Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation

 

Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation (AWSR), located in northeast Indiana near the town of Pleasant Lake boasts 1200 acres of wooded land, three lakes and a river designed to make year-round quality camping experiences available to units and families of the Anthony Wayne Area Council. AWSR is home to 3 camps: Camp Chief Little Turtle, Camp Foellinger and Wilderness Camp

Program Opportunities

The Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation has several different program opportunities like the COPE Course, climbing tower, the dining hall or shooting ranges. Please contact Cody Zimmerman for more information of these opportunities. Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation also has canoes available for rent there’s a separate form at the bottom of the page.  

From the South

I-69 to Ashley exit, State Road 4.  SR4 West to Grand Avenue.  Grand Avenue becomes 400 W, north 3 miles to 500 S.  500 S east 2 miles to entrance.

From the North

I-69 South to US 20 East to Angola

Turn South (right) at Traffic Circle (S. Wayne Street) to Pleasant Lake.

Turn West (right) on Main Street.  Go through town of Pleasant Lake to camp entrance.

Address: 2282 W 500 S Pleasant Lake, IN  46779

Phone: 260-475-5099 (Summer Only)

Fax: 260-475-1709

Campsites

 

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded, secluded campsite within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Algonquin

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded campsite close to the dining hall, within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Apache

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded, secluded campsite within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Cree

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A non-wooded field campsite within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Crow

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded, secluded campsite within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Delaware

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A non-wooded campsite near the dining hall, within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Huron

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

An open field near the rifle/archery range within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Iroquois

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded campsite overlooking Pit Lake within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Winnebago

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded campsite close to the dining hall, within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Fox

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded campsite on the crossroads, within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Chippewa

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded secluded campsite, within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Mohawk

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded, secluded campsite within Camp Chief Little Turtle.

Shawnee

$30 Per Weekend

$35 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

A wooded secluded campsite overlooking Rock Lake, in an undeveloped part of the Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation.

Orion

Program Shelters

 

Devoe Shelter

In Camp Foellinger.  Picnic Tables, wash stand, and latrine nearby.  Electricity.  Running water available May 1 through September 30.  Water available Year-round at Long Lake Lodge and the Pump House.  Fire ring and firewood provided.  Due to invasive species, please do not bring wood into camp.

Cost

$35 Per Weekend 

$40 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Covered Wagons

In Camp Foellinger.  8 wagons, sleeps 4 per wagon.  Capacity 32.  Space available for tent camping.  Covers removed for winter.  No water at site.  Wash stand and latrine located at DeVoe Shelter, along with running water May 1-September 30.  Site includes picnic tables, fire ring, and firewood.  Water available Year-round at Long Lake Lodge and the Pump House.  Fire ring and firewood provided.  Due to invasive species, please do not bring wood into camp.

Cost

$50 Per Weekend 

$60 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Fort Cooper

In Camp Foellinger.  Fort Cooper has three blockhouses, sleep 8 each.  Space inside for tents.  No water, heat, or latrine.  Nearest latrine is located near Native American Teepees.  Fire ring and firewood provided.  Due to invasive species, please do not bring firewood to camp.

Cost

$100 Per Weekend 

$125 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Native American Teepees

Located in Camp Foellinger.  Great for a day program and excellent backdrop for an overnight activity.  Tent camping available around teepees.  Sleep 5-6 in teepees.  Pit latrine without running water nearby.  Wash stand and latrine located near DeVoe Shelter.  Fire ring and firewood provided.  Due to invasive species, please do not bring firewood to camp.

Cost

$40 Per Weekend 

Lutheran Foundation Chapel

The Lutheran Foundation Chapel and Pavilion sits on Pit Lake.  Outside camping permitted.  Can be used for training sessions, church services, weddings, etc.  Seating for 75 on pews.  Electricity but no running water or latrine.  Fire ring and firewood provided .  Due to invasive species, please do not bring firewood to camp.

Cost

$50 Per Weekend 

$60 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Heated Lodges

 

$150 Per Weekend 

$200 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

Located in Camp Chief Little Turtle.  Capacity 24.  12 bunks.  Includes co-ed limited to 4.  Co-ed area partitioned by a curtain.  Wooded.  Wash stand and latrine nearby.

Thoms Ecology Lodge

$150 Per Weekend 

$200 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

Located in Camp Chief Little Turtle near parade field, east of dining hall.  Capacity 32.  17 bunks.  Co-ed limited to 6.  Wash stand and latrine nearby.

Grandstaff Lodge

$150 Per Weekend 

$200 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

Located near Wilderness Camp.  Capacity 28, 16 bunks.  Co-ed limited to 6.  Wash stand and latrine nearby.

Auburn Lodge

Family Cabins

 

The Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation has four full-furnished cabins for your family’s next weekend getaway!  Family cabins are available from the second weekend in August through the last weekend in May.  Family cabins are not available during summer camp.  Each cabin sleeps four people.  Two bedrooms, one with two twin beds and the second has a double bed.  One full bath. Each cabin has a full kitchen that is equipped with plates, glasses, cookware, and appliances.  Furnished living room, porch, driveway parking, and dumpsters nearby for trash.  Cleaning materials are supplied for clean up.  All cabins are air conditioned/heated.  Renters need to bring:  linens, blankets, and food.  A $60 building deposit is due a reservation.

Family Cabin #1

Holds 4-6 people

Cost

$150 Per Weekend 

$175 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Family Cabin #2

Holds 4-6 people

Cost

$150 Per Weekend 

$175 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Family Cabin #3

Holds 4-6 people

Cost

$150 Per Weekend 

$175 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Family Cabin #4

Handicap accessible.  Holds 4 people.

Cost

$150 Per Weekend 

$175 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Other Facilities

 

$225 Per Weekend 

$250 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

Foellinger-Sites Training Center (the A-frame) is a two-level A-frame.  The upper level has a complete kitchen, living room, two berooms with two single beds, and a restroom with shower.  The lower level has a large meeting room, two rooms sleep 14, and men’s and women’s restrooms.  Fire ring and firewood provided.  due to invasive species, please do not bring firewood into camp.

Foellinger-Sites Training Center (A-Frame)

$150 Per Weekend 

$200 Per Weekend Non-Scout Group

Cost

The Cole Training Lodge is an excellent location suitable for small conferences.  The center has a large meeting area, full kitchen, and six men and women’s showers, two of which are handicap accessible.  These showers are also available for weekend use at an additional charge.  No overnight accommodations.

Cole Training Lodge

Rental of these facilities is more complicated.  Please call Cody Zimmerman at 260-432-9593.

Cost

The Larsen Lodge Dining Hall at Camp Chief Little Turtle is a fantastic facility for your next large meeting, family reunion, or reception.  The dining room has a capacity of 291.  Men’s and women’s restrooms.  Air conditioned and heated.  Water available year round.  No alcoholic beverages are allowed.

Larsen Lodge (Dining Hall)

Rental of these facilities is more complicated.  Please call Cody Zimmerman at 260-432-9593.

Cost

The kitchen area is also available for rent (must have Council approved kitchen supervisor).  Much more information is available in the Dining Hall Manual, in the forms archive.

Kitchen

Questions? Please call Cody Zimmerman at 260-432-9593.

Cost

The Anthony Wayne Area Council makes available canoes, paddles, life jackets and canoe trailer (1) to all qualified Scout troops and Explorer posts.  Canoes and equipment are available to other groups upon application and verification of insurance coverage and adult leader qualifications. The rental fee is $15.00 per canoe, per day which includes paddles and life jackets. There will also be a $50.00 rental fee for use of the trailer. A $100.00 deposit is required for each unit of 6 canoes.  Submit completed application with fees to: Anthony Wayne Area Council, AT LEAST TWO WEEKS prior to trip. Scout or Explorer units must have submitted a National Tour Permit application if the trip distance is out of council area.

Canoe Rental

 
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