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Alma Mchenry

Camp Alma Mchenry

Camp Details

  • 250 acres of pastureland, oak trees and several private stocked fishing ponds
  • About a 90 minute drive from Austin
  • Primitive-style camping; no defined campsites
  • Drinking water is not available, bring your own water.
  • Bathroom facilities not available, portable toilet only.


Near Giddings, Texas
Directions: Google
Map of camp:
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Program Areas


  • No council fee
  • Stocked ponds: Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Sunfish, Crappie

Weekend Camping Information

General Information

  • Campsites are reserved on a first come, first served basis
  • All units must satisfy BSA two deep leadership standards
  • All program area fees must be paid in advance to the Capitol Area Council office

NOTE: Starting August 1, 2021, Capitol Area Council units will be required to pay $3 per youth/adult to use our council camping properties for regular weekend camping or day events. Out of council units have to pay $6 per camper (youth or adult). These fees are used to offset camp cleaning supplies/services and operating expenses.