Joel Johnson, Camp Director
Allegheny West Conference
1339 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: (614) 252-5271 #20, #21
Fax: (614) 252-3246
Joel Johnson, Camp Manager
6470 Oakthorpe Road
Thornville, OH 43076
Phone: (740) 536-9127
Fax: (740) 2401062
The camp was purchased in 1988 from Memory Lane Trailer Park.
Information on Property and Camp Facilities
Allegheny West Conference Campground is located in Fairfield County at 6470 Oakthorpe Road, Thornville, Ohio. The campground is situated on 71.9 acres of land, including a six-acre lake for boating and swimming. A pavilion seats 5,000 persons and has a large parking lot. We have a nice cafeteria and eating area for the inside and outside. The campground superintendent is Elder J. C. Smith, and the campground caretaker is Mr. Lloyd Biswick.
Camp Programs and Special Features
Programs include summer camp, Camporee, Trailer Owners' retreats, campmeeting, workshops and seminars, and church officers' retreats.
Directions to Camp
Take Interstate 70 west to exit 132 (Thornville/Newark). Go south 8 miles on Route 13 and look for a sign that reads "Jct. 256." Turn right onto 256. Go two miles—you will pass a sign for Route 664 on the left, and the next road on your left will be Oakthorpe Road. Turn left onto Oakthorpe Road and go 1.5 miles. The campground is on your left.