Located near Park Rapids, MN, Camp Wilderness is home to thousands of Scouts and leaders each year. The 2,400 acre outdoor classroom consists of two camps: Butler Wilderness Outpost for Cub Scouts and Camp Wilderness for Boy Scouts. In addition to hosting Cub and Boy Scout summer resident camps, Camp Wilderness hosts numerous weekend programs, winter camp programs, troop campouts, and non-Scout groups alike.
Camp Wilderness has 25 campsites, two dining facilities, indoor and outdoor classroom facilities, and a variety of cabin arrangements for indoor overnight accommodations. Camp has numerous program areas including a climbing tower, multiple shooting ranges, fishing, COPE (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience), two waterfronts, and plenty more!
Camp also has canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, cross country skis, and snowshoes that are available for rent.
Camp Wilderness 75th and Butler Wilderness Outpost 15th Anniversary Celebration!
On August 21st, 2021 we celebrated the anniversary of both of our camps. Over 400 people attend and fun was had by all. If you missed the event and would like to purchase memorabilia, you fill out this form and email it to email@example.com
For More Information, contact:
Missy Hendrickx, Camping Director, (218) 252-8706
Andy Kietzman, Camp Ranger, (218) 732-4674
Click on the links below to see photos
Archery Range (UFFDA Archery Range)
Boardman Lake Outpost
Buck Lake OA Site
Campfire Ring (Meechgalanne “Sparrow Hawk Campfire Ring)
Chapel (Virgil Reed Chapel in the Pines)
Disc Golf Course
Lily Lake Outpost
Nature Center (Lavold Nature Center)
Rifle Range (Art Chistopherson Rifle Range)
Quill Hill OA Site
Black Building (Administration)
Campsites on Metigoshe Drive
Campsites on Wabaunaquat Drive
Campsites on Bog Road