Camp Archbald

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Camp Archbald is a Girl Scout camp in Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 230 acres (0.93 km2), including a 45-acre (180,000 m2) lake (Lake Ely). Established in 1920, it is the second oldest Girl Scout camp in America. (Only Camp Bonnie Brae in Massachusetts has been serving girls longer.) Camp Archbald falls under the jurisdiction of Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, which operates 7 camp facilities in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania.[1][2]

The Lodge fireplace, decorated for the 85th Anniversary of Camp in 2005.

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Coordinates: 41°45′04″N 75°48′25″W / 41.7511882°N 75.8068585°W / 41.7511882; -75.8068585


  1. ^ "For the Girls — A History of Girl Scouting in the Scranton Pocono Council", Girl Scouts, Scranton Pocono Council, 2003
  2. ^ Oral History from Past and Present Campers and Counselors