Kern River

If you like the outdoors, this rustic camping experience is for you. After setting up base camp in the upper reaches of Lake Isabella and the Kern River, your group will explore the Trail of 100 Giants, swim in Peppermint Creek, and raft a Class IV section of the Kern River. Campers will camp with Dunn School Summer Staff and raft with Kern River Tours, Inc. Mon.-Fri., June 23-27. Monday arrival at 8am in Los Olivos, Friday pickup time TBA. $375. Ages 12-17. Call Ilise Garvin, 688-6471 x619, or email

Mount Shasta

Done the Kern Trip or just ready to travel? Head up to Mount Shasta for the time of your life. Each day is filled with adventure: glissading on Mt. Shasta, kayaking on Lake Siskyou, river walking on the McCloud River, swimming and exploring the peaks. Bring your sleeping bag and s’more stick. Sun., July 13, 10am-noon prep time; Monday, July 14, 7am arrival in Los Olivos. Sat., July 19, pickup time TBA. $375. Ages 12-17. Call Ilise Garvin, 688-6471 x619, or email

Camp Fire U.S.A

Camp Fire U.S.A. Camp Natoma Resident Camp is nestled in the hills southwest of Paso Robles. Sleep under the stars between oak trees, swim, waterslide, sing, perform skits, hike, cook outdoors, enjoy handicrafts, archery, and more. Four week-long sessions available. Co-ed. Contact 773-5126, (800) 398-4987, or

Camp Whittier 2008: Where the Adventure Begins

Camp Whittier Summer Camp 2008 in the S. B. Mountains. Rock climbing, ropes course, nature education, swimming, archery, games, arts, crafts, campfires and more. Two, five-day, overnight sessions, July 21-Aug. 1. $350/camper; partial scholarships available. Ages 6-13; Counselor-in-Training program for ages 14-17. Call 962-6776, email, or visit Now hiring for summer counselor/program staff positions. Contact Burton,

Channel Islands YMCA Theme Camping

Come away with the YMCA. Choose your theme: Camp Hollywood, Creation Vacation, Wild World of Sports, Water Works, Wilderness Readiness. Contact Brenna Monahan, 687-7720 x259,

Endeavour Overnight Camp

Available through the Space Endeavor Center. Science, rockets, and orbotron rides. Week-long sessions available June 16-Aug. 1. mFax 734-1030 or visit

YMCA’s Family Camp at Lake Sequoia

Located at a private YMCA camp on the shore of Lake Sequoia. Games, crafts, chapel, hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, and campfires. Square dance and other special events. Kids’ camp takes place most mornings for two hours. Provide own transportation.

Aug. 18-24. $75-$395. All ages. Camp Rally: Aug. 14, 7pm, S.B. YMCA. Contact Brenna Monahan, 687-7720 x259,

Spanish Camps in Mexico

Join La Catalina School for Spanish camps on the beautiful Pacific Coast of Mexico. Space is limited, so register early. Visit


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