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Rental Information: Camp Bothin

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

Whether you are seeking acccomodations 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.

Shared Use Statement: Bothin is our busiest camp especially during weekends when it regularly accommodates 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, visit our online Rental Directory or contact Priscilla McKenney, Property Development Director, pmckenney@girlscoutsnorcal.org.  

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Bothin Ropes Course 

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Bothin Organic Garden

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On-site Program Offerings:

Archery, Guided Nature Walks, Arts and Crafts, Team Building/Group Games, Stargazing with Telescope are available. For further information, contact Tori Barnes, Outdoor Program Director, TBarnes@girlscoutsnorcal.org.  

Driving time from San Francisco

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

Facilities Overview

Total Camp Capacity: 247/night

Buildings: Lyman, Manor, Stone House, Little House and The Cottage: Five Individual buildings that house up to 58 people per night.

All buildings include:

  • Dormitory rooms and small rooms with single beds and a few bunkbeds. (bedding not provided)
  • Living room/meeting room
  • Kitchen with basic cooking supplies & refrigeration  
  • Indoor showers and shared bathrooms
  • Fireplace
  • Ample parking & bus access
  • Hiking trails connecting to Marin Open Space trails
  • Large meadow/field 

Platforms Tents/Open Air Cabins: For a more rustic option, “Bay Tree” Tents or “Bush” Open Air Cabins are available and have a capacity to sleep up to 24 people per unit. Seasonal availability from May-October.

Dining Hall/Commercial Kitchen: Fully equipped commercial kitchen and dining hall capacity for 225. Food handler's permit required: click here for more info.  

Bothin Organic Garden: BOG is an exciting new way to get outdoors at Bothin that grew from our Forever Green Program. BOG offers new opportunities to visitors in environmental stewardship, service learning and curriculum that touch on science, art, healthy eating and sustainable living. Service projects and troop award projects are available for girls scouts and partnership schools or programs. Click here for indepth information or contact Kimberly Miller, kmiller@girlscoutsnorcal.org..

Marin Organic Farm Tours Information click here.

Other Amenities: Outdoor campfire circle and amphitheatre are available.

Local Attractions Sampler

Local attractions within 30 minutes:

Local attractions within 1 hour: 

Map

Click here for a Camp Bothin map.

Rate Information

Rental Time Period: Rates cover 4 p.m.-2 p.m.

To qualify for the Girl Scout rate, at least 60% of a group must be Girl Scout members registered with GSNorCal.

Please note, our properties are available for rent by Girl Scout and Non-Profit groups only.

Name of

Rental Unit

 

Capacity

Girl Scout Rate

Non-Profit Rate
Little House

39

144

353
Manor House

58

150

353

Lyman Hall

54

140

353

Stone House

56

144

353
Bush Shelter 22 110 243
Baytree 24 88 188
Cottage 10 100 132
Dining Hall 225 240 330
Kitchen (must also rent Dining Hall) n/a 116 144
Entire Site  247 1232 2449

Building Floor Plans

Click here for floor plans of Camp Bothin's buildings. These are out of date floor plans but  provides a sense of layout for planning.

Ready to Reserve?

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