Camp Elmore

Camp Elmore, Davie, FL

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Camp Elmore is a 117-acre camp which provides daily, weekend, and summer programs for more than 8,000 Scouts and families annually.

Scout units have access to camping, canoeing, kayaking, COPE programs, archery, air rifles, fishing, and swimming just to name a few.

Camp Elmore has 10 grassy tent campsites. Each campsite can accommodate up to 50 people. Each campsite has its own campfire ring and within a very short walk to restroom and shower facilities. The camp also has a 9-acre lake, 2 program pavilions, chapel, and an air-conditioned Leader Lodge for our Scouts enjoyment.  There are an archery and air gun range, and small-boat facilities on the lake.

Elmore was formerly known as “Camp Seminole.”  Seminole was closed in 2005 after effects from Hurricane Wilma. One of the first companies to step in was Downrite Engineering, which donated its services to help clear the 85 percent of trees that were lost. The land development company has been assisting in site and infrastructure work as well. Philanthropist Bob Elmore provided the money for a new dining hall; Huizenga Family Foundation funded the chapel and Publix Supermarkets funded the amphitheater. When the camp reopened following a $12 million renovation in 2012, it was renamed Camp Elmore and the property as a whole was named the Downright Engineering Scout Reservation. One of the campsites within Camp Elmore is named Camp Seminole, in remembrance of the past, when many South Florida Scouts and Scouters spent their time at Camp Seminole. 


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GALLERY from 941’s visit in 2019

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