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VANCOUVER ISLAND

Camp Barnard-250 acres one hour from downtown Victoria BC; 3km from Sooke with a 17 acre lake and extensive hiking trails. Two fully equipped kitchens each seat 100+ with bunkhouses nearby. Two lodges provide kitchen activity and sleeping areas for up to 50. Plenty of wilderness camping sites with archery canoeing swimming hiking geocaching frisbee golf available. Many attractions nearby including easy access to Juan de Fuca Trail. Live-in caretaker. To make a booking contact the Camp Registrar at c_barnard@shaw.ca

Camp Caillet-located 15 minutes from Nanaimo close to Brannen Lake the camp has access to a hiking trail. Facilities include two unheated cabins accommodating approximately 8 people a group camping area and covered dining shelter seating 20. There is a fully equipped kitchen. Running water is available on site. There are outhouses but no indoor washroom facilities. Contact John Burns at (250) 756-4353.

Camp Gillwell-located in the Comox Valley just north of Courtenay along the banks of Brown's River close to Forbidden Plateau and Mount Washington-snowboarding downhill and cross-country ski runs in winter hiking and mountain bike trails in the summer. Facilities include four sleep cabins accommodating 48 (total for all four cabins). An A-frame dining room with full kitchen facilities and seating for up to 35 at a meal. All buildings have electricity. For larger gatherings there is also a shelter with 6 large picnic tables and a fireplace. There are outhouses and a small indoor washroom faciliy available on site. Contact: Dave Kozakowski   at campgilwell@hotmail.com.

Camp Nassichuk-located along a creek 30 minutes south of Powell River on a logging road. Facilities include a dining pavilion with seating for 50 two propane and one wood cook stove and hot and cold running water. There is a washhouse with two washrooms. A total of ten sleeping shelters accommodate 4-6 people each. There also is a chapel site campfire pit sports field and tenting sites. Contact Mark Kerr at (604) 483-4712.

Camp Woodlands-located on Lake Cowichan this facility is a wilderness camp offering tenting sites a cookhouse and access to hiking trails and canoes. Pumped water and outhouses are available on site. Canoes for rent. Contact Arnold May at ScoutsERA@shaw.ca

 


INTERIOR BC

Apex Mountain-two sites both West of Penticton. One is a cabin near the ski area the other a wilderness site. Contact Greta Rae at (250) 492-8937.

Camp Boyle-13km West of Summerland. A 120-are wilderness camp. Facilities include two heated cabins for approximately 50 large meeting lodge and kitchen. Lots of tenting areas are available. Contact Jess Jessen at (250) 494-5040.

Camp Dunlop-located on Okanagan Lake just South of Kelowna. Large lodge showers and tenting areas are available. Can handle up to about 100 campers. For information regarding Camp Dunlop (including availability and reservations) the contact is campdunlop@shaw.ca

Hydraulic Lake Wilderness Cabins-the three cabins are located on Hydraulic Lake 48km from Kelowna. A total of approximately 30 people can be accommodated. Summer access is by vehicle winter access by foot or snowmobile. Water supply is from the lake and must be boiled treated or filtered. For information the contact is Jim Smith at scoutscabins@shaw.caor at (250) 863 6052

Pear Lake Wilderness Cabin-located on Pear Lake approximately 48km from Kelowna. The cabin sleeps 14 and is heated by a wood stove and wood cooking range. Summer access is by vehicle winter access by foot or snowmobile. Water supply must be boiled treated or filtered.  For information the contact is Jim Smith at scoutscabins@shaw.ca or at (250) 863 6052

Ruckell Point Camp-on Shuswap Lake about 80km East of Kamplops.The camp has a Central lodge tenting area and 12 shelters which can accommodate up to 100 guests.Contact BCY Operations Center by telephone at (604) 879-5721 or by fax at (604) 879-5725.

Camp Wenman-near Golden BC. A nidce lodge located at the edge of the Kicking Horse River. Contact BCY Operations Center by telephone at (604) 879-5721 (604) 879-5725.


KOOTENAY-BOUNDARY

Camp Beattie-located just outside of Cranbrook BC. Contact Terry Leggatt at (250) 489-2182.

Camp Stone-located on the edge of the town of Kimberley BC. Contact Gene McIvor at (250) 427-7640.

Camp Tweedsmuir-located just outside Fruitvale east of Trail BC. A facility well suited for Beavers Cubs and Scouts. Contact Heather Hamer at (250) 367-7453. 


NORTHERN BC

Camp Hughes-situated approximately 22km west of Prince George. This wilderness camp is located on a 238 acre spruce wood and hilly site. The site has: a dining hall with cooking facilities waterfront with canoes and boathouse rustic cabins and plenty of wilderness camping sites. Contact Ed Hoffman (250) 964-3636 or camphughes@shaw.ca.

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