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Stark Caverns

Location: 125 Cave Dr, Eldon, MO 65026

How to register: Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. REGISTER ONLINE.

Questions: Call 573-TOP-CAVE or email:

This activity is classified as higher risk or includes an overnight and therefore requires an Activity and Trip Application. Please complete this form at least 6 weeks prior to the participation in this activity.



Stark Cavers, Camping Inside the Cave

 Brownie   Junior   Cadette  Senior  Ambassador

At Stark Caverns, we make it easy to plan a one-of-a-kind camping adventure. All you need to bring are the marshmallows and sleeping bags. Enjoy camping year-round inside the cave. Complete with learning opportunities in archeology, wildlife, cooking, exploration, geology and more. Our Girl Scout cave camping programs include use of a ready-made classroom, hiking trails, picnic areas, a fire pit, and private guided tour of the caverns. One- or two-night options are available.

View the Girl Scout camping informational brochure.

Additional info: Troops need to bring sleeping bags, waterproof tarps, food and cooking supplies, general camping gear.

Minimum group size is 10 and maximum is 40.

Dates/Times:  Available year-round

Cost per girl: $26/night
Cost per adult: $21/night

Badge Connections: Brownie Badge: Eco Friend, Brownie Badge: Hiker, Brownie Badge: Outdoor Adventurer, Brownie Badge: Trail Adventure, Junior Badge: Eco Camper, Junior Badge: Camper, Junior Badge: Trail Adventure, Cadette Badge: Night Owl

Outcomes:  Develops a strong sense of self, Displays positive values, Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks, Forms and maintains healthy relationships, Learns to identify and solve problems in her community.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout outcomes.