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Arkansas Wilderness Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter & Winter Break Wilderness Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Arkansas are Starting in December, 2022

Many of our Arkansas Wilderness Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Wilderness Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in December, 2022.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Wilderness Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2023 Wilderness Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Wilderness Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for December, 2022.

Best Arkansas Winter & Winter Break Wilderness Day Camps Starting in December, 2022

Looking for a Great Arkansas Wilderness Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Arkansas Day Wilderness Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Arkansas Year-Round
Wilderness Camps, Classes & Wilderness Programs

Many of our Best Arkansas Summer Wilderness Camps also offer Year Round Wilderness Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Wilderness Programs, too.

Best Arkansas Winter & Winter Break Wilderness Camp Jobs

Searching for Arkansas Wilderness Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Wilderness Camps are now listing their 2023 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Some of the Best Wilderness Camps in the South are here in Arkansas.

Winter & Winter Break 2023 COVID-19 Update, Please Read: Many Wilderness camps may be changing their schedules and plans because of COVID-19. For the most current information, please contact each camp individually.

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YMCA Camp Lakewood
Potosi, Missouri
573-438-2155

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YMCA Camp Lakewood is an awesome overnight adventure for children ages 6-17! With 5,200 acres and 360-acre lake, kids get outdoors having fun, making friends and learning new skills. They participate in sports, equestrian, arts & crafts, caving, high adventure, water activities and more, and also learn about accomplishment, belonging and character.

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Camp Ozark
Mount Ida, Arkansas

Visit Our Camp Ozark Website
(870) 867-4131
155 Ozark Ln
Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2022 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Music/Band, Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, Team Sports, Academics, Computers, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Ozark is located 6 miles west of Mt. Ida on Hwy. 270. We are approximately 35 miles west of Hot Springs are located on the banks of the Ouachita River.

CAMP FACILITIES: 84 spacious cabin, with a spring to swim, and a lot of space to do everything. a nice indoor crafts center.a lake to water ski and canoe and stuff.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our Philosophy
Each summer over 4200 kids choose to spend a session or more at Incomparable Camp Ozark, exploring over 400 acres of beautiful, forested terrain, participating in more than 120 activities, during our 11 week camping season.

Our mission, our philosophy, our core values and our efforts all focus on investing fully in each individual child and family as if they were the only "1" at Camp Ozark. Why?...because although deep down we "might" admit that the one, two or three weeks that kids spend at Camp Ozark may not be "the most important" time of their life, to us it is.

Watch the video on our website.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Go to the website.

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Camp Ozark

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Arkansas Wilderness Camps

Be sure to ask each Arkansas Wilderness Camp about the amount of wilderness instruction and the overall intensity of their wilderness program.

Some Top Arkansas Wilderness Camps offer rigorous daily wilderness training and lots of intensive wilderness experience. Other great Arkansas Camps offer wilderness and nature studies as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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Timber Oaks Retreat
Clinton, Arkansas

Visit Our Timber Oaks Retreat Website
501-581-6533
rentals[AT]timberoaksretreat.com
2343 Barrens Community Rd.
Clinton, Arkansas 72031

CAMPER AGES: 9-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekends

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. All groups are welcome

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Timber Oaks Retreat is a campground facility and retreat center located in Clinton, Arkansas. We provide an ideal location for church camps, retreats, reunions, company picnics, pool parties, RV camping and more! This beautiful camp is nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains on the South Fork of the Little Red River that leads into Greer’s Ferry Lake.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our beautiful campground is nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains on the South Fork of the Little Red River that leads into Greer’s Ferry Lake. We are located 5 miles East of Clinton, Arkansas.

CAMP FACILITIES: Capable of sleeping 200 people, we have 9 individual cabins (all with air-conditioning). We also have an 84,000 gallon swimming pool, large dining hall, covered basketball court, sand volleyball court, stocked fishing pond, climbing tower, 18-hole mini golf course, RV and Tent campsites and many more fun activities!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For over 50 years this campground has served both kids and adults from all walks of life. Thousands have enjoyed it's beauty and countless memories have been made here. Built in the 1960's by the Methodist Church, the camp was first known as Camp Kaetzell. A couple decades later in 1987, the Woodmen of the World life insurance company purchased the property from the Methodist Church and changed it's name to the Woodmen Youth Camp (also known as the WOW Camp). For 30 years Woodmen maintained and operated the camp while serving young people from all over the state.

On June 1st 2017, Craig and Melissa New purchased the camp, beginning the camp's third generation.

It is now known as Timber Oaks Retreat.

Our mission is to serve others by providing a place where Christian learning, fellowship and worship is always welcome. It's through God's grace that we have been blessed with this property and this opportunity.

May God be praised and lives changed at Timber Oaks Retreat.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer year-round rentals for Group Day Rentals, Retreats and Special Events.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We offer rentals for Church Camps, Retreats, Family Reunions, School Events, Company Picnics, Birthday & Pool Parties.

Visit our website for complete rental information:
Our Camp Website Link: www.timberoaksretreat.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our website for pricing

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Timber Oaks Retreat

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Arkansas Boy Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in Arkansas

http://www.quapawbsa.org/
Quapaw Area Council
3220 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501)664-4780
kimb[AT]quapawbsa.org

Visit the website for more info.


Arkansas Girl Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in Arkansas

Girl Scouts Diamonds of Arkansas
http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/
(800) 632-6894

Fayetteville
2080 East Joyce Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 695-1818
(800) 632-6894

Fort Smith
5705 Gordon Lane
Fort Smith, AR 72903
(479) 452-1290
(800) 632-6894

Jonesboro
4803 East Johnson Ave.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 932-2833
(800) 632-6894

Little Rock
615 West 29th Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
501) 758-1020
(800) 632-6894

Pine Bluff
3300 Taloha Road
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 534-8563
(800) 632-6894

Texarkana
1811 Arkansas Blvd.
Texarkana, AR 71854
(870) 773-2151
(800) 632-6894

Visit the Website for more information.

 


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