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Camp Tik-A-Witha

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Tucked away on 310 beautiful acres, Camp Tik-A-Witha is adjacent to the Tombigbee National Forest and just 30 minutes south of Tupelo, in Van Vleet, MS.  

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This camp is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, featuring a 20-acre lake with water inflatables, a swimming pool with slides and diving board, a challenge course, rock climbing tower, zip line, archery field, riffle range, crafts hut and playground.  During the summer guests can enjoy the large water inflatable in the lake. 

Camp Tik-A-Witha can accommodate 196 people, offering guests the option of several lodges, cabins, platform tents and tent camping. 

The main camp area features the in-ground swimming pool, the Infirmary, Trading Post, playground and the Becky Cook Hall. Becky Cook Hall features a commercial kitchen, large stone fireplace, and is climate controlled. This space is perfect for large service units and council events.    

Six camp units each include a unit house and shower house, and either cabins, or platform tents. The units are located a short distance from the main camp area.

Also available to guests are four lodges.

Carpenter Hall - features a great room, office and two bedrooms, one with three beds and a private bath and the other with two beds and a private bath. The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen and a fireplace, and has air conditioning.

Recently renovated Chippewa/Collins Lodge - features a sleeping hall with 7 sets of bunk beds and a community bathroom.  The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen and is climate controlled.

Elizabeth Gwin Troop House - two story lodge features a full bath house below with a sleeping hall with 7 sets of bunk beds.  The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen and is climate controlled.

The Infirmary - can also serve as a lodge when not in use during summer resident camp. It features 6 beds in the main living area and a community bathroom.  The private leaders’ suite will sleep two and includes a private bathroom. The lodge is heated.

Tik-A-Witha also houses an equestrian riding ring and barn for horseback riding and council equestrian programs.

Camp Tik-A-Witha is also the home to the Elizabeth Gwin Special Sessions [hyperlink to Elizabeth Gwin Special Session page], a summer camp dedicated to making the camping experience available to every child regardless of their mental and physical abilities.

The camp is open year round except during the summer, when it is used for resident summer camp.


Need special accommodations? Contact Customer Care at 800.624.4185

Camp Capacity

Entire Camp: 196


Arapaho: 20 people, platform tents

Bynum: 32 people, cabins

Cherokee: 40 people, wheel chair accessible cabins

Choctaw: 24 people, platform tents

Natchez: 20 people, platform tents

Taposa: 20 people, platform tents


Carpenter Hall: 5 people, wheel chair accessible

Chippewa/Collins Lodge: 14 people

Elizabeth Gwin Troop House: 14 people

Infirmary: 10 people


Tent sites available.


Interested in reserving one of our camps for your troop or service unit? Submit a Site Reservation Form.  

Check out the council camp property calendar for real time booking information.