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Camp Oljato

Oljato is a magical place! From the moment of arrival to the last day of camp, Scouts are immersed in the outdoor adventure of Scouting.

Camp Oljato offers a truly memorable outdoor experience for every Scout and provides opportunities for Scouts to learn new skills, earn Merit Badges, and just have fun in a safe, Scout-led environment!

Our Programs include extensive aquatics (sailing, motor boating, paddle boards, water trampoline, log rolling, water skiing & wake boarding, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, rowing, and life saving), rock climbing, handicraft, welding, nature, Scoutcraft, shooting sports, horsemanship, adult leader training, and more.

Transition Program for New Scouts:
Get the scoop on how Scouts BSA works and learn basic skills on your Trail to First Class! The transition program is available during all weeks. You will see it as an option as you sign up for merit badges.

Camp Highlights:

- Located at 7,000 feet in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the western shore of Huntington Lake
- Holds up to 350 Scouts, adult leaders, and camp staff during each of the six week-long summer sessions.
- 11 hillside troop campsites with platform tents, running water, tables & fire rings
- 3 sets of restrooms & shower buildings located near campsites
- Trading Post, Dining Hall, Health Lodge centrally located
- Newly constructed program structures and areas for Shooting Sports, Welding, Nature, Scoutcraft, Handicraft, and Waterfront
- Separate areas for shooting sports

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2019 Cost per week
Early (unit must register by Oct 31, 2018)
  $440 Youth
  $200 Adult

Regular (see blue "Details" button for Regular dates)
  $450 Youth
  $200 Adult

Late (see blue "Details" button for Late dates)
  $500 Youth
  $200 Adult

2019 Dates
Week 1 - June 16-22, Sun-Sat
Week 2 - June 23-29, Sun-Sat
Week 3 - June 30-July 6, Sun-Sat
Week 4 - July 7-13, Sun-Sat
Week 5 - July 14-20, Sun-Sat
Week 6 - July 21-27, Sun-Sat

Going to Camp Without Your Troop?
A Scout going to camp without his troop is called a Provisional Scout. As a provisional Scout you will be assigned to be part of another troop. To sign up as a provisional Scout, just click "Individual" instead of "Contingent," during the signup process; it's that easy. If it's your second week at an accredited BSA Summer Camp, you can save $100!! If it's your second week, use the discount code "Wk2Cmp".

Want to Earn More Merit Badges? Attend a Second Week at Camp, Save $100!
Want to earn more merit badges, do you? Sign up for a subsequent week at Camp Oljato or Cutter using the code "Wk2Cmp" to take $100 off your registration cost.


Questions? Contact the Foster City Service Center (650) 341-5633 for registration/reservation questions.
Emergency? Call the main number at (559) 893.3393. There may not always be someone near the phone, in this case leave a message and they will call you back. Phone number only active during June-July.

Letters to Camp Oljato
can be mailed to:

Scout's Name
Troop #_____
Camp Oljato
P.O. Box 217
Lakeshore, CA 93634

Packages to Camp Oljato can be mailed to:

Camp Oljato
Scout's Name
Troop #_____
c/o Lakeshore Resort
61953 Lakeshore Rd.
Lakeshore, CA 93634

Looking for Summer Employment?
Click here for Summer Camp employment info.


Camp Oljato is fully accredited by the National Council, BSA and operates under the strict health, safety and management guidelines established by the Boy Scouts of America, the United States Forest Service, the State of California, and the County of Fresno.

Watch two trailers for the film made for the 75th anniversary in 2016.


Camp Oljato video iconSee the full-length Camp Oljato video hereExternal Link! Includes lots of historical footage. Did you know "Oljato" is Navajo for "moonlight on the water"? Then why do we call it "starlight on the water"? Watch the video to find out!

Video Credits: Many thanks to 2015 Camp Staff, Commissioner Sandy Nall, Skip Nall and Executive Producer David Miura, Troop 57 Palo Alto and all the Scouts. Special thanks to Don Hardy for his generous contribution of full lake photography from 2012. Producer: Rick Bacigalupi, http://www.bacipix.comExternal Link

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