2023 Camp Registration opens in late January! Check back mid-December for dates and details.

Twin Canyon

Camp Twin Canyon, 35 acres of oak canyons and grasslands, is nestled among the East Bay hills with direct access to hiking trails in Briones Regional Park, where panoramic views of Mt. Diablo and the San Francisco Bay can be seen. Whether it is an event, outdoor retreat, troop camping, training courses or cookouts, Twin Canyon offers a base camp for onsite programs or offsite adventure.

Group campsites with flush toilets, potable water, barbecue, and food storage provide the necessities for a positive camping experience and appropriate for all levels of experience. There is one sleeping cabin with adjacent outdoor cooking shelter. There is also a meeting room available as well. Twin Canyon offers a great connection to the outdoors.

Driving directions, sitemaps, and additional information are provided upon reservation.

Please Note: If you are a Non Girl Scout Non Profit Serving Youth and are interested in renting one of our sites, please contact us at registration@gsnorcal.org for pricing and information. We are not able to rent our properties for private events, companies or non profits not serving youth.

Rental Period

Day Only: 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Night Only: 5:00 PM–9:30 AM
Night & Day: 5:00 PM–4:00 PM

Note about Shared Use: You may be sharing the camp with other troops or groups. Please be respectful and honor quiet hours from 10 PM to 7 AM.

On-Site Resources & Amenities

  • Archery range: available to rent or to book through Outdoor Program Staff. Click here for more information.

Site Information

Total Camp Capacity: 150 people/night

INDOOR/OUTDOOR OPTION:

  • 1 unit available: Maple
  • Capacity: 24 (16 indoor in Yurts + 8 in tents in the area)
  • Large fire circle with seating, BBQ area, picnic tables

INDOOR OPTION:

Cocoon Sleeping Shelter Cabin: Overnight indoor sleeping for up to 20. There are electrical lights inside the cabin, electrical outlets, cooking stove, microwave and refrigerator. Mattresses are provided. Wood burning stove for heat. Detached bathrooms.

Butterfly Cooking Shelter: A covered cooking shelter with electrical lights, potable water, picnic tables, and a large barbecue are located next to the sleeping shelter. Use of the cooking shelter is included in rental of the Cocoon sleeping cabin.

The Hive: An overnight building with 2 refrigerators and 1 freezer, overhead electric lighting, an outdoor sink and detached bathrooms. Sleeping mats for 20.

OUTDOOR OPTION:

Outdoor Campsite Units:

  • 5 units available: Ant, Bay, Beetle, Buckeye, Cricket.
  • Each unit has potable water, picnic tables and a barbecue/campfire circle.
  • Unit capacity is up to 20.
  • No electricity.
  • Bring your own tents and sleeping gear.

Picnic Units:

3 units available: Maple, Oak, Toyon. Limited Tent Capacity.

Other Resources:

  • Woodchuck Cooking Shelter: A covered pavilion with electrical lights, potable water, picnic tables, and a large barbecue are located next to the sleeping shelter. Shared by all groups on site.
  • Central Toilets: Flush toilets and sinks (no showers or hot water) are located in each canyon.
  • Central Campfire Circle and Assembly Area: Shared by all groups on the site.
  • Meeting Room: The Hive is available for use as a meeting room or indoor activities.

Local Attractions

Local attractions within 30 minutes:

Local attractions within 1 hour:

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2022 Rates for GSNorCal Members

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Day/Night Day Rate Night Rate Night/Day Rate
Cocoon Cabin/Cooking Shelter 20 $55$110$165
Ant Unit20 $30$40$65
Beetle Unit (2 yurts)20 $55$85 $140
Cricket Unit 20 $30$40$65
Buckeye Unit 20 $30$40$65
Bay Unit 20 $30$40$65
Oak Unit 20 $30$40$65
Toyon Unit 20 $30$40$65
Maple Unit (yurts) 20 $55$85$140
Hive Building 20 $55$110$165
Entire Site 200 $400$630$1000

Please note: Entire Site rental does not include Archery Range. Click here to reserve Archery Range.

Twin Canyon

4010 Springhill Road

Lafayette, CA 94549

From the East Bay:

  • Proceed on Hwy 24 through the Caldecott Tunnel.
  • When you reach Lafayette, take the Pleasant Hill Rd exit.
  • Continue on the exit road and take the north exit to Pleasant Hill Rd.
  • Continue for about one mile and turn left on Springhill Rd.
  • Reduce speed to 15 MPH.
  • Continue for about 2.3 miles on Springhill Rd to the camp’s entrance.