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We would love to hear from you! Use the form to the right! All questions are emailed to both our Conference Center Coordinator, Jenifer Oliphant and the Marketing Director, Elizabeth Wheeler. 

7363 Bear Creek Rd
Morgantown, IN, 46160

812-597-4241

Waycross is a summer camp and  year-round  conference center. We welcome groups that seek leadership development, spiritual growth or educational advancements. Everything from afternoon meetings to weekend conferences to week long retreats.

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Directions & Road Closures

Waycross is a summer camp and  year-round  conference center. We welcome groups that seek leadership development, spiritual growth or educational advancements. Everything from afternoon meetings to weekend conferences to week long retreats.

 


ROAD CLOSURES: There are several SCHEDULED road closures for the spring and summer. 

Bear Creek Road has washed away around the 5500 block.  This will effect guests coming from Bloomington and using 135.  Please see directions below.

A number of bridge closures in Morgan and Brown counties will detour SR 135 traffic.  Work begins on or after April 4 and will last up to 75 days.  Please use alternate route for travel to Waycross

 

Conference Cen
ter Physical Address            Summer Camp Physical Address

4879 Richards Road                                                                                                                        7363 Bear Creek Road
Morgantown, IN 46160                                                                                                                  Morgantown, IN 46160

Busses should park for loading and unloading near the conference center.  The camp entrance is not wide enough for motor coaches. 

Directions:

From the North through Indianapolis (Best route for busses and large trucks) A number of bridge closures in Morgan and Brown counties will detour SR 135 traffic. Work begins on or after April 4 and will last up to 75 days.  Please use The alternate route below for travel to Waycross

Take I-465 to State Road (SR) 37 South toward Bloomington. Just north of Martinsville, turn left (east) on SR 252 to Morgantown. In Morgantown at the stop sign, turn right (south) on SR 135. Follow SR 135 to Railroad Road. (At Railroad road there will be a bulk LP tank and highway garage, Y intersection) Take Right on Railroad road just before the road closed sign. Follow Railroad Road for 2.4 miles to the stop sign.  Go straight at the stop sign (becomes SR 45) and continue to follow SR 45 through Helmsburg to Carmel Ridge Rd.  Take right on Carmel Ridge Road and follow for 3.6 miles to stop sign.  Take left onto Richard's Road and follow Richards Road 1.8 miles to Waycross on left.

From the southwest through Evansville and Bloomington

Take State Road (SR) 57 from Evansville northeast to Washington and turn right (east) on U.S. Highway 50. Follow U.S. 50 going toward Bedford. Just before Bedford, U.S. 50 becomes a four-lane highway and also is joined by SR 37. Before Bedford, take the SR 37 North exit toward Bloomington and Indianapolis. Follow SR 37 to Bloomington. Turn right on State Road 46 (the last Bloomington exit) and follow SR 46 around Bloomington to SR 45 North. (The first time you see a sign for SR 45 will be while you are still on SR 37 — do not take that exit.) Turn left onto SR 45 North and follow it to Trevlac. Follow SR 45 to Carmel Ridge Road.   Take left on Carmel Ridge Road and follow for 3.6 miles to stop sign.  Take left onto Richard's Road and follow Richards Road 1.8 miles to Waycross on left.

From the southeast through New Albany and Jeffersonville A number of bridge closures in Morgan and Brown counties will detour SR 135 traffic.  Work begins on or after April 4 and will last up to 75 days.  Please use alternate route for travel to Waycross

Take I-65 North to the State Road (SR) 46 exit at Columbus. Take SR 46 west toward Nashville. In Nashville at the second traffic light, turn right (north) on SR 135 which goes through downtown Nashville. Follow SR 135 north to Bean Blossom. Turn left onto SR 45 in Bean Blossom just past St. David's Episcopal Church. Follow SR 45 to the stop sign at the railroad tracks. Turn left at the stop sign and continue to follow SR 45 through Helmsburg. Continue to follow SR 45 through Helmsburg to Carmel Ridge Rd.  Take right on Carmel Ridge Road and follow for 3.6 miles to stop sign.  Take left onto Richard's Road and follow Richards Road 1.8 miles to Waycross on left.

Shortcut from Martinsville to Waycross (not recommended for busses, large trucks or in adverse weather conditions)Do not use from March 26-31Mahalasville rd is closed

This route will take you up and over the ridges from Martinsville and directly to Waycross. This drive will include about 5 miles on winding and hilly gravel roads, approximately 20 minutes.

Turn left at the stoplight at Mahalasville Rd /Ohio Street Intersection. Look for the Circle K Shell gas station and Dairy Queen on your left at this corner (this is the next stoplight after the Wal-Mart intersection). Follow Mahalasville Rd. approximately 5.5 miles. Turn right at the “T” onto Bear Wallow Road. Follow Bear Wallow Road (turns into Bear Creek Road) approximately 5 miles to the first stop sign at the intersection of Richards Road and Bear Creek Road. Turn left and drive approximately 100 yards to Waycross Conference Center entrance, or turn right to get to Summer Camp, Main House and/or Hickory Hill Retreat House. (Online map)

Shortcut from Morgantown to Waycross (not recommended for busses, large trucks or in adverse weather conditions)

In Morgantown, turn onto 135 South/Marion Street toward Nashville. SR 135 will curve to the left, bare right onto S. Marion Street(across from Peoples State Bank). Turn right onto Bloomington Pike and continue onto S. Lick Creek Road. Keep left to stay on S. Lick Creek Road for 4.3 miles. Turn right at Richards Road (there will be a small bridge to cross), the road will turn to gravel. Continue on Richards Road for approximately 2.5 miles crossing over Carmel Ridge Road. Waycross will be on your left. (Online map)