Day Camps

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2014 Day Camps are closed for the season. Check back next spring for our 2015 Day Camp schedule.

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 river rafting, 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.

2014 Camp Sessions take place in 8 sessions on the following dates:

  • Session 1 –  June 23 – 27, 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 2 – June 30 – July 3 (No camp on Friday, July 4), 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 3 –  July 7 – 11, 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 4 – July 14 – 18, 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 5 – July 21 – 25, 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 6 – July 28 – August 1, 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 7 –  August 4 – 8, 2014 Buy Now
  • Session 8 –  August 11 – 15, 2014 Buy Now

2014 Day Camp Programs

High Mountain Kids Camp

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

This exciting age-appropriate program will continually keep your youngster engaged. Our experienced Day Camp staff will focus on providing a nurturing environment for your young ones while helping them to develop motor 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 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 $144, Guest $164

NEW! You now have the option to sign your child up for an additional two hours a day. 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 $30, Guest $35

Explorers

5-year-olds | Downhill Ski Area Buy Now

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 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

NEW! You now have the option to sign your child up for an additional two hours a day. 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 $30, Guest $35

Pioneers

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

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, equestrian activities and a Wednesday BBQ at the Beach Club Marina. Field trips and activities may vary from week to week. Participants must bring 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 $184, Guest $204

Club Tahoe Donner

8- and 9-year-olds | Northwoods Clubhouse Buy Now

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, indoor rock climbing, hiking in the Sierra, archery, personal water safety classes, outdoor survival skills, ropes course and team-building. Arts and crafts, outdoor games, and other favorites will also be included. Participants must bring 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
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesdays
Where: Drop-off and pick-up at Northwoods Clubhouse
Wednesday: Beach Day! Drop-off and pick-up at the Beach Club Marina
Cost:
Member $194, Guest $214

Donner Lake Adventure Camp

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

This camp is designed to enhance your camper’s teamwork skills and outdoor survival knowledge. Many adventures are offered from week to week that may include: swimming, hiking in the Sierra, team building activities, indoor rock climbing, arts and crafts, water sports lessons, junior lifeguard lessons, biking, golf, Wednesday BBQ’s at the Beach Club Marina, river rafting and archery. Participants must bring 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 $214, Guest $234

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

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

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, wilderness medicine, leadership development, outdoor living skills, hands-on camp counselor experience and personal growth. These sessions will NOT include arts and crafts and are NOT conducive to those who do not want to make the most of this 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.

Ages: 13- and 14-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 $199, Guest $219

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.