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Camp Winding River Facilities and Fees

Camp Winding River is a 225-acre facility, located approximately 15 miles north of Oconomowoc, with gentle rolling hills, large grassy areas, wetlands and access to the Rubicon River. Four indoor troop camping facilities are available, each designed to respond to the varying skill and comfort levels of our members. A variety of tent camping and day use sites are available. A 1.75 mile hiking trail along the Rubicon River connects the west and east ends of camp.

To begin the reservation process for a program property, first check availability for the site and unit. Then complete and submit the Site Rental Interest form.

For site specific questions, or to arrange an on-site visit, contact Rick at 262-707-9615.


Friendship Center Upper

Indoor troop house
Capacity: 30 total people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $80/night or $150/2 nights
Fee for other nonprofits: $242/night Non-Member groups must pay for entire building.
Availability: September through May
Amenities: Central heating, electric stove, microwave, refrigerator, cooking equipment, place settings for 30 people, tables, chairs, indoor bathrooms with shower and tub, mattresses, leader room with four beds, telephone, indoor fireplace, firewood, and outside fire scar. Accessible to people with physical disabilities.


Friendship Center Lower

Indoor troop house
Capacity: 30 total people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $80/night or $150/2 nights
Fee for other nonprofits: $242/night Non-Member groups must pay for entire building.
Availability: September through May
Amenities: Central heating, electric stove, microwave, refrigerator, cooking equipment, place settings for 30 people, tables, chairs, indoor bathrooms with shower, mattresses, leader room with four beds, telephone, indoor fireplace, firewood, and outside fire scar. Accessible to people with physical disabilities.


Heron Hideaway

Indoor troop house
Capacity: 36 total people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $70/night or $130/2 nights
Fee for other nonprofits: $106/night
Availability: September through May
Amenities: Central heating, kitchen with electric stove, microwave, refrigerator, cooking equipment, place settings for 36 people, tables, chairs, indoor bathrooms, showers for leaders, mattresses, loft with four beds overlooking girls' sleeping/activity area, telephone, indoor fireplace, firewood and fire scar outside lower level.


Tent Cabin Unit

Tent cabins: 5 cabins; each sleeps 6
Capacity: 30 total people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $40/night or $70/2 nights
Fee for other nonprofits: $60/night
Availability: May, September & October
Amenities: Five cabins with electricity, three bunk beds per cabin, shadefly with picnic table, firewood, fire scar, cookout equipment, water source, latrine, access to emergency shelter, and telephone.


Tent Cabins at Sunset Ridge

Tent cabins: 5 cabins; each sleeps 6
Capacity: 30 people in cabins, up to 80 may stay on site by pitching tents
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $40/night for cabins only; $60/night for cabins with Sunset Ridge kitchen/main room
Fee for other nonprofits: $60/night for cabins only; $90/night for cabins with Sunset Ridge kitchen/main room
Availability: May, September & October
Amenities: Sleeping accommodations in five cabins with three bunk beds per cabin. Cabin unit also has shadefly with picnic tables, firewood, fire scar, cookout equipment, access to indoor bathroom and outdoor water source.


Sunset Ridge

This building is available exclusively for day use, but groups can rent tent cabin unit for overnight trips. See Tent Cabins at Sunset Ridge for overnight accomodations in conjuction with Sunset Ridge day use.
Capacity: 150 people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $50/full day
Fee for other nonprofits:  $75/full day
Availability: May, September & October
Amenities: Kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, microwave, stove, cookware, large room with tables and chairs for 150, bathrooms with showers, emergency shelter, and telephone. The building is not heated, water is shut off in October.  Buildnig is handicap accessible.


The Yurt

Seasonal building
Capacity:  20 people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $30/night or $50/2 nights
Fee for other nonprofits: $45/night
Availability: September to May
Amenities: Wood stove heating (building is not insulated), refrigerator, electricity, picnic tables, sleeping balcony, cots, telephone, outdoor kitchen shelter for cooking, cookout equipment, outdoor washstand and water source, latrine, outside fire scar, and firewood.


Hadji’s Hut

This building is available exclusively for day use.
Capacity: 40 people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $15/day
Fee for other nonprofits:  $23/day
Availability: May, September & October, weather permitting
Amenities: Wood stove heating (building is not insulated), refrigerator, electricity, picnic tables, telephone, outdoor kitchen shelter for cooking, cookout equipment, outdoor washstand and water source, latrine, outside fire scar, and firewood.


Platform Tent Unit

Platform tents: 7 tents; each sleeps 4
Capacity: 28 people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $25/night or $40/2 nights
Fee for other nonprofits: $38/night
Availability:  May and September
Amenities: Seven platform tents with four metal frame beds and mattresses in each tent, shadefly with picnic table, fire scar, firewood, cookout equipment, latrine, outside water source, access to emergency shelter and telephone.


Tent Site

Fee includes Eureka tents (maximum of 10, sleeps 4 per tent)
Capacity: 40 people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $15/night
Fee for other nonprofits: $23/night
Availability:  May, September & October
Amenities: Includes shelter, picnic tables, fire scar, firewood, cookout equipment, latrine, outside water source, and emergency shelter. A tent-certified adult is required if using council tents.

Shelter Site

This building is an open shelter; exclusively for day use.
Capacity: 40 people
Fee for GSWISE Girl Scout troops: $15/day
Fee for other nonprofits: $23/day
Availability: September through May
Amenities: Open shelter, fire scar, firewood, latrine, outside water source, picnic tables, and emergency shelter.