Piedmont Scout Reservation,
                 Rutherfordton, NC



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Welcome to Camp Bud Schiele

"Wild Wild West"


                 2015 Reservation Form    

                 2015 Appendix from Guidebook

                 2015 Guidebook Part I (includes fees)

                 2015 Guidebook Part II (program, schedules, & procedures)

                 Scuba Application - Scouter

                 Scuba Application - Non Scouter

                 Grande Ole Adventure, Catapault Challenge & Buckboard Wagon Race for 2015



  Dates for 2015 Summer Camp availability:
  Week One, June 21-27 - Full
  Week Two, June 28-July 4
  Week Three, July 5-11
  Week Four, July 12-18
  Week Five, July 19-25
  Week Six, July 26 - August 1


Summer Camp Staff Opportunities

We are accepting application to work with one of Scouting's premier Summer Camps.  Please apply today!  Interviews will be scheduled starting the end of January.

Summer Camp Staff Application

Reference Sheet




Email Kara.miller@scouting.org for more information.


One of the premier Boy Scout camps in the Southern Region, Camp Bud Schiele has a long tradition of serving scouts from across the Piedmont Council we well as scouts from as far away as Florida. Located in the foothills of Western North Carolina, Camp Bud Schiele serves over 2,000 scouts per summer and ad additional 500 leaders. Centered around a beautiful 31 acre lake, Camp bud Schiele offers a full program of swimming, boating, target shooting, handicrafts, outdoor skills, climbing, C.O.P.E., high adventure, and a first year camper program.

Reservation Form, Rates & Dates










Off-Season Camping



Book your unit's camping trip now by contacting Kara Miller at kara.miller@scouting.org for availability.  

  • Tent Camping
  • Staff Cabins
  • Rostan Cabin (sleeps 40)
  • Milkhouse (sleeps 12)
  • Camporee  / Wilderness Area
  • Day Fishing
  • Outdoor Shelters
  • Yurt


See our Photo Album.


Home Emergency & Disaster Safety




To obtain a short term camping permit for any of our reservation facilities please click on the link SHORT TERM CAMPING PERMIT, print it out and fax or mail it to the scout office at least two weeks prior to your requested date of camping

Employment and Volunteering

Summer Camp Staff
Service Projects available at Camp

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1222 East Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 854-4062
Hours: Mon.-Fri.
9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Week One, June 28-July 3

Week Two, July 26-July 31





Piedmont Council, BSA  Phone: (704) 864-2694   Fax: (704) 867-2046                                     Piedmont Scout Reservation           
Physical Shipping Address                                                                                                                 668 Boy Scout Rd.  
1222 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054                                                                                Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Mailing Address                                                                                                                                    (828) 287-2299 - Seasonal
PO Box 1059, Gastonia, NC 28053