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    Scout Camp Olympic Peninsula Camp Parsons [CSC]
    Hood Canal / Olympic Peninsula

    Camp Parsons was founded in 1919, making it the oldest scout camp in the Pacific Northwest. It sits on Jackson Cove, part of the Hood Canal, on the Olympic Peninsula, just north of Brinnon, Washington.

    Thousands of Scouts from the Pacific Northwest and throughout the United States and Canada attend camp each summer. A unique feature is the salt water beach used for all its aquatics activities.

    High Adventure Base Olympic Peninsula High Adventure Activities
    Camp Parsons can launch your group on the following high adventures.

    1. Olympic Peninsula Backpacking Treks: Camp Parsons is located near some of the best hiking trails on the Olympic Peninsula. Del Monte Ridge, Sunnybrook Meadows and many other landmarks were named for or by members of the Camp Parsons Staff. Depending on the hike your group chooses you could be hiking anywhere from 35 to 50 miles in 5 days. There will be opportunities for day hikes, fishing and off trail hikes from an established base camp, depending on the skill of the group. The hikemaster who accompanies the group is an experienced staff member knowledgeable of the Olympic Peninsula. Instruction will be given on light and low impact camping. This truly is a great experience.
    2. Hood Canal Kayak Treks: Camp Parsons is one of only a handful of Boy Scout camps operating a saltwater aquatics program. Our home on the Hood Canal provides outstanding canoe or kayak treks to many points on the Canal. Your trek begins and ends at camp and will cover roughly 50 miles, but this can be increased depending on the skill of the group.

    50 Miler Award
    Afoot or Afloat - Trail Conservation and Exploration Tour

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    Waterfront Pier Jumping Scouts Summer Camp Programs

    • Pier Jump: - and swimming in the cool waters of Hood Canal.
    • Sailing: - small boats, large boats, catamarans, canoes and kayaks. See how many people you can fit into one row boat before it sinks.
    • Whale Hunt: - Classic camp game using rowboats and a root beer keg to play polo.
    • War Canoe: Take our massive 12-seater out for a spin around the blue barrels.
    • Snorkling: Check out the wildlife on the canal-bottom or explore the old sunken whale boat.
    • Shooting Sports: - Rifle and archery range
    • Climbing Tower:
    • Obstacle Course: Put your strength and balance to the limit!
    • Cooking Demo: Like food? Come learn how to use a dutch oven and cook yourself some tasty snacks.
    • Field Games: You name it you can play it... Frisbee, Soccer, Froccer, Volleyball, Capture the Flag, Captain's Coming, Frisketball...
    • Scoutcraft Challenge: Build catupults to launch rocks or get some extra special practice building fires, put your scout skills to the limit.
    • Fort Duckabush Tour: Visit this world-class museum and learn about camp history dating back to 1919.

    Hiking Programs

    • Danner Peak
    • Nature Trail
    • Arboretum Trail
    • Beach Combing

    Camp Parsons Preview Tour

    Camp Parsons
    Chief Seattle Council

    Camp Parsons, 970 Bee Mill Rd, Brinnon, WA 98320
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    Camp Fee Waiver / Credits

    Many BSA Camp Facilities will waiver the camping fee for each participant in the group that completes a four-hour service project for the camp. [Need Ideas: Trail Repair / Camp Signage / Info Kiosk / Tent Repair / Painting and Maintenance / Weed Control / Road Repair / Donate Supplies]


BSA Fieldbook
BSA Fieldbook
Outdoor Trek Guide

Based on experiences of millions of Scouts and leaders, this book holds essential information for every outdoor enthusiast. A comprehensive reference, this handbook includes sections on trek, preparation and adventures, appreciating our environment, and more.


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