Welcome to Our Web Site

Camp Heritage is located on the Lake of the Ozarks, in the beautiful Ozark hills of Missouri. It is here, among the oaks and dogwoods, where special moments happen.  It is here on our gorgeous lake where many campers learn to ski or wakeboard. It is here on our rock climbing wall where many campers experience achievement […]

A Healthy Camp Begins and Ends at Home!

For a printable PDF version of this document click here. A healthy camp really does start at home. Here are some things you can do to help your child have a great camp experience. If your child is showing signs of illness such as running a temperature, throwing up, has diarrhea, nasal drainage and/or coughing/sneezing, […]

2019 Activity Schedules

Registration opens at Midnight tonight (April 1, 2019). We are posting the activity schedules so you can plan out your camper’s schedule for the summer before they go to bed. Some activity names may differ slightly in our official registration form, but you will certainly be able to find the one you are looking for. […]

Bed Bugs: Packing for Prevention

Mindset for Prevention: Pretend YOU have bed bugs. Pretend WE have bed bugs. In recent years, bed bugs have made a resurgence in North America. They are often found in hotels, multi‐unit dwellings, and other structures that house people for short periods of time, such as camps. While bed bugs may be a nuisance, they […]

Head Lice Policy and Prevention Plan

Head lice have reappeared over the past few years in schools, camps, and workplaces across the U.S. Self-contained communities like camps are especially vulnerable and must be vigilant to control this problem. Despite taking precautions, lice still made their way into Camp Heritage during summer camp several years ago. We were able to eliminate them, […]

Packing List

What to Bring Any personal effects that are brought to camp need to be in good working condition and are the responsibility of the camper. It is a good idea to label personal items with the camper’s name, especially clothing, towels, and washcloths. Camp Heritage cannot take responsibility for lost, stolen or broken items. Packing […]

Getting the Most Out of Your Camp Experience

Consider Camp a Learning Experience – This is an opportunity for your child to explore a world bigger than his/her neighborhood and a chance for you and your child to practice “letting go.” Letting go allows children to develop autonomy and a stronger sense of self, make new friends, develop new social skills, learn about […]

Tips for Dealing with Homesickness

Summer is fast approaching and many kids are busy packing their suitcases for the annual pilgrimage to summer camp. At the same time, many parents are preparing for the usual bout of homesickness that kicks in a short while after children have been seperated from their families and homes. The following are some guidelines to […]