Scouting is many kids’ first introduction to the great outdoors, and most importantly, a lesson on their place in it. Outdoor adventure is the promise we make when a child joins Scouting. Camping is how we fulfill that promise. Take a look at our premier camping facilities and all that they offer for your Scouting adventure.
Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center
|This 210-acre outdoor education center, owned and operated by the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America, is located in Orange, California and accessible through Irvine Regional Park. The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center (IROEC) features half-day through five-day academic and recreational programming. Our hands-on approach to outdoor education allows participants to explore the outdoors while developing creativity, leadership skills and a respect for the environment. Learn more about this outstanding property at OutdoorEducationCenter.org.|
Newport Sea Base
|The Newport Sea Base is a place where sunlight, sailboats and sea lions are part of the day. With a commitment to developing character, our desire is to inspire a love for the marine environment in the hearts of youth. Learn more about the programs available at NewportSeaBase.org.
Oso Lake Boy Scout Camp
|Oso Lake Boy Scout Camp is a volunteer run facility located in Rancho Santa Margarita on the border of Mission Viejo. Easy access from the 241 toll road makes the facility easily accessible to all units. The camp is surrounded by O’Neill Regional Park and features a 100-acre lake, 15 acres of land and is capable of supporting 300 campers. Learn more about Oso Lake Boy Scout Camp at OsoLake.org.|
Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley
|The Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley is located in the Warner Springs Area of San Diego County, California. It is a wilderness camp with 1,400 acres of oak, pine, and chaparral, bordered by the Cleveland National Forest and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The camp facilities include: 22 cabins; two swimming pools; a two-acre lake; rifle, archery, and shotgun ranges; horse stables; mountain bike center; observatory; two handicraft centers; an Indian Village; and a nature center. Two dining halls, Beckman Hall and Casey Lodge, provide Scouts with meal service. Scouts can also choose to participate in High Adventure programs, with challenges ranging from climbing the sixty-five foot rock face to rappelling, black powder shooting, and High COPE. Learn more about camping opportunities at ssrlv.org.|