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Camp Meriwether Reservations

The Ultimate Scouts BSA Oregon Coast Adventure

2021 Reservations will open at 9 a.m. (Pacific), May 20, 2020

Summer camp 2020 as we know it has been compromised by the COVID-19 situation and unfortunately cannot be held as planned, but we are developing new alternative outdoor adventures so that children, families, and Scouting groups can get outside in the next few months. Please watch your email and our Facebook page for the lastest outdoor opportunities from the CPC.

2021 Camp Meriwether Schedule & Prices

Fees for 2021 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.  Price for adults: $179/adult, $171 for in Council troops (1 free adult for every 8 scouts with a maximum of 3 free adults).

If your session is marked as Full or Near Full, you will need to contact the council office (503)226-3423.   Full Sessions are dangerously close to Bursting Capacity.  Near full sessions have room but should be for reserved units to add to their reservations. We will do everything possible to help you find a session for your Troop. (Chart is updated approximately every Monday.)

All prices shown are per-person.

SessionDatesBase PriceIn-Council PriceStatusRegister
Week 01June 27-July 3$439 ($418 Earlybird)$418 ($397 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE
Week 02July 4-10 $420 ($400 Earlybird)$400 ($380 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE
Week 03Jul 11-17$457 ($435 Earlybird)$435 per person ($414 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE
Week 04July 18-24$457 ($435 Earlybird)$435 ($414 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE
Week 05July 25-31$457 ($435 Earlybird)$435 ($414 Earlybird) OpenRESERVE
Week 06August 1-7$439 ($418 Earlybird)$418 ($397 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE
Week 07August 8-14$420 ($400 Earlybird)$400 ($380 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE
Week 08August 15-21$420 ($400 Earlybird)$400 ($380 Earlybird)OpenRESERVE

ABOUT CAMP MERIWETHER

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

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Key Contacts

Chris Herold – (503) 225-5755
Camping Director

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

Jeanette Leach – (503) 225-5706
Camping Assistant

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