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Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp

Houlton, WI


Honoring the generous support of the Andersen Windows founder, Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp sits directly on the banks of the scenic St. Croix River, near Stillwater. Opened in 1928, this camp is a perfect spot to launch a canoe trip or plan an overnight campout. 150 foot bluffs of solid rock divide the property into two levels with 260 acres of dense forest, open fields, and unique rock formations to explore. If you’re planning a trip here, you’ll want to make sure to check out Friendship Rock and historic Good Medicine Lodge.

186 Andersen Scout Camp Trail
Houlton, WI 54082

Unique Features

St Croix River, rock bluffs, President’s Hiking Trail, remote backpacking area, Friendship Rock, Devil's Basin, and Good Medicine Lodge

Possible Uses

Overnight camping, district camporees, Order of the Arrow events, trainings, Courts of Honor, campfires, community events

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Adirondacks 1-7

Adirondacks 1-7

The Adirondack cabins are ideally located on the lower level of camp near the Training Building. This one room sleeping cabin features bunk beds for 8, a picnic table, and two burner hotplates. The Adirondack cabins are perfect for a troop camp out allowing them to split up by patrols.

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Capacity: Sleeps 8
Scout Fees: $55 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: 2 Burner Hotplate
  • Heating: Gas

Good Medicine

Good Medicine

This rustic, lower level, multi-room cabin has plenty of historic charm. It was the first cabin built on the Fred C. Andersen property. You will enjoy the sleeping loft and large, cozy fireplace in this one of a kind cabin. If your group is looking for a unique, out-of-the-way camping experience, Good Medicine is the place for you.

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Capacity: Sleeps 32
Scout Fees: $145 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: Range, Oven, Refrigerator, No running water
  • Heating: Gas and Wood

Petersen 1

Petersen 1

Peterson 1 is the first cabin you come across as you drive into camp on the upper level. This multi room cabin has a wonderful rustic feel with a sleeping loft, a small separate bedroom, and a fireplace. Peterson 1, along with Peterson 2 and Adirondack 7, make up a cabin trio that is perfect for large group outings such as a Pack family camp, District Camporee, or Order of the Arrow event.

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Capacity: Sleeps 20
Scout Fees: $100 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: Range, Oven, Refrigerator, No Running Water
  • Heating: Gas and Wood

Petersen 2

Petersen 2

Peterson 2 is the second cabin you come across as you drive into camp on the upper level. This multi room cabin has a wonderful rustic feel with two small bedrooms and a fireplace. Peterson 2, along with Peterson 1 and Adirondack 7, make up a cabin trio that is perfect for large group outings such as a Pack family camp, District Camporee, or Order of the Arrow event.

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Capacity: Sleeps 20
Scout Fees: $100 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: Range, Oven, Refrigerator, No Running Water
  • Heating: Gas and Wood

Randall

Randall

Located near Friendship Rock on the lower level of camp, Randall Shelter is surrounded by both trees and open spaces. This location is ideal for pitching a tent. It has a standard open floor plan that is perfect for sleeping and large group activities. Along with the main door entrance there is a large garage door that opens onto a spacious front porch for added activity space and ventilation. Randall Shelter is an excellent place for groups looking for an outdoor adventure with indoor space in case of inclement weather.

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Capacity: Sleeps 24
Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: 2 Burner Hotplate
  • Heating: Gas

Shelters 1-3

Shelters 1-3

Surrounded by both trees and open spaces, this location is ideal for pitching a tent. It has a standard open floor plan that is perfect for sleeping and large group activities. Along with the main door entrance there is a large garage door that opens onto a spacious front porch for added activity space and ventilation. These shelters are an excellent shelter for groups that are looking for an outdoor adventure with indoor space in case of inclement weather.

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Capacity: Sleeps 24
Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: 2 Burner Hotplate
  • Heating: Gas

Swanson Lodge

Swanson Lodge

Swanson Lodge is the newest cabin at Fred C. Andersen Camp. It is a spacious two-level lodge built on the upper level of camp. It features an outdoor deck and a large meeting room complete with computer hookups and a TV with a DVD player. Additionally, it has a large kitchen, two separate bunk rooms, and bathrooms complete with showers. Swanson Lodge is the perfect location to hold your large group camp out, electronics weekend, or your units holiday gathering with all of the comforts of home.

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Capacity: Seats 150, Sleeps 40
Scout Fees: $320 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Full Restrooms with showers
  • Cooking Facilities: Commercial Kitchen
  • Heating: Gas

Training Building

Training Building

The Training Building is located on the lower level of camp near Adirondacks 1-6. It is a one level, multi-room facility with a common meeting space, a kitchen, two bathrooms complete with showers, and a separate sleeping room. The Training Building is the perfect rental if you are looking for a multi-functional building to host your units holiday gathering, committee meeting, or a casual electronics weekend.

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Capacity: Sleeps 24
Scout Fees: $145

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Full bath with showers
  • Cooking Facilities: Standard Kitchen, Refrigerator, Stove with oven, Running water
  • Heating: Gas

Valley View Lodge

Valley View Lodge

This unique upper level cabin has two separate living quarters plus a shared space. The first living quarter has a kitchen and two small sleeping rooms. The second living quarter has a kitchen in a large gathering area and bunk beds. Valley View is the perfect cabin for any group campout, including your electronics weekend.

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Capacity: Sleeps 24
Scout Fees: $110 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: Two Separate Cooking Areas, Refrigerator, Stove with oven, and running water
  • Heating: Gas

Van Krevelen

Van Krevelen

Located at the very end of the trail on the lower level of camp, Van Krevelen is surrounded by both trees and open spaces. This location is ideal for pitching a tent. It has a standard open floor plan that is perfect for sleeping and large group activities. Along with the main door entrance there is a large garage door that opens onto a spacious front porch for added activity space and ventilation. Van Krevelen is an excellent shelter for groups that are looking for an outdoor adventure with indoor space in case of inclement weather. It is the perfect out-of-the-way cabin choice for a group that is looking to hike in and enjoy the peace and quiet.

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Capacity: Sleeps 24
Scout Fees: $90 for a weekend

Amenities

  • Restroom Facilities: Nearby latrine
  • Cooking Facilities: 2 Burner Hotplate
  • Heating: Gas

Fred C. Andersen is home to a number of Council Events, check them out below.

Events At This Camp

Polar Cubs

Polar Cubs

We guarantee there is no better way to spend a day outside during a Minnesota Winter.

Weekend Camp

Weekend Camp

Come and enjoy our camps anytime of year.

Here are just some of the fun activities you can do at Fred C. Andersen Scout Camp!

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