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Rent Camp Properties2019-11-05T13:52:31-08:00

Rent our Camp Facilities for Your Next Event

Whether you’re planning a youth group camping trip, a work retreat, a wedding or a conference, the Cascade Pacific Council offers diverse properties to meet your needs. From the Oregon coast to the Cascade Mountains, we have facilities that meet the needs of groups big or small.

Convenient Locations

Our scenic, outdoor venues are located within driving distance of Portland making it easy for your group to reach them. Most are within a two hour drive.

Non-Scout Groups

Not part of the BSA? You can still take advantage of renting our properties. Cascade Pacific Council, BSA venues are available to non-Scout groups.

Accommodations

Most of our properties feature dining halls, shower facilities, campsites, campfire amphitheater and other facilities typically found at a summer camp. Most are rustic in nature, providing the perfect setting for retreats, weddings and activities for groups that want to commune with nature.

Cub Scout Age Requirements & Safety Policies at Camp

Cascade Pacific Council’s camp properties have varying age restrictions and safety policies to help ensure Cub Scout program activities are appropriate for the target age group. Cub Scout packs should reference the camp’s age and safety policies before planning a trip. Learn more about these policies and contact Jeanette Leach at jeanette.leach@scouting.org if you have any questions.

Explore our Camp Facilities (Listed in Alphabetical Order)

Aubrey-Watzek Lodge – Government Camp, Oregon (Mt. Hood National Forest)

Aubrey Watzek Lodge Overview

Aubrey-Watzek Lodge (Aubrey) was built in 1971 and is located just west of White River near the Highway 35 crossing at the White River bridge. This lodge is primarily used by our scouting families for winter fun with designated dates for snow adventures set between mid-November and end-of-March. For information on CPCBSA winter fun weekends, visit our “year-round camp adventure” section.

Private rental: The lodge is available for private rental in warmer months between April and Mid-November.

Details

  • Sleeps 120 persons in six bunk rooms.
  • There are four separate kitchens in the lodge, each with a refrigerator, stove, ovens, and sinks. A few pots and pans are provided, but serving dishes and silverware are not.
  • There is a large central room with a central fireplace, a basement drying room for drying clothing, and four bathrooms with flush toilets. There are no showers available.
  • A wood-burning furnace heats this lodge. The lodge has electricity and electric lighting.
  • A telephone is available for emergency use by lodge hosts; the phone will not be available for anyone other than lodge hosts.
  • This lodge features wireless internet for leaders’ use only. Some cell phones work at this lodge with spotty coverage.

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Aubrey Watzek Lodge

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Aubrey Watzek Lodge

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Aubrey Watzek Lodge, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Butte Creek Scout Ranch – Scotts Mills, Oregon (Willamette Valley Area)

Butte Creek Overview

The old frontier town styled Main Street is just the first wild west experience you’ll have at Butte Creek Ranch. Home to CPC’s herd of horses and the heart of the Wrangler Program (for boys and girls 14 and up), Butte Creek offers horseback riding, cowboy poetry, fishing and gold-panning. While the BB and archery ranges are summertime program offerings, the horseback rides and overnight camping go on all year.

Private Rental: Available for weekend use Sept. – May.

Details

  • Location: Scotts Mills, Oregon (1.25 hours southeast of Portland)
  • Capacity: 300+
  • Accommodations: 9 campsites with mini-daks/tent sites that fit 2 people each; 8 Adirondacks that fit 10 people each; and unimproved sites for tent camping.
  • Dining facility: Large dining hall (seating for 300+)
  • Activities: Fishing (small pond), shooting sports (BB guns, archery, slingshots), horseback riding

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Butte Creek

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Butte Creek

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Butte Creek, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Baldwin – Dufur, Oregon (Central Oregon Area)

Camp Baldwin Overview

High atop Mount Hood’s eastern slope, Camp Baldwin is CPC’s premier High Adventure camp, featuring horseback riding, rock climbing, windsurfing, whitewater rafting and mountain boarding in the summer and snow-caving and miles of cross-country skiing in the winter. Enjoy the full aquatics program on Lake Hanel in the summer and the heated cabins in the winter.

Details

  • Location: Dufur, Oregon (2 hours east of Portland)
  • Capacity: 400
  • Availability: Weekend use Sept. – May
  • Accommodations: Framed tent sites, 8 heated cabins (each cabin fits 8 people), heated shower house
  • Dining facility: Small dining hall (seating for 75)

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Baldwin

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Baldwin

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Baldwin, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Clark – Near Tillamook, Oregon (Oregon Coast Area)

Camp Clark Rental Overview

Situated just north of Camp Meriwether, Camp Clark is home to unspoiled tide pools and dramatic views of Cape Lookout and the mighty Pacific Ocean. A smaller dining hall and camping layout offer a more intimate experience than the larger Camp Meriwether with all the same beach benefits. Camp Clark is an ideal and breath-taking location for weddings.

Details

  • Location: South of Cape Lookout just west of Tillamook, Oregon (2 hours west of Portland)
  • Capacity: 225
  • Accommodations: 54 mini-Daks (fitting 2 people each); 70 tent sites
  • Dining facility: Small dining hall (seating for 225) – oceanfront view
  • Activities: Shooting sports (BB guns, archery, slingshots); mountain biking; full beach access with tidepools and hikes to Cape Lookout. Camp Clark is next door to Camp Meriwether, which features a full range of high-adventure activities
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Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Clark

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Clark

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Clark, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Cooper- Near Willamina, Oregon (Oregon Coastal Range)

Camp Cooper Rental Overview

Camp Cooper is located in the coast range where logging was a major economy — our old-growth timber preserve, with its nature trail and waterfall, reminds us of the pristine forests of the great northwest.  Located 90 minutes southwest of Portland, Camp Cooper is open for weekend camping September through June depending on current snow level. The camp boasts a delightful self-guided nature trail, waterfall, wild berries, and fishing on Lake Hurl. Camp Cooper is an ideal camp for troops wishing to enjoy the backcountry or for a private group wanting a retreat into nature. A resident camp ranger and camp master crew are on site each weekend. Drinking water is available from one central location, October 1 to June 1. Chains are required on your vehicle from November 15 to April 1.

Private Rental: Camp Cooper is available for weekend use Sept. – May.

Details

  • Location: 20 miles north of Willamina, Oregon (2 hours east of Portland)
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodations: Framed tent sites
  • Dining facility: Small dining hall (seating for 125)
  • Activities: Swimming (Lake Hurl), shooting sports (rifle and archery), hiking

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Cooper

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Cooper

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Cooper, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Ireland – near Hillsboro, Oregon

Camp Ireland Rental Overview

Camp Ireland is located near Hillsboro, Oregon and offers a scenic outdoor setting with limited structures and facilities. This park-like location is great for groups that want the nature surrounding but still be close to Portland.

Private rental: Camp Ireland is available for weekend use September – May.

Details

  • Location: On the NW edge of Hillsboro, Oregon (30 minutes of Portland)
  • Capacity: N/A
  • Accommodations: tent camping (groups bring their own tents), port-o-potties
  • Dining facility: No dining facilities
  • Activities: Program shelters available with picnic tables, obstacle course, field games

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Ireland

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Ireland

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Ireland, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Lewis – near Battle Ground, Washington

Camp Lewis Rental Overview

A 116-acre park, Camp Lewis is a beautiful outdoor location for groups looking for nature, fun, and a bit of seclusion while still staying relatively close to Portland/Vancouver metro area. Facilities are limited at this location offering mainly program shelters with fireplaces and picnic tables. There is a caretaker on site to assist groups.

Private Rental: Camp Lewis is available for weekend use Sept. – May.

Details

  • Location: 5 miles north of Battle Ground, Washington (45 minutes north of Portland)
  • Capacity: N/A
  • Accommodations: Adirondacks and tent sites
  • Dining facility: There are no dining facilities on site. Program shelters do feature fireplaces and fire/BBQ pits
  • Activities: Hiking, nature exploring, field games

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Lewis

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Lewis

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Lewis, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Meriwether – Near Tillamook, Oregon (Oregon Coast)

Camp Meriwether Rental Overview

This gem of the Pacific boasts two miles of private beach just south of scenic Cape Lookout near Tillamook. Camp Meriwether is Cascade Pacific Council’s largest camp with dining hall and camping capacity for 600. It features a fresh water lake for swimming and aquatics, a 44-foot tower for climbing and rappelling, one of the largest rifle/shotgun/black powder/archery range complexes in the northwest, and a replica of Lewis and Clark’s Fort Clatsop.

Private Rental: Camp Meriwether is available for weekend use Sept. – May.

Details

  • Location: South of Cape Look just west of Tillamook, Oregon (2 hours east of Portland)
  • Capacity: 600
  • Accommodations: 10 heated cabins (fitting 8 people each); 18 campsites with Adirondacks; mini-Daks and basic tent sites.
  • Dining facility: Large modern dining hall (seating for 600)
  • Activities: Swimming, kayaking, land sailing, canoeing and boating (Lake Chamberlain); shooting sports (rifle, shotgun, black powder and archery); high adventure activities like climbing, rappelling, sand boarding, biking (new BMX track) and tons of beach access.

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Meriwether

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Meriwether

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Meriwether, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Pioneer – Near Detroit, Oregon (Cascade Mountain Range)

Camp Pioneer Rental Overview

Situated in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness overlooking a high mountain lake and Mount Jefferson itself, Camp Pioneer is both beautiful and serene. It is the perfect place to host a group or work retreat. In addition to the fully equipped waterfront, aquatics, and excellent fishing in camp, spelunking, climbing, camping under the stars and stellar views are all just a hike away.

Private Rental: Weekends in Sept. only.

Details

  • Location: Near Detroit Lake off of HWY 22 (2.45 hours southeast of Portland)
  • Capacity: 225
  • Accommodations: Framed tent sites
  • Dining facility: Small dining hall (seating for 225)
  • Activities: Swimming, canoeing, kayaking and fishing on Pine Ridge Lake (beautiful scenic lake with Mt. Jefferson in the background); shooting sports (rifle and archery); high-adventure activities including rock climbing, spelunking and backcountry hikes.

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Camp Pioneer

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Camp Pioneer

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Camp Pioneer, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Camp Royce-Finel – Warrenton, Oregon (Oregon Coast)

Camp Royce-Finel Overview

Royce Finel is a great camp for year-round camping and a wonderful Oregon coast getaway. The low elevation reduces the likelihood of snow in the winter. The camp is ideally located near Astoria and has access to lots of Oregon coast activities – including hiking, canoeing, beach fun and local attractions, like Fort Clatsop and the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria.

Cub Scout packs can utilize this camp for day use activities.

Private rental: Year-round availability on weekends, including holidays.

Details

  • Location: outside of Warrenton, Oregon along the Oregon Coast
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodations: 5 primitive campsites with fresh water, all have tables and approved fire rings. A flagpole area, two double latrines. Four campsites have tarp shelter frames. (The tarp shelters take an 11.5 x 15.5 tarp)
  • Activities: fishing on the lake, canoeing (bring own canoe), hiking, nature exploration, general camping. Located just two miles from Sunset Beach, and close to Fort Stevens that includes World War II historical markers and miles of bike trails. Camp Royce-Finel is also close to Astoria, Oregon, which features sightseeing and historic points-of-interests, like the Astor Column and the Columbia Maritime Museum.

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Royce Finel Camp

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Royce Finel

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Royce Finel Camp, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.

Nanitch Lodge (Government Camp Area, Mt. Hood National Forest)

Nanitch Lodge Overview

Nanitch Lodge was built in 1956, and is located just east of Government Camp, between the Government Camp rest stop and Timberline Road. This lodge is primarily used by our scouting families for winter fun with designated dates for snow adventures set between mid-November and end-of-March. For information on CPCBSA winter fun weekends, visit our “year-round camp adventure” section.

Private rental: The lodge is available for private rental in warmer months between April and Mid-November.

Details

  • Sleeps 50 persons in three bunk rooms.
  • There is one central kitchen in the lodge, with refrigerator, stoves, ovens, and sinks. It is necessary for everyone to share this
    kitchen, so cooperation and patience are necessary. A few pots and pans are provided, but serving dishes and silverware are not.
  • There is a central room with a fireplace, a basement drying room for drying clothing, and bathrooms with flush toilets. Showers are not available.
  • A wood-burning furnace heats this lodge. The lodge has electricity and electric lighting.
  • A telephone is available for emergency use by lodge hosts; the phone will not be available for anyone other than lodge hosts.
  • Cell phones usually work well at this lodge.

Existing Reservation?

Now that you have a reservation, we’ve put together helpful resources to make planning your trip a lot smoother. View the Camp Property Resources section for maps, forms, policies and frequently asked questions.

Reserve Nanitch Lodge

Scouting families and CPCBSA members

Reserve Nanitch Lodge

NON-SCOUTING PRIVATE GROUPS
To reserve Nanitch Lodge, please contact Juliana Helwig (503.226.3423 or juliana.helwig@scouting.org) to inquire about open dates, facilities, and fees. All facilities carry a rental charge.