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Edmund D. Strang Scout Reservation
278 West Side Road
Goshen, Ct 06756


Our Camp Ranger

The Story Behind our Camp

Camp Map 11x17

Camp Map 





Details on 2013 summer camp program

The Oscar Johnson campership fund receives money from private foundations. 


West Side Road, Goshen, CT

Take Route 8 North to Torrington Exit 44. Go to the second traffic light, this will be route 4.  Turn left on to route 4 for 6 miles to Goshen.  At the rotary in Goshen bear right, this is route 63.  Gong north on route 63 take the first left hand turn. This is West Side Pond Road.  The main entrance to the camp is approximately 1 mile and the first right after the caretakers residence.


Shower House Construction Pictures!!

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Campmasters Needed!!

If you are interested in becoming a Campmaster, please contact Tom Symski at 926-8707

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about the Campmaster program


Camp Strang Winter Facilities

Training Center
The Training Center is available for Scout and non Scout groups looking for a modern facility. Camp Strang is about 15 minute from Mohawk Ski Mountain!! The Training Center has 4 bedrooms that hold 6 scouts and an additional bedroom that holds 6 leaders. It has a modern kitchen. It has a large meeting room or Dinning area. The facility has 2 modern bathrooms with a shower in each. The building is heated by gas furnace. A modern facility in a camp setting. This facility is located just inside the entrance gate.

Bathroom in Training Center
Bathroom sinks in Training Center

Bedroom in Training Center 3

Bedroom in Training Center

Center Room in Training Center 2

Center Room in Training Center

Entrance side of Training Center

Leader Room in Training Center

Shower in Training Center



Tierney Lodge

Tierney Lodge is a winter cabin facility that holds 30 guests. It is heated by a wood stove located in the middle of the building. There are picnic tables lined down the middle for gathering. A curtain can be used to separate the room for privacy. There is a wood pile located near the back of this cabin. A great place for a troop to have a winter cabin camping experience. Mohawk Ski Mountain is located about 15 minutes from Camp. This lodge is locate right off the main parking lot as you enter camp.


Inside of Tierney Lodge

Tierney Lodge bunks

Tierney Lodge Bunks

Tierney Lodge from back door

Tierney Lodge wood stove



Bassett Lodge

The Bassett Building is a winter cabin located well into Camp Strang. You will have a sense of privacy!! The Bassett Building holds 28 people. It has a small entrance way that can house leaders or the back corner can be divided off with a tarp. The building is heated with a wood stove. There are picnic tables in the center for gathering. The Bassett Building gives you indoor wood stove heated sleeping in the winter while be very private for your activities. Mohawk Ski Mountain is located about 15 minutes from Camp Strang!!

Bassett Building back corner bunks

Bassett Building bunks front side

Bassett Building bunks

Bassett Building entrance and wood shed

Bassett Building entrance area

Bassett Building from a distance

Bassett Building from back door

Bassett Building wood stove



Tierney Lean Tos

The Tierney Lean Tos are located down a short tail from the Bassett Building. This gives you that Adirondack shelter camping experience. There are 6 lean tos and each sleeps 4 people. The bunks are built in. There is a campfire circle located in the campsite. A great way to spend a winter evening at a Scout Camp!! Mohawk Ski Mountain is located 15 minutes from Camp Strang!!

Single Tierney Lean To

Tierney Lean To campsite

Tierney Lean To bunks

Trail to Tierney Lean Tos



Year Round Camping Reservation Form




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