Camp Sacajawea, Newfield, NJ
Called Sacy for short, this 186-acre property is nestled in the Pine Barrens of Gloucester County. Sacy is our resident summer camp, and offers troop camping, family camping and you can host events here! Sacy offers everything from boating to archery to swimming to zip lining.
Questions? Please email Debbie Test at email@example.com.
Tent Units Cherokee, Sioux, Mohican: Each unit has 7 platform tents, each with 4 cots, capacity 28. Each unit has a pavilion with picnic tables, fireplace, electric, cold water tap, cabinets, campfire & cooking equipment & refrigerator. Comanche & Mohican pavilions are screened. Units have a campfire ring with cooking grate, seats & tools, firewood is supplied. Sioux, Comanche & Mohican use Mac's Wash House bathrooms, Cherokee uses the trailer. Rental includes use of Common Use Areas, see below.
Commanche Site (converted to an Acorn site in 2016) has a sleeping capacity of (28): (7) Cabins/Acorns with a solid door and screen ventilation, and (4) built-in wooden beds with mattresses for a unit capacity of (28).
Tent Unit Chippewa: Unit has 6 tents, each with 4 cots, one with a ramp for access, capacity 24. Pavilion and unit have same equipment as listed above. Unit shares trailer bathroom with Cherokee. Rental includes use of Common Use Areas.
Tent Unit Center Camp: }Unit has 3 tents and 2 acorns (small cabins), each with 4 cots, capacity 20. Unit has tarp over picnic tables, shares campfire with Iroquois lodge, has charcoal grill, cooking equipment & campfire tools, firewood, water tap. Unit shares trailer bathroom or Dining Hall bathroom--check with Ranger. Rental includes Common Use Areas.
Mohawk Lodge: Day Capacity 40, sleeps 20 on foam mattresses, 3 folding beds. Lodge has oil heat, no AC. Multi-purpose room is carpeted, has sofa, folding tables, chairs, fireplace, vacuum. Kitchen has refrigerator, electric range & oven, sink, hot water, microwave, coffee brewer, cooking equipment, broom & sponge mop, 20-gallon trash & recycle cans. Bathroom has 3 toilets, a shower stall, 4 sinks. Campfire ring with grate, seats & picnic tables outside, tools & firewood supplied. Rental includes shared use of Common Areas.
Lenape Lodge: Day capacity 30, sleeps 20 on foam mattresses, 3 folding beds. Lodge has oil heat, no AC. Multi-purpose room has folding tables, chairs, fireplace, patio furniture set. Kitchen has hot water, refrigerator, electric range with oven, microwave, cooking equipment, sink, 20-gallon trash & recycle cans. Bathroom is at Dining Hall, about 200 feet on paved path, has 3 toilets, 4 sinks, heat & hot water. Lodge has ramped entrance but narrow doors, campfire with seats, grated ring, tools, firewood. Shared use of Common Areas.
Iroquois Lodge: Day capacity 18, sleeps 10 on foam mattresses, 2 folding beds. Multi-purpose room has propane space heater, no AC, tile floor, fireplace, folding tables & chairs. Kitchen has refrigerator, electric range with oven, microwave, sink, cabinets, cooking equipment, mop & broom. Bathroom has hot water, 1 toilet, sink, bathtub with shower. Campfire outside is shared with Center Camp tent unit. Rental includes shared use of Common Areas.
Common Use Areas - Shared by all campers: Sports field (by Parking Lot), Flag field (by Lenape), Games field (by Trailer bathroom), ParCourse Fitness stations, Waterfront, Ernie's Campfire, Whisper Trail, Playground area, Showers, Dining Hall, Nature Center. Waterfront has floating dock, boats, campfire with seats for 200. Ernie's has campfire seating for 100. Whisper Trail starts at parking lot, has 3 sections from 3/4 mile to 2 miles. Playground has small fort, cargo net, low rock wall--no equipment or instructor needed, but adult supervision encouraged. Games field has volleyball nets, gaga pit & tetherball. Trailer has 8 shower stalls, Shower house has 5 stalls & handicapped accessible bathroom -- please see Ranger to schedule use.
No fee with site rental.
Somers Dining Hall: Multi-purpose room, 40 x 80 feet, capacity 200 standing, tables & chairs for 120, concrete floor, high ceiling, screen windows & doors, lights and electric, fireplace, no heat or AC, wide porches can be used for activities. Ask Ranger for firewood or playground balls.
Kitchen-available for large groups/SU use only: Propane range & ovens, convection oven, refrigerators, ice machine, microwave, heating pans, dishwasher, wash machine, cooking & baking equipment, serving counter, serving bowls & utensils, tableware. Orientation required.
ACTIVITIES AT SACAJAWEA
Please note that with any activity requested, payment is required prior to participation. Activities must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. Activities are dependent upon times, instructors and availability. We will do our best to accommodate your group!
Canoeing: 24 people at a time. *Canoeing is not recommended for Girl Scout Daisies. Brownies can be a passenger as long as they are with older girls / adults. Certified instructor included. Life jackets are provided and must be worn. Available April, May, June, September and October weather permitting.
For canoeing please wear boat shoes, closed-toe and nonslip hiking/sport sandals with heel strap, or water socks or shoes (no flip-flops)
Archery: Camp range has 4 targets, bows and arrows for several sizes of shooters. Capacity 24 per one-hour session. "Archery is not recommended for Daisies. Reservations must be made and paid for at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule an instructor. Available April, May, June, September & October, weather permitting (decided by the instructor).
Rock Tower: The tower is 24 feet high with hydraulic belays, has routes for 3 climbers at a time. Capacity 24 per one-hour session. Harnesses and helmets provided. Climbing is not recommended for Daisies. Reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule an instructor and because the tower is shared between 3 camps. Service Units, council programs have priority. Available April, May, June, September & October, weather permitting (decided by instructor). Weight limit 40-220 lbs. Safety harness must properly fit participant.
Zip Line: The zip line is a low sag-line, 150 feet long, capacity 30 per one-hour session. Not recommended for Daisies. Reservations should be made and paid for 2 weeks in advance to schedule an instructor. Available April, May, June, September & October, weather permitting (decided by the instructor). Weight limit 40-220 lbs. Safety harness must properly fit participant.
Hay Ride: A half-hour ride around camp in a straw-filled wagon pulled by a tractor, capacity about 20. Usually scheduled in afternoon or evening. Suitable for all ages. Available April, May, June, September & October.
Geocaching: GPS units are available for rental or you may bring your own. There are 3 caches on the camp and the coordinates are in the kit. The GPS units in the kit are not pre-programmed. An instruction book is in the kit, but a basic understanding of GPS is helpful when planning this activity for a troop. Reservations should be made and paid for 2 weeks in advance. There is one kit per camp. Available all year. Kits can be picked up Wednesday- Friday before your camping weekend at Cherry Hill or East Brunswick Service Center, kits must be returned Monday or Tuesday after your camping weekend.
There are Girl Scout caches located on the site. GPS units are available for rental. $25.00 rental fee / $100 Security held against personal credit card / unit. Please contact Debbie Test at 856-795-1560 ext. 300 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve. GPS Units must be picked up in advance at a Service Center.
Nature Center: The Center is in Tuckahoe pavilion across from the pool, capacity 30. Contains picnic tables, lights & fans, no heat or AC, posters and a collection of natural things from feathers to bugs to mounted birds to bones to bark. Reservations appreciated, but also a good rainy day alternative. See the Ranger for opening or assistance. Available all year.