General Information

Camp Snyder has something for everyone! Campsites, cabins and Carroll’s Cottage are available to rent from mid August through mid June. Amenities include pavilions and campfire rings in each campsite with nearby shower houses. Cabins and Carroll’s Cottage boast full kitchens and a large campfire ring. Rent the Gaga Pit, Big Dig, Fort, Rocket Field, Outdoor Amphitheater, and pavilions for activities. Hike our wetlands, fish the pond, or test your limits on the COPE Challenge Course.

  • 14 group campsites that can host 40 scouts / scouters
  • 3 bunk room cabins that can host 36 scouts / scouters
  • 1 cottage that can host up to 15 scouts / scouters
  • Plus Big Dig, Gaga Ball, Fort, Ship, Rocketry hill, amphitheater and more

Camp Snyder also offers over 300 acres of forest, wetlands, nature trails and open space just waiting for your group to explore. Bald Eagles, Red Tail Hawks, and over 250 other bird species can be found at camp.Youth and adults alike will discover nature like never before!

Small Group is available at Camp Snyder: Units are invited to book facilities for Pack, Troop, Crew and Ship events. Groups may reserve facilities at their full capacity. Units may book up to 3 campsites per unit based on availability. Please be respectful of other units when deciding how many sites to reserve and plan based on 40 people per campsite.


For Unit Reservations please use the following links:

Use these links for Campsites, Cabins, Carrol’s Cottage and other camp facilities. Reservations are not final until they are completed online. Please email to inquire about space availability.


To reserve the Mobile Climbing tower, or to make a rental request for a District, Council or OA event please complete the Camp Snyder Usage Request Form.


To rent equipment you must complete the Equipment Rental Form. Shooting Sports equipment is not available for unit rentals.

Facility Rentals

Find places to stay while you visit DC, step outside the rat race into Northern Virginia’s backyard for some weekend camping, or set up your own camping event.

Specialized Areas

Check out these cool places to have your activity or event. Training and/or certification required to rent and operate.

Event Venues

Having a special event? Contact us for availability.



Camp Snyder Usage Request BSA – For District and Council events

Camp Snyder Usage Request Non Profit Groups – Non BSA Groups

Equipment_Rental_Form – For District and Council events

Camp William B. Snyder Rules & Policies

  • Check-In: The unit leader / coordinator will check the unit in by 7:00 PM on Friday or after 8:00 AM on Saturday
  • Upon Check-In the unit leader will submit headcount of campers (youth/adult) and provide the unit COVID screening information
  • Check-out is by 11:00 AM on your final day at camp.
    • After 11:00am an additional daily fee may be assessed
  • Vehicles are only to travel on the marked gravel roads.
  • Under no circumstances will a vehicle be driven or parked on grassy areas.
  • The camp speed limit is 10mph. The campsite road is a 1-way loop.
  • By order of the Prince William County Fire Marshall and in accordance with our land use permit no vehicles are to remain in the campsite area.
  • Vehicles may enter the campsite area to drop off / pick up gear.
  • Troop trailers are permitted in the camp site area, and they must be parked fully off the campsite fire lane. (1 per campsite)
  • In accordance with Virginia law no firewood is permitted to be brought into camp. There is sufficient firewood available on property.
  • No new campfire sites may be established. Units may bring additional above ground fire pits.
  • No Fires or Dutch oven coals are to be lit in / under the pavilions.
  • You must have a proper fire bucket nearby when using the campsite campfire rings.
  • All fires must be extinguished nightly.
  • Lights Out is 11pm and Camp Quiet Hours are 11pm-7am.
  • Theme areas are off limits unless rented by your unit and specified on your unit check in packet.
  • Alcohol is NOT permitted on camp premises.
  • Pets are NOT permitted on camp premises.
  • A Scout is Clean: Scouts are expected to leave campsites and the shower houses closest to their camp sites in equal or better shape than they find them. Cleaning materials are provided in the shower house utility rooms.
  • All trash is to be in a tied up in garbage bags and deposited in the dumpsters located behind the dining hall. Do NOT leave trash in campsites or shower houses.
  • The Campmaster should inspect the facility before you check out.
  • It is the responsibility of each unit to check-out with the Campmaster or Camp Ranger prior to departure.