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Welcome to the Adventure!

Family Camping is now available for single-families

What is a ‘single-family?’ For the purposes of our state and county health officials’ requirements, we can host single-families such as parents and children who live under one roof at home. They are already a ‘family cohort’ and can camp together as a family cohort so long as they stay together and do not mix with other family cohorts at the camp (at all) during their stay. To stay within our license requirements, we cannot permit these families to bring other persons, be they relatives, childrens’ friends, or any other persons. 

In this very unusual time, we have done our best to provide Scouting families in our Cascade Pacific Council time in the outdoors to be refreshed safely. We have never been able to offer a summer of such open access to explore and enjoy our camps for our whole Scouting family! Enjoy your stay as you hike, bike, play games, and explore camp.

While there won’t be any program areas or program equipment available (another health department limitation), there is plenty to do. You can plan family activities in-camp, or head out of camp for an afternoon or entire day at one of many local attractions. This is a family event; a welcome, two night, three day getaway to relax and enjoy the out-of-doors!

What to Expect: a “state park”-like experience for Scouting families only, with weekend/weekday options at Camps Meriwether, Clark, Baldwin, Pioneer.

Activities: While our standard summer program areas are not staffed or available, there are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors on our properties. See featured activities, camp maps and details for each camp below.

Please note: all activities and availability are subject to change based on local, regional and state regulations. Pets will not be allowed on CPC property.

The Sloan Family’s Experience at Camp Clark:

From the time we arrived, meeting the staff masked up, arriving at our very secluded campsite to the beaches which were empty…the staff was friendly and helpful and we felt very safe. Appreciated the pre-screening questionnaire, and phone call the day before we left for camp to field any questions we might have had. Once we arrived, we noticed the private brand-new shower house and the flushing outhouses and stainless steel hand washing sinks at the campsite. WOW!!  We unexpectedly arrived to tablecloths on the tables, lidded garbage cans on each camp site and a small pile of firewood stocked and ready for campers. My boys favorite part may have been the candy at the Meriwether trading post but MY favorite part was the beach and seeing all the wildlife- a buck, rabbit, eagle, seal, and many other creatures in the tide pool area. The same weekend we were there at Clark, I had friends at Seaside and Cannon and those beaches were packed with people unlike the beaches in front of Clark/Meriwether. Grateful for that. Thank you and thank you to all the staff who made it possible to do family camping during this epidemic. 


How to Make a Reservation

  1. Choose a camp you’d like to visit.
  2. Review available campsites in buttons below
  3. Fill out the form at “Make a Reservation”
  4. A staff member will contact you to finalize your site reservations and answer any questions.

Standard Overnight Fees:

Weekday (2 nights/3 days, Tues.-Thurs.): $100

Weekend (2 nights/3 days, Fri.-Sat.): $120


Read the FAQs or email us at info@cpcbsa.org

The Williams family at Camp Clark

Sample Accomodations & Options

Your Oregon Coast Adventure

Bike around camp, discover our tide pools, play on the beach or go hiking. Mini-adirondacks and larger 3-sided adirondacks will be available to reserve.

With 800 acres on the beautiful Oregon Coast, you can’t beat an oceanside family camping experience at Camp Meriwether and Camp Clark.

Sleeping accomodations include our three-sided adirondacks or you may bring your own tent.

Family Day-Trip Fun

Come visit Butte Creek for the day and enjoy your own adirondack, fire ring and more. Located just an hour from Portland or Salem, you’ll have your own “home base” for fishing, hiking and visiting our horses.

Open Saturday’s and Sunday’s, 10 AM – 8 PM, beginning July 11 

Price: $25 per family.

Camp Locations 

Maps, directions and full camp details will be sent along with your reservation.


Butte Creek Scout Ranch

Forms & Downloads

Must be shown at check-in.