Girl Scouts of Central Indiana

Camp Gallahue

6758 Bear Creek Road  •  Morgantown

 

Camp Gallahue consists of more than 800 acres of relaxing property in Brown County, near Morgantown, IN.  The camp is located about 30 minutes northeast of Bloomington and just over an hour south of the Indianapolis service center. The property includes beautiful hills, an abundance of trees, and a lake.

 

The council employs a site manager at Camp Gallahue who lives in the house on-site. The site manager is there to maintain the facilities and to aid troops or groups using them. If you need assistance during your stay, please contact the site manager. The site manager is on call at camp 24 hours/seven days a week except published holidays.  

 

Council emergency: 317.924.6800 or toll-free: 877.474.2248, press 9 (when office is closed)

Site manager cell phone: 812.703.0909   

Ranger cell phone: 317.281.6052     

Camp phone number: 812.597.4692 (House)

Overnight Travel/High Risk Application Form

For troop or Girl Scout groups planning overnight, extended or international travel and or high risk activities. Use this form for activity check points that request Council approval. All overnight troop camp stays at any of our Girl Scout camps must complete this form before their stay.


Form must be completed 4 weeks prior to event. All incomplete forms may result in delay of approval or denial of event. To complete this form, please complete this form: https://gsci2016.wufoo.com/forms/z1ufyetu0tn96de/.

 

Arrival and Departure

Check in and check out times are as follows for ALL camps.     

Check in:  4 p.m. or after

Check out: 2 p.m. or before

Any change in these times needs to be requested at the time of reservation.

If troops want to check-in before the specified time, payment is also required for the day/night before.

If troops want to check out later than the specified time, payment is also required for the next day/night.

 

Traffic and Parking

Please use extra caution; the speed limit is 10 mph.  Park in designated areas (gravel parking lot) only.

Please do not drive on the grass.

Smoking, Vaping, Alcohol and Drugs: Smoking, vaping, alcoholic beverages and drugs are strictly prohibited.

Pets: Pets are not permitted in the camp with the exception of service dogs. Please make us aware if someone has a service dog. We will ask for documents showing that the dog is a certified service dog before being permitted on the property. Comfort animals are not permitted.

Housekeeping

The rangers do not perform cleaning services.  It is the responsibility of everyone using the camp property to leave it in better condition than they found it.  The facilities ultimately belong to each Girl Scout and will reflect the care she gives them.

 

  1. Please condense and place all other trash/garbage in lined containers provided at each site.  Please make sure each container is secure to discourage wildlife.

  2. Please replace all trash can liners.

  3. Please do not burn trash.

 

A Property Check-in/Check Out Usage Report form is included in this  confirmation packet.  It is a reminder of the things that will welcome the next group.  Please fill out this form and leave it in the unit kitchen.  Make sure that any repairs that are needed or damage that may have occurred has been noted.

Housekeeping Supplies

Each group must provide their own eating utensils.  It is important that all paper products be removed from the latrines, tents, and units at the end of your stay.  Brooms, mops, rakes, and shovels are available in each unit.

ACTIVITIES ON SITE

WATERFRONT:  Open April 1 thru October 31 (excluding mid-late may thru early August).  The waterfront is available for use. Troops must reserve the Waterfront through the council prior to date of use for one of these time periods. The troop is responsible for providing trained waterfront staff for swimming and certified small craft safety personnel supervision for boating activities. The council can provide a list of potential facilitators upon request. These activities can include canoeing, kayaking, row boating, and use of the pontoon boat.    All swimming and boating takes place in designated areas only.    

ARCHERY:  (Girls must be age 9 and above to use archery equipment). Open April 1 thru October 31 (excluding mid-late May thru early August).  An archery range with equipment is available for troops and groups to reserve  prior to date of use.  Please  note: Troops/Groups must supply their own Certified Archery Instructor in order to use the range & equipment.

AMPHITHEATER:   Troops and service units may reserve this outdoor arena for large group productions, campfires, meetings and recognition events. (The amphitheater has electricity and has seating for up to 200 persons). A sound system is available for use at the Amphitheater, however, request for use of the sound system, must be made prior to use so rangers can set up.

HIKING TRAILS: The Hills of Gallahue Trail is approximately 7½ hilly miles.  A patch is available to all hikers who complete the trail and may be purchased at the Girl Scout Service Center Showcase Store.

TETHERBALL is offered in each unit area at Gallahue.


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