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Camp Meriwether Reservations

The Ultimate Scouts BSA Oregon Coast Adventure

2022 Camp Meriwether Schedule & Prices

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.  

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.

Adult Prices: $203 in Council, $211 out of Council 


SessionDatesIn CouncilIn Council EarlyOut of CouncilOut of Council EarlyStatusRegister
Week 01June 26-July 2$467$452$489$474OpenRESERVE
Week 02July 3-9$448$433$469$454OpenRESERVE
Week 03July 10-16$484$469$509$494Full (call for waitlist)RESERVE
Week 04July 17-23$484$469$509$494Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE
Week 05July 24-30$484$469$509$494Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE
Week 06July 31- August 6$484$469$509$494Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE
Week 07August 7-13$448$433$469$454Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE
Week 08August 14-20$448$433$469$454OpenRESERVE


Camp Meriwether is located on the scenic Oregon Coast, one of the only Scout camps to feature an ocean beach. The beach-front property’s warm coastal breeze and high-adventure activities attract thousands of Scouts to this premier camp each year. The camp includes Lake Chamberlain, a fresh-water lake for swimming and kayaking, a trading post, and a state-of-the-art shooting range featuring shotgun, archery, rifle and black-powder shooting sports. Scouts seeking high-adventure can sea-kayak, rock-climb and challenge themselves at sandboarding. Stagecraft, handicraft and an ecology center are also featured on the property.

Oceanfront Discovery
With full beach access, Scouts dive into oceanography by exploring tide pools and rock formations. Our popular Polar Bear Swim and ocean-surf wading are highlights of Camp Meriwether. Plus, camp would not be complete without a bonfire on the beach.

Go Back in Time – Lewis & Clark Fort
With a full replica of Lewis & Clark’s winter camp in 1805 – Fort Clatsop – Scouts are immersed into old-time skills like blacksmithing, candle-making, and black-powder riffle marksmanship. Staff even wear historic regalia to add to the experience.

Location: Scenic Oregon coast, overlooking the Pacific Ocean (Near Tillamook, OR)
For Ages: 11 – 17
Main Activities: High adventure activities like sea kayaking, rock climbing, sandboarding, shooting sports, swimming, clamming and crabbing, water rockets and more. 
Featured Programs: Oceanfront Discovery and Frontiersman Program

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

Chris Herold – (503) 225-5755
Camping Director

Camping Services– (503) 225-5759

Gary Cuppy – (503) 965-6541
Ranger, Camp Meriwether / Clark

Steve Parks – (503) 965-6541
Ranger, Camp Meriwether / Clark

Property Facts

Mailing Address:
17500 Cape Lookout Road
Cloverdale, OR 97112

GPS Coordinates: 45. 19.036 N  /  123. 57.712 W

Location: 30 minutes southwest of Tillamook, Oregon, just south of Cape Lookout State Park and Cape Lookout

Elevation: 30ft

Size: 790 acres

Date Acquired: 1926

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