Skymont Scout Reservation

“The open-air is the real objective of Scouting and the key to its success.”

Boy Scout Summer Camp

2019 BSA National Accredited Camp

Skymont is located on the western edge of Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

Video courtesy of WDEF News 12

2020 Skymont Summer Camp Weekly Schedule

Week 1 = May 31–June 6 (Boy Troops)

Week 2 = June 7–13 (Boy Troops)

Week 3 = June 14–20 (Boy Troops)

Week 4 = June 21–27 (Boy Troops)

Week 5 = June 28–July 4  (Venture Crews, Girl Troops and Boy Troops)

Week 6 = July 5–11 (Venture Crews, Girl Troops and Boy Troops)

Skymont Scout Reservation 2020 Fees

In-Council Scout $265

Out-of-Council Scout $300

Leader Fees $120

Out of council Troops returning for the 3rd consecutive year qualify for in-council camp fees.

Reservation Request Form

This form should be completed by your Troop’s Summer Camp Coordinator.  The person listed on this form will be the contact on file for your Troop.

You will receive an email confirmation once your request has been processed. Please, do not send your deposit before confirmation. Everyone that makes a reservation will automatically receive a hardcopy of the 2020 Leader’s Guide.

Waivers Needed for Summer Camp Programs
Everyone must have a waiver to participate in these programs

ATV Program Waiver

Plateau Plunge Participants and Whitewater Participants Waiver

Mailing Address

Address mail as follows:

Scout’s Name
Troop Number & Campsite Name
Skymont Scout Reservation
243 Talidandaganu Road
Altamont, TN 37301-4269

Parents are encouraged to send their Scout mail during their stay at camp. Please advise parents to include a return address, so that mail that arrives after the Scout has departed can be returned. Out-going mail should be left at the Administration Building. In-coming mail and messages are placed in the Troop Mailbox in the Administration building.

Stamps are available at the Trading Post. UPS and FedEx delivery services are available for Skymont.


The Camp telephone is reserved for camp business and emergencies.
The camp phone number: (931) 692-3435- during summer only

The Council’s phone number for all other business and questions: (423) 892-8323.

Phones for outgoing calls are available at the Administration Building on a limited availability.

Due to our remote location, cellular phone service is VERY limited at Skymont.

Internet Access

Skymont has WiFi internet access throughout main camp including Scoutmaster Swings, the Trading Post, Dining Hall and Administration building. Two computers with internet access are available at the Administration Building on a limited basis for leaders and camp staff only.