Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.
Campsites & Properties
Find a campsite in Canada quickly using the national Find a Scouts Camp search function
the Scouts Canada Campsite Directory (2012)
There are a few campsites in BC that the Pacific Coast Council recommends:
Sunshine Coast Region
Camp Byng - click here for more info
Camp Byng is located in Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast just north of Gibsons, BC. With 1200 metres of ocean foreshore, Camp Byng is the premier Scout property of the Pacific Coast Council.
(604) 886-2686 or Toll Free (1-877) 885-2686 or CampByng@scouts.ca
Camp Burley - click here for more info
Camp Burley a rustic camp with room for about 100 campers. It is an idyllic spot for hiking, swimming and canoeing. There several sites, two of which have a cook shelter, Cub hulls (tiny cabins), and fire circles.
Camp Burley is located on Mixal Lake in the Pender Harbour Area of the Sunshine Coast. It is about an hour and a quarter drive from the Langdale Ferry Terminal.
Visit us at www.1stgibsons.com
Fraser Valley Region
Morris Valley Scout Camp - click here for more info
This wilderness camp offers cabins that can accommodate up to 30 people and has tent sites for 100 people. There is a nice formal campfire area and a waterfall within a short hiking distance. Weaver Lake is close by and has a launching area for canoeing.
Call (604) 278-8548 or (604) 275-0423
Camp Linley - click here for more info
Camp Linley is a mixture of park-like and wilderness camping. The camp is located near Cultus Lake Provincial Park. There is a large A-from shelter, one large cabin suitable for training, and wilderness campsites.
Marion Morrison: (604) 795-7076 or email@example.com
Camp Woodside - click here for more info
Camp Woodside is a wilderness camping site located on Mount Woodside near Harrison Mills. There is a cleared camping area with campfire rings, pit toilets, and a large campfire circle.
Cathy Desjardins: (604) 298-4587 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Vancouver Region
Camp McLean - click here for more info
Camp McLean is about one-third marsh habitat bordering the Little Campbell River, directly across from Campbell Valley Regional Nature and Equestrian Park. There are tenting areas and several cabins of various size.
Jeanette Castle (604) 534-9851 / Fax: 604 534-9841 or CampMcLean@shaw.ca
Camp Whonnock - click here for more info
Whonnock has a two-story lodge with room for over 100 people. The lodge has a commercial kitchen with large gas stove and griddle, three large refrigerators, and a large freezer. There are indoor washroom and shower facilities, including wheelchair assessable facilities. There is a tenting area with fire pit and a picnic shelter.
Andrew Watson: (604) 462-701 or email@example.com
Woodwards Landing - click here for more info
Woodwards Landing used to be jointly leased by Scouts Canada and the Girl Guides of Canada. Scouts Canada withdrew from the lease in 2002 when their own rules made sharing impossible. Scouts continued to use the camp, but as renters from the Guides.
The site is now run as a park by the city government under the name "Scout/Girl Guide Camp Park".
Darlene Burns: (604) 241-1557 / Fax (604) 241-1558.
Hollyburn Cabin - click here for more info
Hollyburn Ridge is a remarkable wilderness area within minutes of the city. In every season is provides an excellent location for an outdoor weekend for any age group. The winter months provide opportunities for snowshoeing and tobogganing, as well as cross-country and down hill skiing in nearby Cypress Provincial Park. When the snow is gone, excellent hiking trails lead to numerous lakes and the peaks of three mountains.
Bob Coutts: (604) 921-8948 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Seaforth Cabin - click here for more info
Located on Mt. Seymour, this building will comfortably accommodate 12-15 people and is equipped with a wood burning stove. Access is a 15 minute walk from the Mt. Seymour Overflow Parking Lot.
Cam Kenny: (604) 317-4226