Bay-Lakes Council, BSACampingGardner Dam Scout Camp


Gardner Dam Scout Camp

N2992 Gardner Dam Rd., White Lake, WI 54491

Ranger: Duane Hille

Camp Property Map

Phone: (715) 882-2941

Gardner Dam Scout Camp consists of 400 acres of pristine nature along the banks of the Wild Wolf River in Langlade County. This camp features white water kayaking, a climbing tower, canoeing, 75 miles of mountain biking trails, and a special variable menu for patrol cooking to challenge all participants. Cross-country skiing is a very popular winter weekend activity.

Directions: Take State Highway 55 north out of Shawano, WI. Follow Highway 55 approximately 30 miles north. Turn west at the Camp Gardner Dam sign onto Gardner Dam Road. Follow Gardner Dam Road west to the camp entrance.


Want to help Gardner Dam Scout Camp by donating needed items? Click here for a list of items.


Short Term Camping Reservations

Short term camping is off-season camping made available for Scouts and their families and for out of Council and non-Scouting groups.

Unit, family and out-of-council reservations begin on June 1st of each year for the Fall and Winter of the current year and Spring of the following year. 

A roster of participants and $2.00 per person will be collected upon arrival at camp for Bay-Lakes Council Units/Groups

A roster of participants and $3.00 per person will be collected upon arrival at camp for Out-of-Council Units/Groups.

No refunds will be given if a Unit does not show without notification prior to 30 days of the camp date. (Unless the facility is rented by another group.)

Use the links below for your Short Term Camping needs.

Building and Campsite Rental Cost

Participant Roster for Short Term Camping

Short Term Camping Leader's Guide

Where to Go Camping Booklet

Polar Bear Camper Award Patch Order Form

To make a short term camping reservation, click here.
(Change the Duration and the Category to start.)


Summer Camp forms, information and registration can be found by clicking the Summer Camp link to the left.


2555 Northern Rd.
P.O. Box 267
Appleton, WI 54914

phone: (920) 734-5705

Hours of Operation:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm (M-F)
Closed (Sat. & Sun.)


2555 Northern Rd.
Appleton, WI 54914
phone: (920) 831-9504

Hours of Operation:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm (M-F)
10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)


1230 Main St
Green Bay, WI 54302

phone: (920) 438-3999

Hours of Operation:
9:30 am - 6:00 pm (M-F)
10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)