Cherokee Nation Scout Ranch

Camp Darby

Camp Fred Darby at the Cherokee Nation Scout Ranch is located on 240-acres southeast of Tahlequah, Oklahoma in a hilly area on Barren Fork Creek, a tributary to the Illinois River. Troops use Camp Darby year-round for weekend camping and canoeing trips down the Illinois River. Many District Camporees and training events are hosted at Camp Darby, as well as Dad-and-Lad and Mom-and-Me programs. Scouts enjoy the natural beauty and historic feel of Camp Fred Darby. Read the history of Camp Darby.

Directions to the Cherokee Nation Scout Ranch.

Amenities

  • Babbitt Chapel
  • 4 Cabins – each sleeps 8 people
  • Canoeing
  • Chapman Dining Hall – multipurpose facility, kitchen, seating capacity 100
  • Murphy’s Pavilion
  • Program pavilions
  • Restrooms and shower facilities
  • Sports Fields