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June 3, 2019


Summer Camp questions can be directed to CampEmerson@scouting.org


Count Down to Summer Camp!



Pre Order you Camp shirts


Pre -Order your Camp Emerson and Camp Wiley T-shirts and have them shipped directly to you.

Order as a unit to help save on shipping cost https://ciecstore.bigcartel.com



Packing List



Leaders Guides



                        Camp Emerson Leaders Guide                                                         Camp Wiley Leaders Guide


Camp Swim Check


                        2019 Swim Checks forms


Shooting Sport Release


Shooting Sports Release

All Scouts should arrive at camp with a shooting sports release signed by there parent or guardian


Chalk Ball


              New this year Chalk Ball!

Chalk Ball shooting will take place during free time

Scouts will need a signed shooting sports release to participate


Camp Wiley 4th of July Special


4th of July Camp Wiley! Special Discounted Price Still available




Day Camp


There is still time to register your Cubs for Day Camp!

Day Camp has tons of fun activities for Cub Scouts!

Shoot BB guns, work on Belt Loops, and much more! 


 Temescal South Mt. Rubidoux North Mt. Rubidoux South

Day Camp Temescal South 9am to 1pm

Day Camp Temescal South 4pm to 8pm

June 10th to June 13th

3600 Norconian Way Norco CA 92860

Camp Director: Cassie Edwards


Day Camp Mt Rubidoux North 3pm to 8pm

June 24th to June 28th

7621 Granite Hill Dr. Riverside CA 92509

Camp Director: Mandy Widmer





Day Camp Lake Perris 4pm to 8pm

July 8th to July 11th

17801 Lake Perris Drive Lake Perris CA 92571





High Desert Sunrise Old Baldy

Day Camp High Desert 4pm to 8pm

June 18th to June 21st

12555 Navajo Rd Apple Valley CA 92308

Camp Director: Heidi Battaglia



Day Camp Sunrise District 3pm to 8pm

June 19th to June 22nd

Palm Valley School

35525 Da Vall  Drive Rancho Mirage CA 92270 

Camp Director: Jessica Arthur



Day Camp Old Baldy 3pm to 8pm

June 25th to June 28th

6829 Etiwanda Ave Rancho Cucamonga CA 91739

Camp Director: Carolyn Goss



Tahquitz Gray Arrow Temescal North

Day Camp Tahquitz 3pm to 8pm

June 18th to June 21st

23800 Washington Ave Murrieta, CA 92562

Camp Director: Doug Cheley




Day Camp Gray Arrow 4pm to 8pm

June 11th to June 14th

7000 Central Ave Highland CA 92346

Camp Director: Isabel Salas



Day Camp Temescal North 3pm to 8pm

July 16th to July 19th

3354 Eucalyptus Ave, Chino Hills, CA 91709

Camp Director Shelly Imler



Philmont 2020


 2020 Philmont Trek available. 12-Day trek beginning on: 6/27/2020 and concluding: 7/9/2020.

A reservation for one crew of 8 (5 youth/3 adults) is available.

If your unit can take it please contact Cynthia Blessum at blessumcr@pacbell.net immediately for details and to take over the reservation.

A deposit of $100 person will be required.


Camp Improvements


See what’s new up at the ranges at Camp Emerson!

Fences are going up at the shooting ranges thanks to a donation by Turner’s Outdoorsman. Volunteers have been working on the fences. 

After Summer Camp there will be opportunities for units to help complete the fence project.



In Memory of Richard Jerome Hartjen


Richard Jerome Hartjen, 88, passed away at Loma Linda University Hospital in Loma Linda, California on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Richard was born on November 15, 1930 to Nelvin and Lila Marie Hartjen in Fairmont, Minnesota, and was the third oldest of 11 brothers and sisters. Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Orva Joyce Hartjen.

Richard joined the U.S. Army on November 24, 1948, where he served until 1964. He then joined the California National Guard until his retirement from military service in June of 1981. During his military service he served with distinction during several deployments in Korea, Germany and combat advisor. Richard and his family arrived in Barstow in October 1962, where he served at Fort Irwin, California until his retirement.
In 1965, Richard began his 52-year commitment to the Boy Scouts. Starting with Troop 169 at Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church as a committee member. Over the years he served in several different positions. He was the founding Advisor of the first Coed-Explorer Post 166. He earned his first nickname, Coach, mentoring youth, ages 14 to 21, through many camping trips and many other activities. He served in various leadership positions within the Arrowhead Area Council and California Inland Empire Council in the former Mojave District and High Desert District. Later he served at Cub Scout Camp Wiley as Shooting Sports Director for Camp Helendade for 10 years, this is where he earned his other nickname of “Pops”. Richards philosophy about his scout service was “If I can help our youth have fun in scouting and not in trouble, I have made a difference.” For his years of commitment to Scouting, he was awarded the Silver Beaver Award.

He served as President of the Hinkley Senior Center for 3 years, as well as a board member and volunteer for 9 years. Over the years he volunteered with several organizations such as San Bernardino County Sheriffs Mounted Posse and Search and Rescue, Equestrian Trails Inc. where was a life member and the NRA as a Shooting Sports Instructor.
Richard is survived by his two sons, Richard Jr and wife Susan, Kevin and his wife Dorothy; grandchildren Amanda Dennis (Herb), Jaydee Billbe, Adam Hartjen (Donna), Abigail Hartjen, Larry Wakehouse (Sarah), Tony Mundy (Jeannie); 14 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews; and 7 brothers and sisters.

Memorial services for Richard Hartjen will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday June 8, 2019 at Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church 1301 E. Mountain View Barstow, California 92311.
Reception to follow at 1:00pm hosted by the Hinkley Senior/Community Center; located at 35997 Mountain View Rd. Hinkley, California 92347. 
Interment will be at a later date in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California. 
The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Boy Scouts and Youth Ministries of the church.


Camp Emerson 100th Anniversary


Follow the link to the Camp Emerson 100th anniversary Special Edition Monday Memo  




                                          SPECIAL EDITION

Camp Emerson 100th Anniversary Edition


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