Piedmont Scout Reservation,
                 Rutherfordton, NC



National Jamboree
July 15-29, 2017

BSA Gift Planning

Council Email List





2016 Dates/Reservation Form

See more 2015 pics on our Facebook Page



                2015 Summer Camp Leader Evaluation 

                2015 Post Camp Parent Evaluation

                2015 Summer Camp Youth Participant Evaluation


                 2015 Appendix from Guidebook

                 2015 Guidebook Part I (includes fees)

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

                 Counselor In Training Application

                 Scuba Application - Scouter

                 Scuba Application - Non Scouter


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


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.











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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Scout Shop

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.












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