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Johnstone

Johnstone is a unique, multipurpose facility situated on a quiet hillside in San Dimas. The property is divided into a main building and campsite on either end of the hillside. “Upper Johnstone” is the perfect space for troop meetings, or trainings. It features a large main room, full kitchen and pleasant outdoor patio space which can be used for tent camping. Venture down the hill to “Lower Johnstone” where you’ll find a peaceful semi-wooded area with eucalyptus groves and an open shaded area perfect for outdoor activities. Amp up the camping fun with s’mores and songs around the campfire ring!

Address & Google Map Link:
146 W. Arrow Highway
San Dimas, CA 91773

Type of Use:  Meeting Use, Day Use, Indoor and Outdoor Overnight Use
Availability: Year-round

*Please note: A burn permit is required in order to use the large fire pit. More information regarding obtaining a burn permit will be provided in your confirmation e-mail.

Make a reservation through the search options below:

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*Please note: this property may accommodate more than one group.

Rental Period

Day: 5–10 hour period between 8 a.m.–9 p.m., Mon-Sun

Overnight: 3 p.m.–1 p.m., Mon-Sun

Hourly: 1-4 hour period between 1 p.m.–9 p.m., Sun-Thurs

Facilities Overview

*Use of the archery range is not included in your facility rental. If your group wishes to utilize the archery range you must book separately under “Activities” in addition to your facility rental (coming soon!)

Upper Johnstone/Main Building:

  • Full kitchen with stove, refrigerator, and microwave
  • Large room, 1,392 feet (Day use capacity - 40; indoor overnight - 30)
  • 2 restroom stalls, 1 ADA compliant stall.
  • Indoor fireplace
  • 10 Tables and 40 chairs
  • Central air
  • Deck area with 3 picnic tables and BBQ

Lower Johnstone:

  • Shaded tent camping area
  • 5 Picnic tables
  • Campfire ring
  • 4 restroom stalls (Men’s and women’s bathrooms – 2 stalls each)
  • Outdoor faucets
  • Flag pole

Parking: Ample off-street parking. (Approx. 16 spaces)

On-site Resources & Amenities
  • Gated
  • Campfire ring
  • Flag Pole
  • BBQ
Price & Capacity Information

Rates for Girl Scout members:

Name of Rental Unit Capacity Day/Night Girl Scout Day Rate Girl Scout Overnight Rate Troop/SU Meeting Rate
Upper - Building 40/30 $36 $60 $6/hr
Lower - Camping Area 80/40 $36 $84 n/a
Entire Facility 120/70 $78 $144 n/a

*Use of the archery range is not included in your facility rental. If your group wishes to utilize the archery range you must book separately under “Activities” in addition to your facility rental (coming soon!)

Things to Do

Trainings required for use: First Aid/CPR for any event. Indoor Overnight for any overnight event using the building. Camping Skills required for any overnight camping event outdoors.

  • Troop meetings
  • Outdoor camping
  • Hiking local trails
  • Ideas for badges and journeys:
    • Daisy: Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Journey, Outdoor Journey; Art Maker badge
    • Brownie: WOW! Wonders of Water Journey; Senses, Bugs, First Aid, Snacks, Painting, Making Friends, First Aid, Art Creator badges
    • Junior: GET MOVING! Journey, aMUSE Journey, Outdoor Journey; Detective, Drawing, Simple Meals, First Aid, Art Explorer badges
    • Cadette: Breathe! Journey; Trees, First Aid, Night Owl, First Aid, Art Apprentice badges
    • Senior: MISSION: SISTERHOOD! Journey; Collage, Sky, Art Expert badges
    • Ambassador: Outdoor Art Master, Photographer, Art Master badges

For more ideas and ways to utilize this property, refer to our Johnstone Resource Guide.

Additional Information