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Waldschule Helenenschacht

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Waldschule Helenenschacht

Nestled in the idyllic setting of Austria’s Mittelburgenland, Waldschule Helenenschacht offers a charming self-catering house and about 25 acres (10 ha) of lush woods and camping areas. Scout and guest groups seeking the thrill of nature adventure will find everything their hearts could wish for.

Campsite sketch
Campsite sketch

Central court facing the house

Right in front of our house and up a few steps, our large graveled court is the perfect place for camp program, exercising or playing games in bad weather. As it is just a few steps away from the kitchen and water supply, larger guest groups have also used this area to set up their large hangar tents for cooking and eating. Of course our central court also has its own flagpole.

children on central court
children on central court
tables in the open
tables in the open
hangar tent
hangar tent
hangar tent
hangar tent

The uppermost corner of our central graveled court is also where you will find our stock of timber for camp constructions.

Timber for camp constructions
Timber for camp constructions

Circus trailer next to the house

These two former construction-site trailers - we call them circus trailers because of their appearance - are equipped with four toilets and several washbasins. In addition, they offer as follows:

Brezina Campsite

Northeast of the house, our beautiful Brezina Campsite follows the edge of the forest all the way up to our sanitary containers. This greenfield area of 1,500 m2 or about 16,000 ft2 with a few trees and lots of shade from the forest provides ample camping space even for larger groups.

Hofer Campsite

Our gigantic Hofer Campsite is only mown in summer. Its impressive 15,000 m2 or about 161,000 ft2 accommodate countless tents and camp constructions even for large-scale and international camps.

campsite greenfield
campsite greenfield
drinking water dispenser
drinking water dispenser
picnic table in the shade
picnic table in the shade
campsite from above
campsite from above

Forest Campsite RaRo

Forest Campsite RaRo
Forest Campsite RaRo
Forest Campsite RaRo with campfire
Forest Campsite RaRo with campfire

Forest Campsite CaEx

Forest Campsite CaEx
Forest Campsite CaEx
Fire pit at Forest Campsite CaEx
Fire pit at Forest Campsite CaEx

Road

Separating our Hofer Campsite from the Brezina Campsite with house and forest, a paved road runs up to the hill to the Helenenschacht settlement. Fortunately for us, it is hardly used.

road to the Helenenschacht settlement
road to the Helenenschacht settlement