Utah Parks - CampingMarion D Hanks Scout Camp FAQs

Marion D. Hanks Scout Camp FAQ's

 

1. Directions to camp.

 

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2. What we offer!

  • Camping: This location is the perfect location for overnight camp use by Scouting groups as well as other groups such as church groups. There are 14 separate campsites, that can each support up to 12 individuals. Each campsite includes a cement pad with a table, water, and surrounding grass area for tents. The cost is $25.00 per campsite.
  • Day use: Campsites may also be reserved for day-time use (7am-4pm). Perfect for family reunions, Girls Activity Day events, Pack meetings, etc. The price to reserve a campsite for day-use is $15.00. Reservations can include a single campsite or multiple campsites, to provide the space you need.
  • Group Activity Center: The newly completed Group/Stake Activity Center is a beautiful building perfect for training courses, weddings, banquets, etc. It can seat up to 150 guests inside and includes a full kitchen, tables and chairs. It also includes an outdoor amphitheater right outside the activity center, complete with a fire ring and seating for 100+ people. This beautiful amphitheater is a perfect setting for many activities that can complement the inside use of the activity center. The Activity Center contains multiple individual bathrooms for use by guests.
    • The Activity Center can be scheduled as follows:
      • Morning session, from 7:00 a.m. through noon ($100)
      • Afternoon session, from 12:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m. ($100)
      • Evening session, from 5:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. ($150)
  • Other features: A large grass area, multiple individual bathrooms, complete with showers, and an area just below the campground that provides full access to the Virgin River - great for hikes and other adventures.

3. Contact Information


4. What are the camp's policies and procedures?

  • Click here to download the Council Camp Leader's Guide, (PDF).
  • Rules and Regulations:
    • Camping is only allowed in those places specifically provided or marked
    • Time limits are strictly enforced, please be respectful to the group coming next 
    • Quiet hours are 10 p.m. - 7 a.m. Voices carry in the still of night, so be respectful of this time. 
    • No pets allowed, except for authorized service animals
    • Two vehicles per campsite are allowed and must be parked in designated areas
    • No alcohol, smoking or drug use of any kind is allowed
    • Discharging a firearm or any other implement capable of taking human life, causing injury, or damaging property is prohibited
    • Engaging in fighting, causing public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm by making unreasonably loud noise is prohibited
    • Maximum camping stay is 14 days
    • Maximum of 12 people per campsite
    • Maximum of 150 allowed inside the Activity Center at any one time
    • (Activity Center) You are responsible for cleaning the building according to the instructions posted in the activity center
    • Camping or overnight sleeping is not allowed in the group activity center
    • You agree that adult supervision will be provided at all times
    • You agree to be responsible for any loss or damage caused by any member of your party accompanying you
    • Clean your site! You will be charged for leaving garbage or other items behind. Take out what you bring in. Please practice Leave No Trace principles.
    • Use of fireworks or other explosives within campgrounds and other recreation areas is prohibited
    • Do not carve, chop, cut and damage any trees or vegetation
  • Cancellation Policy:
    • ?Campsites: Cancellations may be made by calling the Utah National Parks Council office at 801-437-6222. Full refunds, minus $5 cancellation fee, will be granted if cancelled at least 48 hours before the reservation begins. No refunds will be granted in the event of bad weather, insects, or other weather situations. In the case that the council closes the camp for emergency purposes, full refunds will be granted.
    • Activity Center: Cancellations may be made by calling the Utah National Parks Council office at 801-437-6222. Full refunds, minus $25 cancellation fee, will be granted if cancelled at least 10 days before the reservation begins. No refunds will be granted in the event of bad weather, insects, or other weather situations. In the case that the council closes the camp for emergency purposes, full refunds will be granted.

5. What do the campsites look like?

  • Images coming soon!

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748 North 1340 West

Orem, Utah 84057
(801) 437-6222

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