Hahobas Scout Reservation - Pacific Harbors Council

Hahobas BSA is a 120 acre Boy Scout property, located above Hood Canal, near Tahuya, WA. Primitive camping is now available to registered Scouts BSA Troops and Venturing Crews of the Pacific Harbors Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Hahobas is now open for weekend camping by Scout units from the Pacific Harbors Council


• Hahobas is open for camping, effective June 19, 2021
A burn ban is currently in effect, until further notice; no fires of any kind are allowed.
• Camping is limited to within the boundary areas noted in the new map of the Hahobas property.
• There is a limit of 20 people in your Troop/in camp at one time
• Camping is limited to Scouts BSA Troops and Venture Crews only: no Cub Scouts or outside groups
• All Youth must be registered BSA members
• Participation is limited to older Scouts BSA members who are age 13 and have completed eighth grade or are 14 years old and up.
• The Rifle Range is closed.
• For COVID prevention guidelines, see the Council website for details.
• Camping fees are $50 per Troop for a weekend (Friday Sunday), $200 per Troop for a week long camp.
• There is no running water or power at the property, so you must bring your own drinking/cooking water.

Reservations are required, and will be made online.
• A copy of the Hahobas Camp Use Agreement must be signed and submitted to the Tacoma Scout Center, which includes rules and terms of use of the property.
• If you have questions, please contact the Pacific Harbors Council program desk at (253) 682-2217 or Contact Us for more information.
• Scout Unit camping is subject to the new weekend camping rules.

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the Council Executive Board voted unanimously to open the camp for weekend camping as a 'Wilderness Camp', and to hold the property long term.

Council volunteers led by Activities Chairman John Ohlson, have made preparations to welcome Scout Troops to the property in summer 2021.

The remaining camp property includes the archery range, the Bear Bowl, the Nature Lodge, Fruitcake Lodge, Handicrafts Lodge, Twana Lodge, U Lake and the Robbins Lake waterfront.

The property purchased by the DNR and Great Peninsula Conservancy is available for limited use by Scouts, and has a permanent conservation easement, and will never be commercially developed.

Contact Pacific Harbors Council at 253-682-2217 or Contact Us to make camping arrangements.

Photo caption: Camp Staff and alumni gathered for the final campfire on February 27, 2016, to share memories and reflect on over 80 years of Scouting experiences at Camp Hahobas; a place many have called home.

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