Camp La-No-Che is the Boy Scouts of America Camp located on the North shore of Lake Norris in Paisley, Florida. It is a part of Central Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America and is home to Tipisa Lodge of the Order of the Arrow (OA), as well as the greatest Summer Camp Staff in the United States of America. A proven fact due to Camp La-No-Che’s tradition of being a Nationally Accredited Camp for over 25 years. Camp La-No-Che is part of the Leonard and Marjorie Williams Family Scout Reservation.
Camp La-No-Che is 1,480 acres (6.0 km2) and located near the southern border of the Ocala National Forest and on the shores of Lake Norris. It is also on the North side of the Wekiva River Protection Area.
The camp is open year round with its most active time being during summer camp in June and July. Camp La-No-Che also hosts weekends for local JROTC units, Venturing units, Cub Scouts, and Scouts BSA weekends. Tipisa Lodge also hosts OA events including sectional weekends. Camp La-No-Che welcomes outside groups to utilize the property schedule permitting throughout the year including: schools, churches, civic groups, weddings, birthdays, family reunions, corporate businesses.
There are multiple sub-camp locations on the Leonard and Marjorie Williams Family Scout Reservation including Scout Ranch — a large council camping area used to host large events and Council Camporees, Camp Rybolt — a large group camping area used for District and special events, Camp Pooh Bear — a secluded and primitive camp, and Adventure Camp, which has a Project COPE course, Alpine Tower, and Static Ropes Course.
The camp has two waterfront areas with docks, an aquatics program, a climbing wall, two swimming pools, laundry facilities, a trading post (camp store), shotgun, rifle, and archery ranges, a health lodge, outdoor chapel, dining hall, and multiple modern latrines. Also contained on the property is a water treatment plant, 5 residential houses, Sulfur Springs, Pooh Bear Lake, 25 campsites, a sports field, amphitheater, basketball court, bouldering wall, a dance arbor, and the Florida Trail. The W.T. Bland Dining Hall is a full service food facility able to produce 3 meals a day for 1000+ campers.
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