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!
Merit Badge Signups will begin early May. Email will be sent to all registration owners with date, time and link. Your unit must be paid in full prior to Merit Badge Sign ups.
Thank you for considering Mataguay Scout Ranch. For over 60 years Scouts from San Diego, the southwest, and even across the globe, have come to camp at Mataguay. The beautiful setting, the exciting and unique activities, and our great staff have inspired many Scouts and Scouters.
A unique opportunity for Scouts and Venturers 14 & 15 years old to: Learn New Leadership Skills, Enjoy Summer Camp, Make New Friends, Have FUN, Earn Merit Badges or Ranger Requirements!!!
Applicants for the Counselor Training Program must have a non-family member Unit Leader complete recommendation form to participate in the program. Recommendation is in a survey format. It is up to the applicant to request the recommendation from the Unit Leader. Click here to complete survey.
The time frame to submit staff applications is now over.
Partial camperships are available for those families who need financial assistance.
The Boys & Girls Foundation also provides campership funds. Return the application to the Foundation at the address found at the bottom of the form. Download Application
Yes, we have ATVs at Mataguay Scout Ranch. We offer instruction to older Scouts on the safe and responsible usage of ATVs along with the promotion of responsible outdoor recrecation. Learn more.
We hope that you will come to join us a Mataguay Scout Ranch this summer. Our camping department is available to help you with any questions that you may have.