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Lou Henry Hoover Girl Scout House

Dedicated to Girl Scouts in 1926, Lou Henry Hoover Girl Scout House is the oldest active scout meeting house today. Named after the former First Lady, Lou Henry Hoover, who established the first west coast troop and served as president of Girl Scout USA, the meeting house is located in Palo Alto adjacent to a city park, public pool, local zoo, junior museum and easy access to downtown Palo Alto. A wonderful building for troop activities, trainings and overnights.

Rental Period

Rental Periods:
Day (except Sundays): 10:00AM  - 4:00PM 
Sunday: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Night & Day : 6:00PM - 9:30AM 

Facilities Overview

Total Camp Capacity – 30 people/night and 100 people/day


  • One large activity room
  • Two program rooms
  • Kitchen with basics
  • Restroom – indoor 
  • Outside picnic and play areas

Driving time from San Francisco: 
Lou Henry Hoover House is approximately 1 hour south of San Francisco.

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
Building 100/30 $50 $75 $125


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
Building 100/30 $100 $150 $250
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