Heart of New England Council
At the crossroads of the region’s major arteries, and encompassing New England’s second largest city; building on a four hundred year tradition of participatory citizenship that helped birth our nation; reflecting the commitment to hard work and innovation that drove the industrial revolution, and continues to drive a boom in entrepreneurism, technology, and healthcare, Heart of New England Council is proud to support the Scouting program in central Massachusetts and help grow the leaders of tomorrow.
Camp Split Rock
Enjoy the hills of northern Worcester county along the Midstate Trail between Mts. Wachusett & Watatic in Ashburnham, MA.
Outdoor adventures for all ages in Dublin, NH at the base of America’s most climbed mountain – Mt. Monadnock.
1,600 woodland acres and over 70 miles of trails to explore, including the Midstate Trail, in the heart of central Massachusetts.
Are members of your group photographers? Spend a weekend at camp enjoying the fall foliage and taking pictures.
At over 90 miles long, the Midstate Trail transverses Massachusetts from the Rhode Island to New Hampshire borders. This scenic footpath is highly accessible and includes sections that are both beginner as well as more advanced. The trail passes through the west side of Treasure Valley and is easily accessible to campers on the property. Campers at Camp Split Rock are only a short hike away to the a trailhead on the other side of Lake Winnekeag.
Within walking distance of Monadnock State Park, Camp Wanocksett is a great place to make your base camp as your Scouts prepare the hike the most climbed mountain in the world! Mount Monadnock stands at an elevation of 3,165 ft. and has dozens of hiking trails for all abilities, year-round. Advanced reservations are required to hike trails from the three NH State Park entrances during this time of social distancing. Visit https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/state-parks/monadnock-state-park for more information.