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You've heard of a Scout camp-o-ree before. Now just add a dash of "swamp flavor" to it! The result is a weekend of camping, swamp exploration, challenges, and fun!

Scouts from across the region, including those from Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Alabama have traveled Swamp Base each spring to join in the excitement of this affordable program.


  • Located along the banks of the Atchafalaya Swamp

  • Two nights of camping (Friday and Saturday)

  • One jammed packed day of activities!

    • Hold a baby alligator!

    • Paddle one of two trails (3 or 6 miles) lead by a Swamp Base trek guide - rental of paddling gear included in event fee

    • Take a 90-minute swamp tour with a local guide

    • Compete in the "Trek Guide Challenge" and see if you have what it takes to be a Swamp Base trek guide

    • Enjoy an evening campfire program full of goofy skits with our staff

  • Cost = $50/person!


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