Parks & Destinations

Group Camp

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Group Camp Dining Hall

Group Camp Facility

Located across Geiger Lake from the main park area, Paul B. Johnson's group camp offers housing and meal service for groups of 40 to 146 campers. Housing is provided by an air conditioned dormitory that sleeps 104 and 3 huts that sleep 14 each. All sleeping quarters are bunk style. Campers should bring bed linen, pillow, towels, soap, and other personal items. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government buildings.

The dormitory features two separate sleeping areas accommodating 52 each. A meeting room at the dormitory features a fireplace, tables, chairs, refrigerator, cabinets, and sink.

The dining hall comfortably seats 150 and features a commercial kitchen with cafeteria style serving.


Group camp facilities are available by reservations only and are not available to groups not wishing food services. Reservations can be made by contacting the park at (601) 582-7721.

Group Camp Minimum Requirements

  • 40 guests, 6 meals, 2 nights stay during peak season (May 15 - September 15)
  • 24 guests, 3 meals, 1 night stay during the off season (September 16 - May 14)

Group Camp Rates

  • Contact Park for rates - (601)-582-7721

Additional facilities include a large pavilion near the dormitory, a small pavilion near the lake, a lake front chapel, a swimming area with pier, and a ball field.

Upon leaving, all areas must be clean and will be inspected by a Park Ranger. If you have any questions concerning the group camp, please call (601) 582-7721 - any day of the week between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

GC dormitory
Group Camp Dormitory

GC domitory bunk beds
Dormitory Bunk Room

GC dormitory meeting room
Dormitory Meeting Room

GC large pavilion
Group Camp Pavilion

GC chapel
Blue Bird Chapel

The Dining Hall and Blue Bird Chapel can be utilized for weddings. Contact the park office for more information.

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