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Camp Preparation & Travel Guide Camp Ozark

Getting Ready

Listed are items that are ESSENTIAL for Camp Ozark. In choosing your camper’s clothing, keep in mind that because he or she will be involved in energetic activities daily, comfort and freedom of movement are most important. Laundry service is available on an as-needed basis for all 14, 21 and 28 day campers. Campers are advised to bring a 14 day supply of clothing for all 14, 21 and 28 day sessions and an 8 – day supply of clothing for all 7-day sessions. For your convenience, Camp Ozark is offering a pre-packaged, camp clothing option that includes everything campers need to bring with the exception of undergarments, blue jeans and shoes. Click here to visit the camp store for more information.

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Getting to Camp





Camp Ozark is located 6 miles west of Mt. Ida, Arkansas (40 miles west of Hot Springs, Arkansas) in the scenic Ouachita Lake and Mountain region of western-central Arkansas. Transportation to Camp Ozark is available by private automobile, chartered bus from several prominent cities, or commercial airline via Little Rock where campers are met by chartered bus and transported to Camp Ozark. Because a large number of our campers come from Texas, we arrange for specifically designated flights originating in Houston, Dallas, and Austin and terminating in Little Rock to be staffed by Ozark staff members.


Camp Ozark is located in a very scenic region of Arkansas, an area considered by many as a vacation destination. As such, there are plenty of lodging options in the surrounding area. Options range from very basic fishing cabins, to standard hotel rooms, to luxurious Bed and Breakfasts and Condos. Furthermore, you may choose to be on the lake, in a secluded wooded area, or in downtown Hot Springs. The listings below are but a sample of the options available. Consult the Mt. Ida and Hot Springs websites for a complete listing of lodging options.

Hotels and Accommodations