Tall Oaks Conference Center Located on 350 beautiful woodland acres, Tall Oaks is a camp, retreat center, & conference center just a breeze away from Kansas City. Only fifteen miles from both the western edge of Kansas City or from Lawrence, Kansas ( two miles east of Linwood, Kansas ). Year-round facilities are available for retreats for all ages. Sleeping space includes 110 beds in dormitory style housing, and 64 beds in private hotel-style housing. Tent and RV camping is available. Come to Tall Oaks for camp. Tall Oaks provides full meeting and food service facilities with activity areas to supplement your programs, including equestrian and OAKS ( Challenge Course ) leadership programs.