Our summer camp is closed for summer 2020. We are open for limited cabin rentals – please visit Howlands Family Cabin Rentalsfor more information. 

History

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Catalina Island Boys Camp was founded in 1922 by University of Southern California athletic director, Arnold Eddy and head football coach, Gus Henderson, on the former sheep ranch of the Howlands Family. For years, boys came each summer for eight weeks. Catalina Island Girls Camp was a separate camp at another location on the island until the 1970s when the two camps merged to become Catalina Island Camps. Today boys and girls come from the greater Los Angeles area, California, Arizona, Nevada and across the United States and many other countries for fun and friend-filled summers.