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Camp Winding River & Equestrian Center

 Surrounded by the rolling hills and pastures of rural Missouri, Winding River Camp is located northeast of Dearborn, MO in Buchanan County. With over 400 acres of fields and forests to explore, Winding River features wide-open spaces, an old-fashioned dairy barn, and state-of-the-art riding arena for camp activities. Horseback riding and zipline are offered at various times throughout the year, and there is an archery field, ample trails for hiking, and geocaching. ​​Property map
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A modern loft house with bunk beds, kitchen and bathroom, two units of Adirondacks, and several primitive camping sites provide a variety of lodging options. Mattresses are provided at all overnight sites except for primitive sites. Rupple's Roost and the Underloft have kitchens and indoor bathrooms, from April to October.

Camp Winding River is the serene camping experience you've been looking for.

Unit Day
Troop Day
Only Fee*
Overnight Fee
Service Unit
Overnight Fee

Loft House N/A 20 N/A $120 $96
This modern bunkhouse located in the Equestrian Center offers heat and A/C, a full kitchen, restrooms and showers, bunk beds and private leader rooms.

Rupple's Roost 48 N/A
$40 N/A
The Roost has heat, restrooms and a full kitchen.

Underloft 48 N/A
$40 N/A
This cozy haven tucked under the barn has
a full kitchen, restrooms and heat.

Activity Barn 60 N/A $60 N/A N/A
This spacious barn is the perfect spot for an outdoor activity and has nearby latrines. No overnight camping in this building.

Hawkins Haven N/A 36 N/A $60 $48
Vanetti Village N/A 36 N/A $60 $48
Outdoor units with 9 permatents each. Permatents are wooden cabins with canvas flaps covering the doors and windows. Each unit has a sheltered unit house for gatherings. Both Hawkins Haven and Vanetti Village are wheelchair accessible.

North Hill
Outdoor Primitive
80 40 $22 $44 $35
West Ridge
Outdoor Primitive
80 40 $22 $44 $35
These primitive campsites are ideal for tent camping.
A water source and latrines are close by.

Visit the troop camping page to read about required training, camp rules, frequently asked questions, and activities for girls to do at camp.​​​

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