Adventure Camp

Register Mon, April 29th, 2019
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Adventure seekers gain lifelong skills while
challenging their individual limits. Each week offers new activities and adventures. Send your camper with healthy snacks and water everyday.

  • Ages: 9-14 years
  • Days/Time: Monday - Friday, 1 - 5 p.m.
                        Extended Care to 5:30 p.m.
  • Weekly Fees: $110 / $121 non-resident
  • Week 3* weekly Fees: $88 /$99 non-resident
  • Location: Arcata Challenge Course,
                     500 E. 14th Street, Redwood Park

Adventure Camp Dates / Themes Summer 2019


  • Week 1   June 17-21     Adventure Basics: Planning, Gear Prep, Leave No Trace
  • Week 2   June 24-28     Wilderness Survival: Shelters, Knots, Tree Beds
  • Week 3*  July 1-5          Complex Connections: Food Web, Tree Networks, Cycles of Life
  • Week 4   July 8-12        Tracking: Predator & Prey, Track Identification, Camouflage
  • Week 5   July 15-19      Blazing Trails : Mountain Biking*, Hiking, Trail Etiquette, Trail Design
                                                                   *Bikes provided!
  • Week 6   July 22-26      Code Crackers: Morse Code, Encryption, Heliographs, Radios
  • Week 7  July 29-Aug 2  Weather Wise: Forecasting Weather, Solar Time, Star Maps
  • Week 8   Aug 5-9          Navigation & Orienteering: Maps, Compasses, Questing
  • Week 9   Aug 12-16      Fire Safety & Cooking: Fire Building, Forest Fires,
                                                                                       Back Country Recipes
  • Week 10 Aug 19-23        Search & Rescue: Wilderness First Aid, Rescue Skills, Evacuation


Camp Combo Option


Combine Adventure Camp with a morning camp for a full day of fun!
Sorry, transportation is not provided to/from the Arcata Skate Park or the Marsh.

  • Camp Combo Weekly Fees: $150 / $172 non-resident
  • Week 3* Camp Combo Weekly Fees: $120 / $142 non-resident


Interested in our Payment Plan Option?


Please refer to the Summer Camps page for our Payment Plan details.