Camp Stonybrook, located northwest of Waynesville in Warren County has 315 acres of open fields and wooded hillsides to roam. The Stony Brook runs through camp and is a favorite site for creeking and fossil hunting. The low ropes challenge course and swinging bridge add to the uniqueness of this camp.
Open fields, hiking trails and woods are used for troop camping, council sponsored events, and summer program opportunities. Camp Stonybrook is also great for day use, workshops, lodge or tent camping, special events, service unit camp-outs and summer program opportunities such as Troop Adventure Camp. Special features include Sugar Shack, Blue Bird Trail, the low ropes challenge course, and orienteering programs.
In addition to the camp activities, many more opportunities can be found outside of Camp Stonybrook. Nearby, there are numerous activities including exploring the nearby town of Waynesville, white water rafting, amusement and water parks, Caesar Creek State Park, Fort Ancient Archaeological Park and Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail with access at Corwin (bike rental available). Within an hour’s drive to downtown Cincinnati or Dayton, one can explore the many science or art museums and The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
Adventure Challenge Education:The Low Ropes challenge course offers fun, excitement and adventure within an educational experience. The course is a series of mental and physical challenges, including rope, cable and wooden obstacles. Each challenge helps groups to explore and develop teamwork, communication styles, leadership skills and problem-solving strategies. In addition, girls gain confidence, self-esteem, a feeling of accomplishment and a better understanding of how they work with others.
Don’t Get Lost: In a uniquely fun environment, test your understanding by completing the beginner course at an orienteering meet, learning how to Interpret maps and hike cross country.
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Ittman Lodge is a symmetrically designed 5,000 square foot building that sleeps 28 persons in bunks on each side. This wheelchair accessible facility has identical kitchens, fire places, bathrooms with showers and great rooms. The building has a bi-fold door that separates the two sides, East and West Wings which can be opened or closed depending on the group size. Behind the building is a large concrete pad that has picnic tables and nearby there are two fire circles with bench seating.
Pine Tree Lodge, originally built in 1961 then renovated in 2006, has two sides, North which sleeps 18 persons and South which sleeps 16 persons, is located on the south side of camp and is a wheelchair accessible building. Each side has a full kitchen, program area, built in bunk beds, bathrooms with showers and tables with chairs. Behind the building are two separate campfire sites with bench seating.
Barnitz Hall, located next to the main parking lot, is a multi-purpose building used for program events, sleeping or as the camp dining hall. This wheelchair accessible building has a vaulted ceiling and large picture windows on the east and west sides of the building. The main room can seat 200 people at tables for program activities or eating and along the west side of the building is a covered porch. The building has a commercial style kitchen with large walk-in refrigerator and freezer, and loads of space for food preparation.
Maple Hollow, located in the center of camp has nine platform tents that each sleeps 4 persons. The tents surround a large open grassy area with a fire circle and bench seats in the middle. There is an open air covered kitchen shelter with refrigerator, fireplace and picnic tables. Nearby is the latrine with wash stand oasis.
Sycamore Glen tent unit, located north of Maple Hollow, has eight platform tents that each sleeps four persons. The tents are situated along the woods with a large grassy area in front and also across the roadway. There is a fire circle with bench seating available along with an open air covered kitchen shelter. The shelter, nestled in the woods has a refrigerator, fireplace and picnic tables.
Red Bud tent unit, located on the north side of the camp. This unit has six platform tents that each sleeps four persons and like Sycamore Glen, the tents are situated along the woods with a large grassy area in front of the tents. The enclosed kitchen shelter, located north of the tent unit is tucked in the woods giving it a very secluded feeling. Outside the shelter is a fire circle with bench seating.
Cedar Crest tent unit, accessible by foot crossing the Stony Brook is located west of Maple Hollow and the Sugar Shack. This secluded unit has eight platform tents that create a semi circle around a large grassy area. Star gazing at night is a favorite activity for those staying in this unit. There is a covered kitchen shelter with fireplace, refrigerator and picnic tables. In addition there is a fire circle with bench seating and a short distance away a latrine with water stand oasis.
The Directors Cabin, located adjacent to the road leading to the pool, is a small wood frame house with a large front porch perfect for a small troop or group. This year round facility has two sleeping rooms that can sleep ten persons, a small meeting room, and bathroom with shower and efficiency kitchen. Outside is a small fire circle with bench seating.
The Day Camp Area is a semi-primitive area accessed by car off of OH-73 and is located on the north side of camp. This area nestled in the woods, creates a beautiful setting for campers to come and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors.