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Mountain CampMountain Camp: Mountain Camp is a traditional resident camp experience on a beautiful high Sierra lake. The program is co-ed for children seven to seventeen. Our program works to provide a minimal technology outdoor experience designed to make each child 'a winner'. Campers enjoy a wide variety of activities, spending one and a half hours every day at each of our three instructional areas: waterfront, outdoor activities, and lodge activities. All areas contain many program activities including Ropes Course, Mountain Biking, Sailing, Arts and Crafts, Wind Surfing, Drama, Dance, Archery, Kayaking, Wakeboarding & Waterskiing, Tubing, Parkour, Fencing, Guitar, and much more. Mountain Camp seeks to offer your child a well-balanced program of exciting activities and outdoor skills. We have always had a reputation of being a friendly, warm, accepting place where children find they feel quickly at home. Our goal is to provide each camper with a high adventure, educational, life experience.Nor Cal
R.M. Pyles Boys Camp: R. M. Pyles Boys Camp is a youth leadership and character development program for selected boys 12 to 14 years of age. Pyles Camp seeks to help our youth through a unique wilderness camp experience and multi-year follow-up.So Cal
Friendly Pines Camp: Nestled in the tall, cool pines near Prescott, AZ, Friendly Pines Camp shares 80 years of camping experience with boys and girls, ages 6-13, who participate in over 30 different activities during one- & two-week sessions.Arizona
Camp del CorazonCamp Del Corazon: Camp del Corazon is a non-profit organization that provides year-round opportunities for children living with congenital heart disease. (CHD) Our central program is a free-of-charge, medically supervised, residential summer camp. For over 25 years, Camp del Corazon has been holding camp sessions on Catalina, now serving more than 350 children each summer.So Cal
Deer Crossing CampDeer Crossing Wilderness Camp: Outdoor adventure for youth seeking challenge. No-road-access, wilderness location—campers hike in, gear is boated in. Campers learn to sail, windsurf, canoe, rock-climb, kayak, wilderness safety. Focus on building resilience. Teen leadership programs.Nor Cal
Cheley Colorado Camps: Spend your summer in the Colorado Rockies in a community of people dedicated to the growth of campers and staff. A summer at Cheley means a memorable summer where you learn about yourself and learn to “act spontaneously in the right.” Over 200 people from around the United States and abroad join together each summer.Colorado
SanborSanborn Western Camps: Sanborn Western Camps are overnight, single gender camps in Colorado specializing in outdoor adventure. On & beyond our 6000 acre property, you will have the opportunity to learn & teach while climbing mountains, riding horses, rock climbing & more.Colorado
Canoe Island French CampCanoe Island French Camp: At Canoe Island French Camp, campers aged 9-16 learn French while participating in outdoor and artistic activities on a private island in the San Juan Islands. Enjoy kayaking, sailing, theater, art, cooking, photography, fencing, and swimming en français!Washington
Mountain Camp WoodsideMountain Camp Woodside: Mountain Camp Woodside is a co-ed summer camp located in Northern California that offers both Resident Camp and Day Camp programs. We are in the heart of the SF Bay Area on the campus of the Woodside Priory School, complete with modern food and living accommodations.Nor Cal
Shaffers High Sierra CampShaffer's High Sierra Camp: Shaffer’s High Sierra Camp is a wilderness adventure summer camp for kids 8-17 located in California’s Tahoe National Forest. Kids have fun, make friends, and enjoy nature while building essential life skills! Our team is made up of motivated, mature individuals with a great work ethic who also love to play. We're looking for people who have the maturity and judgment to be responsible for children and put the child's needs above their own, who are fun and have a sense of humor, who can be crazy, who can work hard but still keep a positive attitude, and who want to make a difference in a child's life. If you think you have what it takes to join our exceptional staff, we invite you to apply.Nor Cal
Waltons Grizzly LodgeWalton's Grizzly Lodge: Walton’s Grizzly Lodge is looking for enthusiastic and caring staff to join our team. Spend your summer with us and create memories and friendships to last a lifetime. Located an hour from Tahoe, camp centers around our private lake and offers over 40 activities including waterskiing, paddle boarding, skateboarding, horseback riding, ropes course, and crafts.Nor Cal
Camp Nor'WesterCamp Nor'wester: Camp Nor'wester provides an outdoor living experience unique in today’s world—an experience which challenges a diverse group of young people to develop skills of self-confidence while fostering respect, responsibility, and compassion for themselves, their community, and the environment. We provide outdoor experiences for a diverse group of campers ages 9-16. Less Technology-More Independence. Campers discover new interests and friendships through engaging, life-shaping experiences. Working through challenges in a supportive, group living environment, they will learn to build relationships, share adventures, and take on responsibilities.Washington
Ojai Valley School Summer CampOjai Valley School and Summer Camp: OVS Summer Camp is held on the two campuses of the Ojai Valley School in Ojai, California. Located just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles and 30 minutes from the beach, this beautiful resort community is surrounded by the Los Padres National Forest. Our setting allows campers access to the mountains for hiking and the Pacific Ocean for swimming and exploring. Much like the mission of our School, the Summer Camp strives to provide a nurturing environment, caring and qualified staff and exemplary programs designed to help campers learn, grow and practice important life skills. The camp offers an opportunity for children to unplug, connect with friends and counselors from around the world, explore new challenges and build confidence, all while having the best time of their life! So Cal
Carmel Valley Tennis CampCarmel Valley Tennis Camp: Est. 1970. Family owned and operated private facilit. y.Tennis…and a whole lot more. Excellent tennis instruction, healthy competition, and numerous sports and social activities. Sleepaway camp for children 10-18. ACA accreditedNor Cal
Camp Ocean PinesCamp Ocean Pines: Camp Ocean Pines creates opportunities for kids to Connect, Explore, and Grow. Intentionally designed around Youth Development principles, kids visit tidepools, make scratch pizza, perform silly skits, care for animals, and have magical adventures. So Cal
Wilderness AdventuresWilderness Adventures: Established in 1973, WA has a long history of impactful and fun outdoor adventure programs around the globe for 5th-12th+ graders. We offer 2 – 5 week expedition style trips on 6 of the 7 continents where we explore the regions through a multitude of activities including, scuba diving, climbing, kayaking, mountaineering, surfing, backpacking, rafting, the list goes on. At Wilderness Adventures our mission is Do Something Wild – Inspire growth and wonder, and this is what we accomplish on our trips. From scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to summiting Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania our students return home with leadership skills to make positive change, feeling part of a great community of alumni and the inspiration to protect our natural world.Wyoming
Gold Arrow CampGold Arrow Camp: Gold Arrow Camp is a traditional coed summer camp in the High Sierra of central California. We believe in a rustic, technology-free camp experience where campers build lasting relationships in the beauty of nature.So Cal
Catalina Sea CampCatalina Sea Camp: Take a desert island, add a dash of sailing wind, a whole bunch of ocean, and a host of trained marine biologists, scuba diving instructors, and fun loving counselors, bake under the summer sun, and you have the complete recipe for a wild camp adventure. Spend 10 weeks at a one of a kind ocean adventure and marine biology summer camp located at Toyon Bay on Catalina Island. Help create an atmosphere of fun and excitement while leading campers on a host of ocean adventure, marine biology, and social summer camp activities. We are looking for cabin counselors with great personalities and a hunger for adventure - no science experience necessary.So Cal
Kennolyn Camps: Join us at Kennolyn Camps, where you can make a difference in a child's life while having the summer of a lifetime! We offer a range of positions at our day and overnight camp, from counselors to program instructors, with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our staff prioritize safety, fun, and positive relationships with campers, and work together to create an inclusive community. Join us in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains of California and make a lasting impact on the lives of our campers!Nor Cal
Teton Valley Ranch Camp: Our goal each year is to find staff who share in our vision to help campers explore the Wyoming wilderness, challenge themselves, and learn about the place we call home. We seek out people with personal integrity, attention to detail, a willingness to grow, exceptional customer service, and of course, folks who are fun! In all we do, we strive to inspire the strength to lead and the faith to follow, so that each camper is prepared to meet the challenges they face in their everyday lives with courage and resilience.Wyoming
Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer CampMountain Meadow Ranch: Family owned & operated since 1956, Mountain Meadow Ranch is a classic traditional co-ed sleepaway camp for kids ages 7 to 16, uniquely located on a real 900 acre ranch just 10 miles south of Susanville and 75 miles northwest of Reno. Longer sessions and a smaller group provide for a more personalized summer camping experience and builds a family-like environment among campers and staff. Our goal is for campers to build self-confidence & self esteem from the many activities they can choose from daily, and bring newly learned life skills back home with them. Horseback riding, extensive high ropes challenge courses, tons of water sports, archery, fencing, paintball, arts, animal care and so much more.No Cal
Camp Granite LakeCamp Granite Lake: Located just west of Boulder, CO, Camp Granite Lake offers 2-week sessions for campers ages 7-16. We are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive community where campers build close connections with their peers, counselors, and the natural world around them.Colorado
Four Winds Westward HoFour Winds * Westward Ho: Four Winds * Westward Ho is an independent, residential summer camp for children located on Orcas Island in Washington State. Founded in 1927, we continue our strong traditions, creating a place where children are valued for who they are every summer.Washington
Bar 717 Camp Trinity Bar 717 Ranch/Camp Trinity: Life on the ranch is always busy. Between herding cows and herding campers this is a job like no other. Working at Camp can be one of the most rewarding jobs of your life! Come join our big ranch family and spend a summer working, living, and playing in the mountains with us.Nor Cal
Astro CampAstro Camp: AstroCamp is an overnight co-ed camp located in the beautiful pine forests of Southern California. Serving campers ages 8-17, AstroCamp is a unique mix of outdoor camp adventure with a science exploration twist. With specialized labs and activities that range from rock climbing to advanced rocket building, campers are able to cultivate their scientific curiosity and enjoy an amazing mountain experience. So Cal
Pali Adventures: Pali Adventures - the camp of choice! Campers select from 29 specialty programs and over 70 elective activities to custom build the camp experience they want while in a picturesque setting which prioritizes health and safety and develops 21st century skills.So Cal
Jameson Ranch Camp: Jameson Ranch Camp has been providing children with a unique summer experience since 1934. Our program is designed for kids ages 6-16 who are interested in the outdoors, learning new skills, and having fun. Campers choose from our wide variety of daily activities, allowing independent decision-making, and giving each child the ability to customize the camp experience. Our rustic living offers children the opportunity to star gaze every night, experience the wilderness, and be an important part of a positive community.So Cal
River Way Ranch CampRiver Way Ranch Camp: River Way Ranch Camp is a co-ed sleepaway camp for boys and girls ages 7-16, providing memories and friendships since 1967. Located in the beautiful foothills of and Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks, we provide an inclusive environment where campers can thrive, grow, and build confidence. With over 75 activity offerings, campers are able to build their schedule and enjoy activities such as: wakeboarding/water skiing at Pine Flat Lake, martial arts, motorsports, English/Western horseback riding, paddleboarding, gymnastics, dance, theater, overnight camping trips, film, photography, team sports, and much more!So Cal
Farm Camp: Our camp is located on 500 lush acres of redwood trees, creeks, lakes, and rolling coastal foothills, 1.5 miles from the Pacific Ocean. We are nestled in beautiful Sonoma County, providing many opportunities to explore and appreciate the land. Campers play an integral role in caring for the animals and garden to help provide food for the camp, therefore bringing the freshest ingredients from the farm to the kitchen and ultimately, the table.Nor Cal
Skylake Yosemite CampSkylake Yosemite Camp: Skylake Yosemite camp is a co-ed sleep away camp for children ages 7 - 16, and is celebrating it’s 75th anniversary in 2020! Skylake is located in the Sierra National Forest on Bass Lake, which is 15 miles from Yosemite National Park. At Skylake, campers experience a magical environment where they can create great memories while developing interests and skills in various activities all while creating life long friendships along the way. Skylake’s private docks on Bass Lake provide for a multitude of lake activities ranging from waterskiing, to StandUp Paddleboarding, to swimming and kayaking. Up on land, activities range from horseback riding, to tennis, to full challenge course and climbing tower, to a full variety of activities in arts such as guitar, ceramics and crafts…and much more. The acres around camp allow for numerous mountain biking adventures not to mention endless horseback riding trails. With Yosemite National Park and the Ansel Adams Wilderness in our close proximate, day trips and backpacking trips take place every week.Nor Cal
Colvig Silver CampsColvig Silver Camps: A family owned, co-ed, overnight summer camp that offers a unique combination of traditional and innovative camp activities created by the staff through a flexible, evolving, and individualized experience. With a complementary and extensive back-country program of 3-5 day trips that allows all staff to be expedition leaders, the non-competitive, choice-based program is designed to develop capability, responsibility, leadership, and connection.Colorado
C5 Los Angeles: C5LA is a five-year leadership development program. C5LA recruits high-potential youth from under-resourced areas of Los Angeles and provides resources, support, and new opportunities and experiences. Our participants get inspired to pursue personal success, while preparing for leadership roles in school, college, work and their communities. The first-year experience is at Camp where in-coming, high school freshmen C5LA participants get away from home and far out of their comfort zones, engaging in high adventure activities including high ropes, zip-lining, mountain biking, tent camping and more. They also engage in social awareness and leadership programming to understand how to address challenges and how to achieve their goals. The role and expectation of the Camp Counselor is to create an environment to develop leadership and growth, providing an experience that develops self-confidence; develops maturity and responsibility; and is fun and memorable.So Cal
A summer camp that is so much more than just a camp, Geneva Glen is the place to spend an unforgettable summer while positively influencing the lives of children.Colorado
Canyon CreekCanyon Creek Summer Camp: Canyon Creek Summer Camp provides a safe, non-competitive environment where boys and girls build confidence and independence, learn teamwork and develop problem-solving skills. We are your premier California overnight summer camp!So Cal
Catalina Island Camps: Established in 1922, Catalina Island Camps (CIC) operates a summer resident kids camp for boys and girls in 1st through 10th grade and is the home of the Jean-Michel Cousteau Family Camp and the school year Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (CELP). Our overnight summer kids camp by the ocean offers kids the chance to UNPLUG from their busy, over-connected lives, CONNECT to their peers and our staff of adult role models and DISCOVER their strengths as they explore the outdoors. The southern California camp is located at Howlands Landing on Catalina Island, 22 miles from Los Angeles. Catalina Island Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) and is a member of the Western Association of Independent Camps (WAIC).So Cal
Yosemite Sierra Summer CampYosemite Sierra Summer Camp: Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp, located just south of Yosemite National Park, offers 2-week long Christian adventure camps for kids ages 8 to 16. Through its nurturing and creative environment, YSSC helps campers grow in character, skills, relationships and faith. So Cal