Wente Scout Reservation - Boy Scout Resident Camp

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 boasts one of the best Boy Scout mountain bike programs in California. You can climb on the Rock, go on one of many horse rides offered by the Risin’ W Corral, or test your skill at the rifle, shotgun, black powder or archery ranges. Wente offers 53 Merit Badges as well as many awards to earn and lots of fun activities.

Session Dates: 

Summer 2016 Dates 

Session 1: June 19-25, 2016
Session 2: June 26-July 2, 2016
Session 3: July 3-9, 2016
Session 4: July 10-16, 2016
Session 5: July 17-23, 2016
Session 6: July 24-30, 2016
Session 7: July 31-August 6, 2016
Session 8: August 7-13, 2016

Wente lakefront

Who's Eligible: 

For all Boy Scouts


SFBAC Troop Fees:
$375 per Scout
$215 per Adult Leader
     *First 2 leaders are free!

Non-SFBAC council Troop Fees:
$405 per Scout
$215 per Adult Leader 
     *First 2 leaders are free!

Refund Options:
SFBAC Refund Policy applies.

Camp scholarships available to all SFBAC Scouting families

Registration Options: 

2016 Stake A Claim to make your reservation 

2016 Summer Camp Fee and Payment Schedule

2016 Summer Camp Payment Coupon

Online Merit Badge Sign-up STEP-BY-STEP Guide

Wente Merit Badge Schedule

Final Camp Roster

2016 Good Turn Weekend flyer

Contact info: 

Volunteer Work Weekends

Come help out at WSR on the following weekends: Bring your unit, come with friends or by yourself and join us in service to camp.  Please RSVP by phone or e-mail before attending any work weekend. Contact Jason Lewis at 510-577-9204 or jason.lewis@scouting.org to attend a work weekend.


Camp Calendar: 


10/16-18 - Work Weekend

11/20-22 - Work Weekend


2/12-14 - Work Weekend

3/18-20 - Work Weekend

4/8-10 - Good Turn Weekend

4/23-24 - Tiger Cub Safari session 1

4/30-5/1 - Tiger Cub Safari session 2

For registration and payment questions contact Emily at (510)577-9218 or Emily.Determan@scouting.org

Visit the Wente Scout Reservation Web site.

Schedules will change each season. Do not use the previous schedules to plan your current summer season.

Map of WSR

Map to WSR

Camp Staff Application