Chesebrough Scout Reservation

Chesebrough Scout Reservation is a 544 acre nature retreat in the Santa Cruz Mountains, just 30 minutes south of San Jose.  The camp includes a brand new lodge with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, a commercial kitchen, restrooms and showers, campgrounds, bb gun range, climbing tower, archery, and volleyball.  For climbing tower use click here

Camp Chesebrough is located off Highway 9 and is adjacent to Castle Rock State Park and Long Ridge Open Space Preserve.  The camp is available year-round for Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Explorer and Venture groups as well as for private organizations.

If you are interested in renting space at Camp Chesebrough, please call the Council Service Center at 408.638.8314. To view the historic camp conservation plan, click here.

Helpful resources around camp

Animals in and around Chesebrough- Click Here

Plants in and around Chesebrough- Click Here

Hiking for Big Basin to the Sea trail - Click Here

Big Basin Backpacking – Click Here 

Castle Rock State Park- Click Here

More Hiking Resources- Click Here


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More information Camping@Svmbc.org  or 408-638-8300