Edit — Brookwood Scout Reserve

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General Information
Brookwood Scout Reserve
200 ha (494 acres)
44.44696,-78.03111
8th Line S Dummer, Norwood, ON (Map may be inaccurate)
Douro, Ontario, 15 km northeast of Peterborough
31D/8: Peterborough
Scouts Canada, White Pine Council, Kawartha Waterways Area
http://wpc.scouts.ca/…
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Trevor Wood
<kwa.brookwood@kwascouting.com>
+1 705 760 4554
Brookwood is located in the Kawartha Lakes but this is not cottage country. The camp is in Otonabee Region Conservation Authority lands consisting of half open rolling meadow and half forest and swamp area ideal for exploring and pioneering projects. There are at least 100 possible patrol wilderness sites completely separate from each other, no water, no privies, no hydro only nature and the night sounds that it provides. There are many plant and tree species not commonly found in the Kawartha area. Wildlife is abundant with small and large animals to be seen if quiet enough. Winter is of course ideal for tracking and identification of numerous animal tracks.

There are two cabins on site. The rustic cabin sleeps 15 in bunks with mattresses and the very rustic cabin sleeps 6. Both are one open area with a separate kitchen room, no appliances. They are heated with an oil space heater.

Local attractions include the general store in Druro, Serpent Mounds Provincial Park, and Petroglifs Provincial Park where there are native carvings on boulders (open in summer; admission is charged).

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AccommodationFacilitiesProgram
Tenting sites: Yes
Adirondack shelters: No
Villages: No
Cabins: Yes
Drinking water: No
Emergency phone: No
Mobile phone coverage: Unknown
Electric vehicle charging: Unknown
Picnic tables: Yes
Cooking shelters: Yes
Appliances in cabins: No
On-site store: No
Shopping nearby: Yes
Showers: No
Indoor washrooms: No
Wheelchair washroom: No
Hiking trails: Yes
Formal campfire circle: Unknown
Chapel: Unknown
Compass course: No
Obstacle course: No
Pioneering supplies: No
Archery: No
Riflery: No
Sledding: Yes
Snowshoes available: No
Skis available: No
Low ropes course: Unknown
High ropes course: No
Bouldering: Unknown
Rock climbing: Unknown
Rappelling: Unknown
Mountain bike trail: No
Mountain bikes available: No
Skating rink: No
Volleyball: No
Sports field: No
Fishing: Yes
Snorkeling equipment: No
Sailboats available: No
Lake frontage: No
Canoeable water: No
Canoes available: No
Kayaks available: Unknown
Section summer camp program: No

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