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Camp Idlewild of Florida is a new facility and camping program. We have completed phase one construction of facilities and developed programs with attention to best practices and American Camp Association Standards.

Phase 1 of Construction--Camp facilities include the following:

  • (4) Custom Built Cabins: with a capacity of 12 people per cabin 
  • Main Lodge: a 5,000+ square foot multi-purpose building that houses: a dining room, activity or conference room, a beautiful gas fireplace, a commercial kitchen, a medical room for the Camp Nurse and a large screened-in porch on the back of the building.
  • Large Fire Ring: to provide hours of fun for campfires, smores and drum circles.
  • Outdoor Activity Pavilion and Sports Field: will provide a multi-purpose space for sports & games and other outside activities.
  • 65 Acre Spring-Fed Lake: will provide the perfect place to enjoy fishing, canoeing, paddle boating pontoon boat rides, and a designated swimming area.
  • Hammocks: several hammocks will sway under the moss of the trees in the shade to provide a nice relaxing spot to read a book or enjoy the sounds of nature.
  • (5) Full Hookup RV Sites:  a unique feature for families who would like to schedule a family getaway or for rental groups to use during our off-season months throughout the year.

Phase 2 of Construction--Completion of these projects will be dependent on fundraising efforts:

  •  (4) Additional Cabins
  •  Swimming Pool Complex with Bath House
  •  Large Multi-purpose Building
  •  Recreation/Sports Center with activity rooms built on each end
  •  Health Lodge
  •  “Swamp Shack” Nature Center
  •  Low and High Ropes Course with climbing walls and zip line