Camp Tanglefoot

Camp Tanglefoot is situated on 50 acres along the Tanglefoot Bay of Clear Lake, and includes woodlands, reconstructed prairie, lake access and large game field. There are five summer camp living areas (3 cabin units and 2 platform tent units). The camp also boasts a warm, traditional dining Lodge (1950), two year-round fully-equipped retreat buildings (Oaks and Meadowview), Craft House, 2 large shower buildings with soft water, and a fleet of 32 boats at our waterfront complex. Click here for directions to Camp Tanglefoot.

Calling all mariners...all those interested in sailing, sail boats and the open water. We have begun a Mariners group at Camp Tanglefoot - and are inviting you to join! Give us a call or drop us an email to see what we are all about!

The American Camp Association has deemed Camp Tanglefoot as an accredited camp. The resident camp season runs from early June to mid August. For more information about attending camp or employment with Camp Tanglefoot please contact the Camp Director or the Girl Scout Leadership Center.

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Camp Rentals

Please contact us for availability and to make a reservation.

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All non-Girl Scout groups are REQUIRED to provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance in the amount of $1 million from your organization or personal insurance listing Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa as the certificate holder for the dates of your camp stay, and the appropriate facility for the location (i.e. Camp Sacajawea; Camp Tanglefoot; Camp Joy Hollow; or Camp Juliette).  Certificate must be received prior to your event.

Contact Information

Phone: 641-423-3044 / 800-657-5853

Email the Camp Director if you have any questions about Camp Tanglefoot.