Camp Parsons

Scouts BSA Summer Camp

Camp Parsons Summer Camp 2022

Adventure and unforgettable experiences lie ahead for Scouts and leaders at week-long summer camp at Camp Parsons. Complete merit badges at the archery and rifle ranges, the aquatics area, and craft lodge. Come experience 100 years of exceptional camping at the country’s oldest continuous Scouts BSA camp West of the Mississippi!

Registration for 2022 Summer Camp at Camp Parsons is now open!

Session 1: : July 3-9, 2022
Session 2: : July 10-16
Session 3: : July 17-23
Session 4: : July 24-30
Session 5: : July 31-August 6
Session 6: : August 7-13
Location: Camp Parsons, 970 Bee Mill Rd, Brinnon, WA
        In-State Scout (WA state service center): $400
        Out of State Scout:  $450
        Adult:  $300

To preorder camp t-shirts, visit:

Watch the Camp Parsons Leaders Meeting held on April 27 2022:


General Information

Camp Parsons 2022 Leader Guide

Advancement Schedule
Merit Badge Fee Schedule
Merit Badge Prerequisites

Annual Health & Medical Record
We accept all BSA medical forms completed by a physician or licensed practitioner within 12 months of the end of the month Scout or adult is attending camp. National Jamboree and national high adventure health forms are also accepted.

Campership Application for Chief Seattle Council Scouts

Lone Scouts.  Scouts who are unable to attend summer camp with their troop or want to go alone can attend as a lone Scout at Camp Parsons or Camp Pigott Summer Camp. Scouts sign up individually for this program and are grouped together with other single Scouts or are assigned to a troop at camp. Adult leaders are assigned.

Questions? Contact the Council Camping Department at or 206-725-0361.

Camp Rentals

Camp Parsons is the ideal alpine setting for your group activities, whether you are a Scout group, youth non-profit, youth religious group, school group or military group!

For further information about renting Camp Parsons, visit the Rentals and Retreats page.

Fall Family Camp at Camp Parsons

Looking for the ideal late summer family getaway? Look no further, -Chief Seattle Council
and Camp Parsons are excited to offer our first Family Getaway Camp!

Dates: September 2-5, 2022 (Labor Day Weekend).

Enjoy a relaxing weekend on our beautiful, wooded property! We will take care of all your activities and meals for the weekend, Activity area will be open including the Swim Beach, Canoeing, Rifle Range, Archery Range, our new ATV Program, the Craft Lodge, and Climbing Tower.

Sign up for as little or as many as you would like to try!  Friday night we will be hosting a movie night under the stars with popcorn and snacks. Saturday let our staff treat you to a traditional Camp Parsons campfire production with S’mores, and lastly a family game night in our beautiful dining hall!

Registration coming soon!

About Camp Parsons

Canoe swamp

Camp Parsons is situated on the Olympic Peninsula “where the mountains meet the sea”. This beautiful setting offers the rare experience of canoeing on glassy salt water while viewing densely forested shoreline. Operating since 1919, this venerable Scout camp features swimming, canoeing and sailing, climbing tower, rifle and archery ranges, climbing tower and other popular activities.

For addition information about Camp Parsons, please visit their website at:

Camp Parsons
970 Bee Mill Rd, Brinnon, WA 98320

Josh Cunningham, Director
(360) 796-4427

Dale Wills, Camp Ranger

Camp Parsons Campsite Map
Camp Parsons Campsite Capacity
Camp Parsons Driving Directions