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A Tradition of Camping Excellence

Our Lodge is a multiple recipient of the prestigious E. Urner Goodman Camping Award, whose purpose is to encourage and challenge Order of the Arrow members and lodges to increase their effectiveness in promoting and increasing Scout camping in each council.

Camping Promotion

The Order of the Arrow and Cahuilla Lodge # 127 have a goal to provide usefull camping information to your units.

We provide a Where to go Camping Guide that has information on a great many camping location all around southern California.
The Chapters visit units annually and on request to perform camping promotions to encourage the youth to camp more.

If you are wondering where to go camping and you would like the Order of the Arrow to visit your unit, contact your local Chapter today.
They will be more than happy to share their camping experience with you!

Choose Your Own Adventure

Here are a few ideas for camping that will help you realize the adventures that are waiting for you!

Camp Emerson at Boseker Scout Reservation

Boy Scouts first began camping in the Camp Emerson area of Idyllwild in 1919, making the camp one of the oldest camps in the West!

Camp Emerson is open year round and hosts Boy Scout summer camp and the E-Team, Camp Wiley, Klondike Derbies, Webelos Woods, Order of the Arrow Ordeals and our Fall Fellowship.

To find out more information about the camp visit and plan your next outing.

Camp Helendade

Camp Helendade was a gift of Helen Dade back in 1960. Located in Running Springs the camp is about 90 acres and sits at about 6,000 feet. The camp was the traditional home to Camp Wiley and the Tribe of Wisumahi.

The camp is no longer part of CIEC.