about us

What is HESR?

HESR is the acronym for Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation, formerly known as Forrest Lawn Scout Reservation. This magnificent camp is located near Lake Arrowhead at over 5,000 feet of elevation and over 2,000 acres of pristine forest in the San Bernardino Mountains. Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation provides a premier destination for Scouts of all ages. The reservation encompasses over 2,000 acres of breath-taking forests, waters, and two camps: Camp Pollock, and Camp Big Horn. 

Cub Scout Program

Introducing Cubs to the rigors and adventures of long term camping while preparing them for Scouting.

Scouts BSA Program

Welcome to the next part of your Scouting adventure. More advanced program and more fun!

Why Camp is Important

Summer camp is not just about the fun you experience here. It’s about personal growth, leadership, serving others, learning, and so much more. Here are just a few statistics that support our claims:

Programs

This list is a mere preview of the program opportunities offered at Camp Big Horn! Visit the resource center to download the program guide to view all of the opportunities that await here at Camp Big Horn.

Our Values

On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courtesy, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. 

Scouts BSA Summer Resident Camp

For over 73 years, Camp Big Horn has been home to those who dare to escape the indoors and conquer the great outdoors. There’s much to experience at camp, from racing on the zip lines, venturing out on the COPE course, or developing new skills through the Big Horn Ranger Corps program. Your great outdoor adventure awaits you at Camp Big Horn!

Apply For Summer Staff

Join the camp family and develop friendships and skills that will last a lifetime! Camp Big Horn is known for its staff. Our staff undergoes extensive training in customer service, teaching, counseling, and leadership to best serve the needs of our campers.