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Camp Whippoorwill

3022 E. Geyman Hill Road, Madison, IN 47250

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.

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

Goldfinch Unit: Sleeps up to 32. The main building at this unit is the shelter house. It has large doors that can be opened for that outdoor feeling or closed during bad weather for better protection. It is served by a grill, a fire circle, a latrine, and washstand. There is electric, ceiling fans, a refrigerator, and a sink with running cold water between April 15 and October 15. There are also four tent platforms where a troop can pitch their tents.
*This unit does not have its own freestanding tents.

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 Scout of Kentuckiana require all users of our camps to have training. More information on required training is available here. To make a camp reservation click on the “Reserve Camp” button at the top of the page. 

Pricing and information can be found in the online reservation information.

Please look at the Safety Activity Checkpoints for activity descriptions.

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