Winter Lodges

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Aubrey Lodge sits in the shadow of Mount Hood, a few miles East of Government Camp, Oregon.The lodge features a large main hall with fireplace.Four kitchens provide shared cooking areas for visiting unitsBring simple, easy-to-prepare meals such as hot dogs, cocoa, etc; everyone loves a warm treat when they come in from the slopes

Cascade Pacific Council operates three lodges on the slopes of Mount Hood. These lodges are operated for Scout use each weekend, December through March.  Each weekend date is assigned to an age group (Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing, etc) to keep the tubing hills safe and everyone smiling.  All reservations are made online by clicking a link in the reservations box on the left of this page - units that participate in a Winter Lodge Service Day will get access to the reservation system early as well as a 29% discount.  On October 28 when the registration is open to everyone this page will contain links for all scheduled Winter Lodge unit activities.  All Winter Lodge Service Days and links to sign up for them on the right. 

Parking during the winter months requires a Sno Park Permit.

Outside of the winter season, these facilities are available for rental.  Please click on the Offseason Lodge Rental link in the upper left corner of this page to access the online property reservation system for pricing, scheduling, and other details.  If you have further questions in making a reservation, please contact Volunteer Services at 503.225.5759 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Winter Lodge Calendar

Jan 30-Feb 1: Co-Ed Venturing Weekend
Feb 6-8: Exploring Snow Weekend
Feb 13-15:
LDS Venturing Weekend
Mar 27-29: Family Snow Days
Sep 12: Woodcut/Woodstack
Oct 10: Lodge Clean Up

Property Facts

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Highway Map:
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Aubrey Watzek Lodge Facts
    Mailing Address: N/A
GPS Coordinates:
45. 18.046 N  /  121. 40.621 W
Location: 10 minutes east of Government Camp on Mount Hood
Elevation: 4,233 ft
Size: 12 acres
Date Acquired: 1970

 
Nanitch Lodge Facts
 

Mailing Address: N/A
GPS Coordinates:
45. 18.463 N  /  121. 44.145 W
Location:
10 minutes east of Government Camp on Mount Hood
Elevation: 4,390 ft
Size: 12 acres
Date Acquired: 1953

Phlox Point Hut Facts
  Mailing Address: N/A
GPS Coordinates:
45. 19.471 N  /  121. 42.960 W
Location: 10 minutes east of Government Camp on Mount Hood
Elevation: 5,625 ft
Size: 8 acres
Date Acquired: 1953

Support Your Camp

Work Weekend: Each camp holds a work weekend during which volunteers get together to complete needed projects over one day or one weekend.  A list of weekends and contact information for other properties can be found on the Work Weekend page. 

Adopt-A-Project: Camp rangers keep lists of projects that a group, from Cub Scout packs to Boy Scout troops, or even families, Rotary or other service clubs, can 'adopt' based on their skill level and resources.  A sample list of projects can be found on the Adopt-A-Project page, along with contact information for camp rangers so you can find a project suitable for your group.

Camp Host Program: Many camps have Camp Hosts most weekends to help visiting campers maximize their camping experience.  Become a Camp Host to help packs and troops have great weekend camping trips.

Make A Donation Of Equipment: Visit our Equipment Donations page to see a list of items that our camps need.  To make a donation, please send an email to info@cpcbsa.orgThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

. If at all possible, include photos of the items. Please provide a detailed description of the equipment so that we may determine if it can be utilized and if so, the best use for it. Either an office staff member or a camp ranger will contact you about your donation offer. Thank you for your thoughtful contribution!

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