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The Oroville Winter Emergency Camp is open from mid-November to the end of March. NOTE: The Camp is not handicap accessible.


  • Sleeping trailers for up to 4 persons per trailer
  • One common kitchen trailer with nine 4-burner stove tops and two microwaves
  • One common toilet and shower facilities trailer
  • One common trailer with a coin-operated laundry
Oroville Harvest Shelter - Project Sign


  • Homeless individuals can stay at the camp during the winter months, only.
  • Camp residents must complete a registration form and pay a nightly fee.  The name of all applicants are run through the National Sex Offender Public Register.
  • All residents will be subject to rigorous background checks and regular inspections sleeping trailers.
  • Filling out an application does not guarantee, admittance into OWEC.

Winter 2021-2022Info SheetRegistration Form & Camp Rules | Covid Screening


The Oroville Winter Emergency Camp provides temporary housing, for a fee, to those who have no housing during the winter months.

The fees are as follows:

  • Individuals – $10/per night
  • Couples – $15/night
  • Families – $18.00/night

The nightly fees that persons pay to stay at the Oroville Winter Emergency Camp do not cover its operating costs. The operating costs are subsidized by Okanogan County. It takes roughly $40,000.00+ a year to provide this lifesaving resource. Without this subsidy the Camp could not exist.

Please remember that during your stay and help us keep OWEC clean, safe comfortable and OPEN!

Oroville Winter Emergency Camp is managed by the Oroville Housing Authority.


Oroville Winter Emergency Camp
at the Oroville Harvest Shelter
18 Sawtells Road
Oroville, WA 98844


  • Oroville Winter Emergency Camp is located in the Oroville Harvest Shelter property located 1.5 miles outside of the City of Oroville
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the transit options with Okanogan County Transit to and from the Oroville Harvest Shelter/OWEC are limited.
  • Please contact Property Manager Lily at (509) 560-8469 for more information and possible options.
Oroville Harvest Shelter

Sleeping Trailers

Sleeping Trailer - Oroville Harvest Shelter

Sleeping Trailer

Sleeping Area - Oroville Harvest Shelter

Interior of Sleeping Trailer

Oroville Harvest Shelter

Interior of Sleeping Trailer

Kitchen - Oroville Harvest Shelter

Common Kitchen

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