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Not All Scout Camps Are Created Equal...

That’s why Camp Kern offers a well rounded program with opportunities for adventure! Take a hike with your Troop, go fishing at the waterfront or make reservations for a Troop shoot at the rifle range. You can even set out on a trek on horseback!

2020 Season Calendar - Sign Up Now for the Summer of 2020!

All weeks are currently open for reservations!! 

Week 1: June 28- July 4

Week 2**: July 6 - July 11 (Monday Start)

Week 3: July 12- July 18

Week 4:  July 19 -July 25

Week 5:  July 26 -Aug 1

**Week 2 starts on Monday

Reservation Form

To reserve your spot, you can do any of the following things:

- Print the reservation form and mail it in with a check or money order deposit

- Call the council office (661-325-9036) to pay the deposit over the phone by credit card and reserve your spot, then print the reservation form and mail it in 

- Fill out the reservation form and email it to with credit card or Pay-pal information for the deposit



Enhance your Scouts summer camp experience with the

Horsemanship Program

Take a Troop ride or go for the merit badge, this is one adventure your boys won't forget!

        2019 Leaders Resources

Required Forms: Checklist

Camp Roster           Annual Health and Medical Form  (ABC)     Medical Administration Form

NEW for 2019 Please Bring a Copy of each persons Immunization record or a letter of non participation in Immunizations.

Early Release form      Authorization for Trip/Activity Medical form     CA Firearms Authorization

NEW Archery Consent form     Horsemanship Application     Horsemanship Waiver     

Merit Badge List      MB Sign-up Form     Activity Consent form

 Other Forms and Information:

 Brotherhood of The Mountain Man    Adventure Day   Packing List   Camp Honor Troop

Medical Consent Form     Open Program Schedule     Packing your gear     

Preparing for Camp     Gear for campers     Timeline for planning camp    

Trail to 1st Class     Week at a Glance    Week at a Glance- Monday Start  Sample Menu     CK MAP.pdf



 Leaders Guide                                   Program Guide

Just a reminder!!! All vehicles upon check-in will have a Vehicle Registry form completed.  There will be a 20.00 Fully refundable deposit for the parking pass due at check-in. Otherwise Parking passes can be Purchased at Rancheria Market.  The cost is determined by them. 

General Information


Directions to Camp         Camp Kern Map  BSA Medical Form     Camp WeatherExternal Link

Weather MapExternal Link

Camp Youth Protection and Registration Requirement

Southern Sierra Council - Camp Kern Requirements:

  • All individuals over the age of 18 staying overnight at resident camp must be a registered adult with the Boy Scouts of America by June 1st 2019 and have a Youth Protection Training certificate within one year of the end date of the program.(This includes parents attending camp as leaders or visitors staying overnight).
  • All individuals under the age of 18 must be registered as a youth member with the Boy Scouts of America or Learning for Life.

If an individual is not currently registered, all registrations must be processed by June 1 of the participating year to ensure that individuals are registered and background checks have been completed prior to arrival.

Out of Council Unit Requirements:  Individuals attending an applicable Southern Sierra Council summer program should bring to camp a printout of the unit's roster. The roster can be printed from or obtained from your Scout Service Center. All adults attending camp should be on the roster and be marked as Youth Protection trained. Adults not on the roster will not be able to remain on property.


Contact Information

Please note that this contact information is only valid while camp is in session. The phones are shut off at the end of the summer and any mail sent to this address in the off season will be returned to sender.

Camp Kern Shipping Address:  61953 Huntington Lake Road
                                                          Lakeshore, CA 93634

                    Camp Kern Phone:  559-893-3387



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Camp Kern T-shirt pre-order!

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Take a Look at Life at Camp Kern!


Do not follow the detour signage for Lakeshore.

The segment of road that is closed is after Camp Kern's Scout Dock and Parking Lot!

Current Status Report


There is water in Huntington Lake!!

The latest report is that the Lakeshore docks and Camp Kern barges are all afloat in the lake. We will definitely have a fun summer!

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