Orange County Council


Capital or Gift-In-Kind Support

Be Part of Vital Brick and Mortar or offset a critical expense

Help us improve and maintain our treasured and varied youth serving facilities

  • Ed Laird Scout Camp at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center in Orange, CA
  • Newport Sea Base in Newport Beach, CA
  • Oso Lake Scout Camp in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Schoepe Scout Reservation at Lost Valley in Warner Springs, CA

To learn more about opportunities to build and maintain our Council, contact our Development Department by calling 714-546-4990 at ext.153

Sea Base

Lost Valley

Oso Lake


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