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Girl Scout Camps - Kentucky


Camp Athawominic
Fern Lake, KY
Athawominic means Warrior Path
Fern Lake was also used for camping in the 1920s, but it's not clear if it was the same site.

Camp Barren Ridge
Glasgow, KY
220 acres

Girl Scout Day Camp at Bartlett Park
Middlesboro, KY
Ran for many years.

Camp Bear Creek
Bear Creek Aquatic Camp
Bear Creek Aquatic Center
Bear Creek Education Center
near Benton, KY
183 acres

Campbell Mountain Girl Scout Camp
RR 1013, Hillsboro, KY
211 acres
Donated by the Campbell family to the Girl Scouts in 1956, in the memory of James and Addie Jane Campbell
Closed and sold in 2006

Camp Cardinal
3758 Carter Caves Road, Olive Hill, KY
156 acres

Camp Chatterawha

Sandy Valley Girl Scout Camp
Route 302, Dewey Lake Road NE, 
Jennie Wiley State Park, KY
Officially dedicated May 15, 1954
Chatterawha is the Totteroy Indian name for the Big Sandy River.

Girl Scout Camp at Clear Creek Springs
Clear Creek Springs, KY

Camp Dixie Myrtle
no other information found

Girl Scout Camp at Fern Lake 
near Middlesboro, KY
Active as early as 1928, sold prior to 1950, profits were used to build a new Girl Scout home in Ford's Woods.

Camp George W. Hogg
Camp Guenther-Hogg
Between Owensboro and Maceo, KY
50 acres
BSA property

Not actually a Girl Scout Camp, it was a BSA camp.

Camp Hickory Grove
Henderson,  KY
10 acres

Houchens Program Center

Barren River
near Bowling Green, KY
12 acres
Property owned by the Houchens Foundation, indefinitely leased to the Girl Scouts

Camp Judy Layne
Daniel Boone National Forest
1487 Camp Judy Layne Road, Wellington, KY
180 acres
Camp was started by Tottie Layne of Winchester, KY in memory of her daughter, Judy.

Camp Lincoln Ridge
Simpsonville, KY

O'Cumberlands Girl Scout Camp

Girl Scout Camp of the Cumberlands
Property donated by Mrs. C. E. (Laura) Ball.
CCC built the rock buildings
No longer owned by the Girl Scouts, since around 1981

Camp Pennyroyal
15 miles south of Owensboro, KY
180 acres

Camp Richard Clark

489 Oil Springs Road, Winchester, KY
110 acres

Camp Shantituck
Shepardsville, KY
112 acres
leased in 1928, purchased soon after
Shantituck means wooded land

Camp Shawano
Newman Rd, south of Spears, KY
Home of the Woodview Lodge

Twin Ridges
Otter Creek, KY
40 acres