Request an Adventure Program!


Planning a visit to our sites? Add extra fun with High Ropes, Archery or Hatchet Throwing. Whether you're a troop, school, family, nonprofit serving youth, GSNorCal properties and facilitators are a great choice for your next trip, outing, event, program, training, or outdoor retreat!

All Ropes Course, Archery w/ Facilitator and Hatchet Throwing Reservations have been filled for the Fall. Spring Reservations will open September 1 at 10am. Reservations for the Archery Range Only are still available. You must provide your own certified facilitator for Archery Range Only reservations. Please contact to make an Archery Range Only reservation.

Ropes Course

Note: High Ropes programming is available for 4th grades and up.

Troop and Small group offerings:

Dynamic Course

· The dynamic course is the highest section of the ropes course, towering up to 65 feet in the air and extended between Redwoods. It has multiple routes for varying challenges and preferences of climbing. Participants are belayed by a facilitator and choose their own level of challenge while they climb the trees.

· 2-hour session

· 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00

· 18 participant max

· $800


· Climb up to the 45 foot tall zipline platform via our enclosed cargo net. Catch your breath and enjoy the view before stepping off and ziplining through the trees.

· Participants should expect to zipline one time during a 2 hour session.

· 2-hour session

· 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00

· 18 participant max

· $800

Camporee/Service Units:

· This option is for Girl Scout Service Units that want to give their members a taste of high adventure on the Dynamic Course. This program does not have the teambuilding emphasis of a traditional ropes course program, and instead focuses on participants challenging themselves and having new experiences. Each participant should expect to climb one time during a 1.5 hour session. This option is not available to be reserved on our website. If you would like this option please email

· Dynamic only

· Groups can book between 1-3 sessions

· 10:00-11:30, 1:00-2:30, or 3:00-4:30

· 20 participants per session

· 1 session $600, 2 sessions $900, 3 sessions $1100

Currently Available at:

  • Camp Bothin

Request a High Ropes Reservation


Our Archery ranges and equipment are available for reservation at Camp Bothin, Camp Butano Creek, Camp Hidden Falls and Camp Twin Canyons.

Archery Range ONLY:

  • 8:00am to Noon or 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • MUST provide Level 1 certified archery instructor. Proof of certification will be required.
  • Equipment provided
  • $50
  • You may bring your own equipment if you choose too; the rental option and pricing are the same.


If you reserve archery programming, we'll provide the facilitator too! Aim high with our certified staff. Reservations are subject to instructor availability.

Introduction to safety and basic archery skills. Participants will learn about the parts of the bow and arrow, proper mechanics, and have opportunity to shoot.

  • Minimum age: 2nd grade (strictly enforced)
  • Maximum: 16 participants (1 group) 1 Group per time slot
  • 1 1/2 hour time slots
  • Cost: $165 per group

Currently Available at:

  • Camp Bothin
  • Camp Butano Creek
  • Camp Hidden Falls
  • Camp Twin Canyon
Rent or Reserve Here

Hatchet Throwing

Hatchet Throwing:

Introduction to safety and basic target sport skills. Participants will learn about the safety, stance, and proper mechanics, and will have the opportunity to throw.

  • Minimum age: 6th grade (strictly enforced)
  • Maximum: 16 participants (1 group) 1 Group per time slot
  • 1 1/2 hour time slots
  • Cost: $165 per group

Currently Available at:

  • Camp Hidden Falls
Rent or Reserve Here

Outdoor Skills

Come to camp to brush up on your outdoor skills! Our facilitators will teach your group the skills you need to be successful on your next camping trip or outdoor adventure. Booking this program could be the perfect opportunity to complete the “Talk to an expert” step that many outdoor badges require. Choose from the following topics. Each skill is taught in a one hour block.

  • Fire building
  • Knot tying
  • Knife Skills
  • Leave No Trace


Adventure Program FAQs

Q. Who can rent GSNorCal properties?

A. Girl Scout members in and out of GSNorCal council, and non-profit groups serving youth.

To qualify as a GSNorCal group and receive GSNorCal rental rates, the group must be comprised of at least 60% current or lifetime GSNorCal members.

All non-profit organizations serving youth must provide proof of liability insurance coverage of up to 1 million dollars and name Girl Scouts of Northern California as an additional insured.

Q. Do I have to pay in full?

A. Yes, all groups pay in full for all ropes course, archery and hatchet throwing reservations.

Q. What is the ropes course cancelation policy?

A. Cancellations & Refunds Ropes Course Events run rain or shine unless inclement weather would adversely affect the program. In those cases, participants will be notified of cancellation or rescheduling. GSNorCal may cancel reservations due to site maintenance problems, site damage, errors in reservations or for other reasons. If GSNorCal cancels the reservation we will issue a refund for 100% of the rental fee. Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing to Thirty (30) days written notice is required to receive 50% of reservation fees. There are no refunds if less than 30 days written notice is given except for medical reasons. Refunds for medical reasons will only be processed if notification is made before the event, and is followed within one week by a written refund request accompanied by a doctor's note. No refunds will be issued for no-shows.

Q. What is the archery and hatchet throwing cancelation policy?

A. Cancellations and refund requests require 30 days written notice prior to the first day of the reservation. To cancel a reservation, please email No-Shows: No refunds are issued for no-shows. Cancellation by GSNorCal: GSNorCal may cancel reservations due to site maintenance problems, site damage, errors in reservations or for other reasons. GSNorCal will issue a refund for 100% of the rental fee.

Q. What is the reservation window?

A. Reservations for 6/1/2023 - 11/30/2023 will open April 1, 2023.

Reservations for 12/1/2023 - 5/30/2024 will open September 1, 2023.