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Camp Hancock

Updated: 2023-09-10. Something not right? Please update the information.
Size4 ha (10 acres)
Street Addressempty
Nearest townGambo, Newfoundland, 40 km east of Gander
NTS Map2D/16: Gambo
Operated byScouts Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Council
InformationStephen Lundrigan; Phone: +1 709 235 0233
BookingsSame as above
Tenting sites: Yes
Adirondack shelters: No
Villages: No
Cabins: No
Drinking water: Yes
Emergency phone: No
Mobile phone coverage: Unknown
Electric vehicle charging: Unknown
Picnic tables: Yes
Cooking shelters: No
Appliances in cabins: Yes
On-site store: No
Shopping nearby: Yes
Showers: No
Indoor washrooms: Yes
Wheelchair washroom: Yes
Small cove with safe, sandy beach and predominently onshore winds
Major hiking trails nearby
Newfoundland T'Railway trail 5 km away
Hiking trails, formal campfire circle, pioneering supplies, volleyball, sports field, fishing, lake frontage, canoeable water, canoes available.


Camp Hancock is on the picturesque Square Pond. The main house has a fully-equipped kitchen, eating area, and bathrooms. The bunkhouse has 32 beds in 4 rooms: 16, 12, 2, and 2. The camp has plenty of open area for playing sports or pitching tents. Canoes are stored on-site with a suitable area for launching them. Opportunities includes summer and winter fishing for trout and smelt. Lean-to construction is permitted. Predominantly onshore winds.

In fall 2023, work was underway to re-open the camp.

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InformationStephen Lundrigan; Phone: +1 709 235 0233
BookingsSame as above

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