Day Camps

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Still Taking Signups for Some 2015 Day Camps!

Our diverse camp programs for ages 3 to 14 are packed full of learning and exploration. We believe in challenging your kids through new and diverse outdoor experiences. Our programs focus on outdoor education and environmental awareness. Day campers will participate in various activities such as rock climbing, beach outings, hiking and exploring the Tahoe National Forest. Our staff aims to give each child a great mountain experience while providing a fun and safe learning environment.

This year, we are pleased to roll out a new photo-sharing program to show you all the wonderful activities and adventures your child experiences after you drop him or her off in the morning. Passwords will be provided to parents of all registered children. Access the photo portal here or click on the link at left; enter the password when prompted.

See below for direct links to purchase your child’s reservation.

2015 Camp Sessions take place in 8 sessions on the following dates:

  • Session 1 –  June 22 – 26, 2015
  • Session 2 – June 29 – July 3, 2015
  • Session 3 –  July 6 – 10, 2015 – Purchase Now
  • Session 4 – July 13 – 17, 2015 – Purchase Now
  • Session 5 – July 20 – 24, 2015 – Purchase Now
  • Session 6 – July 27 – 31, 2015 – Purchase Now
  • Session 7 –  August 3 – 7, 2015 – Purchase Now
  • Session 8 –  August 10 – 14, 2015 – Purchase Now

2015 Day Camp Programs

High Mountain Kids Camp

3- and 4-year-olds | Downhill Ski Area

This exciting age-appropriate program will continually keep your youngster engaged. Our experienced staff will focus on providing a nurturing environment for your young ones while helping them to develop motor skills and social skills. This camp spotlights nature education, outdoor activities, hiking, arts and crafts, creative play, and a Wednesday BBQ at the Beach Club Marina. Please note that the activities offered may vary from week to week. Participants must bring a day pack, snack and the essentials listed on the Parent Information page. If signed up for the extended day (12-2 p.m.), participants must bring a lunch.

Important: Children must be potty trained to attend this camp. No pull-ups are allowed.
Ages:
3- and 4-year-olds (Must be 3 by the first day of the session the child is attending.)
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Drop-off and pick-up at the Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area parking lot for M, T, Th, and F; Wednesday: Beach Day! Drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina.
Cost: Member $154, Guest $17 – Purchase Now

Extended Hours! Campers will play games and do arts and crafts at the
Downhill Ski Area (or the Beach Club Marina on Wednesdays).
Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday, Wednesday at the Beach Club Marina
Cost: Member $50, Guest $55 – Purchase Now

Explorers

5-year-olds | Downhill Ski Area

This camp focuses on nature education, outdoor activities, hiking, outdoor games, as well as arts and crafts, and a Wednesday BBQ at the Beach Club Marina. These are just some of the highlights of what this camp offers and activities may vary from week to week. Participants must bring a day pack with a hearty snack, sweatshirt and the essentials listed on the Parent Information page. If signed up for the extended day (12-2 p.m.), participants must bring a lunch.

Ages: 5-year-olds
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Drop-off and pick-up at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area parking lot on M, T, Th, and F
Wednesday: Beach Day! Drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina.
Cost: Member $149, Guest $169 – Purchase Now

Extended Hours! Campers will play games and do arts and crafts at the
Downhill Ski Area (or the Beach Club Marina on Wednesdays).
Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday, Wednesday at the Beach Club Marina
Cost: Member $50, Guest $55 – Purchase Now

Pioneers

6- and 7-year-olds | Downhill Ski Area

As your camper grows, so does their camp. This year your camper will experience adventures such as a water safety class, hiking, indoor rock climbing, outdoor living skills, arts and crafts, outdoor education and a Wednesday BBQ at the Beach Club Marina. Field trips and activities may vary from week to week. Participants must bring a day pack with a hearty lunch, sweatshirt and the essentials listed on the Parent Information page.

Ages: 6- and 7-year-olds
Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Drop-off and pick-up at the Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area parking lot on M, T, Th, and F.
Wednesday: Beach Day! Drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina
Cost:Member $189, Guest $209 – Purchase Now

Club Tahoe Donner

8- and 9-year-olds | Northwoods Clubhouse

Campers will love the adventurous activities offered in this camp. Each day a new excursion will take place and activities may vary from week to week. Activities include trips to the beach, pool, outdoor bouldering, hiking in the Sierra, archery, personal water safety classes, outdoor survival skills, ropes course, water sports, mountain biking and team-building. Arts and crafts, outdoor games, and other favorites will also be included. Participants must bring a day pack with a hearty lunch, sweatshirt and the essentials listed on the Parent Information page.

Ages: 8- and 9-year-olds
Time: 9:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Monday – Friday
Where: Northwoods Clubhouse on M, T, Th, and  F.
Wednesday: Beach Day! Drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina
Cost:
Member $199, Guest $219 – Purchase Now

Donner Lake Adventure Camp

10- and 12-year-olds | Beach Club Marina

This camp is designed to enhance your camper’s teamwork skills, self confidence and outdoor survival knowledge. Many adventures are offered from week to week that may include: swimming, hiking in the Sierra, team building activities, summit rock climbing, arts and crafts, water sports lessons, junior lifeguard lessons, biking, golf, Wednesday BBQ’s at the Beach Club Marina and archery. Participants must bring a day pack with a hearty lunch, sweatshirt and the essentials listed on the Parent Information page.

Ages: 10- and 12-year-olds
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesdays
Where: Drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina at the Clubhouse. The Clubhouse is located at the exit gate in the Marina Parking lot.
Cost: Member $219, Guest $239 – Purchase Now

C.I.L.T. (Campers in Leadership Training)

13- and 14-year-olds | Beach Club Marina

Campers in Leadership Training is an intensive 5-day program in which your camper will experience all that leadership training has to offer. Campers will be required to keep a journal of daily notes and thoughts about their experience. This is an experiential-based learning program in which the campers will participate in in-depth team-building, leadership development, outdoor living skills, hands-on camp counselor experience and personal growth. These sessions will NOT include arts and are designed as more of a learning and training experience. Full participation is required to maintain placement within the program. Hard work is expected from all participants. Participants must bring a hearty lunch, sweatshirt and the essentials listed on the Parent Information page.

Sessions: 3 & 7 only
Ages:
13- and 14-year-olds
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., M  and F;
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. T and Th; 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesdays
Where: On M, W and F, drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina Clubhouse, located at the exit gate in the Marina Parking lot. On T and TH, drop-off will be at the Downhill Ski Area. Please pay special attention to your camper’s schedule for specific details.
Cost: Member $204, Guest $224 – Purchase Now

Please note that times and activities are approximate and may change depending on availability, weather, and scheduling constraints. Refunds will not be given due to scheduling conflicts or changes.


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