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The Otschodela Council of the Boy Scouts of America provides the highest quality scouting programs for youth in the communities of Otsego, Schoharie and Delaware Counties in upstate New York. The mission of the Otschodela Council is to deliver, to the young people within our three county rural area of New York State, a quality program of leadership and citizenship development that prepares them to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes.

New Training Lodge Slated for 2016

Henderson Scout Reservation/Crumhorn Mountain Scout Camp has been a pillar of the Scouting program in Otschodela Council since 1948. Most every Scout who has been to Henderson/Crumhorn would tell you about the memories of eating in the Dining Hall. Family style dining, singing songs of our country and staring at the ceiling, covered with the plaques of scout troops and patrols who have sat there before them.

With the changing times, our youth have changing needs and new challenges ahead. Otschodela Council is proud to announce the planned addition of our new Training Lodge/Conference Center, as well as a re-purposing of the existing Dining Hall into a year-round training facility with overnight, heated accommodations and enlarged Trading Post. Hard to imagine? Click here for more details!