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Ransburg Scout Reservation

pWith 624 acres surrounded by the Hoosier National Forest and Lake Monroe, Ransburg Scout Reservation is one of the midwest’s premier camps. A 15-minute drive from Bloomington, IN, the camp offers a wide range of opportunities in a beautiful, hilly, hardwood forest setting in one of the most beautiful areas of Indiana. It has two newly built lake-front condominium-style buildings, which house a total of 36 each, and a beautiful lake-front retreat lodge, which can house 20. The dining hall seats 550 and is available from September to May. It also has one of the midwest’s best rope courses and climbing towers, which is ideal for team building activities. Parking and primitive camping are available for up to 1,000 people. During special summertime programs motorboating, sailing, water skiing, kayaking, caving and horseback riding are available.

7599 East Waldrip Creek Road, Bloomington, IN 47401

Ransburg Scout Reservation Map



Inlow Aquatics Retreat Center, for youth activities and company retreats

Bunk house, sleeps 12 2 shower houses (water April 15 - October 15)

Health Lodge Lounge, seats 15

Chapel area Hiking trails

Dining Hall, seats 550 40-foot climbing tower
Campfire area for 700 people Cabin sleeping for groups of 100
Rope Courses, low and high Climbing Tower, must have certified instructor
7 shelters for day activities

Team building area, must have certified instructor (C.O.P.E.)

Professionally developed orienteering course
2 condominium-style buildings with 3 apartments each. Apartments have common area, kitchen, showers and bedrooms (2 sleep 8, and 1 sleeps 20).

22 camping areas (19 in main camping area and 3 others at Adventure Point and Wilderness Point)

Inlow Center


Kitchen area with stove, refrigerator and microwave 

3 bedrooms with a total of 20 bunks

Room to sleep an additional 20 on their own cot or mat

Large meeting room, seats 100

Small meeting room, seats 20

Loft, seats 50

Showers and restrooms

Nearby Amenities


Lake Monroe, and the best fishing and water-skiing in Indiana

Sullivan’s and Buckner’s Caves

Hoosier National Forest, adjacent to camp property

Dean Wilderness Area

Nashville, Indiana and its quaint shops

Indiana University

Brown County State Park