Camp Updates for 2024

Camp Updates for 2024

This fall, we said goodbye and “thank you!” to Mike Simmons, who served for three years as Summer Day Camp director at Lake Nixon. We will miss Mike’s fun-loving spirit, hard work, and caring presence — and we wish him the very best in his new...

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Spring Fest is May 6!

Spring Fest is May 6!

First, here’s a map of the Lake Nixon Outdoor Center (for a larger version click here and rotate your phone): Please enter through Gate B. There will be a welcome/information table as soon as you enter to answer questions, give directions...

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Gearing up for Camp!

Gearing up for Camp!

We’ve been plenty busy getting ready for another year of campers. Who is ready to take the plunge into fun and friendship at Lake Nixon this year? Summer Day Camp 2023 Updates and Resources Camp Registration is open (apply here!). **Some...

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LNOP in 2023!

LNOP in 2023!

At Lake Nixon Outdoor Preschool, we don’t hibernate during the winter months . . . we make the most of them! From warm, sunny days to wet chilly ones–and everything in between–we’ve continued to learn and grow this year...

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2021-22 Campership Fund

2021-22 Campership Fund

“Camp Can Change Lives,” was printed last year on the back of every Lake Nixon staff and camper t-shirt. Hopefully you’ve seen them. When our new Camp Director, Mike Simmons, first suggested using those words last spring I was...

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More than a Summer Camp

More than a Summer Camp

Encompassing 200+ acres and a 34-acre lake located just west-southwest of Little Rock, the Lake Nixon Outdoor Center is minutes from the heart of the capital city. Yet it feels like a world away. For the first part of the 20th century, Lake Nixon...

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Outdoor Preschool

Moving into our new digs! The Lake Nixon Outdoor Preschool started in January of 2018. We love the sounds and sights — the wide-eyed wonder as well as the silly wiggles and giggles — of little ones learning about themselves and their...

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