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 Camp Parsons is situated on the Olympic Peninsula "where the mountains meet the sea". This remarkable setting offers the rare experience of canoeing on glassy salt water, while gazing along a densely forested shoreline. Camp Parsons is one of the oldest Scout camps in America, providing wilderness adventure to Scouts and Scouters since 1919. Special features include the climbing tower, 16-position rifle and archery ranges, and the Fort Dukabush museum. Swimming, canoeing, and sailing in the saltwater aquatics area are other popular activities available to visitors. 

 Campsites feature either canvas tents with platforms or Adirondack shelters with bunks, as well as showers and flush toilets. For further detailed information about Camp Parsons programs and history, go to the camp's website HERE.

NEW!  The new Dining Hall is being built!  For a peek at construction progress in real time, click HERE for the link to the Dropcam atop the climbing tower!

For rental information, click HERE.

Scroll down for information about Boy Scout summer camp and High Adventure programs!


BOY SCOUT SUMMER CAMP

Adventure and unforgettable experiences lie ahead for Boy Scouts and leaders at week-long summer camp. Many merit badges can be completed at the archery and rifle ranges, the aquatics area, and the Craft Lodge.

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Registration for 2015 Camp Parsons is open!

2015 Camp Parsons Reservation Flyer 

If your troop would like to attend our Monday Start week, don't wait - it's almost full! Click on the link below:

2015 Camp Parsons Monday Start Flyer


Annual Health & Medical Record   New form as of March 1, 2014 available online only.

 (We accept all BSA medical forms completed by a physician or licensed practitioner within 12 months of the end of the month Scout or adult is attending camp. National Jamboree and national high adventure health forms are also accepted.)

Refund Policy

Special Needs Form

Advancement Schedule

Daily Schedule

Check out a video on YouTube HERE. (Footage by Scouts!)


 

Canoe_Swamp_2_CustomProvisional Troop

Scouts who are unable to attend summer camp with their troop or want to go alone, they can attend camp as part of the Provisional Troop at either Camp Pigott or Camp Parsons. Scouts sign up individually for this program and are grouped together with other single scouts or assigned to a troop at camp.  Adult leaders are assigned.  Hurry - only 2 sessions left!

2015 Provisional Troop reservation is open!

2015 Provisional Troop Reservation Flyer

 


 

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Camp Parsons high adventure treks will challenge older Scouts who are looking for an excellent outdoor experience.Canoe/Kayaking Trek: Scouts will canoe along the shores of the Hood Canal, viewing unmatched scenery and wildlife while meeting the challenges of navigation and planning. Hiking Trek: This expedition will provide breathtaking vistas and daunting challenges, creating memories that will last a lifetime.   

 2015 High Adventure registration is open!

2015 Parsons High Adventure Reservation Flyer 

Annual Health & Medical Record   New form as of March 1, 2014.
Part D  To be reviewed with medical professional during physical exam

For complete information about Parsons High Adventure program, including itineraries and packing lists, visit the Camp Parsons website HERE.


 

CAMPGROUND ACCOMODATIONS  

For those wishing to stay at a nearby campground and visit their troop during the day, the nearest recommended campgrounds are Olympic National Forest Seal Rock Campground and Dosewallips State Park. For information on Seal Rock, click HERE . For information on Dosewallips, click HERE.



 

 

 
 

Camping Info

For more information, contact the Camping Department:

206-725-0361

campingdept@seattlebsa.org