Trips & Outings   

Here you will find a list of some upcoming activities, as well as some of our favorite places to camp. If you would like to recommend a trip or outing you can let us know at the weekly meeting or send us an email at

The Blue Hills

Located only minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston, the DCR Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, providing a green oasis in an urban environment. Rising above the horizon, Great Blue Hill reaches a height of 635 feet, the highest of the 22 hills in the Blue Hills chain. From the rocky summit visitors can see over the entire metropolitan area. With its scenic views, varied terrain and 125 miles of trails, the Blue Hills Reservation offers endless hours of enjoyment for the outdoor enthusiast.

  • For more information about The Blue Hills, look Here.
  • A map of The Blue Hills can be found Here.

Camp Massasoit

250 acres of wooded campsites surrounding picturesque Elbow Pond in historic Plymouth, MA. Just 45 miles south of Boston and two miles north of the Cape Cod canal. Camp Massasoit has cabins, tent sites, a dining hall, a trading post, waterfront, archery range, and fishing.

  • For more information about Camp Massasoit, look Here.
  • Directions to/map of Camp Massasoit - PDF

Camp Sayre

Located only nine miles from downtown Boston, Sayre Reservation is located in the Blue Hills section of Milton, Massachusetts. With over 100 acres of wooded hills laced with walking trails. Sayre is an excellent stopover-housing site for groups visiting historic Boston, Salem, Lexington, or Concord. Public transportation and parking is located within 15 minutes of Sayre. Facilities include a well stocked trading post, cabins, Adirondack shelters, and several tent camping sites. Canoe rentals are also available.

  • For more information about Camp Sayre, look Here.
  • Directions to Camp Sayre - PDF
  • Map of Camp Sayre - PDF

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail is a five mile hike through two and a half centuries of America's past in downtown Boston. It begins at the Boston Commons Visitor's booth on Tremont Street near the Park Street MBTA station. Park Street can be reached using the MBTA Red and Green lines. The trail ends at the U.S.S. Constitution in Charlestown. This walking tour permits visitors to discover more than fifteen historical sites. The trail is marked by inlaid brick or a red line painted on the sidewalk that will lead you from site to site.

  • For more information about The Freedom Trail, look Here or Here.
  • For a map of The Freedom Trail take a look at this PDF (195kb).

T.L. Storer Scout Reservation

Those who have been there know that this is what Scouting is all about. T.L. Storer Scout Reservation is a resident summer camp located in Barnstead New Hampshire. Scouts can go as a troop or individually for one to six weeks. At Store you can participate in nearly every outdoor activity that Scouting has to offer. Activities such as rifle and shotgun shooting, orienteering, outdoor cooking, pioneering, wilderness survival, and a wide assortment of aquatic and field activities. For those Scouts who want to make it to Eagle, this is the place to really earn the merit badges. It is possible to come home having earned five or even six merit badges for one weeks work.

  • Information about T.L. Storer can be found Here.
  • A week in the life: A Scouts Story of T.L. Storer - PDF
  • Map to T.L. Storer - PDF
  • Map of T.L. Storer - PDF

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