Balboa Beach Camp for Boys Brochure

brochure_balboa_beach_camp_for_boys_smallHere’s a scan of a 1938 brochure cover from the Balboa Beach Camp for Boys run by Leonard “Skipper” Steimle (click on the image to see a larger version). Were you there or do you know any of the sponsors?

Here’s the text from the scan:


Balboa Beach Camp for Boys

Sailing at B.B.C. (photo caption)

Southern California’s Favorite Spot for Sailing and Swimming
Balboa Island, California

Camp Season
Period 1 June 25th to July 15th
Period 2 July 16th to Aug. 5th
Period 3 Aug. 6th to Aug 26th

Back Cover:


*Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Anderson
Dr. Gerald Ayers
Mr. Robert Beasley
Mr. A.J. Beaudette
*Mr. and Mrs. Milo Bekins
Chief Chas. C. Blair
Dr. and Mrs. Harry H. Blodgett
Mr. Seth Bond
Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Bowhay
Dr. Milo Brooks
Mr. Frank Burnaby
Miss. Josephine Collier
*Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Davis
*Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Deichmann
Mr. Samuel Dibble
Mr. Tod Dorsey
Judge Arthur L. Erb
Mr. W. Horton Fait
Dr. Ezra Fish
Mr. Bert Ferminger
Reverend Wm. W. Fleetwood
Mr. Ira N. Frisbee
Judge Chas. J. Griffin
Dr. Alfred Higson
Mr. F.R. Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Holstein
*Superintendent and Mrs. E.J. Hummel
Mr. and Mrs.Earl Jameson
*Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Jess
*Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Kingsley
Mr. Geo. O. Kolb
Dr. H.B. Lemere
Mrs. Howard Loy
Mr. Deming Maclise
Mr. Tom Mock
*Mr. and Mrs. B.A. Olshausen
Mrs. Viola Pogson
*Mr. and Mrs. Geo H. Prindle
*Mr. and Mrs. Leland P. Reeder
Mr. Bill Rogers
Mr. Fred Shelton
Mrs. Doris Sherman
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Silzer
Mayor Edward E. Spence
Reverend and Mrs. J.K. Stewart
*Mr. and Mrs. R. Tennant
Attorney and Mrs. Richard Waltz
Mr. Isaac Witter

* Have had boys at B.B.C.

1 Response to “Balboa Beach Camp for Boys Brochure”

  1. 1 Art Kraus Dec 24th, 2009 at 1:44 pm

    I knew Viola Pogson. She was the Principal at Hawthorne School in Beverly Hills. We got very well acquainted as many of my teachers suggested that I have visits with her.

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