our time-tested programs such a great opportunity for youth looking for a new advanced summer camping adventure!

The R-C Scout Ranch is a gorgeous 78-acre youth camp property resting prominently at the base of Christopher Mountain.

All Camp sites are certified through the National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP). NCAP is a rigorous review of camps and properties for continuous improvement, and correction or elimination of substandard practices. Only camps that successfully complete all five aspects of the NCAP are BSA accredited camps.
Maps & Directions
Fish Camp 
R-C Scout Ranch
19887 E AZ Hwy 260
Payson, AZ 85541
Drone Camp
Camp Geronimo
2599 W. Webber Creek Rd.
Payson, AZ 85541
Spade Ranch High Adventure
Camp Geronimo
2599 W. Webber Creek Rd.
Payson, AZ 85541
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