Soapstone Ridge District

Serving Southern DeKalb County Scouts of the Atlanta Area Council


Scouting has 3 camp properties in the Atlanta Area for Scouts, families, volunteers, and chartered organizations.

Robert W. Woodruff Scout Reservation


Located near Blairsville, in Georgia’s Appalachian mountains, Robert W. Woodruff Scout Reservation is a 1,545-acre camp property adjacent to Lake Notley and the Chattahoochee National Forest. The beautiful north Georgia Mountains surround most of the camp. Woodruff offers a spectacular 86-acre mountain lake, a climbing/rappelling tower, nature center, trading post, a COPE Course, astronomy, shooting sports, heavily wooded campsites, and great hiking trails. Scouts have the opportunity to enjoy our great aquatic area or visit the nearby Nantahala or Ocoee Rivers for whitewater rafting, canoeing, or tubing. The Appalachian Trail and Cohutta Wilderness is close at hand and offers the opportunity for extended backpacking trips.

Bert Adams Scout Reservation


Located near Covington, Georgia, Bert Adams Scout Reservation provides more than 1,300 acres for long-term resident and weekend camping, training events, and lots of outdoor Scouting fun. Thousands of Scouts and Scouters come to Bert Adams each year to participate in weekend camping, summer camps, Cub Adventure Weekends, and more! Bert Adams Scout Reservation includes Camp Gorman, Camp Emerson, Camp Jamison and the new Adventure Camp.

Camp Allatoona Aquatics Base









The Camp Allatoona Aquatics Base is 400 acres of lakefront property on Lake Allatoona just North of Metro Atlanta. This nearby camp is used throughout the year for weekend camping, day trips, and other scout outings. The main emphasis at Camp Allatoona is aquatics. At the Camp Allatoona Aquatics Base scouts can enjoy aquatic activities including canoeing, rowing, sailing, skiing, swimming, motor boating, and lifesaving.