West Coast Area - Hollyburn Chalet


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Hollyburn mountain

Hollyburn Mountain from Vancouver

Hollyburn is a rustic cabin and heat is provided by a wood burning stove and airtight heater. There is no electricity. Guiders are responsible for cleaning.


Guess What!

Hollyburn Kitchen

Kitchen area

Hollyburn loft

Hollyburn loft

ground floor

Ground Floor

current and historic tools

Axes and saws
past and present

Hollyburn Open Bookings: Oct 2, 2018

Peak Season bookings for Hollyburn opened to all Guiding Units (Guide age or older) on Tuesday, October 2.

As you may already know, those who volunteered for the Work Weekend have received advance bookings. But there are some great options left, especially for creative camp organizers! Can you swing a spring break outing? Or weekdays during the winter break? Post-Christmas outing? Pro-D days? Thinking of a single snowshoeing day in and around the cabin neighbourhood?

Check out the booking calendar below.

Then call the booking agent at 604 838-8828 at 10 am (and not before) on Tuesday, October 2.

Bookings will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hollyburn Brochure and Forms

For the most up to date forms, access this Hollyburn Google Folder.

SG Assessment Process

Remember, Hollyburn is usually assessed as a RED activity! It is important that you submit your paperwork to the camp assessor 21 days before your scheduled camp.

Quilting Star Crests

Quilting Star crests - Collect them one at a time or all at once. Together they form a simple quilting star or a pattern of your choice!

History of Hollyburn Chalet

Hollyburn Chalet is a one of a kind heritage log chalet a short hike from the Cypress Park Road and high up on Hollyburn Mountain. The Hollyburn Chalet which has given so much fun for so many girls over the years was leased in 1963 by the Burnaby Girl Guides and purchased in 1965. The building is much older and has a colourful history. Click here for a history of the Hollyburn Chalet.

Who Can Attend?

Because girls must pack all their own gear into Hollyburn Chalet, including bedroll, winter weight clothing, and supplies—and because snow conditions vary — this camp is not appropriate for girls under Guide age, or Girl Guides and Guiders who are inexperienced campers.

We do not accept overnight bookings for Brownies or Sparks. However, day trips for lunch or snow outings can be arranged as availability allows.

Please note, Hollyburn Chalet cannot be rented out to school, family, or any other outside groups / events due to insurance reasons.

Hollyburn Brochure and Forms For the most up to date forms, access this Hollyburn Google Folder.

Check the booking calendar for available dates.

Booking Calendar

Some useful links to other sites

A beautiful day at First Lake, Hollyburn wild flowers and the Chalet in the summer.

First Lake wildflowers Hollyburn Chalet summer

Quilting Star Crests

Quilting Star Crests

Fifty year crest

Fifty years of Hollyburn Chalet

snowflake crest

Our snowflake crest

Hollyburn pin

Vintage Hollyburn pins - please ask

Hollyburn Challenge

Hollyburn Challenge

Hollyburn Chalet Mar 2018

March 2, 2108

Hollyburn Chalet

Not much snow in 2015

Hollyburn Chalet 2013

Wearing a hat 2013

Hollyburn Chalet 2012

End of March 2012

Hollyburn Chalet 2011

April 2011

Hollyburn Jan 2008

January 2008


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