Rent Camp Kirby

A rustic getaway for your retreat!

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

Camp Kirby’s Usage Group Manual for 2022 can be found here:

Please preview the calendar below to see Camp Kirby’s availability. We take rental reservations one year in advance, and that is generally how far out our calendar goes. Reservations and events are subject to change, so please feel free to reach out even if dates you’re interested in are showing as rented or busy.

Camp Kirby has 47 acres of forest, grasslands and beach that spread 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, northwest of Burlington, Washington.

Groups wishing to use Camp Kirby must be a non-profit organization engaged in character building of children 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 groups that do not conform to RCW 84.36 may rent Camp Kirby under the provisions of SB 6405, provided that the usage group conform to the “Standards and Rules Covering the Use of Camp Kirby” and carry their own liability insurance. No smoking, tobacco products, or pets are allowed during rentals. Alcohol may be allowed on a limited basis by prior written permission from Camp Fire Samish’s Board of Directors and/or the Chief Executive Officer. If approved, additional insurance and deposits are required.

To see Camp Kirby, please call our office at (360) 255-7765 for an appointment.

Questions should be directed to the Samish Council office.

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Camp Kirby is ACA Accredited.  What does that mean?  Click here.

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

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