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Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs

The Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs is 45 minutes from Charlotte, north of Statesville. On over 700 sprawling acres of gently rolling hills full of oak trees, this property features spring-fed streams, bordered by the South Yadkin River for nearly two miles. In recognition of the Dale Earnhardt Foundation’s $2 million gift to support the development of the property, the campus is named the Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus to honor the legendary NASCAR driver.

With a rich history between Mr. Earnhardt and the property, the Foundation wanted to give back to an organization that shares their philanthropic focus of children, education and environmental preservation.

This unique outdoor property offers girls seasonalized cabins with heating and air conditioning and the opportunity to participate in bring-your-own tent camping, cooperation courses, hiking trails, archery, a 25-acre lake for swimming and boating and many other programs.

For questions regarding property reservations, please call 704-731-6500.


(for Girl Scout Troops, Families & Nonprofit Rental Groups)


(for Service Unit team members)

About the Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs

How To Get There

1919 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville, NC 28625

The Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs is located north of the intersection of I-77 and I-40 in Iredell County, 45 minutes north of Charlotte. There is an electronic gate leading to the Little Lodge and an electronic gate leads to other cabins and the main part of the property. Codes will be provided with your reservation confirmation. 

Rates & Getting Ready

Site Usage Fee Schedule for Girl Scout Troops, Families & Nonprofit Rental Groups.

Learn more about Encampment Pricing for Service Unit team members.

Learn more about Specialty Program Area Pricing.

Amenities
  • All-Camp Fire Circle
  • Archery Range
  • Chapel in the Woods
  • Compass & Orienteering Courses
  • Cooperation Course
  • Indoor/Outdoor Movie Screening Setup
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Lake
  • Nature Totes
  • Nature Trails
  • Outdoor Pavilion (coming this summer!)
  • Phoenix Tower
  • Sports & Games
  • Tent Camping
Cabins
  • 2 girl villages
  • Cabins 1 and 6 in each village sleep 8 people each, and Cabins 2-5 in each village sleep 16 people each
  • Cabins 1 and 6 also have refrigerators, storage closets and shelters with picnic tables and a fireplace
  • Cabins are equipped with full doors, windows, and heating and air conditioning units, and are available for rental year round.
  • Bunk beds and twin foam camp mattresses
  • One or more small fire circles in each village
Little Lodge
  • Open floor plan with 2 covered porches and fireplace 
  • Heated and air-conditioned (open year-round)
  • Sleeps 15 people -15 mattresses are provided and stored in a rolling storage unit
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Full kitchen with a stove/oven, coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator. No cooking utensils or pots/pans/etc. are guaranteed. Please bring the cooking supplies you will need.
  • 2 bathrooms, 1 with shower
  • Old Homestead
  • Tent Camping
  • Water and fire ring at site