Camp Wisdom


The home to Billy Sowell Scout Camp and Cub World. The camp is located 11 miles from downtown Dallas. With 371 acres there is plenty of room for a great camping experience close to Dallas. As one of the oldest camps in Texas, this camp is filled with lots of camping history. Many Dallas natives spent a week of their summer at Camp Wisdom. Because of its location, the Camp is ideal to host many district and council events.


Billy Sowell Scout Camp, located on the western half of Camp Wisdom, includes 28 weekend sites for troop camping, a shooting sports area which includes archery, rifle, and a trap range for shotgun. The camp also features a new conference facililty with a full commercial kitchen and multiple presentation rooms, a dining hall, the Sowell Center headquarters building, a health lodge and the Jack Harbin Scouting Memorabilia Museum. There are also four program lodges and three camporee fields.


Camp Wisdom's swimming pool is Olympic sized and can provide for a variety of aquatics programs. The Jim Ince Outdoor Amphitheater can seat over 700 people. This amphitheater provides a magical setting for a variety of camp programs. 


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