Camp Scelkit on Gerrish Island in Kittery Point is a four-acre wooded site nestled on a tidal river.
It is minutes away from the ocean, Fort Foster Park and historical sites. Scelkit offers lovely water views and areas to explore salt marshes.
Scelkit is available for group/troop camping May – mid October.
This seasonal camp has a lodge, kitchen building, picnic shelter and flush toilets. There are also 4 platform tents which are up
June through September.
See the peacefulness of Camp Scelkit with this photo page
Go south on the Maine Turnpike until the end (York toll booth).
Take the first exit immediately after the toll booth.
Turn left at the stop sign, following the signs for Route 1, south.
Turn right at the traffic light onto Route 1; a Visitor Center will be directly ahead.
Get into the left lane so that at the next set of lights, you can turn left onto Route 1A.
Follow Route 1A for 1.3 miles to York Village.
Turn right onto Route 103 (Lilac Lane). Continue on Route 103 for 4.2 miles.
Turn left onto Gerrish Island Lane. (There will be a large blue house on the right and the road sign is at an angle, so you may see Brave Boat Harbor.)
Continue through the stop sign.
Cross the bridge and bare left at the fork onto Goodwin Road. Camp is on the left, 1/2 mile down.