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Camp Pioneer Reservations

Outbound Adventure in the Heart of the Cascades

2022 Camp Pioneer Schedule & Prices

Fees for 2022 will be different depending on the session you attend and if you are 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.

All prices shown are per Scout.

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

SessionDatesIn Council In Council EarlyOut of CouncilOut of Council EarlyStatusRegister
Week 01June 26-July 2$466$451$487$472OpenRESERVE
Week 02July 3-9$426$411$447$432OpenRESERVE
Week 03July 10-16$466$451$487$472Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE
Week 04July 17-23$446$431$467$452Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE
Week 05July 24-30$466$451$487$472Full (call for waitlist)RESERVE
Week 06July 31- August 6$446$431$467$452Full (call for waitlist)RESERVE
Week 07August 7- 13$426$411$447$432Near Full (call for additions to existing reservations)RESERVE

About Camp Pioneer

For a small camp, Pioneer has great outdoor adventure to offer. Located in the scenic Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, this camp is a full-service, true “mountain camp.” Established in 1936 on Pine Lake in the shadow of Mt. Jefferson, the camp features rowing, canoeing, swimming, fishing, kayaking as well as Scoutcraft skills like cooking and pioneering.

Cascade Rangers

Cascade Rangers is Pioneer’s signature program designed to give older Scouts (14 – 17 years of age) a more challenging outdoor experience. Scouts have the opportunity to climb Mt. Jefferson (10,495′ elevation) or Three-Fingered Jack (7,844′ elevation), hike to Eight Lakes Basin and spend at least two nights out in the wilderness.

Location: Scenic Mount Jefferson Wilderness
For Ages: 11 – 17
Main Activities: High adventure outbound backpacking, all water and shooting sports. 

Forms & Guides

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Key Contacts

Chris Herold – (503) 225-5755
Camping Director

Camping Services– (503) 225-5759


Property Facts

Mailing Address:
62681 Twin Meadows Road
Idanha, OR 97350

GPS Coordinates: 44. 33.357 N  /  121. 55.924 W

Location: Near Detroit Lake, halfway between Salem and Bend, Oregon along Highway 22; in the southern foothills of Mount Jefferson

Elevation: 4,500 ft.

Size: 48 acres

Date Acquired: 1936

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