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Butte Creek Reservations

Saddle Up at the Only Cub Scout Horse Ranch on the West Coast

2022 Butte Creek Scout Ranch Schedule & Prices 

2022 Registration opening November 6th at the University of Scouting!

Fees for 2022 will vary depending on the session you attend and whether you are attending from in or out of council. Please see the sessions listed below for the price of camp for Scouts.  Price for adults vary.

If your session is marked as Full or Near Full, please contact the council office at (503)226-3423 to get on the waiting list or inquire about adding members to your reservation.   “Full Sessions” are close to capacity.  “Near Full” sessions have room but are typically reserved for units to add to their existing reservations.

All prices shown are per Scout.

ABOUT Butte Creek Scout Ranch

The moment each Cub Scout steps onto Main Street and lays eyes on the old frontier town of Butte Creek, he or she will find it easy to imagine themselves as part of the wild west. Butte Creek has a western town Main Street, and each day the mail is delivered by the Pony Express.

Hootenanny Party & Street Show

Participate in the “hootenanny,” a party on Main Street featuring games, a moseying contest and includes a special visit from Butte Creek’s very own sheriff. Enjoy a weekly Street Show for the entire family that’s a walk-through the history of the American West.


Each pack stays in a campsite identified by different “brands.” The brands are Setting Sun, Lazy B, Yellow Rose, Happy River, Circle T, 2 of Hearts, Flying J, Rocking K, and the newest site, Walking 3. Meals are served in a large full service dining hall.

Location: Scotts Mills, Oregon

Age: 6 – 10 years old

Main Activities: Horseback riding, panning for gold, going fishing, archery, playing cowboy games

Forms & Guides

Click on individual forms, check the boxes to make multiple selections, or click “download all” to download all documents in that category.

Key Contacts

Scott DePaolo – (503) 873-3846
Ranch Manager, Butte Creek Scout Ranch

Bill Hood – (503) 539-3834
Ranger, Butte Creek

Chris Herold – (503) 225-5755
Camping Director

Camping Services– (503) 225-5759

Property Facts

Mailing Address:
13462 S. Butte Creek Road
Scotts Mills, OR 97375

GPS Coordinates: 45.00.199 N  /  122.35.493 W

Location: Near Scotts Mills, Oregon, and about 15 minutes south of Molalla, Oregon

Size: 670 acres

Date Acquired: 1968

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