ORCC Off Road Camping Club

We are a web base community exploring the Ozarks Midwest Region. 
The website is updated daily with new posting, pictures, articles, videos and product information.

Is this a hard-core organization?

Definitely not!  ORCC members have a wide variety of outdoor interests.
Many join for the social aspect and to develop new outdoor skills.  There is a wide range of ability levels from beginner to expert and everything in between.

Is ORCC just a camping club?

No way! If its "outdoors" ORCC probably does it.  Camping, canoeing, hiking, backpacking & bicycling.  ORCC has scheduled events & clinics, photography clinics, orientation clinics & the ORCC Outdoor Skills Village events.  

We also believe in giving back to nature and our communities, with the ORCC Missouri Stream Team, helping to keep our Ozark streams clean. The ORCC Baskets for kids event,  helping families in need.

We're glad you want to join us!

So come on in and join us around the campfire.

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ORCC Wilderness Camping

Keep close to Nature's Heart  Break away once in awhile 
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
" Wash your spirit clean "

John Muir


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Outdoor Adventure Journal

  • Hot Pressurized Showers & Clean-Up Outdoor Adventure Journal Hot Pressurized Showers & Clean-UpVEHICLE CAMPINGJeep, Truck, SUV, 4x4, Van,  etc..Remember in this Series, we will be recommending Camping Gear/Equipment to make your Adventure Safe and Comfortable for you and your family.In this series we have recommended Water Filters, Privacy Shelters, Camp Toiletsand Now Hot Pressurized Shower Systems and Clean-Up Equipment.Primitive Camping in the forest | conservation area, does not mean you are going to have to rough it. You can still have the comforts of home, like a good Hot Shower and a place to Clean-Up!"At the end of the day you're going to appreciate a Hot Shower"We have Gear | Equipment that make this possible ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2017, 3:18 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Primitive Camp Toilets VEHICLE CAMPINGJeep, Truck, SUV, 4x4, Van,  etc..Outdoor Adventure Journal - Primitive Camp Toilets Remember in this Series, we will be recommending Camping Gear/Equipment to make your Adventure Safe and Comfortable for you and your family.In this Adventure Journal Series  We will attempt to answer a few concerns you may have?"Mom" Where do we go to the Bathroom, Hmmmmmmm?~ Primitive Camp Toilets ~Black Pine:The Black Pine Turbo Toilet makes ‘packing in, packing out' easier than ever when you're in the great outdoors. This portable, pop-up toilet is a great solution no matter your bathroom needs in the wild. The Turbo Toilet is rugged, but stores in a fraction of the space needed for traditional ...
    Posted Nov 13, 2017, 11:56 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Bathrooms Privacy Shelters VEHICLE CAMPINGJeep, Truck, SUV, 4x4, Van,  etc..Outdoor Adventure Journal - Bathrooms Privacy SheltersRemember in this Series, we will be recommending Camping Gear/Equipment to make your Adventure Safe and Comfortable for you and your family.In this Adventure Journal Series We will attempt to answer a few concerns you may have?Bathrooms Privacy Tents: Browning, CleanWaste PUP, Kamp Rite, Zodi ihutThe Browning Camping Privacy Shelter is a convenient place to change clothes, shower, or have extra privacy when "nature calls," it will give you plenty of internal space. The fiberglass poles give the Privacy Shelter a free-standing design. There are several compartments on the mesh storage pocket inside the shelter to keep your small items handy ...
    Posted Nov 13, 2017, 11:17 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Wilderness | Camping-Frequently Asked Questions? WATER Wilderness | Primitive CampingOver the years, we have set-up a lot of ORCCGear Product | Display shows. With displays as large as 27,000 sq.ft., with thousands of people attending the events."Promoting the Outdoors, Camping, Hiking, Backpacking, Canoe|Kayaking, Overlanding, etc."We get a lot of good questions and concerns from visitors, that attend the events. We are going to try to answer a few of the most frequently asked Questions? Give examples of product needed to make your adventure Safe & Comfortable?Provide a NO Amenities/Boondock Gear Suggestion List"We know, if this is the first time for a primitive|camping trip it can be a bit scary"In this Adventure Journal Series - We will attempt to ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2017, 1:14 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Caddo Lake State Park Caddo Lake State Park - Texas"You'll feel you're back in prehistoric times among the cypress bayous"Caddo Lake State ParkLocated near the Louisiana border on Texas' only natural lake, the park is rich in history and scenic beauty.Caddo Lake State Park is named for Caddo Lake, a sprawling maze of bayous and sloughs covering 26,810 acres (10,850 ha) of cypress swamp. The average depth of the lake is 8–10 ft (2.4–3.0 m), with the deep water in the bayou averaging about 20 ft (6.1 m).  Information provided by WikipedThis lake was the only natural lake in Texas until it was artificially dammed in the early 1900s when oil ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 11:29 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Quachita National Forest - Camping Quachita National Forest - Camping Mena, Arkansas  Dispersed Camping Ouachita National Forest The Ouachita National Forest is located primarily in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma.  Outstanding mountain views coupled with picturesque streams, rivers, and lakes provide a unique and highly valued setting for outdoor recreation.  The forest offers high quality nature related-sightseeing, scenic driving, hunting, fishing, and dispersed camping.  Learn about the areas rich history at wayside exhibits along a scenic drive or experience unique botanical, mineral, and prehistoric resources featured in information and educational programs.  An extensive trail system provides for all types of uses including hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and off-highway vehicles (OHV) riding.  A variety of services can be found at developed campgrounds ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:54 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Alley Springs Missouri Alley Springs Missouri Alley was home, farm, and school for people who lived here a century ago. Dances, baseball games, and roller skating were all part of Alley’s busier days. John Knotts purchased the 80 acre site in 1902 and diversified the enterprises to include a well-stocked store and blacksmith shop.A mill was vital to community life, where grain was ground to provide the daily bread. The present building was constructed during 1893-1894 by George Washington McCaskill as a merchant mill. It was larger than most mills in the Jacks Fork area and replaced an earlier mill on this same site that was built by 1868. Originally unpainted, it was first painted white with green trim ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:55 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Elephant Rock Missouri - State Park Elephant Rock State Park MO Department of Natural ResourcesIf you live in the Eastern Missouri area or if you are visiting Missouri, you will want to take the time to visit Elephant Rock State Park. The entire family will enjoy this Natural Wonder!An easy way to see the rocks is from the Braille Trail, which was especially designed for people with visual and physical disabilities. The trail winds through the main area of rocks. An extension off the trail leads back to the ruins of an old railroad engine house, a remnant of the area’s quarrying and railroad history.Pack-A-Lunch:  Enjoy a picnic lunch among the giant red boulders. Picnic sites are scattered throughout the ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:56 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Eleven Point 3 Day Float Trip | Greer Springs Hike Eleven Point 3 Day Float Trip Greer Springs Hike Mark Twain National Forest & Irish Wilderness AreaThe Eleven Point River is a 138-mile-long (222 km)[1] river in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, United States. It originates near Willow Springs, Missouri. It more than doubles in flow when Greer Spring Branch runs into it, adding over 200 million US gallons (760,000 m3) of water per day to the river. The name derives from the Mississippi Valley French word pointe, which is a wooded point of land marking a river bend. Voyageurs marked distance by counting these points of land or river bends.[2] The river flows into the Spring River southwest of Pocahontas near the small ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:57 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Marble Creek | Crane Lake | Mark Twain National Forest Marble Creek Recreational Area Mark Twain National Forest Camp  Great Places to Go Camping! This area with its beautiful creek, camp and picnic grounds is located between Fredericktown and Arcadia, MO. Marble Creek, rushing 20 miles through the rugged St. Francis Mountains, is named for deposits of attractively colored dolomites which were mined and used in the building trade as “Taum Sauk Marble”. Within the recreation area, you can see the concrete remains of a grist mill dam and building foundation. This dam was the third to be built here and was operated until 1935. This quiet campground and recreation area is the main trailhead for the Marble Creek Section of the Ozark Trail. This 8-mile segment goes to ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 10:23 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Richland Creek Recreation Area | Ozark National Forest Richland Creek Recreation Area  Ozark National Forest  The Richland Creek Wilderness was created by the 1984 Arkansas Wilderness Act and contains 11,801 acres in the middle of the Boston Mountains. One of three wildernesses on the Buffalo Ranger District, it takes its name from the main creek running through the area with the rich, fertile soil along the lower creek portion near the Buffalo River. An unusual feature of the Ozark Mountains is that the “mountains” are actually plateaus, uplifted as a unit with few folds or faults. The ruggedness of these mountains is due to erosion of the plateaus caused by swift rivers flowing between them. Topography within 1/4 mile on either side of Richland and ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 10:25 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
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Product Announcements

  • New Addition To ORCCGear.com - Medical Kit Line Up! New Addition To ORCCGear.com - Medical Kit Line Up!Available Fall 2017, the Mountain Series provides peace of mind with the highest quality kits for adventures near and far. The Mountain Series includes; the Mountaineer, Guide, Explorer, Backpacker, Hiker and Day Tripper Lite first aid kits. Ranging in price from $20 to $200, the kits are fully equipped for day hikes, multi-day backpacking trips or expeditions.Housed in a new trapezoidal shaped bag design with darting to provide increased volume, all of the kits feature 2X PU-Coated 420 Denier Nylon that protect the contents from the elements. The back of the kits now have an exclusive kit map that lists all supplies and clearly shows where they are ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2017, 3:10 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • "NEW" Adventure Medical Pocket Survival Pak PLUS Adventure Medical Kits Pocket Survival Pak PLUSAdventure Medical Pocket Survival Pak™ PLUS. Designed by Doug Ritter, this kit includes everything in the best-selling Pocket Survival Pak… PLUS a CRKT RSK-MK5 knife, an SOL LED micro-light, Katadyn Micropur MP1 water purification tablets, and a 1-liter collapsible water bag - all packed in a waterproof welded-fabric pouch that fits in your pocket. This collection of survival tools is for when you find yourself abandoned, stranded, or lost in the outdoors. Keep it in your pocket and on your person because, "If it isn't with you, it can't save you." The Pocket Survival Pak™ PLUS is for backpackers, hunters, pilots, snowmobilers, hikers, or anyone who enjoys ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2017, 5:47 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Premium Adventure Skottle Grill Kit by Tembo Tusk Premium AdventureSkottle Grill KitThe Tembo Tusk Premium Adventure Skottle Grill Kit has everything you need, Adventure Skottle Grill, MSR DragonFly burner and a sturdy carry bags. Grab your Adventure Skottle Kit, a few favorite outdoor cooking recipes, your food and head out on your next adventure. The Adventure Skottle is a smaller version of the Skottle, so now you can take the Adventure Skottle on canoe or fishing trips, a day at the park and anywhere when storage is tight. Can you imagine grilling today’s catch of the day on a river bank or making fiestas after a day of hiking in the park. The Premium Adventure Skottle is the next outdoor cooking utensil you will need ...
    Posted Oct 16, 2017, 2:49 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Tembo Tusk Camp Table Kit Tembo Tusk Camp Table KitThe Tembo Tusk Camp Table Kit is the Camp Table and the Camp Table Bag combined for purchasing both products at the same time. Purchasing this kit with both products is a great savings of $45.00. The convenience of a beautiful camp table and having a sturdy carry bag and the savings to have both, only makes this kit a must have.The Tembo Tusk Camp Table  are great for any outdoor activity. The possibilities are numerous from a workstation, fine dining area, to a food prep area for an outdoor kitchen. This table is a go anywhere table. It is easy to put up, take down and stores in a small flat space ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2017, 3:48 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Hunting Base Camp Gear - Fall of 2017 Hunting Base Camp GearWe at ORCCGear.com are excited to announce a New Category to our product line mix!       Hunting Base Camp Gear:Hunt | Blind Furniture - The right type of furniture needed for Base Camp or in your Hunting Blind.Hunting Bedding - Nobody said, we had to rough it. Get a well deserved night of sleep.Hunting Blinds - Stay concealed, Camouflaged and close to your prey.Hunting Tents - The ideal Hunting Tents for shelter needed in the backwoods.Check Out All These New Products on ORCCGear.com !2017 - ORCCGEAR.com Online Store is still in its infancy, however we continue to thrive. We have learned so much in the past four years. Building an online store is an everyday ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2017, 11:43 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • First Day of Fall - September 22nd, 2017 Wishing  All Our Customers and Members A Happy Fall Camping Season!It's Family Time Around the Campfire Cool Nights, Roasting Marshmallows, Hot Coffee|Chocolate Drinks"One of the Best Seasons for Camping" Gather up the Family, Kids and GrandchildrenMake Great Memories, Your Family will Share Years from Now!Really Do It Now!Take Advantage of the Time You Have with Your Family,~ In A Blink of an Eye ~ They will be Older and so will you, Wishing You went Camping Together!Good Times, Take Plenty of Pictures and Videos to share!ORCCGear.com"Quality Gear for the Outdoor Enthusiast"
    Posted Sep 16, 2017, 12:38 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Camco Wave Catalytic Safety Heaters Camco Wave 6 Catalytic Safety HeatersThe Camco Wave-6 Catalytic Safety Heater is an ideal primary or secondary heating source. It produces enough heat to warm 230 square feet of space. The heater operates on low pressure gas and can be wall mounted or used as a portable unit. It is equipped with a 100% safety shut-off valve to prevent accidental non-ignitions fuel discharge. The built-in automatic Piezo electric sparker will last for 20,000 starts. There is no electrical drain or battery connection. The Wave-6 is adjustable from 3200 to 6000 BTU/hr. Catalytic heating is 99.98% efficient (flame type heaters waste up to 45% of all heat produced), resulting in a more ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2017, 9:27 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Compression|Stuff|Dry Bags ALPS Mountaineering Compression Stuff SacksThe ALPS Mountaineering ALPS Mountaineering Compression Stuff Sacks is a high quality stuff sack for your sleeping bag or for storing other items in your pack. These Compression Stuff Sacks will perform to the highest standards, time and time again, on all your treks. Each CSS comes equipped with a zippered pocket on the top lid to keep small items separate and easy to get to. The straps connect the bottom and top lid so you can cinch down the top as much, or as little as you need to adjust the length depending on what you are carrying on each trip. Available in four sizes!     Available Now: LinkALPS Mountaineering Cyclone Stuff SacksThe ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2017, 2:45 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Kodiak Canvas ORCCGear.com - Kodiak Canvas Truck Tent The Kodiak Canvas Truck Tent 8 ft. bed length fits Full-Sized and Long Bed Trucks. Dimensions are determined by measuring inside the truck bed with tailgate up. The following trucks will fit this model: Ford F Series, Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, Dodge Ram, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan. Made with Hydra-Shied 100% cotton duck canvas that is durable, watertight, and breathable. Our unique clamp-on rail design offers an easy and secure set up. Features five windows with no-see-um mesh, for ventilation, light, and openness. Has a cab access window. You can run a power cord from your cab to power your appliances.  With its sturdy steel frame, shock-corded fiberglass ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 8:21 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Kodiak Canvas Swag Tent  Kodiak Canvas Swag TentThe Kodiak Canvas Swag Tent was born in the Australian Outback. The Swag Tent is a highly versatile, one-person, portable, sleep system. It is an advanced evolution of the traditional bedroll. Add a blanket or sleeping bag, and you have all you need to bed down. Unroll and set it up in a matter of minutes. It is six feet eight inches long and nearly three feet wide, providing a roomy sleeping space even for big guys. Use it on the ground, in the bed of a pickup, or with a compatible 85” x 40” cot. It’s made with premium-grade, Hydra-Shield™, 100% cotton duck canvas. The tight weave and silicone finish ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2017, 2:55 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Wavian 20L Jerry Can System @ ORCCGear.com Wavian Jerry Fuel CansDon't Forget Extra Fuel, Your Going to Want to Get There and Back!Wavian 20L Jerry Cans System (with EPA/CARB Spout and Unleaded Auto Filler Adapter). These Jerry Cans are the original NATO Military Jerry Cans. Jerry Can is one of the world’s most timeless designs, offering extreme durability and longevity in a simple, proven compact construction. A true ‘classic’ in both function and form, these Jerry Cans are based on the original, iconic design and then improved with modern safety features and updated construction methods. All fuel cans have been built to the highest standards, complying with the latest regulations concerning transportation and storage of fuels. With our high-quality, well-made ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2017, 2:49 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Kamp Rite Kids Tent Cot | ORCCGear.com Kamp Rite Kids Tent CotIt's Time To Get The Kiddies Out Camping! The Kamp Rite Kids Tent Cot is modeled around the concept of the Original Tent Cot, the Kid’s Tent Cot with Rain Fly is a great addition to family camping gear. Extremely versatile, the Kid’s Tent Cot provides protection at the beach from sand and sun, and the “no-see-um” netting on each of the 4 tent openings offers protection from bothersome insects. Just like the larger versionsof Kamp-Rite’s Tent Cots, the Kid’s Tent Cot converts to a lounge chair or sleeping cot in seconds, while the 4 sturdy support legs provide greater stability and entry from all ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 10:46 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
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