Camp Jubilee

For a PDF of the Camp Jubilee Brochure, click here

Click here for a calendar of available dates at Jubilee

 

About Jubilee

Camp Jubilee is located ~50 km northwest of Victoria on 160 acres of primarily forested land.  A salmon bearing stream runs through the property.  There are 3 tenting sites, no power but a phone is available for emergencies.

 

Features:

General:

  • The potable water is in a huge tank in the parking lot.  It is to be used for all domestic use (cooking, tooth brushing, drinking , washing hands & face).  It does not need to be treated before use.

  • Garbage and recycling is to be removed on completion of camp.

  • Make sure patrol boxes are clean and dry at the end of camp (bring towels for this purpose only). Report any missing items on the camp check-out form that was given to you when you picked up the camp keys.

  • Store all food in tightly closed containers.

  • For the current status of campfire bans in the Coastal area, see the BC Ministry of Forest website at http://bcwildfire.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/Bans.asp                                Look for the Fire Bans and Restrictions box which takes you to the current status on campfires for the Coastal region.

  • A fire extinguisher must be mounted in the cooking shelters.  They are stored in the Panabodes when the site is not being used.

  • Hang wet tents, notify the next group or return to put them away when dry.

  • Replenish any wood used.

  • Camp crests are available at camp.

 

Sites:

Three tenting sites offer a variety of camping experiences depending on the size and experience of the group.

 

1) Kirby

Kirby Site holds up to 40 overnight campers (includes youth & staff) and is wheelchair accessible. It contains a combination cooking/dining shelter with woodburning stove and a permanent LDP as well as 4 platform (Vytex) tents which hold 6 campers each. There are 4 outdoor lats on site and a campfire pit with benches. There are 8 patrol boxes, 3 ridge pole tents and gadget wood if needed.

 

2) Bridges

Bridges Site holds up to 40 overnight campers (includes youth & staff). It contains two new cooking/dining shelters and a permanent LDP. THere are 4 outdoor lats on site and a campfire pit with benches. There are 7 patrol boxes, 9 ridge pole tents and gadget wood if needed.

 

3) Gateway

Gateway Site is a smaller site particularly good for smaller Pathfinder or Ranger units. A small shelter can be used for cooking and eating.  There are 4 outdoor lats at this site.

 

Things to do and see nearby:

  • Shirley Pioneer Park and Community Hall - 1 km

  • Sheringham Point Lighthouse - 5 km

  • French Beach Provincial Park - 5.5 km

 

How to book:

For SVI members and GGC members see the Camp Booking information and book online.  

For other organizations - Girl Guides of Canada has priority bookings during September to June. See the Camp Booking or email SVI Area Camp Booking rep. to check availability.