Scout Program

What is the KOA Scout Program?

Many KOAs offers Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides special rates and free facilities so they can experience the outdoors, work on merit badges and have fun.

Discounts at KOA Campground

Participating KOA Campgrounds are offering Scouts and their leaders special discount rates, as well as free use of group pavilions and other facilities. KOA Scout Program discount rates include:

  • A $5.00 per Scout/Troop leader rate on camping fees, as well as free use of group pavilion facilities. The $5.00 rate applies to RV or tent sites with a minimum of 5 Scouts and 1 Troop leader.
  • A 10% discounted fee will apply to all Scout usage of KOA Kabin, Kottage and Lodge accommodations.
  • The Scout rate is available only when reservations are made directly through the campground. The rate is not valid with internet reservations or with Hot Deals.

Plan your Scout camping trip with KOA

Our campgrounds are an ideal venue for hosting Scouting events, earning merit badges or fulfilling service opportunities. From rustic mountain locations to country and even urban locations, there are many different ways to enjoy Scouting at KOA. Check with your favorite KOA for details on their Scout program.

KOA’s Connection to Scouting Runs Deep

Former Kampgrounds of America CEO Jim Rogers is one of 10 Eagle Scouts in his family. Jim considers himself a “lifelong Scout” and he’s still highly involved with the national BSA organization.

Badge-Specific Activities Available at KOA

Camping Badge Activity Available at KOA
Camping
Insect Study Badge Activity Available at KOA
Insect Study
Swimming Badge Activity Available at KOA
Swimming
Nature Badge Activity Available at KOA
Nature
Hiking Badge Activity Available at KOA
Hiking
Wilderness Survival Badge Activity Available at KOA
Wilderness Survival
Canoeing Badge Activity Available at KOA
Canoeing
Forestry Badge Activity Available at KOA
Forestry
Fishing Badge Activity Available at KOA
Fishing
Bird Study Badge Activity Available at KOA
Bird Study
Fire Safety Badge Activity Available at KOA
Fire Safety
Emergency Preparedness Badge Activity Available at KOA
Emergency
Preparedness