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Program Centers

Looking for an escape to the great outdoors? You’ve come to the right place! Just like our girls, every one of our outdoor program centers is different, each with its own unique personality and special qualities. Every girl will find a GSMH camp that's as awesome as she is—whatever her interests, age, or level of outdoor experience.

Plan a weekend camping trip with your troop, participate in an exciting outdoor program or event on your own, or venture to Day Camp or Resident Camp in the summer. Sing songs by the campfire, eat endless s'mores, have lots of laughs, and make memories they'll never forget.

In the summer we offer four resident camps, but don’t let the Girl Scout Camp fun stop with the summer. You can reserve our camp facilities for your troop or group in fall, winter, or spring! Check out our program centers to see which one is perfect for your next Outdoor Adventure Program!

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Cherokee Ridge Program Center

Nestled in the foothills of the Ozarks in Wayne County, MO, with a captivating view of Lake Potashnik, Cherokee Ridge offers three permanent camping units all with screened cabins, running water, established fire rings, and latrines with cold showers. One unit house includes a large sleeping area, fireplace, and full kitchen, while another unit has a lodge with electricity. The ADA-accessible dining lodge can house 100+ people, and has a full commercial kitchen, craft room, and bathrooms. Also available are two, 2-room log cabins with shower and toilet facilities.

1,100 acres in Wayne County, MO

Available early spring through late Fall

Suggested Activities:  Camping, hiking, outdoor education, nature activities, and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Horseback riding, archery, canoeing, swimming, team building games

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Finbrooke Program Center

A spectacular camp tucked away just outside of Springfield in Christian County, MO, Finbrooke offers six different camping units including a choice of small cabins, perma-tents, or platform tents. Each unit has a pavilion with electricity, access to flush toilets, and hot showers. The lodge can house 125 people, with a full commercial kitchen and bathroom facilities. This program center is accredited by the American Camp Association and is ADA accessible.

250 acres in Christian County, MO

Available early spring through late fall

Suggested Activities: Camping, hiking, mountain biking, nature activities, and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Archery, canoeing, low and high ropes challenge course, climbing tower, zipline, kayaking, swimming, team building games

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Friendship Fields Program Center

Located on the Kansas-Missouri border in Crawford County, KS, Friendship Fields offers the Red Bud Lodge which contains a double fireplace, flush toilets, and showers. With a capacity of 75, the lodge’s kitchen and meeting room are well-equipped. The grounds include a pavilion, fire ring, storm shelter, and canoe dock to a small lake that provides the opportunity for canoeing and paddle boating. Friendship Fields also has a 1-room log cabin with a kitchen and bathroom. Friendship Fields is ADA accessible.

53 acres in Crawford County, KS

Available year-round

Suggested Activities: Camping, fishing, hiking, nature activities, and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Canoeing, team building games

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Latonka Program Center

Tucked away in its own private cove on beautiful Lake Wappapello in Wayne County, Latonka offers three camping units with screened cabins and one camping unit for platform tents. Each unit has a pavilion with electricity. All units have access to flush toilets and hot showers. Three climate-controlled buildings (the troop house, infirmary, and old house) are also available. With space for up to 100 people, the dining lodge has a full commercial kitchen, bathroom, and a large screened area for indoor use or overflow. Troop House may be used year-round. This program center is ADA accessible.

800 acres in Wayne County, MO

Available early spring to late fall

Suggested Activities: Camping, hiking, nature activities, and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Archery, canoeing, low and high ropes challenge course, zipline, swimming, team building games

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Mintahama Program Center

Boasting a private 12-acre lake with Goose Island in the center, Mintahama is fit for primitive camping with two floating docks for canoeing and paddle boating. Located just outside of Joplin in Newton County, MO, Mintahama also offers six camping units: a platform tent unit, two screened cabin units, a tree house unit, and two bunk-style lodge units, all with fire-rings, shelters, and latrines. Hot showers and flush toilets are available at the pool house. The dining hall can seat 150 and has a full commercial kitchen and bathroom.

180 acres in Newton County, MO

Available early spring to late fall

Suggested Activities: Camping, hiking, nature activities, and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Archery, canoeing, swimming, team building games

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Sacajawea West Program Center

Located in Pettis County, Sacajawea West offers a large lodge than can house 50 people, with a full kitchen and bathrooms with showers. A pavilion, an older building used as a craft house, and a small shed are also available. This site has a capacity of 200 for day events and is ADA accessible.

30 acres in Pettis County, MO

Available year-round

Suggested Activities: Camping, hiking, lock-ins, nature activities, and special events

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Team building games

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Silver Meadows Program Center

Situated on 113 acres in Boone County and featuring beautiful rolling meadows and a 2 & ½ acre lake, Silver Meadows offers a two-story lodge that can house 75 people, and has a full commercial kitchen and bathroom facilities. An outdoor shelter with showers, flush toilets, and a fire circle is also available—perfect for tent camping. The site has a capacity of 200-500 for day events and is ADA accessible.

130 acres in Boone County, MO

Available year-round

Suggested Activities: Camping, lock-ins, nature activities, hiking and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs Available: Archery, canoeing, team building games

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Suzanne Program Center

A small cabin, latrines, fire circles, and several water faucets are located throughout this beautiful program center.

750 acres in Newton County, MO

Available early spring to late fall

Suggested Activities:  Primitive camping, nature activities, hiking, and service projects

Outdoor Adventure Programs are outdoor programs that can be customized to meet the needs of your troop/group! Different from the outdoor programs offered in the Volunteer 411, you can add more time, girls, etc. Each program includes a basic skill introduction. Please read the Outdoor Adventure Program Request Guidelines for more information.