Piedmont Scout Reservation,
                 Rutherfordton, NC



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Welcome to Camp Bud Schiele

"Wild Wild West"


  2015 Reservation Form     2015 Summer Camp Rates and Other Information

  Troop Online Registration 

  2014 Leader's Guide  2014 APPENDIX TO GUIDE

  Dates for 2015 Summe 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




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.

⇒Week 1: June 22-28
⇒Week 2: June 29 - July 5
⇒Week 3: July 6-12
⇒Week 4: July 13-19
⇒Week 5: July 20-26
⇒Week 6: July 27-Aug. 2

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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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