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Rental Information: Lou Henry Hoover

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Dedicated to Girl Scouts in 1926, Lou Henry Hoover House is the oldest active scout meeting house today. Named after, the 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.

This site is available for weekend rental only from Friday night to Sunday at noon.

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Driving time from San Francisco:

Lou Henry Hoover House is approximately 1 hour south of San Francisco.

Facilities Overview

Total camp capacity – 30/night and 100/day


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

Rate Information

Rental Time Periods:

Day= Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Night= Friday, 6 p.m.-9:30 a.m.;  Saturday, 5 p.m.-9:30 a.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.

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Rental Unit

Girl Scout Day Rate

Girl Scout Night Rate

Non-Profit Day Rate
Non-Profit Night Rate



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Troop Meetings

Troops can reserve this facility from 1 p.m. Sunday through 5 p.m. Friday for troop meetings. For more information about troop meeting reservations, click here.