welcome to camp merz

We take great pride in our facilities and program areas that we have to offer.  With 340 acres of forests and fields along with 1000 feet of lake front we are fortunate to be able to provide a program that we are proud of with the facilities that we have.

If camping in the off season is what you are looking for, we can accommodate you there too!! 

We have cabins available Lean-to's and the beautiful Dawson Lodge and training center.

For more information please contact our Council Service Center at: 
www.alleghenyhighlands.org or call (716) 665-2697.

or click HERE

Scouters Cabin          Sleeps 8, wood stove, carry water.

Dawson Lodge

Dawson Lodge Co-Ed accommodations. Dorm Rooms (10 & 24 Each), furnace heat, showers, restrooms, full kitchen, meeting hall (seats 100) and gas fireplace.

Clark Cabin                Sleeps 20, wood stove, carry water.

Johnson Cabin          Sleeps 20, wood stove, carry water.

Roberts Cabin           Sleeps 18, wood stove, carry water.

Troop Sites                10 sites, wilderness camping, latrines, carry water.

The following sites have electricity available in site: Apache, Howard, Mead, Evergreen, Rupert, and Yahn, 


East Hill - Lean-to's

Wilderness camping at hill top, carry water.

Picnic Pavilion            Seats 80 people.

dining hall

Dawson lodge


shooting sports


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roberts cabin

clarke cabin

father brennan memorial chapel

camp & leader

shower house

This facility has been recently built and has 24 shower stalls for campers, staff, leaders, and handicap scouts!

East Hill

Adirondack Campsite

This remote camping area features four Andirondack lean-tos that sleep 20+ each; pavilion with picnic tables; and fire pit. The secluded location on top of the hill allows for troops to really be out in the woods.

welcome to 

camp merz

Camp Merz, BSA
Allgheny Highlands Council
5297 West Lake Rd.
Mayville, NY 14757

Phone:  716.279.MERZ(6379)
Fax:  888.361.6642

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