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Rip Van Winkle Council, BSA

The mission of the Rip Van Winkle Council is to provide an effective program for boys and young men and women to help them develop desirable qualities of character and leadership, participating citizenship, personal fitness, good family values, and respect for the environment, and to prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential.

Camp Tri-Mount
Camp Tri-Mount

Located in the heart of the Catskills, Camp Tri-Mount has served Scouting for more than 60 years. It is 500 acres nestled beside three of the tallest peaks in the Catskills. Each summer programs are offered for long-term camping. Camp is open year round and many more enjoy use of the fine facilities for weekend camping and training.


Half Moon Lodge #28
Order of the Arrow

Chartered in 1946, Half Moon Lodge serves the Rip Van Winkle Council, Boy Scouts of America. It is a service organization, whose purpose is to provide for the needs of the Council and the community.