Camp Richard


“Camp Richard is owned and operated by the Nantucket District BSA. We provide a year round camping facility for the use of all Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. We do not offer any program; however, we do provide all the necessary facilities to camp and enjoy historic Nantucket.”
Camp Richard is a small district-owned weekend use camp located on Nantucket Island.  It features bike trails, a lodge, orienteering and obstacle courses.

Camp Richard

Elevation: Sea level
Physical environment: Island
Research past weather:
Nearest hospital: 2 mi/7 mins
Cell phone reception: Complete

Physical address: Lovers Lane & Rugged Road; Nantucket, MA 02554
Camp Phone: N/A
Camp email address:
Camp website/webpage: and/or (opens in new window)
Council: Cape Cod & Islands Council
Council phone: 508-362-4322
Council website:

Fees (2013)

  • $50 deposit
  • $6.00 per camper, per night
  • Adirondack: $40.00/night

Camp Facilities/Features

  • Bike trails
  • Orienteering course
  • Adirondack
  • Lodge house
  • Council fire ring
  • Adult-only restroom
  • Shower house
  • Athletic field, basketball net

Camp sites

  • Charcoal grills
  • Potable water stations


  • Shower style: Stalls
  • Toilet style: Flush
  • Dedicated female facilities available?  Lodge restroom reserved for adults/females



Camp Richard pavilion Camp Richard shower Camp Richard dining area Camp Richard Adirondacks

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Camp Richard
  • 5.00 / 5 5
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (86% score)

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