Tahquitz Summer Camp

Thanks for your interest in spending a week with us in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains! With over 640 acres and a variety of activities, your week will be filled with fun.

Register for 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.

Why Choose Tahquitz?

Camp Tahquitz Leader’s Guide (below)

Leader’s Guide Intro (LG)Introduction to camp4/12/18
About Tahquitz (AT)Basic overview of camp4/12/18
Food Service (FS)Jamboree or Commissary4/12/18
Getting Ready (GR)Equipment, gear, and travel4/12/18
Program Description (PD)Activities at camp4/12/18
Advancement Program (AD)Challenging opportunities4/12/18
Thunderbird Program (TB)Tailored for older youth4/12/18
Camp Forms (CF)Forms you need4/12/18
Parent Guide (PG)Everything for parents4/12/18

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

Summer Camp Director: Michael Dermody

For more information contact: Cindy Spalding or at 562-684-3162


“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