Public Resources Camp Aldrich

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Camp Aldrich is located two miles north of Highway 156 between Claflin, Kansas, and the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area. The Camp provides a relaxing setting for weddings, summer camps, business retreats, reunions, receptions, conferences, limited hunting opportunities, and recreational events. This area is the most comprehensively developed camp site in central Kansas. View new first floor plan and basement floor plan.

This preserved area includes 290 acres of rolling sand hills and wilderness areas. The area boasts at least 70 species of wild flowers and grasses, 57 different types of birds, deer, turkey, and various other animals; some of which are on the endangered species list.

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Hay-Rack Rides

Pulled with tractor (weather permitting), tour Camp Aldrich including the 40 acres of wilderness area. $12/ride, typically accommodates about 20-25 individuals.

Horseback Rides (Memorial Day through Labor Day)

$5 per person/20 minute ride. Riders must be at least 10 years of age to ride.

Hunting (Archery)

Limited hunting is available by reservation only.  Hunting reservations include sleeping accommodations at Camp Aldrich. Please contact Camp Aldrich Facility Management at (620) 792-9340 for more information.

Swimming Pool (Memorial Day through Labor Day)

$20/hr. includes lifeguard

Free Resources

Softball, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Basketball and Playground equipment

*Please note: Barton Community College assumes no liability for injuries resulting from the use of Camp Aldrich (including contact with wildlife and domestic animals).