TRAVEL GUIDE

HOUSTON, TX

Camp Ozark offers fully staffed luxury charter bus service from Houston. Several of our camp families take advantage of this extremely convenient and economical travel option. Also, it is a great way to kick-off the camp experience as campers meet new friends and connect with the Camp Ozark staff on the trip. For more information on these options, login to MyOzark.

Luxury Charter Bus

Camp Ozark offers fully staffed luxury charter bus service from Houston. Several of our camp families take advantage of this extremely convenient and economical travel option. Also, it is a great way to kick-off the camp experience as campers meet new friends and connect with the Camp Ozark staff on the trip. For more information on these options, login to MyOzark.

Bus Departure Locations:

St. Luke's United Methodist Church

3417 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77027

Office Depot

10217 Katy Fwy Houston, TX 77024

ARRIVAL TIME

In order to ensure that the traffic flows smoothly and we can limit the time you are waiting in your vehicle, we ask that you arrive at your assigned arrival time. Your arrival time will be sent to you via email on Thursday before opening day. The bus will depart St. Luke’s United Methodist at 7:00 AM and the first arrival time assignment will begin at 6:15 AM.

CAMPER BOARDING

Camp Ozark staff will direct you to the camper unloading and bus boarding area. Parent/guardians should remain in the car at all times. Please be sure your camper has everything they want on the bus with them organized and ready to go, as they will be getting out of the car and on the bus at this point.

LUGGAGE

Camp Ozark staff will direct you to luggage unloading areas. Parents/guardians should remain in the car for luggage unloading by the Camp Ozark staff. Please be sure your luggage is organized in the back of your vehicle in manner that allows for efficient unloading and promotes continuous traffic flow. Be sure that ALL items going to camp are labeled with the camper’s first and last name. Please note that your camper’s luggage does not need to go on the bus that your camper is riding on. All luggage will be unloaded, sorted, and distributed to the correct cabin upon arrival at Camp Ozark.

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COMMERCIAL AIRLINE​

With 124 flight arrivals and departures each day, the Little Rock airport provides non-stop jet service to 16 national/international gateway cities. Parents may book flights in conjunction with Camp Ozark’s pick- up and drop-off windows. Upon arrival, all campers are greeted by Camp Ozark Staff and escorted to our fully staffed charter bus for transport to Camp Ozark. In addition, Camp Ozark offers fully staffed commercial flights from Houston Hobby, Dallas Love, and Austin-Bergstrom on Southwest Airlines. For more information on these options, login to MyOzark.

Houston Hobby

Please view your travel itinerary on your My Ozark dashboard for specific information about air travel.

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PRIVATE PLANE

For camp families arriving via private aircraft, both Hot Springs (KH03, Runway Length 6595 ft.) and Mount Ida (Bearce Airport 7M3, Runway length 4000 ft.) offer convenient options for arrival and departure. Camp Ozark offers shuttle service for all camp families arriving at the Mount Ida Airport for arrival and departure. For families that choose to land in Hot Springs, most major rental car companies provide options for travel to Camp Ozark. For more information on these options, login to MyOzark.

Hot Springs

KH03, Runway Length 6595 ft.

Mount Ida

Bearce Airport 7M3, Runway length 4000 ft.

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Driving to Camp

While our staffed charter buses and commercial airline offer convenient transportation options, families may choose to arrive/depart camp via private automobile. Our Opening and Closing Day logistics are designed to make the parents and campers experience as smooth and efficient as possible. Both valet service and luggage service are provided to all families arriving to camp via private automobile. In addition, all camp families departing camp via private automobile are parked and loaded in our satellite parking lot and shuttled to camp on one of our 8 shuttle buses. Fast Pass parking and VIP service is available for all camp families. All Fast Pass revenue goes to support OZONE, a year-round student mentoring and discipleship program and is tax-deductible.

Directions From Houston

155 Camp Ozark Drive
Mt. Ida, AR 71957

Lodging

Camp Ozark is located in a very scenic region of Arkansas, an area considered by many as a vacation destination.

Places to Stop

Fun things to see, eat and do along the way.

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