Camp Cherry Valley & Activities
Camp Cherry Valley - Catalina Island is the most popular Boy Scout Summer Camp in the Western United States Located on legendary Santa Catalina Island, it is a ferry ride across the channel to a camp that dates to the 1920s.
Camp Cherry Valley offers opportunities for many water sports including world-class snorkeling, SCUBA diving, canoeing, rowing, sailing and swimming. Because it is located on the leeward side of the island, the cove is calm making it a perfect place for lots of fun in the water. Hikes over mountainous terrain, war canoe races, touring an old silver mine, a sea lab with a touch tank so you can learn about local marine life is available.
Camping in comfortable platform tents under a unique variety of cherry trees, a dining hall and more. There are additional programs offered in spring and at the end of the summer for all levels in Scouting and family camping.
Camp Staff - Work at Camp
Greater Los Angeles Area Council hires nearly 200 enthusiastic seasonal camp staff annually to serve as handicraft assistants, sports instructors, shooting sports assistants (archery, .22 caliber rifle, BB gun, skeet and black-powder), trading post operators/managers, maintenance and food service assistants, nature instructors and Scout skills instructors, lifeguards and aquatic instructors. Apply by completing the: 2017 Staff Application
Camping Department Support:
Danette Verdugo Ext. 241
Sonia Guerrero Kagan Ext. 249
Boy Scout Resident Camp is for registered Scouts only
2017 Summer Resident Camp at Camp Cherry Valley -
2017 Summer Camp Dates: Check for space here!
Week 1 - June 11-17, 2017 Week 5 - July 9-15, 2017 FULL
2017 Cub Scout Programs (Registration Now Open)
Cub Resident Camp 2017 (200 campers each session only)
2016 Cub Resident Camp Guide (2017 Guide coming soon)
***Although Cherry Valley's Cub Resident Camp is full and has a wait list, you can still sign up for the following programs:
Cabrillo Youth Center in San Pedro
Forest Lawn Scout Reservation in Cedar Glen (near Lake Arrowhead)
Webelos Golden Nugget 2017 (200 campers each session only)
- Deposit 50% of total registration at time of registration
- 1st payment 25% of total registration 60 days before event
- Balance Due 30 days before event