Scouts BSA Resident Camp

About Camp Yocona

Camp Yocona has a great tradition of camping dating back to its first summer camp program in 1947. Located less than 40 minutes from Tupelo and 90 minutes from Starkville or Memphis, Camp Yocona provides a fantastic camping experience for the region. Camp Yocona is open year round to Scout groups, other non-profit organizations, and corporations. With some of the nicest camping and conference facilities in the area Yocona is a great place for your next campout or retreat.

Facilities include: Ar Conditioned Dining Hall, Conference Center, Administration Building, Health Lodge, 4 air conditioned Staff Cabins with restroom facilities, 8 campsites with 8-person cabins and Shower Houses, 2 Primitive Campsites, 2 Large Pavilions, COPE Course, Waterfront with swimming docks and boating, and Shooting Sports facilities.

To see if Camp Yocona is available for your next event check out Facilities Reservations.

Download the camp usage form here. For more information about how to reserve Camp Yocona for your group contact the Scout Service Center by email or phone at 662-842-2871 or email us at

2024 Scouts BSA Summer Camp Registration is Now Open

2023 Summer Camp Archive


File Name Description
2024 Camp Yocona Staff Application Download
2024 Scout BSA Summer Camp Leader's Guide Download
Scout BSA Summer Camp Parent's Guide Download