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"Hard Work Changes Things..."

- Coach Joe Bill Dixon

Dixon Camps teaches others how to enlarge their hearts physically and morally, motivates young runners to achieve peak performances, inspires young lives to standards of excellence, and serves its campers with great enthusiasm, featuring summer running camps, private team camps, workshops, fun outdoor activities, tent camping, expert teaching and much more.

We invite you to join our running family in one of our camps this year. Join us for an experience that is guaranteed to help you grow stronger, tougher, better, and faster. We are confident that the principles taught here will improve your mind, body, and soul. 

To register for a Wilderness Running Camp Session, please follow these instructions closely:

1. Choose the Session (week) you would like to register for:

Wilderness Running Camp
Camp Trinity-New Haven, MO June 25-June 29

Wilderness Running Camp
on the Norfork River near West Plains, MO July 9-July 13

     --- In 2017 There will only be ONE SESSION at Norfork River!

2. If you would like to pay for the entire session in ONE payment, choose the FULL REGISTRATION option ($225.00) for the session (week) you are registering for.

3. If you would like to pay in 2 payments, choose the DEPOSIT option ($70.00) for the session (week) you are registering for. 


4. If you choose the DEPOSIT option, you must pay the BALANCE at camp check-in.

Registration fees

Camp New Haven - Full Payment Closed

FOR SESSION 1 ONLY. Pay for SESSION 1 in one transaction.

Camp New Haven -Deposit Only Closed

Deposit is Non-Refundable. FOR SESSION 1 ONLY. Please NOTE that you will have to pay the remaining balance at camp check-in.

WRC @ Norfork River - Full Payment Closed

FOR SESSION 2 ONLY. Pay for SESSION 2 in one transaction.

WRC @ Norfork River - Deposit Only Closed

Deposit is Non-Refundable. FOR SESSION 2 ONLY. Please NOTE that you will have to pay the remaining balance at camp check-in.

What to bring to camp?

  • Two pair of running shoes or more
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow
  • Towels
  • Socks
  • Shorts
  • T-Shirts
  • Normal Day Wear
  • Swimming Attire
  • Bug Spray
  • Toiletries-everything needed
  • Spending Money
  • Flashlight
  • Tent
  • Poncho or Raincoat
  • Plastic bags or containers to keep personal items dry in the tent area
  • River Shoes
  • Clothes line
  • Snacks


  • Running
  • Tent Camping 
  • Classroom Sessions conducted by some of the best high school and college coaches that share running tips and mental strategies
  • Team competitions that challenge and develop a competitive mind 
  • Extreme relay races
  • Daily Tube Float Trips
  • Lots of River Fun
  • Talent Show 
  • Dawt Mill Challenge
  • Swimming
  • Washers, Basketball, Golf shoes, Volleyball, Ping Pong, Axe Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee
  • Movies, Board Games, And MUCH MORE!

Typical Day Schedule

5:30 AM - Boys Wake-Up

6:00 AM - Girls Wake-Up

6:00 AM - Morning Run - Boys Start

6:30 AM - Morning Run - Girls Start

8:00 AM - Breakfast

9:30 - Classroom Instruction

10:30 -Team Competition

12:00 - Lunch

1:30 - Outdoor Activity

5:00 - Evening Workout

7:00 - Dinner

8:30 PM  - Evening Speakers

10:00 PM  - Review Days Activities

10:30 PM  - Bed Time

Paper Registration

We do offer Paper registration through the mail on our website at

Event Schedule

  • June 25 3:00 PM EDT - WRC @ Camp Trinity-New Haven, MO

  • July 9 3:00 PM EDT - WRC @ Norfork River-West Plains, MO

Contact Information

Event Location

West Plains, MO, United States or New Haven , MO

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