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 2015 Dates 

Session 1: June 14-20, 2015
Session 2: June 21-27, 2015
Session 3: June 28-July 4, 2015
Session 4: July 5-11, 2015
Session 5: July 12-18, 2015
Session 6: July 19-25, 2015
Session 7: July 26-August 1, 2015
Session 8: August 2-8, 2015

Wente lakefront

Who's Eligible: 

For all Boy Scouts


SFBAC Troop Fees:
$365 per Scout
$195 per Adult Leader
     *First 2 leaders are free!

Non-SFBAC council Troop Fees:
$395 per Scout
$195 per Adult Leader 
     *First 2 leaders are free!

Refund Options:
SFBAC Refund Policy applies.

Camp scholarships available to all SFBAC Scouting families

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: 


3/20-22 - Work Weekend 

4/10-12 Good Turn Weekend/Pre-Camp Leaders Meeting

Pre Camp Leaders Meeting April 14, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

4/25-26 Tiger Cub Safari Session 1

5/2-3 Tiger Cub Safari Session 2

5/15-17 - Work Weekend

5/22-25 Memorial Day Family Camp

6/7-13 Staff Week

6/12-14 - Work Weekend

6/14-20 Summer Camp Session 1

9/18-20 - Work Weekend

10/16-18 - Work Weekend

11/20-22 - Work Weekend

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