CAMP GILWELL is the Scout camp of the Comox Valley
District. It is located in the Comox Valley just north of Courtenay, along the banks of
the Brown's River, close to Forbidden Plateau and Mount Washington ski runs and hiking
FACILITIES: Four heated cabins accommodate 48. The
A-frame dining room, with hot and cold running water and full kitchen facilities, seats 35
with sleeping accommodation for 3. All buildings have electricity with electric heat in
the cabins and a wood stove in the A-frame. There is a covered picnic shelter for 30 with
electric lights and outlets. There are developed campsites for approximately 50 tents.
There are outhouses on site and there is a wash
house with limited indoor flush toilet and shower facilities. Sports field, campfire pits
and a swimming hole on the river are available at the camp.
250-703-2511 (Council Secretary)