Camp Mitigwa is a Boy Scout camp operated by the Mid-Iowa Council. It is located outside Woodward, Iowa. Camp
Mitigwa has over 700 acres of rolling valleys and ridges. Lake Fisher provides youth with the chance to catch a fish and explore aquatic life. It also offeres a chance to try their hand at canoeing and kayaking. The camp has six year-round wood heated cabins available for weekend rental, as well as a heated shower facility. A thirty-foot, five-sided Rappelling Tower is located in the camp, as well as a C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience), which includes a 400' zipline, and a triangle event that includes Gap Step, Balance Beam and Skywalk events. Both the tower and the C.O.P.E. course can be reserved by a troop or crew. Each summer Camp Mitigwa offers week-long residence camping experiences for Boy Scouts. Cub Scouts get their chance at summer camp with 1-4 day experiences offered.
Lake Front Trail offers an excellent view of the woodland of Mitigwa between Blank and Frankel Ridges and Lake Fisher.
Dan Beard Trail provides Scouts with 5+ miles of Iowa hardwoods navigating deep ravines and a view of the Des Moines River. The rest of Camp Mitigwa's 700 acres are still wild. The camp features Maytag and Frankel Swimming Pool, two dining facilities, two staff housing areas, two staff lounges and two trading posts. There are 18 campsites offered on the three ridges that make up Camp Mitigwa.
There are also three forts currently on the property: Fort Pella is located on Frankel Ridge. Fort Clatsop is located on Casady Ridge. Old Fort Madison is located on the far end of Frankel Ridge.