Info for Scouts

Rohrbach Campground Photo


The Rohrbach Campground is available for organized youth groups (such as scouts and school groups) only. For more information and to make a reservation, please visit

Map to the Rohrbach Campground, (pdf, 2.7 MB).

Ten sites are available with advance reservation. Each campsite offers a fire ring and picnic tables and space to accommodate a maximum of 30 people. Outdoor restrooms are available at the campground and indoor facilities are located at the Antietam National Cemetery and the Visitor Center. A water spigot is available at the visitor center - please provide your own water containers. When the temperature is above freezing, the rangers also provide a water buffalo on-site at the campground.

Please Note: Scout and Civic Groups Only. The Rohrbach Group Campground is available for scout groups and civic organization groups only. Family and individual camping is not available at Antietam Battlefield, but you can download this list of public campgrounds in the area that are open to family and individual camping, pdf, 12KB.

BSA Patch

Antietam Battlefield Historic Trail

The 10.5 mile hike, organized by the Mason-Dixon Council of the Boy Scouts of America, is a tour for Boy Scouts (and others who are eligible) to learn about the various sites and events of the Battle of Antietam. Scouts who follow the trail as described in this booklet earn the Antietam Battlefield Historic Trail Patch. Guidebooks and patches are available online or by calling the park bookstore at 301-432-4329. The trail starts at the Rohrbach Campground.


Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Program

Antietam National Battlefield participates in both the Girl Scout Ranger and Boy Scout Ranger Program. After your scouts have completed the activities, you can email the park’s Education Coordinator to get the patches.

Scout Ranger Patches


Last updated: March 25, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782


(301) 432-5124

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