Frequently Asked Questions


  • Who owns Camp Pinewood?

    Camp Pinewood is a 501c3 non profit that is run by the Southern Idaho Regular Baptist. We have 10 supporting churches and a board that consists of pastors and laymen from that association of churches. We have been operating in this location since 2000.

  • Is the Camp open year-round?

    Yes! We operate weekend retreats September through May and full-week summer camps June through August. We offer Rental packages to churches to run your own retreat.

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  • What are some of the Activities at Camp Pinewood that do not cost extra? 

    SUMMER: We have many activities that are included in the camp price. In the summer we offer a new play ground, large ball field, archery, bouldering, and fishing on the Payette river (on our Property). We have short hikes on camp and hikes in the surrounding area. We also have volleyball, Octo-ball, a slip n' slide and a nature center with a good variety of animals to learn about, pet and hold. A big hit on camp are the bicycles, we have approximately 30 bikes of all sizes for you to ride downtown or around camp. 

    WINTER: We have a great hill for sledding and we provide the inter tubes. We also have snow shoes for winter hikes and lots of snow for winter activities.


  • What are the activities that cost extra?

    Archery tag is a high-energy group game that involves shooting the opposite team with a bow and arrow (that has a large foam tip). check out this video HERE . Great for kids and adults alike, it is available late April through mid October, it costs $5 per person for a session (usually a little more than an hour) Group rates available as well. We provide all the equipment.

    Paint-ball is also available for $5 per person for 100 rounds. This activity is open May through Mid October as well, it is limited to participants over the age of 12 and requires you to wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt and closed toed shoes. We provide the guns, paint and helmets.

  • How Close are you to town?

    Camp Pinewood is only a few blocks away from beautiful Payette lake. There are several public beaches that are within walking distance. Down town McCall,  with shopping, ice ream and restaurants is also within walking or bicycling distance. We are 4 blocks from St. Luke's hospital as well

  • How big is Camp Pinewood?

    Camp Pinewood has approximately 48 mostly wooded acres, has about 200 beds, and can feed about 200 people (numbers in the winter are a little less)

  • Can I bring my pet to Camp?

    Service animals are allowed, but we need to know ahead of time to place you in the correct housing for you and your helper. We love our pets too, but we cannot have pets staying in the cabins or lodges. (Some exceptions if you are bringing your own RV) contact us

  • Do you ACCOMMODATE for special diets?

    Absolutely! We are well versed in proving Gluten Free, Dairy Free and other allergies. We have an allergy free area in our kitchen. If you have food allergies that are severe or complicated, we will work with you, just contact us. We will even provide vegetarian and vegan with pre-order.