Base Camp Outdoors Co.

Water Street District to Welcome Base Camp Outdoors Co. in Late 2024

May 9, 2024

Dayton, OHWater Street District announced today that Base Camp Outdoors Co. (Base Camp Dayton) will join the vibrant and ever-growing community in late 2024. This will be the first brick-and-mortar store for the outdoor retailer, which offers camping, hiking and water sports gear, apparel, accessories and more. 

Located in the heart of Water Street District next to Moeller Brew Barn and directly across from Day Air Ballpark, Base Camp Dayton will occupy more than 5,700 square feet of retail space.

“From my first job selling peanuts at the Dragon’s stadium, biking through the city and along the trails, to our time spent engaging with our neighbors and local businesses, it had all been leading to this,” said Brycen Cross, President and CEO of Base Camp Outdoors Co. “Investing back into the Dayton community, embracing the city’s rich history, and providing quality, high-level experiences make Water Street District the perfect spot for our next big adventure.”

In support of their mission to “encourage and equip the community to engage more consciously with nature,” Base Camp Dayton plans to provide educational courses and exclusive outings such as bird watching. All are welcome to participate in Base Camp Dayton’s educational courses and outings, regardless of level of experience.

"The outdoor recreational market has experienced tremendous growth as consumers invest in more active lifestyles,” said Zach Graham, Vice President of Commercial Real Estate and Leasing at Crawford Hoying, owner and developer of Water Street District. “We're thrilled to welcome Base Camp Outdoors Co. to Water Street District and broaden our organic and diverse tenant mix."

Base Camp Dayton is the latest establishment announced at Water Street District, which is home to numerous entertainment, retail, and dining destinations including Day Air Ball Park, Dayton Beer Company, Local Cantina, Tender Mercy, The Foundry, AC Hotel, Square One, Sueño, Moeller Brew Barn and more. 

For more information on commercial leasing availability at Water Street District, visit or call 937.860.2827.


About Base Camp Outdoor Co.

Base Camp encourages and equips the community to engage more consciously with nature - as they believe this can be accomplished by following four paths, which they consider their foundational cornerstones: Adventure, Community Education, and Sustainability. For more information about Base Camp Outdoors Co., visit their website at