Forest Lawn Scout Reservation
Posted by: flsr
N 34° 15.046 W 117° 09.593
11S E 485278 N 3789972
Quick Description: Los Angeles Area Council Camp located east of Cedar Glen (Lake Arrowhead) in Southern California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2007 4:29:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM1EG6
Forest Lawn Scout Reservation is located at an elevation of 5,300 ft. on more than 2,000 acres of Lower Mojave wilderness in the mountains of the San Bernardino National Forest. The entrance road is located on the outskirts of Cedar Glen, 3 miles east of Lake Arrowhead.
Facilities include two swimming pools (one with 2 waterslides); Firebird Lake, a small natural lake with canoes, kayaks, and rowboats; a 40 ft. high climbing wall; a large horse corral; two archery ranges; BB-gun, rifle, and shotgun ranges; and an astronomical observatory.
Circle X Ranch at Big Horn is a Boy Scout Resident Summer Camp that accommodates 300 Boy Scouts plus leaders for 6-day tent camping, 8 weeks each summer. A complete program is offered that includes more than 50 merit badge courses, 3 aquatics awards, and BSA LIfeguard training. There is an outstanding Project C.O.P.E. program for 13-17
year olds; as well as optional themed overnight campouts: John Wayne Outpost, Lewis and Clark Lake Outpost, Native American Outpost, plus Cycling and Horseback overnight campouts.
Camp Pepperdine is a Cub Scout Resident Summer Camp that accommodates 150 Cub Scouts and Webelos, plus parents and leaders for 6-day tent camping, 4 weeks each summer. There are also two 4-day, 3-night camping sessions offered each summer.
Camp Pollock will soon be the home of a year-round conference and training center that commenced construction in 2007.
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) takes place 1 week each August on the site of what was formerly Camp Pitchess. NYLT is an intensive 6-day training and outdoor experience encampment for Boy Scout Troop youth leaders ages 13-17.