Buffalo Trace Council is headquartered in Evansville, IN at the Eykamp Scout Center.  Named for Richard and Rita Eykamp, the Center was dedicated in February 2005, and serves as both an administrative headquarters, Scout Shop and a program center. 


The spacious meeting rooms and 17-acres of outdoor space allow for a wide variety of Scouting events. The Eykamp Scout Center is available to all Scout units and community not-for-profit groups at a nominal fee.

Eykamp Scout Center Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 to 5:00

Gaither Scout Shop Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00

Saturdays (unless a holiday weekend) 9:00 to 1:00 (CST)

Call our office at (812) 423-5246 ext. 203 or


to check date availability and booking information

Eykamp Scout Center Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 to 4:00

Gaither Scout Shop: By Appointment Only

Monday - Friday 8:30 to 4:00

All Times are Central Time

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3501 E. Lloyd Expressway

Evansville, IN 47715

(812) 423-5246

Fax (812) 423-4845

Old Ben Scout Reservation

5735 E County Road 175 N

Winslow, IN 47598

Knox County

Pike County

Gibson County  

Perry County

Posey County

Southwest Indiana