Kids in the Kitchen

July 10-14

With fresh fruits and vegetables from Mountain Bounty Farm and other organic ingredients, kids will be taste-testing, creating their own recipes and eating their own creations.  All recipes will be modified for any dietary needs.



Music w/Teacher Brooke!

July 17-21

Experiencing music from classical, to folk, to rock, kids will feel the rythm, play an astounding array of instruments and dance their summer days away!  Music Together teacher Brooke Chabot will be leading an hour class focused on letting our inner musician out!




Maker’s Week

July 25-28

Fostering children’s are natural curiosity and inventiveness, Maker’s week will truly engage the whole child.  Through fascinating stories from famous inventors to our own Lab where children will create their very own inventions! It’s gonna get messy!




Oceans Alive!

July 31-August 4

How is it that we know more about Outer Space than our own planet’s oceans?  Each day we will focus on a different sea/ocean highlighting the geography, major species, and how climate change is affecting that area of the world.  To keep it fun and positive we will also emphasize a daily action we can do right now to help the world’s oceans.



High Sierra Campout

August 7 -11

Each day our campers will learn a new camp song, identify a new Sierra Nevada Tree, and practice setting up and packing a campsite.  This week culminates with a weekend Family Campout & Raft trip at Camp Lotus on the Middle Fork of the American River!

Lots of Nature, Lots of Flora & Fauna, Lots of Good Times!



Adventure Week         Donner Lake view

August 14 -17

Monday’s adventure will begin on West End Beach. (Bus back to Papoose at 12pm) Tuesday’s adventure is an all morning forest hike of up to 8 miles!

Wednesday’s adventure will begin at Regional Park where we will explore the gardens, train ride, and the Truckee River.  We will bus back to Papoose at 12pm.

Thursday’s adventure will begin at the Donner Lake museum, a hike along the interpretive trail and a looooong updill hike back to Papoose!



Around the World in 5 Days!

August 21 – 25

Each day will be a revelation of a culture, a costume, a craft and delicious food from five different countries spanning the globe.  Countries we plan on “visiting”, weather permitting:  Kenya, Chile, India, Oman, and Iceland.








Early Bird Registration May 5 to May 15, 2017

Open Registration begins May 16, 2017

Only 12 campers per day!  

(Eight full day Campers and four 1/2 day Campers)

Sign up early!

Please go to the following link to sign up: