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Boy Scouts of America, San Francisco Bay Area Council • 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577-1514, (510) 577-9000  |  Contact Webmaster
Wente Scout Reservation
(Willits, CA)
1959 - Present
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5401 Canyon Rd. (mailing address - PO Box 453)
Willits, CA  95490 (Mendicino County)
707.459.2110

1903 feet above sea level
39 Degrees 24' 56.77" North
123 Degrees 16' 43.76" West

5 miles east of Willits
2088 Acres (1928 when property was first acquired)
14 campsites (7 when camp first opened)
$25.00 / week (1972)

80 acre lake, swimming, dinning hall, handicraft building
Purchased for $70,000 from the Foley Corporation in June 1959
Originally Willits Scout Reservation. Renamed in 1978 in honor of Carl F Wente (San Francisco Council Board member and Benefactor)
Entrance sign to Wente Scout Reservation from Canyon road Willits Scout Reservation Patch (c 1964) History Camps
Boy Scouts of America, San Francisco Bay Area Council • 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577-1514, (510) 577-9000
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Google Map showing location of Wente Scout Reservation