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Camp Brandenburg

Winter? Absolutely. Spring? Definitely. Summer? Certainly. Fall?  Unquestionably!

Go ahead and pick your season because no matter when you visit Brandenburg, you’ll be enchanted.

Located in Dane County, Brandenburg is a popular destination for Badgerland Girl Scouts. It’s just about 30 minutes north of Madison on 178 acres that includes hiking trails meandering through the forest and beautiful Lake Katrine for canoeing and boating adventures. Since there are four camping units at Camp Brandenburg, you may run into other troops there too. What a great opportunity to make new friends and share a camp fire. Come for a troop day outing or plan an overnighter.

See all of the summer camps we have planned at Camp Brandenburg.


Rent It!
Camp Brandenburg is available for Troop and Girl Scout usage.

Brandenburg’s Four Camp Units

An open-air shelter on the north shore of Lake Katrine. Picnic tables, electricity, latrines, fire ring, grill, flagpole and large grass activity area make Kinderspielen the perfect place for a day of fun. You can also pitch your tent here and make it an overnight adventure. The boathouse is filled with canoes and paddles. TOC 2 certification is required to reserve Kinderspielen.

Hawks Nest
Ideal for the very first overnight camp experience. Three rooms with bunk beds and a separated room with a futon. Equipped kitchen, two bathrooms, shower, fireplace and activity areas.

The Hilltop lodge is a fun space that girls love because the hallways literally climb the hillside to four bunkhouses. Each bunkhouse sleeps eight campers. Kitchen, two bathrooms and an outdoor fireplace.

A traditional camp setting with two canvas tents on wooden platforms and two cabins. Four campers sleep on cots in each tent and six in each cabin. In the center of Sumac is an enclosed troop house with a kitchen, fireplace and nearby latrines. TOC 2 certification is required to reserve Sumac.