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Group Camp Regulations

  1. Campers are to be supervised at all times.
  2. Cutting trees, picking flowers and capturing wildlife are prohibited unless the group has received approval from the Department of Natural Resources.
  3. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited without written authorization from the facility manager.
  4. No pets are allowed in camp, except those used as guide/service animals.
  5. Open fires are allowed only with prior approval from the facility manager in designated areas.
  6. No firearms are permitted in camp without written permission.
  7. The group leader or camp director must complete a daily attendance form and have these records available for inspection at any time.
  8. Each group will have exclusive use of the camp's recreational facilities. Other group camps are off limits. All rules and regulations in other areas of the park are to be followed.
  9. The camp shall be subject to inspection at any time and without any prior notification by authorized representatives of the Department of Natural Resources.
  10. Tents, recreational vehicles and buildings may not be erected without prior written permission from the facility manager.
  11. Smoking is prohibited in all buildings.
  12. Park only in designated parking areas.
  13. No person shall disobey an order of a facility manager or other authorized personnel, create a nuisance, use abusive language or unreasonably disturb or annoy others within any state park or historic site.
  14. Swimmers, sunbathers and group camp users shall be dressed in appropriate attire at all times. Buildings are available for changing clothes.
  15. Camping organizations that fail to check in or out at the scheduled time on the group camp permit could lose future priority scheduling.
  16. Any violation of the above group camp regulations, violation of the Department of Natural Resources' regulations (Title 10 Division 90 of the Missouri State Code of Regulations), or violations of any other applicable regulations or laws by any group camp member or participant will constitute grounds for denial of future applications of the same organization for use of any group camp in the Missouri state park system.