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2014 National Camping School

Please stay tuned for more information about Ockanickon hosting National Camping School in 2014!



Q: What is National Camping School?

A: The purpose of National Camping School is to provide adults with a learning experience and training related to the operation of council camp. The key Staff members will, in turn, train and supervise other staff personnel in your Council camping program.


Q: How do I register for National Camping School?

A: Your local Council must register you to attend this event. If you are registered with the Bucks County Council, please contact Bill Mischke, Council Program Director (


Q: When is N.C.S. being offered at Ockanickon Scout Reservation?

A: NCS is being offered at Ockanickon 2 different weekends. April 4th-6th and April 25th-27th. Unless you are attending re-training or Leave no Trace, you must attend both weekends.


Q: What programs are being offered?

A: Here are the programs are being offered at the two weekends:

  • Resident Camp Administration
  • Resident Camp Administration Retraining
  • Camp Ranger
  • Ranger Retraining
  • COPE and Climbing Program Manager
  • COPE Level II Instructor
  • COPE Level II Instructor Retraining
  • Climbing Level II Instructor
  • Climbing Level II Instructor Retraining
  • Aquatics Instructor-BSA
  • Aquatics Instructor-BSA Retraining
  • Shooting Sports
  • Shooting Sports Retraining
  • Shooting Sports with Pistol

Q: Where is Ockanickon located and what is the address?

A: Ockanickon is located in the heart of Bucks County in Pipersville, PA

Ockanickon Scout Reservation: 5787 State Park Road, Pipersville, P.A. 18947


Q: Who can I contact for more information about the Ockanickon facility?

A: Bill Mischke (Council Program Director)


Phone: 215.297.5290 extn: 30