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Wente Scout Reservation is a Nationally Accredited Boy Scout camp located near Willits in Mendocino County. The 80 acre lake offers outstanding swimming, boating, and fishing. With 2200 acres the camp offers a great variety of programs. Wente Scout Reservation has a quality dining hall, campsites that offer tent camping, shooting ranges and more. During Summer Camp program, activities include swimming, rowing, sailing, kayaking and canoeing in the 80 acre lake, Shooting Sports, including archery, rifle, shotgun and black powder in the O'Reily's Outpost Area. Campfires and other programs are held at the amphitheater and the Risin' W Corral offers an outstanding horsemanship program and trail rides.


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For more information on Wente Scout Reservation Summer Camp, year-round camping or Wente Scout Reservation in general, contact the Camping Assistant, at (510) 577-9218 or

Wente Scout Reservation 2020 Dates

Jan 17-19

Work Weekend

Feb 14-16

Work Weekend

Mar 20-22

Work Weekend

Apr 17-19

Good Turn Weekend

Apr 18

Boy Scout Summer Camp Leaders' Orientation Meeting

Apr 25-26

May 2-3

Tiger Cub Safari Session 1

Tiger Cub Safari Session 2

May 15-17

Work Weekend

May 22-25

Family Vacation Camp - Memorial Day Weekend

Jun 7-13

Boy Scout Summer Camp Staff Training Week

Jun 14-20

Summer Camp Week 1

Jun 21-27

Summer Camp Week 2

Jun 28- July 4

Summer Camp Week 3

Jul 5-11

Summer Camp Week 4

Jul 12-18

Summer Camp Week 5

Jul 19-25

Summer Camp Week 6

Jul 26- Aug 1

Summer Camp Week 7

Aug 2-8


Aug 28-31 

Family Vacation Camp weekend

Aug 4- Sept 7

Family Vacation Camp- Labor Day Weekend

Sept 18-20

Work Weekend

Oct 16-18

Work Weekend

Nov 20-22

Work Weekend



Summer Boy Scout Resident Camp Personnel

Camp Director

Robert Graves

Program Director



Business Manager



Lead Commissioner




Mike Hannah


Summer Boy Scout Resident Camp Forms and Resources

Revised 2020 Refund Policy

Volunteer Work Weekends!

Bring your unit, come with friends or by yourself and join us in service to camp during our monthly work weekends! Camping and Saturday Dinner included for troops and individuals in exchange for service throughout the weekend.

See Work Weekend dates above in the WSR Calendar.

Contact Ranger Mike at for more information or to RSVP to attend a work weekend!

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