Camp Clark (Adventure Cove)

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We hiked over to Camp Meriwether to see what the Boy Scouts were up was neat!We learned how to properly fold a flagWe also got to be part of the flag ceremonyArchery was one of our favorite acivitiesWe learned how to shoot BB guns safely

The Meriwether/Clark Reservation is the earliest council owned camp, and was acquired in 1926. Located on the Oregon coast south of Cape Lookout with beautiful beach and cove. The Camp is named in honor of the Meriwether Lewis and William Clark Expedition and its wintering at Ft. Clatsop near the Columbia River, north of the Meriwether-Clark Scout reservation.

Adventure Cove at Camp Clark is the overnight camping opportunity for Webelos (boys who will attend the 4th and 5th grade during the fall) in the Cascade Pacific Council.  Adventure Cove is a resident camp, which means that the boys and their leaders stay at camp for the whole week. Scouts and leaders stay in campsites, sleeping in separate, large, framed two-man tents (provided). Everyone eats together in the camp dining hall, family style, and all participate in a week-long program of Scouting fun and adventure. A new shower-house was built and opened for summer 2006. This is a great new addition to camp.

Program highlights have included B.B. gun and archery ranges, field sports, nature study, ocean study, science, showmanship, campfires, crafts, woodworking and basic skill development. Webelos also hike to Meriwether, a Boy Scout camp, to see what it has to offer them for future camping experiences. In addition to the regular program areas the Webelos are able to choose and sign up for 5 of 10 elective stations to customize their experience (these are a Webelos version of Boy Scout merit badges) and that will help Webelos make a positive transition into Boy Scouting. Part of the mission for Adventure Cove is that each Webelos den attending leaves a stronger, better team; one step closer to the Arrow of Light and excited about their future as Boy Scouts.

Adventure Cove is located at Camp Clark . It is owned and operated by the Cascade Pacific Council, BSA, and is part of the Meriwether/Clark Scout reservation. The 780 acre Meriwether/Clark Scout reservation is on the Oregon coast at the base of Cape Lookout , twenty miles south of Tillamook. It takes approx. 2 hours to drive from Portland .

Adventure Cove is right on the beach! Webelos and their leaders can take advantage of playing in the sand, examining sea-life in the local marine gardens, and enjoying breathtaking views of the ocean from the dining hall or campsites along the bluff.

Camp Clark's facilities are available for off season (September through mid-June) Short term camping by reservation. Available facilities include the Dining hall, Staff Cabins, and the various camp sites.

Camp Calendar

Apr 10-12: Parent and Pal
Apr 17-19: Volunteer Work Weekend
May 15-17: Order Of The Arrow Ordeal
Jun 4-6: Wood Badge Weekend 1
Jun 18-20: Wood Badge Weekend 2
Jun 28: Summer Camp Begins: June 28

Property Facts

Highway Map: Click here to download a map to camp 

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Trail Map: Click here to download a map of camp

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Mailing Address:
17500 Cape Lookout Road,
Cloverdale, OR 97112
GPS Coordinates:
45. 19.852 N  /  123. 58.077 W
Location: 30 minutes east of Tillamook, Oregon, just south of Cape Lookout State Park and Cape Lookout
Elevation: 30ft
Size: 790 acres
Date Acquired: 1926

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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