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YMCA of the Ozarks - Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood Mission Statement The YMCA of the Ozarks will put Christian principles into practice through the use of its programs, facilities and natural surroundings that strengthen family life, provide for posi... Read more
YMCA of the Ozarks - Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood Mission Statement The YMCA of the Ozarks will put Christian principles into practice through the use of its programs, facilities and natural surroundings that strengthen family life, provide for positive value development, foster health and physical fitness through the teaching of outdoor skills, promote intercultural understanding, and educate for the stewardship of the Earth and it's resources.
Trout Lodge is a year-round, not-for-profit, family getaway and conference center located 90 minutes outside St. Louis. We are a unique branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis set on 5500 wooded acres on the shores of a 360-acre private lake. Our Lodge offers guest rooms, loft suites, family cabins and meeting rooms for groups of up to 300.
In addition to being an all inclusive family vacation destination and corporate conference center, we provide opportunities for families to participate in COPS retreats (Concerns of Police Survivors), "We Can" Weekends (adults with cancer), as well as Camp Hope (families whose children are living with HIV) and Camp Sunrise (families with children living with cancer).
Our on-site activities include one of the largest adventure ropes courses in the mid-west, the Triangle Y Horse Ranch, boating, target sports, hiking and many other outdoor and indoor activities. In addition, our lake front location is paired with residential and day Camp Lakewood. Combined, we serve more than 40,000 people each year.