Camp

Camp Cardinal is 156 acres situated on the mountain ridgelines in eastern Kentucky, within a short hiking distance of Carter Caves State Resort in Carter County. The camp has 4 platform tent units, a small house, a Dining Hall, hiking trails and programming facilities. Commercial caving, swimming and miniature golf is available at Carter Caves State Resort for a fee.

Find us at: 3406 Carter Caves Road, Olive Hill, KY 41164

Amenities:         Hiking Trails*

*Are available to all campers at no additional cost.

Facilities:

  • Cabin Units
  • Platform Tent Units
  • Units with full facilities
  • Central Bathhouse
  • Dining Hall with commercial kitchen

Availability:   Camp Cardinal is open for troop, group camping, service unit events and day camps April –October.

Reservations:   Please follow the procedures in the camp handbook or call  800-475-2621 for more information.

Directions:   From I-64:

Take Exit 161 towards Carter Caves State Resort Park on Rt. 60, turn left onto Rt. 182 towards Carter Caves State Resort Park, you will go past the entrance to the park.  Continue for approximately one mile.  The sign and gate for Camp Cardinal will be on the right.

Camp is approximately 96 miles from the Lexington Service Center.

DESIGNATED STORM SHELTER AREAS ARE THE DINING HALL, THE CENTRAL BATHING FACILITY AND UNDERNEATH THE DINING HALL, IN THE TRAIL HOUSE.  If you use the trail house as shelter, please do NOT touch any of the equipment.

Spend the summer with us at Camp Judy Layne!

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Located in Morgan County, a short drive from Cave Run Lake, Camp Judy Layne’s adventure based opportunities abound in over 180 acres of beautiful woodland sitting on the ridge of the Daniel Boone National forest.

Find us at: 1487 Camp Judy Layne Road, Wellington, KY 40387; 606-768-2629 

Amenities:

*Are available to all campers at no additional cost.

Other activities require certified facilitators and may have an additional fee.  For more information contact the Camp Manager at 800-475-2621

Facilities:

Availability:

Camp Judy Layne is open to troops, groups, service unit encampments and council events from April 1st – May and August – November 15th.  Resident camp operates during June and July.

Reservations:   Please follow the procedures in the camp handbook or call 800-475-2621 for more information.

Adventure:   For information on adventure programming, contact the Camp Manager at 800-475-2621

Directions:   From I-64, take Exit 133 Sharkey/Farmers/Cave Run, go towards Farmers, take Hwy. 801 around the lake, Hwy. 801 becomes Hwy. 1274 ( do not turn left at 801 & 1274) continue going straight.  Turn left onto Camp Judy Layne Road and go to the end of the black top road and you will see the gate for the camp.  Drive down the gravel road to your unit.   It is approximately 19 miles from the exit to Camp Judy Layne Road.  The camp is at the end of the road.

DESIGNATED STORM SHELTER AREAS ARE THE DINING HALL, THE CENTRAL BATH HOUSE AND UNDERNEATH THE DINING HALL, IN THE TRAIL HOUSE.  If you use the trail house as shelter, please do NOT touch any of the equipment.

Camp Richard Clark is 110 acres located in Clark County, Kentucky. Perhaps the most historic of all the Council’s camp properties, Camp Richard Clark is located where a grand hotel with mineral springs operated as a health spa that attracted many patrons from all over the nation in the 1850′s. Its history; seclusion and pleasantly unusual terrain make this site an interesting place to visit. Overnight capacity is up to 200, limited by restroom facilities.

Find us at: 489 Oil Springs Road, Winchester, KY 40391

 

Amenities:

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*Are available to all campers at no additional cost.

Other activities require certified facilitators and may have an additional fee.  For more information contact the Camp Manager at 800-475-2621

Facilities:

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Availability:

 

Reservations:    Please follow the procedures in the camp handbook or call 800-475-2621 for more information.

Join the adventure at Camp Shawano!

Set on the bluffs above the Kentucky River where Daniel Boone and his contemporaries often hunted, Camp Shawano is our camp in the heart of the Bluegrass.  146 acres of cedar and hardwood forest and a number of open meadows provide fine sites for outdoor games.  This camp offers a progression of camping opportunities from modern to primitive units and a 40 foot tall climbing tower with a zipline.

Find us at: 3775 Newman Road, Lexington, KY 40515

 

Amenities:

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*Are available to all campers at no additional cost.

Other activities require certified facilitators and may have an additional fee.  For more information contact the Camp Manager at 800-475-2621

Facilities:

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Availability:

 

Reservations:    Please follow the procedures in the camp handbook or call 800-475-2621 for more information.

Girl Scout Summer Day Camp is held at the Licking Valley Cluster Erlanger Service Center at 607 Watson Road, Erlanger, KY 41018. 

Girl Scout Summer Day Camp meets the highest standards of health, safety, program, and staffing. Local and state laws and Girl Scouts of the USA guidelines are carefully observed. Licking Valley Day Camp is an American Camp Association Accredited Camp. 

ACA Accreditation means that GSKWRC Licking Valley Day Camp submitted to a thorough (up to 300 standards) review of its operation by the American Camp Association (ACA) — from staff qualifications and training to emergency management. American Camp Association collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices at the camp reflect the most up-to-date, research-based standards in camp operation. GSKWRC Licking Valley Day Camp and ACA form a partnership that promotes summers of growth and fun in an environment committed to safety.

ACA helps all accredited camps provide:

  • Healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experiences
  • Discovery through experiential education
  • Caring, competent role models
  • Service to the community and the environment
  • Opportunities for leadership and personal growth