Located about 15 miles south of Owensboro, KY, this American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited, 180-acre camp includes an 8-acre lake, three year-round buildings, platform tents, screened cabins, and primitive camping areas. The most centrally located camp in our council, it is an excellent camp for all age groups. Pennyroyal hosts Summer Resident Camp from Mid-May through the end of July. The rest of the year, the camp is available for Troop Camping and other programs.
Beckley Lodge is an excellent meeting and dining hall. It will seat up to 150 comfortably. It is heated for year-round use and has modern kitchen and bathroom facilities. It is not used as a sleeping facility.
Helen’s Haven Troop house is attached to Beckley Lodge and sleep 40. It is heated and has bathrooms, showers, and kitchen facilities. Separate sleeping facilities for men are available.
The Loft: Sleeps 26, is heated, and has modern kitchen and bathroom facilities, a wood stove, loft and a large deck.
: Sleeps 24 and is available year-round. It is heated, has a modern a kitchen and bathrooms. It has a covered porch that runs the length of the building.
Seasonal Facilities: There are Platform Tent Units, Screened Cabin Units, and a central shower house that is available from April 15 through October 15. Consult the Camp Facilities Checklist for more information.
Bird Watching: Pennyroyal has a great bird blind and a bird watching program box for troop use.
Bike Trail Program: A bike trail introduction program is available for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors.
Orienteering: An orienteering course and program box is available for use at camps
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana require all users of our camps to have training. More information on required training is available in our Outdoor Education section. To make camp reservations contact our registrar at (502) 636-0900 or (888) 771-5170 or the reservation form can be found here.
If you are not a Girl Scout group, but another group, such as a school, church, other non-profit, small business or corporation, our camps and programs are available for rent. Check here for more information on Non-Girl Scout Camping.
Below is a link to an article regarding the mining proposed near Camp Pennyroyal. More information can be found under Position Statements