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Camp Twin Canyon

Camp Twin Canyon, 35 acres of oak canyons and grasslands, is nestled among the East Bay hills with direct access to hiking trails in Briones Regional Park, where panoramic views of Mt. Diablo and the San Francisco Bay can be seen. Whether it is an event, outdoor retreat, troop camping, training courses or cookouts, Twin Canyon offers a base camp for on-site programs or offsite adventure.

Group campsites with flush toilets, potable water, barbecue and food storage provide the necessities for a positive camping experience and appropriate for all levels of experience. There is one sleeping cabin with adjacent outdoor cooking shelter. There is also a meeting room available as well. Twin Canyon offers a great connection to the outdoors.

Rental Period

Rental Periods:
Day: 10:00AM - 4:00PM 
Single Night: 5:00PM - 9:30AM 
Night & Day: 5:00PM - 4:00PM

Note about Shared Use: You may be sharing the camp with other troops or groups. Please be respectful and honor quiet hours from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Facilities Overview

Total Camp Capacity: 150 people/night


  • 1 unit available: Maple
  • Capacity: 24 (16 indoor in Yurts + 8 in tents in the area)
  • Large fire cicrle with seating, BBQ area, picnic tables


Sleeping Shelter Cabin : Overnight indoor sleeping for up to 22. There are electrical lights inside the cabin, electrical outlets, cooking stove, microwave and refrigerator. Mattresses are provided. Wood burning stove for heat. Detached bathrooms.

Cooking Shelter: A covered cooking shelter with electrical lights, potable water, picnic tables, and a large barbecue is located next to the sleeping shelter. Use of the cooking shelter is included in rental of the sleeping cabin.

The Hive: An overnight building with 2 refrigerators and 1 freezer, overhead electric lighting, an outdoor sink and detached bathrooms. Sleeping mats for 20.


Outdoor Campsite Units:

  • 5 units available: Ant, Bay, Beetle, Buckeye, Cricket.
  • Each unit has potable water, picnic tables and a barbecue/campfire circle.
  • Unit capacity is up to 20.
  • No electricity.
  • Bring your own tents and sleeping gear.

Picnic Units: 3 units available: Maple, Oak, Toyon.  Day use.


Other Resources:

  • Central Toilets: Flush toilets and sinks (no showers or hot water) are located in each canyon.
  • Central Campfire Circle and Assembly Area: Shared by all groups on the site.
  • Meeting Room: The Hive is available for use as a meeting room or indoor activities. 


Driving time from San Francisco:
Lafayette is a half hour drive from Oakland and a 1 hour drive from San Francisco

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Price & Capacity Information

Rates for Girl Scouts NorCal Members

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Day/Night Girl Scout Day Rate Girl Scout Night Rate Girl Scout Night/Day Rate
Cocoon Cabin/Cooking Shelter 20
$40 $60 $100
Ant Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Beetle Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Cricket Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Buckeye Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Bay Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Oak Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Toyon Unit 20 $20 $30 $50
Maple Unit (yurts) 16
$40 $60 $100
Hive Building N/A
$40 $60 $100
Entire Site 176 $260 $390 $650


Rates for Non-Profit Groups

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Day/Night Non-Profit Day Rate Non-Profit Night Rate Non-Profit Night/Day Rate
Cocoon Cabin/Cooking Shelter N/A
$80 $120 $200
Ant Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Beetle Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Cricket Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Buckeye Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Bay Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Oak Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Toyon Unit N/A
$40 $60 $100
Maple Unit (yurts) N/A
$80 $120 $200
Hive Building N/A
$80 $120 $200
Entire Site 150 $520 $780 $1,300
On-Site Resources/Amenities
  • Archery range: available to rent. You must provide equipment and level 1 certifies instructor
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