Help out Hammond Camp

Hammond Mill Camp

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Hammond Mill Camp, Inc. remains closed to all events until further notice. The camp, located in the Mark Twain National Forest east of Dora, provides a woodland setting for church camps, youth camps, family reunions, retreats, weddings and other gatherings. The nature of the camp fosters social closeness, “quite the opposite of what is needed during this challenging time,” said HMC board president Robin Mustion. “With the safety of our groups the highest priority, we are unable to guarantee compliance with federal, state and local pandemic guidelines in our setting.” 

The camp is a nonprofit that operates via donations from people and organizations. “Between these amazing donations and the fees from events, we usually are blessed with enough revenue to continue operations each year,” Mustion said. “The current situation presents a true challenge for Hammond Mill Camp. Without fees from groups using the facility, we are dependent on the generosity of the community and those who love the camp.” 

While the camp is unoccupied this summer, organizers are hoping to accomplish some needed repairs and upgrades. A list of these repairs and upgrades can be found on the Hammond Mill Camp’s Facebook page.

“During this challenging time, we encourage you to share any donation you were planning to make or will consider making to the camp, now,” Mustion said.  Donations can be made via or by mail to Hammond Mill Camp, Inc., 139 Hammond Mill Drive, Pottersville, MO 65790. 

“Thanks to your generous donations, we look forward to reopening the camp and continuing to serve the community,” Mustion added. Contact campground manager Zohn Englehardt, 417-543-5286 for further information.

Ozark County Times

504 Third Steet
PO Box 188
Gainesville, MO 65655

Phone: (417) 679-4641
Fax: (417) 679-3423