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camp properties - CDT

Camp Dorothy Thomas in Riverview (southwest Hillsborough County about 25 miles from Tampa) offers more than 220 acres of beautiful campgrounds. With the longest zipline in west central Florida, this camp is a great place for you to take your Girl Scout experience to new heights!

Reservable Units and Program Areas

Sleeping Units

  • Chigger (open-air cabins)
  • Oak (open-air cabins)
  • Sleepy (open-air cabins)
  • Skunk (open-air cabins)
  • CIT (bunk-bed dormitory; full kitchen)
  • Holiday House (movable cots; full kitchen)
  • Lady Bug (air-conditioned dormitory; full kitchen)
  • Pioneer (tent camping)

Program Areas:

  • Archery Range
  • Challenge Course (low wooden, giant swing, climbing tower, zipline)
  • Day Shelter and Sports Court
  • Lizzard (arts and crafts shelter with kiln)
  • Lodge (dining hall with commercial kitchen)
  • Pool
  • Yurt (traditional Mongolian tent with open sides and roof)
Suggested Camp Activities
  • Archery*
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Backpacking
  • Badge work
  • Basketball
  • Fire Building and Fire Safety
  • Geocaching
  • Giant Swing
  • Hiking
  • Leave No Trace
  • Letterboxing
  • Low Wooden Course
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Pottery*
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sports and Wide Games
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming*
  • Team Building
  • Trailblazing
  • Troop Meetings
  • Zipline

*An outdoor facilitator and a program area reservation are required for these activities.

These activities must be reserved through council.

Contact The Camp Ranger

Need help with something at camp? Contact Steve Huegel, Camp Dorothy Thomas Ranger 989-708-5000.

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