You can check availability for council properties on the Camp Availability Calendar located on the Black Warrior Council website. Click HERE to access the calendar!
You selected BLACK WARRIOR COUNCIL. If your unit is a member of the BLACK WARRIOR COUNCIL, you will need to complete the IN-COUNCIL CAMP USE REQUEST FORM found HERE. Otherwise, select the appropriate council name to continue.
Units involved in aquatic activities must adhere to the Safe Swim Defense Plan and Saftey Afloat Plan of the BSA. This includes having at least ONE adult trained within the last year in these programs. The Leader is responsible for seeing that all conditions of these plans are met (Reference Guide to Safe Scouting).
* Aquatics section in the Guide to Safe Scouting must be followed** Climbing Waivers and Trained Staff Required. *** Range Saftey Officer (RSO) Required.
If interested in performing a service project at camp, please speak to the CouncilProgram Director. Your service project will help make our camps better for our future generations of Scouts.
In some cases, fees may be reduced for units willing to donate service to camp.
The Leader in charge will check-in upon arrival. Check-in can be accomplished by calling the Camp Horne Ranger @ 205-393-8293 or the Camp O’Rear Caretaker @ 205-388-2660. If you are unable to reach either one, please call the McAbee Scout Service Center @ 205-554-1680.
No pets are allowed at any time.
No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs of any kind are permitted on the premises.
Everyone must follow the Scout Oath and Law at all times.
Speed limit is 10 miles per hour at all properties.
All vehicles will be parked in designated areas. No Scouts/Adults are permitted to ride in the back of a truck, open trailer, or back of an ATV. All ATVs MUST be inspected and approved by the Camp Ranger/Caretaker.
Fires will be kept in designated ares and must have constant supervision.
Scouts will always use the “Buddy System” while on camp property.
CAMP HORNE ONLY - Groups will be charged a $25 cleaning fee for putting trash in the CARDBOARD dumpster. Trash goes in the dumpster in the Hulsart Center parking lot.
All Black Warrior Countil, local, state, and national health and safety standards MUST be adhered to.
Before departing, each group must clean up all areas used and check-out with the Ranger or Caretaker.
ALL adults MUST have be current with Youth Protection training.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, there is a $25 cleaning fee that will be charged to all units/groups using any of the council properties.
As the Leader/Advisor in charge of this group, I understand my responsibilites as listed in the most current printing of the Guide to Safe Scouting, Youth Protection Policies, and the procedures listed on this form. It is also understood, that any willful property damage or damage by negligence is the responsibilty of my unit/lodge/district, and all costs to rebuid or repair such property will be our responsibility.