In 1940, the Melbourne Rotary Club made an incredible contribution to
the Girl Scout experience of Citrus Council with the donation of the
Melbourne Scout House.
More than 60 years later, major renovations have added to the
security and comfort of this Brevard property.
The Melbourne Scout House is available for
troop camping and various day activities, meetings and events year
round.(Unless closed for maintenance & repairs Troops can request
troop camping 6 months out to the date. The Melbourne Scout House
observes the same holiday hours and schedule as the Council Service Center.
The Melbourne Scout House is available for troop camping and various
day activities and events by reservation from September through the
2nd week of May. Troops can request troop camping 3 months out.
The Melbourne Scout House observes the same holiday hours and
schedule as the Council Service Center.
The maximum capacity is 40 people; the maximum
capacity for overnight use is 20 people. Cots or mattresses are not
provided; air mattresses are recommended. Tent camping is not permitted.
There is an air conditioned common area with
tables and chairs and a large screened porch with picnic tables with a
portable grill for troop use. Air mattresses/mats can be brought in or
girls can sleep in sleeping bags on the floor. Tent camping is not
permitted. The kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, sink, cabinets with
limited counter space and cooking equipment. There are two bathrooms,
each with a toilet and a sink.
There are NO showers available. Mops, brooms, toilet paper and
garbage bags are provided. Troops must bring cleaning supplies for the
kitchen, bathrooms and floors.
Grills are not available in the park. Troops may fish from the
park's pier with an adult present that has the required Basic Water
Safety training or equivalent. Cane poles are provided but troops need
to bring their own tackle and must provide their own bait