The Gerald I. Lawhorn Scouting Base

Welcome to the Flint River Council's Gerald I. Lawhorn Scouting Base.  Many exciting opportunities await your Scouts; everything from experiencing the natural beauty of the area, to hiking, canoeing, family camping, and summer programs, to taking part in the special activities we have planned.  Please plan your group outing with us and find out why this camp facility is one of the best in the Southern Region. 

Mount Eagle Climbing Tower


  • Over 2400 acres
  • 21 tent sites with program / picnic pavilions 
  • 1 camp site (Lakota) with six Adirondack shelters and a Yert 
  • 1 camp site (Kiowa) with five - 8x man cabins
  • primitive style camping along the Flint River
  • Wilderness campsites in the Pine Mountain area (Back country)
  • Family Camping Site
  • Dining Hall Facilities are available
  • COPE / COPE challenge course
  • Climbing/Rappelling facilities include Cub Scout indoor climbing wall.

    24' Webelos wall, 36' climbing rappelling tower, Mount Eagle our 60 '

    tower with a 400' zip line attached to the top of the tower, 55' Carolina tower for Climbing and Giant Swing, and a 35' rock face to climb on Dripping Rock Mountain.

  • Shooting Sport Ranges: Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Skeet, Black Powder
  • Ini-To Lake, stocked fishing lake, and Flint River Canoeing Outpost
  • 21 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails

Dining Hall

Cub Scout Outdoor Programs: Cub-O-Ree,  Cub Scout Resident Camp, Spook-O-Ree, Tiger Day, Webelos Camp-O-Ree, Webelos Resident Camp, Canoeing and Year-round programs.


Picnic Shelter at the Family Camp Area

Boy Scout Outdoor Programs The Lawhorn Scouting Base and Camp offers a wide variety of merit badges and outdoor activities for Boy Scouts during the week-long Summer Camp and Winter Camp, including the Buckskin first year camper program as well as year round high adventure programs for older Scouts. 

Ini-To Lake Waterfront

High Adventure:

  • Thunder and Beyond - High Adventure Summer Camp
  • Pine Mountain Backcountry - over 2,000 acres of adventure awaits right next to Camp Thunder
  • Year round programs include Archery, Backpacking, Canoeing, Caving, Climbing, COPE, Geocaching, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rifle and Shotgun range, Sailing and Tubing.
  • Order of the Arrow Klondike Derby

Special Events

Climbing and Rappelling Days, Mountain Man, Project COPE and Zip

Climbing Instruction Pavilion and 60 foot Repelling Tower


Field Sports on Jamboree Field


Laura Lovell, Director of Camp and Properties

Phone: 770-227-4556



Mailing Address: 1166 Dripping Rock Rd. Molena, GA 30258

Maps:  Download Lawhorn Canoe Base  or Thunder Campsite Maps

Overhead Views: Lawhorn Canoe Base Satellite or Thunder Camp Satellite 

Directions:  Download driving directions


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