|101 ha (250 acres)|
|3202 Young Lake Rd, Sooke, BC (Map may be inaccurate)|
|Sooke, British Columbia|
|Scouts Canada, Cascadia Council, Greater Victoria Area|
|+1 250 592 5747|
|+1 250 642 1312 (fax)|
The natural surroundings encompass a range of ecosystems. At lower
elevations are aquatic ecosystems including salmon-bearing stream, and
mixed cedar and Douglas fir forests. At higher elevations, there is
Lodgepole pine with Manzanita undergrowth. On the rocky summit of Mount
Bluff, there is a great view of Washington State's Olympic Peninsula.
The lake features a swimming area, boat house with canoe rentals,
lakeside camping, and an around-the-lake trail.
There are four cabin circles each consisting of six cabins with eight
bunks each, a fire circle, restrooms, and a dining facility with
fully-equipped kitchen including commercial propane stove and walk-in
The Totem and McPherson Lodges, which are rented together, provide accommodation for 50 with a fully-equipped kitchen, dining hall, activity room, and sleeping lofts. There are numerous tenting areas with picnic shelters and pit toilets.
The camp property was donated to Scouts Canada in 1945 by Senator George Barnard, who served as mayor of Victoria.
The camp is the host site for Pacific Jamboree 2015.
|Lake Trail, Mount Bluff Trail, Juan de Fuca Trail|