The Mission:

We Change Lives

Who We Are

This is Orange County Council Outdoor Adventures, where “We Change Lives” isn’t just a slogan, it’s our guiding principle. As a proud part of the Orange County Council Scouting America, we uphold the values of the Scout Oath and Law in everything we do. Our commitment to transforming lives is evident in our programs and initiatives, designed to instill leadership, confidence, and a lifelong love for the outdoors in every participant, no Scouting membership required! Whether it’s through our world-class, academics, Scouting, family, or athletic programs, we strive to make a lasting impact on the individuals and communities we serve. Join us on a journey where adventure meets character development, and together, let’s shape a brighter future, one life at a time.

Scout Oath

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.

Scout Law

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

Who We Serve

Scouting

We offer unparalleled outdoor adventures tailored for Scouting units, ensuring unforgettable experiences and lifelong memories. #AdventureOn

Academic Organizations

We proudly serve schools with great programs ranging from marine science at the Newport Sea Base to astronomy and sustainability at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center and more!

Families and Individuals

Experience the joy of outdoor exploration with our range of offerings, including family adventure camps and days, engaging summer camps, and enriching classes for all ages.

Youth Serving Organizations

We extend a warm welcome to youth-serving organizations, providing customizable programs, facility rentals, and retreats tailored to foster growth, learning, and community engagement.

Welcome to Orange County Council Outdoor Adventures! We’re thrilled to have you here. As COO and Deputy Scout Executive, I lead a team dedicated to providing unparalleled outdoor experiences in the breathtaking landscapes of Orange County. Our diverse range of activities, from hiking scenic trails to engaging in thrilling challenges, caters to adventurers of all ages and skill levels. Join us on a journey of exploration and discovery, where every step leads to new adventures and unforgettable memories. Welcome to the Orange County Council Outdoor Adventures, where the spirit of adventure awaits.

Denovan Lino 
Deputy Scout Executive, COO

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We Change Lives

"We had a great experience and are speaking with the boy' coach to have them do this event next year as well. The staff was amazing to work with."
Nicole
Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center
“Wonderful staff, amazing facility. Few field trips provide the same incredible and immersive experience as the Journey to the Ocean Program at the Newport Sea Base”
Guest
Newport Sea Base
"Hard to believe that you are in the middle of Orange County. Excellent staff who loves nature and wants to share the beauty of the outdoors with children."
Guest
Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center