Summer Programs

The San Diego-Imperial Council offers a wide variety of summer programs. There are opportunities for all Scouts, from resident camping to day camps, and from sea level to 3,200 feet elevation.

All camps require particpants to have a completed Annual Health and Medical Record.


Mataguay Scout Ranch
(Cub/Webelos Resident Camp)

Join us for summer days of Cub/Webelos Fun at Mataguay Scout Ranch! This beautiful 1000 acre ranch is located in oak and pine forests, 3,200 feet above sea level in the mountains northeast of San Diego. Mataguay is a BSA accredited facility and is known as one of the Western Region's finest Scout camps!

Is your Webelos Scout looking for a program just for Scouts like him/her? Our Webelos Resident Camp offers new challenges and an advanced program with emphasis on Webelos Adventure pins for your Scout.

For additional information and reservations, visit Cub/Webelos Resident Camp at MSR!


Mataguay Scout Ranch
(Scouts BSA Resident Camp)

Join us for a summer of Scouting fun at the Mataguay Scout Ranch! This beautiful 1000 acre ranch is located in oak and pine forests, 3,200 feet above sea level in the mountains northeast of San Diego. Mataguay is a BSA accredited facility and is known as one of the Western Region's finest Scout camps!

The camp offers an exciting program for you and your Scouts. MSR offers a traditional Scouts BSA resident camp program with an emphasis on Lord Baden Powell's saying "game with a purpose." It is our hope that you, both Scouts and leaders, leave Mataguay with memories to last a lifetime.

For additional information and reservations, visit Scouts BSA Resident Camp at MSR!


Camp Fiesta Island
Mission Bay, San Diego
(Scouts BSA Resident Camp)

Spend a week of Scouting adventure on the beach at Camp Fiesta Island! This Aquatic Center facility is located on beautiful Mission Bay. You'll camp among the sandy dunes and set sail for the Pacific Ocean. Campers at CFI enjoy the ultimate waterfront experience.

For additional information and reservations, visit Scouts BSA Resident Camp at CFI. Make your reservations EARLY! Most weeks will sell out quickly.


Day Trekker Scouts BSA Camp
Camp Fiesta Island
(Scouts BSA Day Camp)

Day Trekker Camp at Camp Fiesta Island is a Monday - Friday Day Camp Program exclusively for Scouts BSA. Campers can enroll in any age appropriate day programs, including Mariners (Trail to First Class), SCUBA, personal watercraft, and all the traditional merit badges offered at Camp Fiesta Island!

For additional information and reservations, visit Day Trekker Scouts BSA Camp!


Trailblazer Day Camp
Camp Balboa
(New Scouts BSA and 11 year old LDS Scouts)

Trailblazer Summer Day Camp at Camp Balboa is an exciting week of games and advancement! This camp has been specifically designed to meet the needs of new Scouts. The focus of the week is the "Trail to First Class".

For additional information and reservations, visit Trailblazer Day Camp!


Cub Scout Day Camps
(Tiger Cubs and Cub Scouts)

Cub Scout Day Camps are held in many locations in the council every summer. Activities vary by location but one thing is for sure . . . . .Day Camps are full of fun and adventure. Typical activities include:

  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Nature
  • Swimming
  • BB guns
  • Archery
  • and more

The purpose is to have FUN in the outdoors while working on achievements and electives, guided by experienced staff.

Registration: See individual camp page for registration forms.