Camp Whipporwill

Camp Whippoorwill

Located near Madison, IN, this 107-acre camp provides an exciting first camping experience for campers.  There are hiking trails, fossils, trees, wildflowers, and birds galore.  Whippoorwill is excellent for Brownie and Junior troops.  Nearby Madison and Clifty Falls State Park provide a strong historical theme and many points of interest.

Facilities

Wren House: Sleeps 22 and is available year-round. It is heated, has modern shower and kitchen facilities, and a large deck.

Goldfinch Tent unit: Sleeps 32 in platform tents. It has a program shelter, cooking area, and latrines. Water is available April 15th through October 15.

Unique Program Activities

  • Geology: The topography and geology of Whippoorwill make rock study and identification a great activity.
  • History: Madison has several historic homes open to the public, including the J.F.D Lanier Mansion. There is a fee for admission.
  • Pool: A swimming pool is available at Clifty Falls State park. Crystal Beach is a municipal swimming pool located in Madison on the riverfront. Both are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. There is a fee for admission.
  • Clifty Fall State Park: Approximately 20 minutes from camp, Clifty’s waterfalls and unusual terrain make hiking and exploring a lot of fun. The park has a full-time naturalist and year-round programming.

For more information about the Madison area, you may consult the Madison, IN city website.

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.

Amenities

Adventure Playground
Archery
Fossils
Gathering Places and Stages
Platform Tent Sites
Playground
Primitive Camping
Trails and Hiking

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Get Driving Directions

Camp Whippoorwill

3022 E. Geyman Hill Road
Madison, IN 47250
Site Manager: Larry G. Pettit ( On Leave ) Please contact Jed Johnson 502-777-4598
812-264-2019
812-599-2153

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