Woodcraft Rangers

Guiding young people as they explore pathways to purposeful lives.

Our Work
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Who We Are

The Woodcraft Way

At Woodcraft Rangers, we’ve been guiding young people as they explore pathways to purposeful lives for nearly 100 years.

The Woodcraft Way builds strength and resiliency (body), character and equips youth with new skills (mind), deeper understanding of their place in the world (spirit), and greater commitment to their community (service).

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Programs We Offer

Woodcraft Rangers affords young people with the opportunity to grow. Our experience has shown that when youth are given agency to choose the subjects and activities that inspire and motivate them, not only can learning be fun, it can be transformational.

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Day Camps

Our Day Camp experiences help students stay on track academically during vacation periods, while offering well-balanced experiences driven by our campers own interests.

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Summer Sleepaway Camp

Woodcraft Rangers summer camp is where campers are immersed in nature, experience adventure, learn new skills and make new friends!

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Students have access to over 100 different enrichment clubs, providing participants with the ability to explore their own interests and develop new skills.

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We couldn’t do it without you.

Woodcraft Rangers offers unique expanded learning opportunities to more than 14,000 students at over 73 sites each year through our afterschool and summer programs. Support from our communities and generous donors allow us to continue serving students with our signature programs and field trips.

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Join Our Team

Interested in being a part of the Woodcraft Rangers team? See our available job opportunities!

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Meet Our Team

Get to know the amazing and dedicated people that keep Woodcraft Rangers moving forward.

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Here for You

Caring for Nine Decades

We have been serving and guiding youth in the Los Angeles area for more than 90 years. Year after year, we remain dedicated to the development of both our students and staff. We are pleased to offer a variety of afterschool and summer programming. Learn more about our history and how you can be a part of our future.