Daring Boys to Become Men, Since 1949

R.M. Pyles Boys Camp promotes long-term positive behavioral change for low-income, disadvantaged boys by providing a multi-year wilderness camp experience supplemented by year-round mentoring that builds life skills and instills the values of hard work, education, and positive choices.



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"Camp has taught be not to complain about life never giving me any opportunities, rather to accept that I have been given life and therefore I must create my own opportunities."

— Derby

"Before I went to camp I was really negative, but this camp taught me to be positive"

— Benjamin, Thousand Oaks

"I want to say thank you! I missed my son, but it was well worth it. My son wears his camp shirt with pride. Those are his words. Thanks again"

— Mother of David

"The most important thing that I learned was to push myself further. I will never give up on my goals and dreams again"

— Camper, Anonymous

"I thank you for such an awesome program. At first I was very skeptical. But I was very impressed with your screening system and that alone changed my perspective. Again, I thank you all, you definitely made a difference."

— Mother of Luamata, Long Beach

"My son has come back from camp so different, his outlook on life is better, his whole being is different - thank you"

— Mother of Shawn

"I learned that if you show respect you will get respect. But best of all, camp taught me we can achieve our goals."

— Delfino, Bakersfield

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Over 60 Years of Helping Boys Become Men

Located in the beautiful Sequioa National Monument, nestled among the Redwoods, Pyles Boys Camp offers great activities such as:

  • Horseback riding
  • Ropes course
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Arts and crafts
  • Nature program
  • Hiking
  • Campfires

If you are selected to be among the fortunate ones who come to camp, you are in for a real treat. You will build your self confidence and leadership skills and strive to reach your potential through a great summer experience and winter follow up program.

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