Camp Properties Provided by Oregon Trail Council
The beautiful camps are available for unit camping year-round and provided by your generous Friends of Scouting donations. Each has various features and resources. Some are drive-in with Adirondack cabins. Some are hike-in and more primitive camping. Please complete the form to check availability.
We’re excited to see all that’s happened recently with Oregon Trail Council properties. Thank you to the many teams of volunteers who make these projects a reality. To keep up with increased usage and the improvements, starting in January 2019, a nominal fee will be charged for weekend camping – roughly a few dollars per Scout.
For campsites at Camp Baker (Florence), Kitson (Oakridge), Murnane (Lorane), Weyerhaeuser (Jasper), Mooney (Winston), or Sal-Holm (Coos Co):
OTC Scout Units: $25 will cover 2 nights for up to 15 people, $35 covers up to 30, and $45 if larger.
Charter Partners: $35 will cover 2 nights for up to 15 people, $45 covers up to 30, and $55 if larger
Out-of-Council Scout Units: $40 will cover 2 nights for up to 15 people, $50 covers up to 30, and $60 if larger
Outside User Groups: $75 will cover 2 nights for up to 15 people, $100 covers up to 30, and $125 if larger
The service center community room will continue to be free for Scout units.
Camp Baker will continue to have a separate fees for it’s various buildings, but the campsites will follow the prices above.
Camp Baker Summer Camp
Camp Baker Weekend Camping Reservation
Our flagship camp located on a peninsula on Siltcoos Lake just outside the coastal town of Florence, Oregon. Camp Baker has been serving Scouting and western Oregon for 50 years with a high-caliber open program. Troops come from as far away as eastern Oregon, Montana, Washington, Idaho and California. 17 great meals are served from the Kenneth Ford Dining Hall. Camp Baker is a popular destination for outdoor schools, church groups and family reunions. Wheelchair-accessible campsites and cabins are available. For weekend camping, campsites are available for troops to use on a reservation basis. Four sites have Adirondack-style 3-sided wooden shelters.
Camp Melakwa Summer Camp
Located at the crest of the Cascade Mountains near McKenzie Bridge, this camp offers high mountain adventure to troops who want a "real trail" experience. The Scouts do their own cooking and there is a full range of Scout advancement and program available. Camp may be reserved for unit overnight use in early fall at no charge.
50308 Hills Creek Rd, Oakridge, OR 97463 (using Google Maps, this address will get you to the turn-off)
Near Hills Creek Reservoir outside Oakridge, Kitson is a 160-acre camp ideal for weekend camping. You can drive right to the campsite. There are 10 Adirondack cabin shelters that sleep 4 each, for a total of 40 campers, plus a few tent sites, a program shelter, and a pit latrine. Please bring your own water, firewood, and toilet paper. More logs are stacked between trees and ready to split if you're feeling strong. Be safe! Hills Creek is a swift, cold creek running right through the camp. Pick up the gate key at the council office the week of the campout and return it by the next Tuesday.
Located 15 miles west of Eugene, Camp Murnane is an excellent location for weekend camping and skill development. Latrines and a huge program shelter make this easy to get to camp a great destination for Scout craft development, camporee training, merit badge instruction and more.
40576 Little Fall Creek Road, Fall Creek, OR. Using Google Maps, this address will take you to the gated entrance. This primitive campsite is located on the Little Fall Creek east of Jasper in partnership with Weyerhaeuser. The campsite offers open and wooded areas for camping and river access. Bring your own water. One kybo is available. There is one fire ring. Bring your own firewood. No fires during dry summer months. Leave no trace. To enter, look under the gate house to find which is the Scout lock, pull gate pin, and lock gate after yourself. Use caution if the ground is wet and soggy and this may limit vehicles and trailers. Don’t get stuck. Limit parking on main road. Do not drive to back of the property. If you need help or have additional questions, the volunteer caretaker for Weyerhaeuser Woods is Eugene Reynolds 541-954-6777. Pick up the gate key at the council office the week of the campout and return it by the next Tuesday.
A few miles east of Lakeside, Oregon on Ten Mile Lake is Camp Sal-Holm available for hike-in camping. Use this Goolge Map location to find the gated entrance. About a 2-hour drive from Eugene, this little camp is a lesser-know spot for good patrol method opportunities. There are several campsites and trails all leading to a waterfront dock.