Camp Ella J. Logan was originally opened in 1928 as Camp Nirvana. The next year, a contribution to the Fort Wayne area girl scouts from the estate of Ella J. Logan led to the purchase of the property and the renaming of the camp after her. The camp is located on Dewart Lake in Syracuse IN, one of the many lakes in the popular Northern Indiana lake region. Camp Ella J. Logan is comprised of 200 acres of woods, meadows, ravines, and natural wetlands with approximately 3750 feet of lakeshore. In addition to the wonderful opportunities provided by the lake, the council owns an island appropriately named Girl Scout Island that often provides a challenging swimming adventure for the camp’s better swimmers. The camp is open year-round and provides a variety of possibilities, including summer resident camp programs. Troops looking for exciting outdoor or camping opportunities can spend a day, a night, or a weekend at Camp Ella J. Logan, too. Camp Ella J. Logan is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association.

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Fort Wayne Leadership & Learning Center
10008 Dupont Circle Drive East
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
260-422-3417 or 800-283-4812
fax: 855-422-0084

South Bend Service Center
3620 Deahl Court
South Bend, IN 46628
574-273-3021 or 800-283-4812
fax: 855-422-0084

Dunbar Service Center at Camp Wildwood
303 East Clay Street
Logansport, IN 46947
574-722-4464 or 800-283-4812
fax: 855-422-0084