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Bear Creek Aquatic Center

4736 Barge Island Rd, Benton, KY 42025

Located near Benton, KY, this 183-acre, American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited camp sits on the shores of Kentucky Lake and has a large lodge, troop cabin, and picnic shelters that are available year-round.  Screened cabin units, a platform tent unit, and primitive camping areas are available from April 15 through October 15. This site holds Summer Resident Camp from June through the first of August and is available for Troop Camping and  Day Programs the rest of the year.

Facilities Available

Honeybee Lodge Sleep 40 and is available throughout the Troop year.  It has modern toilet facilities with showers and a large kitchen for large groups.

Penguin Palace Sleeps 17 and is available throughout the troop year.  Is has a furnace and a wood stove along with a modern bathroom and kitchen

Screened Cabin Units,  Platform Tent units and the Lakeview Pavilion units are available from April 15 through October 15 when Summer Resident camp is not is session.

Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana require all users of our camps to have training. More information on required training is available. 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.

Please look at the Safety Activity Checkpoints for activity descriptions.

Platform Tent Sites
Primitive Camping
Screened Cabin Units
Teams Course
Trails and Hiking