Join us for an After Hours Ribbon Cutting Celebration for the Grand Re-Opening of Camp Aldrich, Thursday, March 31! The event is in conjunction with the Great Bend, Ellinwood and Hoisington Chambers of Commerce and Claflin Area Pride. Please check out the event webpage for more details.
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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 summer camps, business retreats, reunions, receptions, conferences, limited hunting opportunities, and recreational events. This area is the most comprehensively developed camp sight in central Kansas.
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.
|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).