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Camp Bothin

Nestled in a wooded canyon in beautiful Marin County, Bothin offers winterized facilities, trail access to open space, a ropes course, archery and close proximity to a variety of environmental and adventure-based resources.

Whether you are seeking accommodations for site-based programs or offsite adventures, Bothin provides a menu of affordable options. Weekday and weekend rentals of individual buildings or entire camp are available except for summer camp dates.

Rental Period

Rental Period: 22 hours, 4:00PM - 2:00PM

Shared Use Statement: Bothin is our busiest camp, especially during weekends regularly accommodating multiple groups who are staying overnight or participating in a day program. Please expect that you will be sharing Bothin with others. For questions about camp properties, contact info@girlscoutsnorcal.org.

Facilities Overview

Total Camp Capacity: 247people/night

Buildings:
Lyman, Manor, Stone House, Little House and The Cottage
All buildings include:

  • Dormitory rooms and small rooms with single beds and bunk beds. (bedding not provided)
  • Living room/meeting room
  • Full kitchen with stove/oven, pots/pans, and refrigeration
  • Indoor showers and shared bathrooms
  • Fireplace

Platforms Tents:
“Bay Tree” has four tents with six mats per tent, a campfire circle, picnic tables, potable water, and a bathroom with two toilets. Seasonable availability from April - October.

Open Air Cabins:
"Bush" has three cabins with six beds, one cabin with four beds, three toilets, and one shower (ADA designed). There is a campfire stage, a rotunda cooking shelter with lights, a sink, counter space, picnic tables, and barbecue. Seasonable availability from March - October.  

Dining Hall/Commercial Kitchen:

  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen and dining hall
  • Capacity 225 people. 
  • Food handler's permit required.

Driving time from San Francisco:
Camp Bothin is located west of San Rafael, near Fairfax, about 1 hour from San Francisco.

Site Maps
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Price & Capacity Information

2019 Rates for Girl Scouts NorCal Members

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Girl Scout Rate
Little House 45 $225
Manor House 56 $225
Lyman House 32 $225
Manor Lyman Staff Row (1st floor) 15 $100
Manor Lyman Bridge (2nd floor) 22 $125
Stone House 56 $225
Bush Unit (cabins) 24 $150
Baytree Unit (yurts) 24 $150
Cottage 10 $150
Dining Hall 225 $275
Kitchen N/A
$150
Entire Site 284 $2,000

2019 Rates for Non-Profit Groups

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Non-Profit Rate
Little House 45 $450
Manor House 56 $450
Lyman House 32 $450
Manor Lyman Staff Row (1st floor) 15 $200
Manor Lyman Bridge (2nd floor) 22 $250
Stone House 56 $450
Bush Unit (cabins) 24 $300
Baytree Unit (yurts) 24 $300
Cottage 10 $300
Dining Hall 225 $550
Kitchen N/A $300
Entire Site 284 $4,000
On-Site Resources / Amenities
  • Archery range: available to rent. You must provide equipment and level 1 certifies instructor. For questions regarding archery programs at Bothin, please email getoutdoors@girlscoutsnorcal.org
  • High Ropes or Low Challenge course available through Outdoor Program staff. Click here for more information.
  • Large meadow / field: great area for large group gatherings and games

  • Hiking trails: request a topographical map and trail descriptions. Trail access to Marin Open Space hiking trails

 

Local Attractions

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