The mission of the Boy Scouts of America

is to serve others by helping to instill core values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices throughout their life so that they can achieve their full potential.

Council Camps

Camp Bonaparte:

Gateway to High Adventure

Camp Bonaparte has been the North Central Washington gateway to adventure since 1965. Bonaparte is located on pristine Bonaparte Lake in Okaganogan County, just east of Tonasket, Washington. The Okanogan National Forest includes 1,706,200 acres in Northern Washington extending from the Cascades east to the Okanogan-Ferry County line. Bonaparte features an outstanding aquatics program and a one-of-a-kind mountain biking program as well. Its beautiful setting is just what your unit needs to enjoy itself at a top-notch, quality summer camp.

Camp Fife:

Challenging Your Character

Camp Fife has been providing a quality camping experience since 1923. It is located in the heart of the Cascades in Goose Prairie, Washington, just off of Chinook Pass. The area lends itself to day hikes and extended backpack trips. It features a heated swimming pool, a premiere horsemanship program, and one of the largest COPE courses in the Western Region. Camp Fife plays host to Troops, Posts, and Crews all over the Northwest (including Hawaii) and has established a reputation as one of the Western Region's finest.


Cub Scout Resident Camp Council Training Facility

Scout-A-Vista is the Grand Columbia Council's Cub Scout and Webelos Resident Camp. It is located in Chelan County and is easily assessible being only seven short miles from Wenatchee. In 2003, Resident Camp has two sessions: July 12-15 and July 16-19.

Summit Lake

Summit Lake is one of the best kept secrets in the Grand Columbia Council. It is located on the Colville Indian Reservation at the summit of Disautel pass on Hyw 155 between Omak and Nespelem. The Okanogan Valley District holds its Polar Bear Camporee there the last weekend of January each year. It is not a staffed camp but may be reserved and used by Scout Troops, Posts and Crews.