Camping

Youth Camps

Seeking a rustic overnight camping experience for your crew?

Effective January 2019, Hidden Hollow, Possum Run and Pine Meadow youth camps are unavailable for reservations until further notice. Great Parks apologizes for any inconvenience.

Great Parks’ youth camps are available for organized youth groups, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, United Way agencies, churches, community organizations or schools.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Great Parks at 513-521-7275.


Upcoming Events

  • Hidden Hollow

    Miami Whitewater Forest
    9001 Mt. Hope Road, Harrison, Ohio 45030
    Located off Mt. Hope Rd at Strimple Rd - follow gravel road next to Mt. Hope Church


    Availability

    All year: 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. the following day 


    Rates

    Sunday–Thursday: $65 (24 hours)
    Friday–Saturday: $100 (24 hours)
    Each additional day: $50 

    Rental fee includes park entry for all invited guests. 


    Capacity

    80 people (up to 120 people with addition of a portable toilet) 


    Features & Amenities

    - Features one, three-sided Adirondack-type shelter with cement foundation with a sleeping capacity of 20–25 people and a large open space for tent camping.
    - One large charcoal grill with picnic tables nearby.
    - Two electrical outlets are located on and in the shelter.
    - Water is not available on-site; groups must bring their own water.
    - Three enclosed vault toilets are located approximately 55 yards away from shelter.
    - Fire ring available. Wood may be purchased from the campground office when open; otherwise, only store-bought bundled firewood may be used.

    Policies PDF

  • Pine Meadow

    Mitchell Memorial Forest
    5401 Zion Road, Cleves, Ohio 45002


    Availability

    All year 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. the following day 


    Rates

    Sunday–Thursday: $65 (24 hours)
    Friday–Saturday: $75 (24 hours)
    Each additional day: $50 

    Rental fee includes park entry for all invited guests. 


    Capacity

    80 people (up to 120 people with addition of a portable toilet) 


    Features & Amenities

    - Features primitive camping area with large field for tent camping.
    - Electric is not available.
    - Water is available at a nearby public water spigot.
    - Two enclosed vault toilets (located in the northeast corner of the youth camp area) and flush restroom facilities are located nearby and available to all park visitors.
    - Fire ring available; only store-bought bundled firewood may be used.
    - Charcoal grills are located nearby and available to all park visitors.

    Policies PDF

  • Possum Run

    Winton Woods
    10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
    Located on W. Sharon Rd across the street from the Mill Golf Course


    Availability

    All year: 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. the following day 


    Rates

    Sunday–Thursday: $75 (24 hours)
    Friday–Saturday: $100 (24 hours)
    Each additional day: $50 

    Rental fee includes park entry for all invited guests. 


    Capacity

    80 people (up to 120 people with addition of a portable toilet) 


    Features & Amenities

    - Features a covered shelter with tables and a large field for tent camping
    - Electric and water available
    - Charcoal grill onsite
    - Vault toilets onsite
    - Fire ring available. Wood may be purchased from the campground office when open; otherwise, only store-bought bundled firewood may be used.

    Policies PDF

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