Camp Crooked Lane
Description & Features
Camp Crooked Lane is located on 226 acres of forested land in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, a short drive from Columbus, Newark and Mansfield. The on-site pond allows for fishing and canoeing, while labeled hiking trails help visitors find their way through the grounds. Facilities include Wawinges Lodge, a platform tent unit with a shelter house, two pavilions, and an amphitheater. Crooked Lane also features a low-ropes Challenge Course and a Sprayground, which is open for camping troops’ use and program participants between Memorial Day and Labor Day each year.
- Troop Camping
- Challenge Course (trained facilitator required)
- Council Sponsored Programming
- Programs on the Go
Lodges & Units
- Lodge (upper level with bunk beds, lower level with cots)
- Platform Tent Unit
For information about reserving a lodge, cabin, tent unit, or other camp facility, please see the Troop Camping page.
Crooked Lane has opportunities for activities that give girls a new interest in and admiration for the outdoor world. Creeking, pond studies, hiking, archery, challenge course and canoeing are just a few of the opportunities that girls have at Crooked Lane. Please see the latest issue of myGSOH for information about upcoming programs.
Crooked Lane is the only Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland camp facility that has a Sprayground. The Sprayground is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. It is open to camping troops and program participants.
Download the Sprayground Usage Agreement.
Download the camp map.