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Months Open To Campers: April 1st - November 15th

Woodview Lodge open year round except on holidays!

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Camp Phone Number: 859-272-2674                                                          Site Manager Phone Number: 859-272-2674                                         Address: 3775 Newman Rd., Lexington, KY 40515

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Some of our camp properties may be temporarily closed intermittently for renovations and safety improvements for our campers. Camp Richard Clark will be unavailable for day and overnight use this spring and Camp Shawano, Camp Judy Layne, Camp Cardinal and Camp Whippoorwill will have limited reservations during 2019. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause your group.

Please call us at 800-475-2621 or email us at camp@gswrc.org to see if your dates are available!

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FROM I-64, I-75 & LEXINGTON: Take Exit 108 on I-75 (Man O War) towards Lexington, turn south onto Tates Creek Road (Rt. 1974) towards Nicholasville, turn right onto Newman Road in Spears and Camp is approximately 2 miles on the left

FROM NICHOLASVILLE: Take Rt. 169 (Union Mill Rd.) east to Spears, then right at the stop sign and immediately right onto Newman Rd. and Camp is approximately 2 miles on the left.

Camp is approximately 22 miles from the Lexington Service Center.

About Camp Shawano: Camp Shawano is 142 acres located in Jessamine County Kentucky. The camp consists of large meadows for sports and recreational activities. The property has a climbing tower, archery range, and facilties for season and year round use. This is the perfect camp for first time troop camping! 

Facilities & Amenities

Bird's Nest Cabin Unit

Description -

Each cabin has electricity and four bunkbeds. Cabin sleeps eight each. Cabin is heated by wall heaters and cooled by floor fans. Bedding is not included. Campers must bring their own pillow, sheets, blanket and or sleeping bag. 

The shelter is connected to the cabins and has electricity, picnic tables with benches, a prep table for preparing meals, an outdoor refirgerator, and a stone fireplace for cooking meals. 

The latrines are the restroom facility for this unit but campers are welcome to use the main bath house. The bath house is available to all campers and is used as the storm shelter. Campers are responsible for cleaning the bathouse afer usage. 

Sleeping Capacity - 24

Girl Scout Fees - $35/night

Non-Scout Fees - $50/night

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Jack Frost Cabin Unit

Description -

Cabin with electric, water, kitchen, fireplace, open floor area for games & activities, fire circle and latrine.

The Jack Frost unit has a large open space with a stone fireplace. The open room can be used for sleeping, activities and games. The unit has sleeping mattresses to lay on the floor. Bedding is not included. Campers must bring their own pillow, sheets, blanket and or sleeping bag. The unit has electricity and is heated by fireplace and cooled by floor fans. 

The unit includes a full kitchen with stove, oven, refirgerator, microwave, coffee pot, and sink. Some cooking untensils are included. 

There is no indoor bathroom in this unit. Campers must use the latrines outside. There is a wooden deck with handicap ramp connected to the unit. Firecircle in the grass area.  

Sleeping Capacity - 15

Girl Scout Fees - $25/night

Non-Scout Fees - $75/night

Bath House

Description -

The main bath house includes six privet showers and six privet stalls with toilet available to all campers. Users must clean when finished using the facility. The main bathouse is used as a storm shelter.

Girl Scouts & Non-Scout Fees - Included

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Lookout Lodge

Description -

Lodge with kitchen, bathroom & shower, leader’s room, open area, fireplace, electric & water.

Lookout Lodge is a two story cabin with an upstairs loft. The unit has electricity and an open space on the main floor for games/activities. The upstairs sleeping loft has mattresses that can be laid out on the floor. Bedding is not included. Campers must bring their own pillow, sheets, blanket and or sleeping bag. There is a second story deck with fire pole that is used for emergency exit. Unit has a leaders room on the main floor. Leaders room has two cots with mattresses. 

Bathroom is on the main floor and includes a shower, toilet, and sink. The kitchen is also on the main floor and includes stove, oven, coffee pot, refirgerator, and two sinks. There is electric heat in the kitchen and the bathroom (no heat in the great room.)

A small deck is attached to the unit. Fire circle with wooden benches is infront of the Lodge. 

Sleeping Capacity - 20

Girl Scout Fees - $50/night

Non-Scout Fees - $150/night

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Woodview Lodge

Description -

Entire lodge sleeps 36, with large open area in middle, bathrooms, showers, kitchen, heat and air conditioning.

The lodge has two identical side (Side A and side B) with a shared Great Room in the middle. Each side has a set of eight bunkbeds (sleeps 16 campers for each side.) Each side has a leaders room with two cots and mattresses. There is a privet bathroom attached to the leaders room. The leaders bathroom includes a shower, toilet, and sink. Bedding is not included. Campers must bring their own pillow, sheets, blanket and or sleeping bag.

Each side has bathrooms for campers. Bathrooms include sink, toilet, and shower.

The kitchen area includes two tables with benches for eating. Stove, oven, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave, sink, and cooking untensils are included in the kitchen. 

The Great Room is a large open area with a stone fireplace on opposite sides of the room. One side of the room has a privet bathroom with a toilet and sink. The other side of the room has a janitors closet with cleaning supplies and an ice machine. There are two closets with foldout tables and chairs that can be used as long as everything is put away after usage. Each side can be reserved individually or the entire lodge can be reserved. If two troops reserve the lodge at the same time; the Great Room can be shared or a divider can be put up. The entire lodge has electric, water, heat, and air conditioning. Wifi is available. The password is girlscouts.

There is a large deck in the front and the back of the lodge. Security lighting in the front and a rack for split wood. There are two fiire circles infront of the lodge. Ample parking.   

Sleeping Capacity - 36

Girl Scout Fees - $50/side per night

Non-Scout Fees - $150/side per night

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Skyridge Shelter

Description -

Large open area surrounded by forest. Covered shelter with concrete floor. Four wooden picnic tables with benches. Stone fire place under the shelter for cooking meals. Shelter has electric. 

Fire circle located next to the shelter. This is a primitive camping unit (pitch your own tent.) We do not provide any camping gear. Campers must bring their own camping gear.

This unit doesn't have a bathroom facility. Campers must use the Jack Frost latrines.  

Girl Scout Fees - $20/day

Non-Scout Fees - $50/day

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For Climbing Tower or Archery Range pricing and availability, please contact camp@gswrc.org.

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DESIGNATED STORM SHELTER AREA IS JACK FROST, WOODVIEW LODGE OR THE BATH HOUSE – please familiarize yourself and your campers with all safety procedures on arrival.

Due to camp property improvements we are not offering the climbing tower, archery, canoeing or teams course to individual troops camping this spring or renting to non-scout groups. Please check the TAP calendar for Fall Adventure Days.