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Camp Buchan

Camp Buchan is located southeast of Charlottetown in the community of Point Prim. Established in 1938, Camp Buchan has a long history of facilitating Scouting adventures on Prince Edward Island. The site offers a great sandy beach, main lodge, a log cabin, nature trails and so much more!

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  • Camp Buchan is located on the south side of Prince Edward Island in the beautiful community of Point Prim, Kings County and at the mouth of the Charlottetown harbour. Camp Buchan is a 25 minute drive from Wood Islands Northumberland ferry or 45 minutes from Charlottetown Airport. 
    There is a large main building with tables and chairs for meetings and gatherings. The camp has acres of large open fields and meadows, treed areas, level grassy campsites, nature trails throughout the property, marsh habitat area, updated log cabin for Scout/Venturer use year-round, and a large unsupervised beach that is located on the west and south side of the camp. Great swimming is available when the tide is in and when tides are out, take advantage of very long walks and activities on the sand flats.
    When checking out, groups are to leave no trace and are responsible to take with them all their compost, waste and recyclables to the nearest IWMC (Island Waste Management Corporation) disposal site. Do not use the black and green garbage bins at camp entrance; they are for a private residence. 
    Groups are advised to have cell phones for all telephone calls. Grocery store with a full range of groceries in located in the community of Eldon, a 10 minute drive from the camp.
    Camp Buchan is available for camping any time of the year. Main building is available year round, with electricity available during winter months and wood is supplied for the wood stove. Plumbing, washrooms, water system is winterized, so campers will need to bring their water for drinking and cooking use during the winter. 
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  • Camp Buchan can be rented by Scout Canada and Girl Guide Members and non-members; for both day and overnight use. 


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  • Address

    Camp Buchan, 379 Camp Buchan Rd, Belfast, PE C0A 1A0

    GPS N46.054938926954414, W-62.95448169574505



    Waldron MacDonald

    Camp Manager