Summer Camp - Bartle

H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation, Osceola, MO (Session 2, June 23 - July2) - Camp is Lone Star. Campsite is Cheyenne.

Bartle Camp Scoutmaster: Mr. Sean McGaughey.
Camp SPL is Russ Schroeder.

Important Notes

  • June 13th - Mandatory Scout & Parent Bartle Info Meeting @ 7 pm at the Church
  • June 20th - Bartle Trailer Packing - Bring your trunks @ 7 pm

Depart from Church of the Apostles for camp on Thursday June 22nd.  


Camp fees are ~$625 per Scout, ~$425 per Adult Leader for the 10 days of camp, plus transportation costs, but not including any additional fees required for Merit Badges or spending money at the Osage River Trading Company/Scott's Iconium General Store, OR for meals on the way to/from camp.

Travel will be via personal vehicles the day prior to camp (overnight in hotel), but with no overnight stay on the return. 

The H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation has three separate-but-interconnected camps: Camp Lone Star, Camp Sawmill, and Camp Piercing Arrow. Each has their own dining hall, swimming pool, merit badge and campfire areas. Some facilities are shared for the entire reservation, like the climbing tower, shooting sports areas, outpost programs and the lakefront facilities (motor boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, water sports, fishing, etc.) All Tribe of Mic-O-Say facilities are shared and the majority are located in Camp Lone Star.


Thursday June 22: 

7 AM Check-In at Church of the Apostles, Coppell. Scouts should eat breakfast before arriving! 
7:30 AM Depart for Springfield, MO
Lunch on the road (Scout pays)
Dinner in Springfield (Troop pays)
Hotel – Springfield, MO
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
2455 North Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803

Friday June 23: 
Breakfast at hotel (no charge) 
Lunch in ICO prior to camp (Scout pays)
12:00 PM: Session 2 Starts 

Sunday June 25 - Visitor's Day
10:00 AM: Gates Open
Lunch for all campers and visitors
Dance of Joy presented by our Pre-Called Warriors (usually around 2pm)
5:00 PM: Gates Closed (ALL Visitors must be out of camp) 

Sunday July 2:  
8 am breakfast - "to go" by Camp
Lunch on the road (Scout pays)
Arrive in Coppell ~5-6 PM 
Trailer may be later .... 

Important Links

  • 2023 Leader's Guide can be found HERE
  • 2023 Program Guide can be found HERE (full merit badge offerings listed on pages 9 & 10)
  • Merit Badge class request form can be found HERE
  • Bartle Packing List can be found HERE
  • Bartle Permission slip can be found HERE
  • Bartle Visitors Policy can be found HERE
  • Bartle Refund Policy can be found HERE
  • Bartle Authorization for Administering of Medications Form can be found HERE
  • Bartle - 2023 Special Needs Request link can be found HERE

******* Mandatory Scout Google registration form will be found HERE
******* Mandatory Adult Google registration form will be found HERE


  • Bartle Trail map is found HERE
  • Piercing Arrow map is found HERE
  • Lone Star & Sawmill map is found HERE

MAIL - If you would like to send "mail" to your Scout, the troop will be collecting items in the parking lot before we leave - just mark your son's name and what day of camp you'd like him to receive it.

When mailing something to Bartle, please be sure to include your return address AND the following information to ensure that the mail reaches the right camper:

Full Name, Troop 840 – Session 2
Camp Lone Star, Campsite Cheyenne
Bartle Scout Reservation
5525 NE Scout Camp Rd
Osceola, MO 64776-9000

If you want your camper to receive mail DURING camp, we recommend you bring it to the trailers before we leave for camp OR it being post marked no later than day 3 of the 10 day camp

TEXT ALERTS - Click HERE to opt in for mobile text alerts for weather and other camp emergency communication from Bartle.

Text @bartle2023 to 81010 to join our Troop 840 Remind Group

Join our GroupMe by clicking HERE

We will also use Life360 group for adult leaders who are travelling to and from camp to track cars / trailers, etc.