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Lakeview Lodge

Lakeview Lodge is a conference and retreat center serving church retreats, family gatherings, Scouting groups, and corporate meetings since 1970. We offer 8 cabins, 4 dormitories (24 beds each), conference center meeting rooms, a large picnic pavilion, an outdoor campfire amphitheater, and a dining hall with full service catered meals. Volleyball and softball facilities are available. A full scale challenge course (ropes course) team building facility is available by appointment on the ridge above Lakeview. Available rentals include: canoes, kayaks, and a climbing tower.

Directions to Camp

Lakeview is located on a rustic wooded 2500-acre Sid Richardson Scout Ranch (SR2). The property has 15 miles of shoreline on Lake Bridgeport> lakeview is  65 miles northwest of the Dallas Fort Worth Airport.

From downtown Fort Worth, it is approximately 60 miles to the camp gate taking I-35 north to Hwy 287, Hwy 287 to Decatur, and Hwy 380 from Decatur to to Runaway Bay. SR2 is 70 miles from DFW Airport.

If you are using a GPS or Google Maps to get to the camp the best address to enter is: “Sid Richardson Scout Ranch, Boy Scout Road, Runaway Bay, Texas” – that should get you to the front gate.

The GPS coordinates of the front gate are:
33° 11′ 44.24″ N
97° 54′ 27.40″ W

Boy Scout Rd
Runaway Bay, Texas 76426

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Refund of fees, outside of a deposit, will be processed on a sliding scale according to the following guidelines:

Requests received 30 or more days before the event – you will receive 100% of the total event fee, less the non-refundable processing fee.

Requests received 15-29 days before the event – you will receive 50% of the total event fee, less the non-refundable processing fee.

Requests received within 14 days of the day of the event – No refund will be issued, except in the event of a documented medical reason (doctor’s note required), a death in the immediate family, or a natural disaster.

For events where you register as a unit, registrations are transferrable within the same unit to a Scout or adult leader not currently registered for the activity changes. 

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All units using Longhorn Council camps must follow Leave No Trace policies with camping.

All units are required to police and clean their areas before leaving camp.

All units must pack in pack out their trash when leaving camp. Dumpsters are for Camp Ranger use only.