Frequently Asked Questions
Suggested Packing List:
Bath towels & Beach towel
Twin-sized sheet & blanket or sleeping bag
Close-toed shoes (for activities)
Sandals or flip flops (for pools)
Rain jacket or poncho
Money for snacks & souvenirs
What's the best way to get to Ocoee Ridge Camp?
Ocoee Ridge Camp is conveniently located in the beautiful mountains of the Cherokee National Forest in East Tennessee. Travel is easy from just about any major city nearby. Click here see a map to our address: 479 Frey Road, Old Fort, TN 37362.
Who supervises the activities?
Ocoee Ridge Camp employs and trains a staff of certified life guards and college-age students to oversee all of the activities.
What makes Ocoee Ridge Camp stand out?
Ocoee Ridge Camp is designed to be the premiere camp and retreat location in the region. Our beautiful mountain setting, top-notch facilities, and unparalleled capacity make us the top choice for your next event. The Cherokee National Forest is our neighbor with fishing, hiking, whitewater rafting and sight-seeing.
What media options are available in the large gathering spaces?
Our gathering spaces are the perfect spot to host your worship services, group sessions, seminars, or any other type of large group function. All gathering spaces offer ample room for your AV setup and various seating arrangements. All large gathering spaces has 150 MPS Internet connection for streaming your programs.
We do not provide AV equipment of any kind, but have power outlets conveniently located throughout the space. We can provide contact information for a professional sound/light media company that has setup for many of our camps. You can contact them directly to discuss your needs and a budget.
Is cell service and Internet access available?
Cell service and data with AT&T and Verizon is accessible at most locations on our property. Your camp leader will be provided with the password to give the students (or not) for Internet access in all areas of the camp but the pool.
Does the guest speaker, special musicians or the youth director required to sleep in the bunkhouses with the kids?
That's entirely up to you. We now have TWO CABINS away from the student bunkhouses that are in a quiet area near the office/large meeting hall/cafeteria that can be rented for leadership or anyone else you would like to house. The cabins are also available for rent year-round for a great get-a-way.
We can arrange for bonfires, bouncy houses, special lights at the pool for night parties... try to see if you can out-request us!
Are there any vending options on site?
We have three on-site “canteens" and a camp store that features snacks (candy for $1 and drinks for $2), souvenirs, and other essentials.
What is the largest package I can book?
Ocoee Ridge Camp currently has capacity for up to 768 guests.
What is the smallest package I can book?
The smallest packages available during camp season accommodate 200 guests. For inquiries about smaller groups in the off-season, please contact our booking agents at (423) 338-2747.
Meals are served in our indoor cafeteria, featuring beautiful views and capacity for up to 800. Ocoee Ridge Camp is the perfect facility for your next camp (with plenty of room to grow!).
All camp bookings and select off-season packages at Ocoee Ridge Camp feature our dining package. This high-value meal plan includes three daily meals providing delicious, healthy options that everyone will enjoy. Please let us know if anyone in your group has food allergies as we can accommodate most allergies.