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Green Dickson

Camp Green Dickson

Camp Details

  • 335 acres
  • 17 campsites
  • 10 campsites have 12’x21’ pavilions
  • 3 remote wilderness campsites
  • Medical Lodge for council events
  • 6 latrines and two central shower facilities with power
  • Drinking water is available.
  • 6-acre private pond
  • Home of our summer, spring break and winter National Youth Leadership Training
  • Texas History Trail is in nearby Gonzales

3 large program pavilions:

  • Lakeside Pavilion $50/weekend
  • Learning Center Pavilion $50/weekend
  • Hank Deschner Pavilion $100/weekend


Near Historic Gonzales, Texas (between Gonzales and Shiner)
Directions: Google
Map of camp:
CLICK HERE (syncs with Google Maps app on your phone)

Map of Camp Green Dickson campsites and facilities
Map of Camp Green Dickson hiking trails
Map of Camp Green Dickson hiking trails elevations


Program Areas


  • Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Sunfish


  • Trail System combines for a 4-mile loop

Weekend Camping Information

General Information

  • Campsites are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Large program pavilions can only be used if reservation fees have been paid in advance.
  • No fee for small campsite 12’x21’ pavilions.
  • 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.