About Camp Cherry Valley

Welcome to Camp Cherry Valley

Since 1921, Camp Cherry Valley has provided a life-changing experience to over one-million youth. Located on Santa Catalina Island, Cherry Cove is renowned for its calm, crystal clear waters teeming with marine wildlife. The camp’s beautiful protective cove and sandy beach provide an unparalleled aquatic adventure for your Scouts and Units.

The camp offers many water sports opportunities, including world-class snorkeling, canoeing, rowing, sailing, and swimming. 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.

You will enjoy 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 Scouting and family camping levels.

Frequently Asked Questions

What programs are offered?

Programs for both Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA are offered. Click here to learn more about what programs are being offered this summer!


For Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp as well as Scouts BSA Summer Resident Camp, transportation to and from the island is via a chartered ferry which is included in the cost of the camp.

COVID - 19 Safety

The Greater Los Angeles Area Council is committed to providing a safe and fun experience while abiding by all applicable guidelines and regulations.

Emergency Communication

If there is an emergency, camp staff will ensure that you will be able to contact your youth.