Tahquitz Summer Camp

Summer 2020 Dates Now Scheduled!

  • Week 1: July 5-11
  • Week 2: July 12-18
  • Week 3: July 19-25
  • Week 4: July 26 -Aug 1

Resident Camp Pricing

  Campsite Feed
Central Feed
Youth Adult Youth Adult
Regular (until April 30) $435 $295 $495 $355
Late (after April 30) $475 $315 $535 $375

Contact Cindy Spalding for more info.

NOTE: Merit Badge Registration System will open Spring 2020

Camp Info

Reservation Form

Reservation Information

Camp Brochure 2019

Map of Camp Tahquitz

Choose from over 20 merit badges: Indian Lore to Nature, Astronomy to Climbing. Additional activities include swimming, horsemanship, high adventure COPE course, BSA Lifeguard, mountain biking, miles of backcountry hiking, shotgun shooting, black powder rifle, and Thunderbird Outpost camp for experienced Scouts.

Video Library

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Wrangler Program Summer 2020

Enjoy a fun-filled, week-long “full immersion” Horsemanship Merit Badge Program designed for Scouts of all ages with various levels of riding experiences. Experience it this summer for $500 (Summer Camp $413 plus New Wrangler Program Fee of only $87!).

Wrangler Application

Program Info

Camp Tahquitz Leader’s Guide (below)

Section Description Revised
Leader’s Guide Intro (LG) Introduction to camp 2/15/19
About Tahquitz (AT) Basic overview of camp 2/15/19
Food Service (FS) Jamboree or Commissary 2/15/19
Getting Ready (GR) Equipment, gear, and travel 3/19/19
Program Description (PD) Activities at camp 2/15/19
Advancement Program (AD) Challenging opportunities 2/15/19
Thunderbird Program (TB) Tailored for older youth 2/15/19
Camp Forms (CF) Forms you need 2/15/19
Parent Guide (PG) Everything for parents 2/15/19
Wrangler (WR)
Wrangler program info 4/10/19

Trading Post Camp Store

Welcome to our camp store! Camp Tahquitz has a complete Trading Post. Located in the historic Barton Flats store — a 100 year old cabin in the center of camp — the store is stocked with many items, including:

  • Leather and  wood carving kits for Merit Badge courses or just for fun
  • Snacks, candy and beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Merit Badge books
  • Apparel such as fleece jackets, vests, polo shirts, souvenir shirts and socks
  • Patches, patches and more patches.
  • Sundries which include, lip balm, sun screen, chapstick tooth paste etc

Contact Info for Camp Tahquitz

Camp Tahquitz
41700 State Hwy 38
Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

Directions to Camp Tahquitz

Camp Leadership


“The boys said it was EPIC.” – Scoutmaster

“The wranglers are great! We’d like to do another overnighter!” – Scout leader

“Our Troop enjoyed camp here immensely!” – Scoutmaster

“Excellent!!! Outstanding!!! Loved It!!!” – comments on Food Service

“Lots of yummy goodies for kids to choose from” – comments on Trading Post

“We love camping here. Our Scouts had a wonderful experience.” – Scout leader

“Camp Tahquitz is the GREATEST camp. I will always be here.” – Scout parent