Pfeffer Scout Reservation

Pfeffer Scout Reservation

Pfeffer Scout Reservation is located on 400 acres of Kentucky Lake in far Southwestern Kentucky. Located near Benton, Kentucky, Pfeffer Scout Reservation is easily accessible from anywhere in the middle part of the United States. It is only moments from Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and only a day’s drive to the large metropolitan areas of St. Louis, Memphis, Louisville, and Nashville.

It is truly in “America’s Heartland.” The property includes beautiful lakeside views at every turn. Shooting Sports are paramount at PSR where your youth can enjoy use of shotguns, .22 rifles, and archery.

Pfeffer Scout Reservation is also home to Aquabase, mid-America’s premier sailing program on beautiful Kentucky Lake. Covering 160,300 acres, this exciting program provides twenty-five foot Catalina sailboats and spend an adventure together for a week! In addition to Aquabase, motorboating, small boat sailing, swimming, and rowing can also be undertaken at the Waterfront.


2019 Camp Information

It is never to late to register to attend Pfeffer Scout Reservation! Please contact us at for more information on how to get your Troop signed up!

2019 Summer Camp Dates:

  • Week 1: June 9-15
  • Week 2: June 16-22
  • Week 3: June 23-29
  • Week 4: June 30-July 6
  • Week 5: July 7-13 (Aqua Base Only)
  • Week 6: July 14-20 (Aqua Base Only)

2019 Reservations
Reservations for Pfeffer Scout Reservation are filling up fast! Contact the Council office at 502-361-2624. Click Here to reserve your spot today. Reservations are $100 and are not refundable.

Early Registration Deadline

The cost for Summer Camp is $330, but with the discount it will be $305.
This year, the early registration payment for each youth is $50.00, due by March 1st. To keep the early registration price, all payments must be submitted to the office by May 4th. Any fees not paid after May 4th will lose the early registration discount.

Adults: First 2 leaders free, each additional leader $100 (see Leaders Guide for free-adult guidelines) (2019 Leader’s Guide will be released by January)

The $100.00 site deposit guarantees your reservation at camp. Some weeks of camp fill up early, this deposit guarantees your reservation for the week your Troop has chosen. If you are unsure, please contact the Council office at 502-361-2625. The deposit is not refundable, but will be put towards your total costs at camp.

Please remember to put the following information on all correspondence submitted: Council, District, Unit Type, Unit Number, Week, and Site. (Example: LHC Seneca Troop 13 Week 10 Site 15) This allows us to maintain our records correctly, and track your Unit’s details. All correspondence should be mailed to: 12001 Sycamore Station Place, Louisville, Kentucky 40299.

Aqua Base Cost:

2019’s Early Bird payment for each youth is $75.00, and is due by March 4, 2019. Any fees not paid after May 4th will lose the Early Bird discount.

Aqua Base Early Bird: $345 Non- Early Bird: $370
Adults: $345 per Sailing Adult


2018 Leader’s Guide 2019 (Coming in January)

2018 Merit Badge Schedule
2018 Prerequisites
Parent’s Guide to Summer Camp
Provisional Scout Application
Unit Swim Classification Record
Medical Form – please bring a copy of this to camp when checking in, for each individual attending.
Hold Harmless Agreement for Personal Watercrafts (Required)
Camp Fee Assistance Form
Camper Early Release Form – must be turned into the camp office
Summer Camp Refund Form

Camp Menu

Physical/Mailing Address:
1531 Cross Road
Benton, Kentucky 42025
Click here for directions