Golden Gate Area Council - Wente - Family Vacation Camp

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Wente - Family Vacation Camp

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Family Vacation Camp at Wente Scout Reservation offers fun and exciting activities for people of all ages. Archery and BB gun are great for everybody. The rifle, and shotgun ranges offer a rousing challenge for older campers. Remember  to stop by the craft area where you can make something that will always remind you of the good times you had at Family Vacation Camp. And don't forget about all our activitites at the lake! 

The trading post will offer ice cream, candy, and snacks. There are a variety of items in our trading post including Wente merchandise. 

Like most national, state, or private campgrounds, you will be sleeping in tents. Families are encouraged to use the canvas camp tents. There are limited sites for bringing your own tents. ALL sites are assigned when you arrive at camp. Large groups of 50 or more wishing to camp together can be assigned a site in advance otherwise all accommodations are first come, first served upon arrival at camp. Hot showers and restrooms are nearby each of the campsites. 

A great choice of two Food Plans are available.   First - - Bring your own food to cook/prepare in your campsite. All food should be stored securely at night.  Second - - eat like the Scouts at summer camp enjoying prepared meals in the Dining Hall.  Varied and nutritious meals are available for a very reasonable fee.  The Meal Plan begins with Saturday breakfast and ends with Sunday dinner.

Friday Pizza Dinner and/or Monday Continental Breakfast are available for separate purchase regardless of Meal Plan choice.

Saturday join us a traditional CAMPFIRE...sign-up at camp if you'd like to perform a skit or lead a song. 

Sunday evening there is an ICE CREAM SOCIAL - a tradition of many years at Family Camp – Everyone in camp is welcome to attend.  

Registration closes at 11 a.m. on Aug 30 or when camp is filled. 


Please arrive during one of our designated arrival windows listed below, so that we can check COVID  

Friday   3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   OR   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday   8:00am - 10:00 am

Please do not arrive early as we will not begin check in until 3 pm and you will not have bathroom service available until checked-in.

There are NO wood or charcoal campfires for all GGAC camps this year.   

This is due to the EXTREME fire danger. 

Propane or Colman style stoves are ok, but you must bring your own fire extinguisher. 

Who's Eligible:  The families of anyone registered in the Boy Scouts of America may participate. You can bring along friends too, but they must arrive and depart with you. 

Sorry NO pets. 


RV or Trailer Camping (must supply own):   $40 per self-owned RV/Trailer (sizes include 25', 35' 40')

Friday Pizza Night:   $8.00 per person 

Camping with Dining Hall Meal Plan:   COST – PER PERSON for the whole weekend 

$75.00  including Meals - FVC Wknd: Age 5-10 
$95.00 Including Meals - FVC Wknd: Age 11 + 
$8.00 per person for Monday Continental Breakfast 

No Cost for children under 5.  

Camping without Dining Hall Food Plan 

COST – PER PERSON  for the whole weekend

$50.00 without Meals: Age 5+ 

No Cost for Children under 5 

COVID Protocol

Each participant must show proof of complete vaccination or a negative covid test.  Over the counter test are acceptable.  A mask must be on a person at all times. Masks will only need to be worn while inside of a building or when engaging in close contact at certain program areas. 

Directions to Camp, click here. 

Map of Camp, click here

Council Refund Policy Applies. 


When & Where
Wente - Family Vacation Camp - Aug 27-29
Wente Scout Reservation
Sunday 08-15-2021 3:00 PM PT to 10:00 AM PT Past
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Wente - Family Vacation Camp Labor Day Weekend
Wente Scout Reservation
Friday 09-03-2021 3:00 PM PT to
Monday 09-06-2021 10:00 AM PT Past
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