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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

Facilities Overview

Total Camp Capacity: 247people/night

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.

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Price & Capacity Information

Rates for Girl Scouts NorCal Members

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Girl Scout Rate
Little House 42 $200
Manor House 70 $220
Lyman Hall 54 $220
Stone House 56 $220
Bush Unit 22 $135
Baytree Unit (yurts) 24 $150
Cottage 10 $110
Dining Hall 225 $275
Kitchen N/A
Entire Site 247 $1,670

Rates for Non-Profit Groups

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Non-Profit Rate
Little House 42 $400
Manor House 70 $440
Lyman Hall 54 $440
Stone House 56 $440
Bush Unit 22 $270
Baytree Unit (yurts) 24 $300
Cottage 10 $220
Dining Hall 225 $550
Kitchen N/A $280
Entire Site 247 $3,340
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
  • 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


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