Camp Cottermouth is Scouts ACT's camping and accommodation centre, in a peaceful bush setting 5 minutes from the edge of urban Canberra and 15 minutes from Parliament House. It is located in the Cotter Precinct, an area of the ACT known for its natural beauty and suitability for a variety of outdoor pursuits. Camp Cottermouth offers panoramic views of the nearby Brindabella Mountains and it borders the Murrumbidgee River.
Camp Cottermouth is designed for group accommodation and camping, and has a mixture of built and campsite facilities.
The main built accommodation is the Shakespeare Centre, an accommodation and conference facility, with 8 cabins ranging from 8 to 10 beds. All cabins have bathrooms, 3 have kitchens, and 2 are designed to accommodate people with impaired mobility. This centre also contains a conference hall with attached kitchen. This accommodation is available on a fully catered or self-catering basis.
The Kangaroo Flat campground is designed for group camping and has a large number of sites over an extensive area. Facilities include an ablutions block, shade shelters, stage, cookout and classrooms.