Camp Yaw Paw Directions


From 287 North (Oakland Area)

Route 287 North to Exit 58 (Oakland / Rte 202).  Turn left at W. Oakland Ave.  Slight left at Ramapo Valley Rd / US 202 N.  Travel on Rte 202 N For approximately 3.3 miles.
Turn left at Bear Swap Road. Cross bridge and continue straight to gate. 

From Paramus Area

Take Route 4 West to Rout 208 North to route 287 South to Exit 58.  At the light at the end of the exit ramp, turn right on to Route 202 North (Ramapo Valley Rd).  Go approximately 3 miles on route 202.  Just beyond the 2nd "Camel Retreat" sign on your right, you will see "One Lane Bridge" sign.  Turn left on to Bear Swamp Rd.  Cross bridge and continue straight to gate. 

From Route 17 (Mahwah Area)

Take Route 17 to Route 202 South approximately 3 miles to Bear Swamp Road (the first right turn after Sun Valley Farms on your right).  Look for the "One Lane Bridge" sign and turn right on to Bear Swamp Road.  Cross the bridge and continue straight to gate. 

Once you are at the gate

Open the gate (you will be sent the combination in the mail), then CLOSE and LOCK it behind you.  Continue on camp road about 2 miles to Camp Yaw Paw sign.  Turn left at the sign, cross over the bridge and continue about 1/2 mile to the parking area.

Scout Shop
Phone: 201.651.9743

Scout Shop Hours:
9 am - 6 pm (Mon.) 
9 am - 8 pm (Tues)
9 am - 6 pm (Wed., Thur.)
9 am - 5 pm (Fri)
9 am - 2 pm (Sat.)
Closed Sundays
25 Ramapo Valley Rd., Oakland N.J. 07436 | 201-677-1000  | 
 HOURS: MON - FRI 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM