Leading the Way Outdoors

The best place in Orange County for youth and groups to explore the outdoors, learn leadership skills, and become stewards of the environment.

Boy looking up close at something in the garden at Irvine Ranch

Fall Programs

We offer programs that provide activities like wacky science experiments, mine immersion and sustainability exercises. But no outdoor adventure is complete without some activities like shooting sports and a water slide!

Fall Programs
Two girls exploring and picking fruit in the citrus grove

For Schools

We offer high quality and safe field trips, overnight or day science camps, and customized programming for select schools.

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For Scouts

We offer multiple scouting programs and activities including merit badges, Cub Scout resident camp, tent camping and Nova Awards.

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School group learning about the garden from Irvine Ranch staff

For Groups

We welcome youth groups of all sizes. Join us for your next Scout Campout, group retreat, or group summer camp experience.

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Young boy on the zip line at Adventure Hill

For Individuals

We run a multitude of recreational opportunities for individual participants. Learn more about our Open Program Days, STEM Camps, or adventure activities.

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Adventure Hill

Our brand new Adventure Hill area will offer quad zip lines over the canyon, a climbing tower with nine routes of varying difficulty and the capacity to rappel.

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Crossing bridge of vertical wooden poles on the Adventure Hill course

“We had a great experience and are speaking with the boys coach to have them do this event next year as well. The staff was amazing to work with.”

Nicole

Parent

"An absolutely breath-taking mountain scenary at IROEC. Hard to believe that you are in the middle of Orange County. Excellent staff who loves nature and wants to share the beauty of outdoor lives with children."

IROEC Guest

"The meals were excellent! You have a very caring staff."

IROEC Guest

"I went there last week with my class and it was the best! 😁"

IROEC Guest

"My son said it was so much fun😄"

IROEC Guest