Public Facilities / Amenities

Dining Hall/Commercial Kitchen

Rec. Hall/ Craft Building

Snack Shack (refrigerator and freezer for storage; 2 soda coolers, shelving for sellable product)

Tabernacle (Sound system, lighting, and projector available; requires setup)

Swimming Pool (Our pool is approximately 40' x 80' with a 9' deep end and diving board. We have newly remodeled restrooms for 2018)

Shower House/Restrooms (Newly Air Conditioned for 2018)

R.V. Hookups

    • Hookup 1 is back in
    • Hookups 2 and 3 are pull through

Basketball Court

Sand Volleyball Court

Disc Golf Course - 9 holes

Human Foosball Court

9-Square-in-the-Air (requires setup)

Dunking Booth (requires setup)

Campfire Pits:

    • Bates Creek Camp offers 11 locations throughout the grounds for campfires. Wood provided can be used for all locations.

Upper Recreation Field:

This field is just above the tabernacle and is close to water for water games, etc. It can easily accommodate 1-2 hundred campers for field games.

Lower Recreation Field:

This space is about the size of a soccer field.

Inspiration Point:

Take a short hike up our South Trail to a quiet, serene glade. Use as an outdoor classroom, campfire destination, or prayer garden.

Nature Trails

Pulpit Rock

Bates Creek

Cabins Capacity

Cabin #0 (Shepherd's Shack) (opening July '18)

Cabin #1 (House Springs) 32

Cabin #2 (Ironton) 20

Cabin #3 (Morse Mill) 34

Cabin #4 (Arnold) 76

Cabin #5 (Hillsboro) 20

Cabin #6 (Highland) 20

Cabin #7 (Delassus) (Closed 2018)

Cabin #8 (Bismarck) 16

Cabin #9 (Nobles Cabin--De Soto) 48

Cabin #10 (Festus-Crystal City) 44

Cabin #11 (Desloge) 50

Cabin #12 (Emmanuel) (Closed 2018)

Cabin #13 (Closed 2018)

Cabin #14 (Closed 2018)

Cabin #15 (Bonne Terre) 20

Cabin #16 (Cadet) 20

Cabin #17 5-10

17A (hotel-style room; 2-4 guests)

17B (hotel-style room; 1-2 guests)

17C (hotel-style room; 2-4 guests)

Cabin #18 (Closed 2018)