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Camp Fiddlecreek

Camp Fiddlecreek is approximately 45 minutes west of downtown St. Louis and encompasses 83 acres.

The valley in which Camp Fiddlecreek is nestled in drew its name, as legend has it, from the old-time fiddlers in the area. The creek running through camp is known as Fiddler's Creek because so many barns were built in the area with the tongue-and-grove jointed flooring, a special smooth finish floor, which was perfect for square dancing and this brought out the old-time fiddlers to play their lively music for dances.

At this beautiful, yet petite, camp, girls can hike Borderline Trail, explore nature activities on the Whitaker Woodland Wonders Nature Trail and examine the log cabin building or stonework Monk’s Bathtub that are a part of the camp's history.

Units include winterized lodges, permanent tents, a primitive site and a day outing area. A swimming pool is available for troop/group use if they have a lifeguard present. At Walker Lake, campers can paddle around in canoes or sit by the all-camp campfire and enjoy the night sky. 

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Lodge Units

All lodges have heat in the winter, electricity, a small kitchen with refrigerator and stove, outdoor fire pit and access to water both inside and outside the building.

Unit Name Fee Capacity Restroom Information Additional Information
Gaylord Lodge $75 Sleeps 36 on mattresses on floor Indoor Restroom Has a fireplace
Sequoia Lodge $75 Sleeps 24 on mattresses on floor Indoor Restroom Has a fireplace

Tent Units

Tent units consist of a spacious structure with a hard shingled roof, wood floor, canvas sides and four cots with mattresses inside. There is no electricity in the tent structures. Campers use an environmental toilet in the unit, outdoor fire pit for cooking, kitchen shelters with picnic tables and access to water from a frost free water pump. Tent structures sleep 4 to a tent.

Unit Name Fee Capacity
Glen & Vale $45 Sleeps 16
Happy Acres $45 Sleeps 20
Hill & Dale $45 Sleeps 20
Hilltop $45 Sleeps 16
Pleasant Valley $45 Sleeps 20
Ridgetop $45 Sleeps 16

Primitive and Hammocking Tent Sites

Like to pitch your own tent? How about sleep in a hammock in the trees? Try a primitive camping unit. All primitive camping units have use of an Environmental Toilet or latrine, a kitchen shelter with picnic tables, outdoor fire pit, and access to water from a frost free water pump. The fee for a primitive campsite is $35.

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Day Outing Shelter

Want to go out to camp just for the day? Try a Day Outing area. Day Outing shelters have access to a restroom (indoor or Environmental Toilet), a kitchen shelter with picnic tables, outdoor fire pit and access to water from a frost free water pump. Reservations for Day Outings are free. Just fill out the Application for Troop Camping At Council-Owned Camps and check “Day Outing” on the form.

Need more information, please contact Kathy Kahn at 314.592.2368 or kkahn@girlscoutsem.org