The Dowling Aquatic Base is located on the banks of the Pecos River in the city of Carlsbad, New Mexico.  The camp is a specialty camp dealing in aquatic related programs. 


If you are looking for aquatic activities such as standup paddleboards, swimming, canoeing and more, come to Dowling Aquatic Base.


While we don't run a regular summer program out of Dowling at this moment, we do take camping reservations. Come on down, stay overnight, and then go off to explore the famous Carlsbad Caverns!


Call 575-622-3461 for reservations! 



Scout Oath

On my honor, I will do my best

to do my duty to God and my 

Country, and to obey the Scout

Law, to help other people at all times

to keep myself physically

strong, mentally awake, and 

morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.

Conquistador Council, BSA  - 2603 North Aspen Avenue - Roswell, NM 88201  -  575-622-3461 - Fax 575-622-3493