Rent Camp Kirby

A rustic getaway for your retreat!


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2018 Rental information packet in pdf format.
Please call the office for more information.


gfi264-calendar2018 Facility Usage Calendar in pdf format. Updated 5/31/18.

Please call or email to reserve dates or to ask additional questions.

Camp Kirby has 47 acres of forest, grasslands and beach that spans over 1 1/2 miles along Padilla Bay. Kirby offers peace and quiet for self-exploration or an active mini-community for nature exploration. Camp Kirby is a rustic site that has several large buildings and sleeping cabins as well as a beautiful wood lodge with a commercial kitchen.

Camp Kirby is owned and operated by Camp Fire Samish. Located on Samish Island in Skagit County, Camp Kirby is accessible by car from I-5, west of Burlington, Washington.

Groups wishing to use Camp Kirby must be a non-profit organization engaged in character building of boys and girls under eighteen (18) years of age or a non-profit church organization, school or college exempt under the provisions of RCW 84.36; or a public school and the use of the property as set forth above shall be solely for educational or character building activities as set forth in RCW 84.36; and carry their own liability insurance.

A limited number of adult groups may rent Camp Kirby under the provisions of SB 6405, provided that the adult usage group conform to the “Standards and Rules Covering the Use of Camp Kirby” and carry their own liability insurance. No alcohol, tobacco products, or pets are allowed during rentals.

To see Camp Kirby, please call our Council office at 360-733-5710 to set up an appointment.

Questions should be directed to the Samish Council office. Groups paying for less than 75 people may share camp with another group.

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To reserve Camp Kirby for your group, please contact us at or call the office at (360) 733-5710.