Campsites

Gateway Area Council and Camp Decorah take great pride in providing quality campsites to our guests. Each of our 13 campsites contain at least one 20×20 shelter, a clean well ventilated latrine, tool rack, and information kiosk. Running water is available seasonally at each latrine, or from distributed year-round hydrants.  All the campsites are arranged in patrol pods of 3-4 tent platforms each, with leaders tent platforms nearby.

During summer camp, Decorah utilizes canvas Wide-Walled tents from National Supply, which are kept in excellent shape. These tents rest on permanent platforms and frames ensuring the most space inside the tent. Tents all contain 2 cots with mattresses and 2 sets of bug-netting.

The following list lays out campsite information at Camp Decorah.

Name Capacity Comments
Arapaho 30 Tentless Campsite. Very Close to Dining Hall.
Apache (Upper) 12 On a ridge with a nice breeze. Connected with Lower Apache.
Apache (Lower) 12 Quiet site off the primary road. Connected with Upper Apache.
Blackfoot 24 Nice shaded campsite near dining hall and pool. No elevation.
Cherokee 20 In the red pines right off main camp road.
Chippewa 20 In the red pines right off main camp road.
Comanche (Upper) 12 High on the ridge with a nice breeze. Connected with Lower Comanche.
Comanche (Lower) 12 Most secluded campsite. Connected with Upper Comanche.
Iroquois 40 ADA campsite with concrete walkways and electricity.
Lenape 52 Large, shaded site in Red Pines. Can be subdivided.
Mohawk 40 Large open site in Red Pines. Can be subdivided.
Sioux 40 Large, shaded site in Red Pines. Can be subdivided. Very central.
Winnebago 20 Open campsite, fairly central. Very nice campsite.

Council Facility Reservations
Camp Decorah facilities are available for non-Summer use by Scouting and other groups (These forms are NOT to be used for Summer Camp)

Other forms and Tour Plans are available at the Resources page.