Tinker lab

July 8-12, 2019

Fostering children’s natural curiosity and inventiveness, Tinker Lab 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!

$67 Full Day, $55 Half Day.

Music w/Teacher Brooke!

 July 15-19, 2019

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

$77 Full Day, $65 Half Day.


Kids in the Kitchen

July 22–26, 2019

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.

$67 Full Day, $55 Half Day.

Detective School

July 29-August 2, 2019

Where did all the mice go?  Did someone take them?  Did they run away? (do stuffed animals move on their own?)  Campers play detective all week while solving mysteries big and small.  Scavenger hunts, riddles, puzzles, and clues will be spilling out of our doors!

$67 Full Day, $55 Half Day.

art. Art?  ART!!!

August 5-9, 2019

This week Papoose steps up our Art game a notch. Each day we will be fully exploring a different medium and style of art.  And, of course, we will get gloriously messy. Berets are optional.

$70 Full Day $58 Half Day.

Canine Capers

August 12-16, 2019

Man’s Best Friend is the star all week.  Campers will learn how to talk to dogs, read/understand dogs, learn tricks, and we will even take a field trip to the Humane Society!

$67 Full Day, $55 Half Day.

High Sierra Campout

August 19-23, 2019

Each day our campers will learn a new camp song, identify a new Sierra Nevada Tree, and practice setting up and packing a campsite. There will also be a play tent & sleeping bags set up all week for our campers.

$67 Full Day, $55 Half Day.

This week culminates with a weekend Family Campout & Raft trip at Camp Lotus on the Middle Fork of the American River!

Camp Details 2019

  • Full Day camps run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
  • Half day camps run from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • All camps have a full and half day option, be sure to select the correct option.
  • Papoose is closed June 20-July 5 and August 26 -August 30.
  • Fall School Session start September 3rd.

Terms & Conditions

  • Children must be at least 2.5 years old and 90% potty trained before the start of camp.
  • For each weekly session you sign up for, there is a two days a week minimum unless space is unavailable. Then, one day that week is acceptable.
  • A minimum of four children must sign up or Camp will be cancelled for that day.
  • If Camp is cancelled you will receive a full refund for the cancelled day (and 24 hour notice).
  • No refunds for missed days.
  • Tuition is due June 3, 2019 unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Cancellations
  • Full refund minus $20 administration fee if you cancel before June 7, 2018
  • 50% refund if you cancel before June 21, 2019
  • No refunds after June 21, 2019

Due to our small class size we are unable to issue refunds for sick days or emergencies or summer-itis.